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Statement Regarding Washington Referendum 88

Statement Regarding Washington Referendum 88

It was recently brought to our attention that one of the authors of the statement against Washington Referendum 88, Vote on I-1000 Affirmative Action Measure has listed “Episcopal Diocese” in their official byline. Please note that this does not in any way reflect the views of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia. According to The Episcopal Church’s Policy for Action (https://www.episcopalchurch.org/files/ogr_policy_for_action_booklet.pdf), we are to “reaffirm support for affirmative action and fair employment practices.” If you have any questions about this, please

Important Information Regarding the Former Site of St. George, Seattle

Important Information Regarding the Former Site of St. George, Seattle

On August 9, 2019, representatives from Tent City 3 approached our Diocesan Property Manager, the Rev. Dennis Tierney, about the possibility of relocating to the site of the former St. George’s Episcopal Church in the Lake City neighborhood of Seattle. Plans for Tent City 3’s next site had fallen through, and the group needed to move to a new location in eight days. This was the third request since July of 2019 by groups seeking to use the site for