Grounded in faith.
Working for justice.

Working for peace and justice in our fractured world can be a hard and lonely road.

But as we come together in unity, across congregations and organizations, the way opens up. As we support each other and seek answers together, we find understanding and courage, by the grace of God.

The Church Council of Greater Seattle strengthens the Christian community on this path… by seeking common ground, fostering interdependence and giving voice to the way of Jesus in the public square.

 

Upholding Sanctuary: Re-Launching the Sanctuary Movement

Called as people of faith to prophetic action, the Church Council of Greater Seattle is walking alongside congregations as they discern and act in response to the current situation for immigrants and refugees. Several of these congregations, along with community...

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Standing with the Jewish Community

The Church Council stands in solidarity with the local and national Jewish community and denounces acts of anti-Semitism. An attack on one because of their religion is an attack on all of us. We share two statements below, one from the Mercer Island Clergy Association...

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Standing with the Sikh Community

Below is a sign-on letter for religious leaders that the Church Council plans to present to the Sikh community on Saturday, March 11 at the Community Unity Rally held from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Kent Lutheran Church. As you feel called, please sign onto the letter. As...

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Upcoming Events

May
1
Mon
9:00 am Upholding Sanctuary: ReLaunch of... @ Saint Mark's Episcopal
Upholding Sanctuary: ReLaunch of... @ Saint Mark's Episcopal
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Upholding Sanctuary: ReLaunch of the Sanctuary Movement @ Saint Mark's Episcopal | Seattle | Washington | United States
Churches, synagogues, mosques and temples and the wider faith community are united by the perennial tradition of welcoming the stranger as neighbor, alleviating suffering, removing fear and humanizing situations of injustice through solidarity and systems[...]
May
2
Tue
6:30 pm American Muslims: History, Cultu... @ Pacifica Institute
American Muslims: History, Cultu... @ Pacifica Institute
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Humanities Washington presents a free public discussion, “American Muslims: History, Culture, and Politics,” presented by Turan Kayaoglu of the University of Washington Tacoma. Discover four centuries of Muslims in America, and learn the ways Muslims[...]
May
3
Wed
6:00 pm Islamophobia: Understanding Isla... @ Impact Hub Seattle - 4th Floor Learning Studio
Islamophobia: Understanding Isla... @ Impact Hub Seattle - 4th Floor Learning Studio
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sahar Education for Afghan Girls is hosting an evening discussion on Islam and Islamophobia featuring Aneelah Afzali, the Executive Director of American Muslim Empowerment Network, and Sahar Fellow Malahat Mazaher. We will discuss the increase[...]