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Pierce County faces highest eviction rate in Washington

Read the complete original article from KING-5 Seattle at this link. Time is running out for Pierce County residents to submit rental assistance applications before Washington state’s eviction bridge moratorium…

First-Ever Homeless Memorial Gathering on Sept. 26

During the months of June and July of this year, 27 people passed away who were identified as homeless, according to records at the Health Department and Medical Examiner. Despite…

Yom Kippur – The Holiest Day of the Jewish Year

Yom Kippur, the holiest day for the Jewish people, begins at sunset on Wednesday, September 15. But what is it? “Yom Kippur means “Day of Atonement” and refers to the…

Supporting Targeted Communities on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

The Asian American Leaders Table is a network of local and national Asian American organizations that convened in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to work together to address the…

Comings and Goings

As September rapidly approaches, many faith communities will begin to gather again and get back into the full swing of being in community once again. As we all get reacquainted,…

Climate Change is a Justice Issue

The PNW heatwave in June and the melting snowcap on Mt. Rainier (Mt. Tahoma) has our attention. Climate change is a concern for all of us, but “disproportionately impacts the…

Pierce County starts plans for homeless shelters in Fife, Lakewood, Spanaway

Read the full article from The News Tribune’s journalist Josephine Peterson: https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article252904723.html?

Project Homeless Connect: In-Person!!

Associated Ministries (AM) is proud to announce we will be back to serving our community live and in person on September 17th at People’s Park in Tacoma. Volunteers are crucial…

AM Moving Back into “Normal” with Ways to Volunteer & Support

We’ve all faced so much over the past fifteen months. Humanity had to flex and shift into a new reality. Associated Ministries (AM) was not exempt. As COVID-19 hit last…

Living Out the Mission of the Community Quarterly Meeting

You could feel a genuine sense of purpose among the attendees at the Community Quarterly Meeting (CQM) on June 17. (If you missed the meeting, you can view the recording here.)…