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15th Annual Redeeming the Prophetic Vision interfaith community service

The 15th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr, Redeeming the Prophetic Vision interfaith community service (Tacoma, WA), a partnership gathering from The Conversation, Urban Grace Church, and Associated Ministries…

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Now more than ever, on so many fronts, the importance of unity has never been more paramount.  Not only across different faith traditions, but within a tradition itself, specifically during the week of January 18th.  Christians around the world participate in Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. At least once a year, Christians are reminded…

The homeless continue to die on Tacoma’s streets.

The homeless continue to die on Tacoma’s streets. So what are we going to do about it? The Tacoma News Tribune Matt Driscoll December 12, 2020 Read full article here: https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article247793165.html?fbclid=IwAR3NEACHm-ffbnsy_HEF07-30e9OsnWpPMTnn3eaNxYxlnqGvK8emYBnvuE#storylink=cpy    

AM’s Focus Week on Homelessness

Associated Ministries hosted their first-ever Focus Week on Homelessness.  For four evenings, community members and experts came together on Zoom to talk about Youth, Family, Veteran and Chronic homelessness.  Over 300 people joined over those four nights to educate around and advocate for homelessness issues. If you missed our Focus Week Zoom meetings at the…

National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

A Call to Remember the Unsheltered December 21 is winter solstice: the longest night of the year. That’s why this day has been designated as National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, and we’re writing to encourage you to consider two opportunities to make a difference for our unhoused neighbors. ONE: During your regular worship services over…

Deaths, unrest, growing encampments make it clear: Tacoma is failing the homeless

Tacoma News Tribune November 21, 2020 by Matt Driscoll Three deaths, so far. An empty, asbestos and mold-filled school building seized by a local housing advocacy group. A growing downtown encampment, set ablaze…. Read more here: https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/matt-driscoll/article247330934.html?ac_cid=DM328932&ac_bid=-1361014622#storylink=cpy  

Community Quarterly Meeting – Dec. 10

This is a CALL TO ACTION for attendees representing every faith community, the faith leader and/or their appointed representative and people of goodwill who are interested in helping to end homelessness. AM convenes these meetings in partnership with other Pierce County homeless and housing service providers; our goal is to create energizing space for people…

Serving Those with Disabilities

The Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities is an advisory group to the Tacoma City Council in policymaking, and partner with the community to bring awareness of issues that affect individuals with disabilities. The Commission on Disabilities’ mission is to remove barriers and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities to make Tacoma accessible for…

Congregational Call-to-Action

Congregational Call-to-Action: OUR COMMUNITY NEEDS YOU! There are unprecedented needs within our community, and a growing number of opportunities for local congregations to step up to serve the vulnerable. Following are details on four partnering opportunities we’ve recently been made aware of, representing small, medium and larger commitments. PLEASE PRAYERFULLY CONSIDER if your house of…

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