Come to a FAN Spring Summit!
We are eager to meet with you in person across the state this spring, as well as make online participation possible. Some locations and times are still being confirmed, but please register early so we can ensure the best hybrid experience possible. We want to hear from you! Register here.
The staff and board of Faith Action Network wish you blessed celebrations of Ramadan, Vaisakhi Day, Passover, Holy Week, and Easter. In this unique convergence of so many sacred days for communities in our network, we give thanks for the richness of our faith traditions and especially how they speak to justice, liberation, and hope. We are stronger together in our multi-faith movement!
FAN Is Hiring!
Help us grow our team and increase our capacity for effectiveness statewide. FAN is hiring this spring for a full-time Operations Coordinator and a part-time Central Washington Regional Organizer. Please share the job descriptions widely in your communities.
Events and Opportunities
April 22, 7:00-9:00pm, Interfaith Ramadan Iftar in honor of Earth Day at Holy Cross Church, 4315 129th Place SE, Bellevue. FAN is joining Global Social Business Partners (GSBP) to invite you to a Seed Exchange and Interfaith Ramadan Iftar in honor of Earth Day. All are welcome. Some food will be provided and your potluck dish (if you can bring one) will be welcomed. In the spirit of neighbors feeding neighbors, bring seeds to share, to grow more food to share back. GSBP also welcomes cultural recipes for their Youth Rising Cookbook. Our food partner organizations are providing food (non-perishables) at the event for you to distribute to those in need in your communities. Come at 7pm and break the fast with Muslim neighbors at 8:11pm. Please register at Eventbrite. More info here.
April 22-23, FAN Eastern WA Regional Organizer Lauren Schubring will be present for the Hope for Creation Conference hosted by The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 127 E 12th Avenue, Spokane, in partnership with others. The Faith Leaders and Leaders of Conscience group will host a Vigil for the Healing of the Earth at 4:30 as part of the conference. More info and register here.
April 22 at 7:00pm, The Church & Society/Social Justice Committee of the First United Methodist Church of Seattle is co-sponsoring a Meaningful Movies virtual discussion about the Emmy-winning film The Story of Plastic. You are invited to watch the film at your convenience between April 16 and April 22, and then join us via Zoom to hear from three panelists. Register here.
April 26, 7:00-8:00pm, Earth Day Workshop with Sphere Solar sponsored by Earth Ministry on Zoom. Earth Ministry/WAIPL welcomes Sphere Solar Energy, a statewide solar installation company with which they will be partnering on a new solar referral program for congregations and households. Register here.
April 27 at noon, FAN is joining with Congregation Beth Shalom, Seattle, to host a table at the Alliance for Gun Responsibility’s 10th annual luncheon. Some attendees will be in person, some will be online. Register here and indicate Beth Shalom/FAN as your table host.