Chaplains on the Harbor

Chaplains on the Harbor Chaplains on the Harbor is a ministry of presence in Grays Harbor County, Washington, a developing worshiping congregation, and a faith-based center for rural leadership development in the movement to end poverty. We seek to affirm the dignity and worth of people living in Grays Harbor and to seek for a […]

Elizabeth Gregory Home

Elizabeth Gregory Home Elizabeth Gregory Home (EGH) serves single homeless women in the greater Seattle area by providing transitional housing, a day center and case management services. Elizabeth Gregory Home provides a welcoming and respectful refuge where homeless and at-risk women have access to compassionate care. Items Needed Winter/Rain Coats Backpacks Blankets Sweat Tops and […]

Teen Feed

Teen Feed Serving homeless teens a delicious dinner Teen Feed is part of University Street Ministries.  Church members plan, purchase, prepare and serve an evening meal the first Monday of every other month to 40-60 homeless youth at University Lutheran Church. 2016 was our 19th year of participation in this program. Tasks:A team of 3-5 […]

Sand Point Community Housing

Sand Point Community Housing Our Sand Point Housing campus provides transitional housing, affordable permanent housing, and onsite support services for formerly homeless families and individuals. The stunning campus, located in Seattle’s Magnuson Park near Lake Washington, is on land that was surplussed by the U.S. Navy. It includes historic renovated buildings and new construction totaling […]

University Churches Emergency Fund

University Churches Emergency Fund Providing emergency help to poor and homeless Since 1986, United Churches Emergency Fund (UCEF) has devoted its energy to passionately advocate for the prevention of homelessness in North East Seattle. UCEF was created to provide information, referral and financial assistance to people in need residing in Northeast Seattle and to the […]

Mary’s Place

Mary’s Place Mary’s Place operates shelters and assistance programs for women, men and families throughout the greater Seattle area. In 2016, St. Stephen’s parishioners provided some fifty gifts, gift cards and money donations to purchase shoes and other necessities for those helped by Mary’s Place programs. Our gifts and donations will be added to those of […]

Food Bank

Food Drives Supporting the University District Food Bank We’re collecting food in June, July & August. Bring in the following and leave them in the red bins in the church & chapel entryways. Canned Fruits and Vegetables (pop top cans and small serving sizes appreciated) Canned Protein Items (tuna, stew, chili, peanut butter) Canned Milk/Soy […]

Operation Nightwatch

Operation Nightwatch Operation Nightwatch reduces the impact of poverty and homelessness, in keeping with Jesus’ teaching to love our neighbors. Street Ministry – Ordained priests, ministers, and religious workers who participate in our street ministry walk the streets of Seattle during the evenings, visiting bars, shelters, and neighborhood gathering places. Dispatch Center – Operation Nightwatch […]

Monthly Donations

Monthly Donations The Outreach Group teams with the Sunday School for ongoing food drives year-round.  Red collection bins are in each Narthex year-round. The Winter/Spring Food Drive resulted in a whopping 3428 pounds for the University District Food Bank and the Summer/Fall Drive to benefit North Helpline and its Lake City Food Bank donations of 687 pounds. […]