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Celebrating Community at August Community Quarterly Meeting

After meeting online for more than two years, we were finally able to meet in person again for our most recent Community Quarter Meeting (CQM), held on Aug. 18. It was…

An Interfaith Weekend in Pierce County of Protest Against Gun Violence
August 12-14

Summary A group of congregation/community members and faith and spiritual leaders met at the invitation of congregation members from Temple Beth El and Rev. Dave Wright from the University of…

Memorial for Unhoused People Who Died on the Streets

Chaplain Ed Jacobs conducted another Homeless Memorial Service last Sunday at Shiloh Baptist Church in Tacoma, calling people together to make certain that those who die while experiencing homelessness are…

Tacoma Congregation to Develop Affordable Housing

On Sunday, July 17, churchgoers, elected officials and members of the larger Tacoma faith community gathered to celebrate a development that will one day transform several parcels owned by Shiloh…

Pierce County Republicans have a $50 million homelessness plan

The News Tribune, Matt Driscoll, July 22, 2022 It’s a sizable amount of money. There are a number of outstanding questions to be answered. Healthy skepticism, at this juncture, is…

New Housing Report Available

The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University has released a comprehensive new report, “The State of the Nation’s Housing, 2022,” and it is available to download for free…

New Faith-Based Development Initiative Comes to Pierce County

A new program that empowers faith-based organizations to craft a vision to develop underutilized real estate assets into affordable homes and community facilities is coming to Pierce County. The high…

St. Leo’s hosting of the Spirit of the Waters Totem Pole Journey Recap

If you missed the opportunity to head to St. Leo’s Catholic Parish in May to be part of the “Spirit of the Waters Totem Pole Journey,” this article from Earth…

People of Faith Gather to Address Racial Healing

On May 22, Tacoma received the opportunity to meet Rev. Gregory Drumwright, who issued an ecumenical worship call for racial healing for people of faith. Tacoma’s own Melannie Denise Cunningham…

Commit to Action

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead Sharing the sentiments of our partners…