October news and events

Wednesday, Oct. 2 (5:30 to ?) Seattle 350: Fresh off the heels of an incredible week of climate action, come learn about opportunities to transform the biggest source of climate pollution in Seattle! Passenger vehicles are responsible for more than 50 percent of the city’s emissions, making it essential that we expand access to other options for … More October news and events

May 7 Newsletter: Affordable housing week, other events and a summary of new legislation

There are some things that are coming up right away, so this is a quick update of events, plus a wrap up of important legislation passed at the state level this session…. From Karen Studders at the Church Council of Greater Seattle concerning Eastside Interfaith Gatherings: The Jewish community and Rabbi Aaron Meyer, Associate Rabbi … More May 7 Newsletter: Affordable housing week, other events and a summary of new legislation

Info Session on Sensitive Locations – July 11, 10am – 12pm

El Centro de la Raza is eager to maintain and support that King County and the Greater Seattle Area remain a welcoming and safe place for immigrants regardless of their immigration status. To safeguard and bolster this imperative designation, El Centro de la Raza is working actively to promote and encourage the recognition of sensitive … More Info Session on Sensitive Locations – July 11, 10am – 12pm

From the Issaquah Nourishing Network which meets at the Community Room in the YWCA Family Village in the Issaquah Highlands at 3 PM every 3rd Tuesday of the month

Please visit the website for a more complete list of upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, and ongoing resources.  http://www.nourishingnetworks.net/networks/issaquah/ Recent items: April 2019 Meeting Minutes  April 2019 Community Mealis in need of volunteers and donations for Easter Sunday.  Please contact Marilyn Ottinger if you can help  mmottinger@gmail.com 425.351.0064 Friends of Echo Glen– Need volunteers of all types to help (speakers, … More From the Issaquah Nourishing Network which meets at the Community Room in the YWCA Family Village in the Issaquah Highlands at 3 PM every 3rd Tuesday of the month

From Faith in Action (a UMC site) What we’re talking about now

Save the date: Called seminar 2019, More to Migration Church and Society will host its fourth annual called seminar More to Migration on Nov. 4-9, 2019, in El Salvador! The application process will be open May 1. General Secretary Susan Henry-Crowe on the one-year extension of Liberian DED President Trump extended the Liberian Differed Enforcement … More From Faith in Action (a UMC site) What we’re talking about now

Vancouver School of Theology SUMMER SCHOOL 2019 Week 1: July 8th – 12th | Week 2: July 15th – 19th

Each year VST offers a Summer School which brings together religious leaders and teachers to offer both degree and continuing education programs in a wide variety of disciplines. During July, the faith, knowledge, skills and insights of instructors from Asian, European and North American seminaries, universities and other institutions enliven the campus. Participants come from … More Vancouver School of Theology SUMMER SCHOOL 2019 Week 1: July 8th – 12th | Week 2: July 15th – 19th

Sammamish Muslim Association Breakfast – May 25

Sammamish Muslim Association is hosting an event to break fast with the Sammamish/Issaquah Muslim Community for Iftar (the meal breaking the day-long fast). Ramadan, the holiest month of the Islamic calendar, will begin May 6th. Muslims from all over the world will be fasting from before sunrise to sunset as they complete one of the … More Sammamish Muslim Association Breakfast – May 25

Affordable Housing 101: Why is it so dang hard? — May 15

Come participate in a “head and heart” experience at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church (10021 NE 124th St, Kirkland, Washington 98034) and learn about why the issue of affordable housing is such a difficult one. Hear stories and engage in small groups discussions with experts on both sides of the crisis — those working to create … More Affordable Housing 101: Why is it so dang hard? — May 15

Plateaupians for Peace: Won’t you be my neighbor? — May 10th

Cultivating a welcoming neighborhood in a culturally diverse world. – Community Panel All events are free and open to the public. 7-8:30pm at Beaver Lake Lodge 25201 SE 24th St. Please RSVP to http://bit.ly/P4Pevents if you are attending. Plateaupians for Peace is a non-profit organization in Sammamish whose mission is to support and act in solidarity with … More Plateaupians for Peace: Won’t you be my neighbor? — May 10th

Plateaupians for Peace: Models of Disability – How do we ensure everyone belongs? – April 30th

With Taina Karru-Olsen, Marija Bogic and Amanda Scott: Founding members of Inclusion for All All events are free and open to the public. 7-8:30pm at Beaver Lake Lodge 25201 SE 24th St. Please RSVP to http://bit.ly/P4Pevents if you are attending. Plateaupians for Peace is a non-profit organization in Sammamish whose mission is to support and act in … More Plateaupians for Peace: Models of Disability – How do we ensure everyone belongs? – April 30th

Community discussion on WEAPONIZING CHARGES OF ANTISEMITISM -2 May, 7 – 10 PM at 420 East Pike in Seattle

Rep. Ilhan Omar. Linda Sarsour. Tamika Mallory. Marc Lamont Hill. Angela Davis. How are charges of antisemitism being weaponized to specifically target powerful Black and Muslim leaders, force Jews and Jewish allies into false dichotomies, divert attention from the worldwide rise of white nationalism and state violence, and divide progressive movement-building? Who benefits? Who is … More Community discussion on WEAPONIZING CHARGES OF ANTISEMITISM -2 May, 7 – 10 PM at 420 East Pike in Seattle

Protect Immigrant Families, Speak Up Against Public Charge Rule – Comments open until Dec. 10

The comment period for changes to the Public Charge Rule is open until December 10, so we urge you and your communities to speak against this rule change. For more information on this issue and how it will negatively impact immigrant communities, see our web post on Public Charge. http://fanwa.org/2018/08/oppose-public-charge-changes/   It is important that you … More Protect Immigrant Families, Speak Up Against Public Charge Rule – Comments open until Dec. 10

Muslim Association of Puget Sound Thanksgiving Dinner on November 21st

November 21st from 5:30 to 8:30 PM the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (17550 NE 67th Court in Redmond) is hosting a Thanksgiving dinner for those without homes and for individuals living alone.  If you are interested in attending, or offering transportation to others, contact Nickhath Sherrif (amnickhath@yahoo.com) for more information.  Registration is via https://www.eventbrite.com/e/thanksgiving-eve-dinner-tickets-39204644146.

Contemplative Prayer opportunities at St Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church

Wednesday Evening  Contemplative Prayer at 7 PM thru Dec. 19 includes incense, an evening hymn, Holy Scripture, profound silence, prayers, anointing for healing and celebration of Holy Communion. We think you’ll enjoy this 35-minute midweek reset. Centering Prayer Group Sat., Nov. 24, 9:00-10:15 AM, in the Youth Lounge in Bethany House. Here, we give ourselves … More Contemplative Prayer opportunities at St Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church