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We are over 31,000 people in more than 100 churches. We are building strong communities of faith. We are striving to be good stewards of all our resources: our time, our talents, our treasures and our Earth. We are deepening our relationships with youth and young adults, and with others: in the Holy Land, Latin America and all around the world.

We are inclusive. We are growing and learning. We are stewards. We are evangelists. We are on mission. We are the church in the world.

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Wear Orange Today in Solidarity Against Gun Violence

"Today many in this country and in our church are showing their solidarity in a hope that we, collectively, will move and act to decrease gun violence in our society." With this, Bishop Rickel encouraged those around our diocese to support #WearOrange by posting photos to the Bishop's United Against Gun Violence Facebook page. Read more »

Show your Episcopal PRIDE!


Seattle-Pride-Parade2016 Seattle Pride Day Parade, Sunday, June 26. Last year, we had a great turnout and event as the Episcopal Church showed its rainbow colors; let's do it again this year! Through many, we truly are one as we share one bread and one cup and as we march as one for justice and dignity.  Find out more »

A Holy Waste of Time Young Adult Retreat

Date: Friday, August 12, 2016

Time: 6:00pm

Friday, August 12, 2016 - 6:00pm - Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 1:00pm
45.00 dollars
St. Andrew's House in Union, WA

Young Adults (18-35) will be gathering August 12-14, 2016 at St. Andrew's House, our beautiful retreat house on the Hood Canal. Enjoy time with others or by yourself kayaking and swimming the warm(ish) waters of the canal, hiking under the rain forest canopy, reading in the lodge, and sunning on the deck. Find out more »

Free Course to Learn About World Religions

Continuing with the Meet Your Neighbor video series theme, we want to share with you a new free online course developed by Harvard University. Religious Literacy: Traditions and Scriptures is the first course in the Word Religions Through Their Scriptures series looking at different faiths and beliefs. Read more >>

AmeriCorp Role at the Refugee Resettlement Office

The Episcopal Church, through its refugee resettlement service, Episcopal Migration Ministries, is launching a new program in partnership with ten local resettlement agencies across the country. This program will provide our Refugee Resettlement Office with a Refugee Resettlement Volunteer Manager. Read more »

How You Can Help the Refugee Resettlement Office

Our Refugee Resettlement Office has welcomed around 25 new refugee families in the last six weeks. While we’re excited to welcome these people into Washington, it was more than we were expecting and we need your help. One of the biggest things to help refugees settle into their new homes and lives is to have a job. There are two ways you can help the refugees get jobs. Read more »

TV Eucharist on Hiatus to Move Studios

TV EucharistThis week saw the final TV Eucharist taping at King Broadcasting’s Dexter Avenue studios.

King Broadcasting will be moving the end of this month to its new location in Seattle’s SODO neighborhood, opposite Safeco Field. TV Eucharist will be taped and broadcast from there. Read more »

Anglican Primates Meeting Issues Communiqué

Yesterday, the Primates of the Anglican Communion voted to impose sanctions on the Episcopal Church. These sanctions will be in force for three years and limit the Episcopal Church's abilities to vote and some participation in the committees and structures of the communion. Read more »

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Upcoming Diocesan Events

2016 Vacation Bible School List





Camp Huston
Summer Camp
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Counselor Training – June 28-July 7
Discovery Camp 1 – July 10-16
Horse Camp 1 – July 10-16
Missoula Children’s Theater – July 17-22
Discovery Camp 2 – July 24-30
Horse Camp 2 – July 24-30
Mini Camp – August 8-11
International Discovery Camp – August 14-20
Buckaroo Camp – August 14-20



2016 Diocesan Convention

October 21-22, 2016
 Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center


2015 Diocesan Convention Wrap Up