Join us as we celebrate the Spirit of Christmas!
Sing Carols! Free Cider & Cookies! Make Christmas Lanterns!
Shop our Christmas Faire for unique gifts!
We welcome all our neighbors from all faiths and traditions to share the Christmas Spirit of love and peace with us!
All proceeds support non-profits in Seattle, Asia, and Africa
The Neighborhood foes elegant with the taste of small, delicious bites. Take a tour of the world through cheese! Crackers and dips for those who are not very-dairy. Bring a bottle of kombucha (or cocktails of choice) and a martini glass to class it up!
Sharing: Live Music and a Conversation around "Won;t You Be My Neighbor?"
It's back like masonry and Sunday drives. Here's an ode to the dinners of the mid-century. Extra point for the best Jell-O Salad. Expect this to be the night where everything has mayonnaise! Salads with Thousand Island dressings, deviled eggs, olives on the side, and lots and lots of ham. Extra turkey? Brig your favorite turkey casserole with potato chips on top!!
Sharing: Screening of "Won't You Be My Neighbor?"
Ingraham High School is hosting a national traveling exhibition that tells the powerful, harrowing, and inspirational civil rights story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever. Jeny and Zac invite all youth and young adults to join us on this important trip through our past. Meet at the Ingraham High School Library
Bring your friends and your meanest chili recipe to both choke and dazzle the judges on this neighborhood chili cook off. No previous chili cooking experience required. Special notes for the “Over 80 Award” and the “Under 10 Award”!! Please be prepared to list all the ingredients for our friends with dietary restrictions.
Sharing: A Conversation about Gender and Sexuality: A Screening of "Gender" the Documentary.
Join us at Locust Cider House for pratcitcal discussions about how we talk about God in our current times. This is a gathering of young adults who seek to spiritually to engage with theology from new perspectives and social locations. This week we will explore feminist and womanist theologies and what role the patriarchy has had on how we understand God.
World Communion Sunday will offer various readings and prayers from across the world. No sermon will be offered on this day as we worship through prayer , song, and communion.
PUMP-it-up for this first ever Neighborhood Pumpkin Extravaganza. Anything pumpkin is welcome! Pumpkin cookies, pie, lattes, soup, enchiladas, salsa, cake. The vine is the limit on this night celebrating the wonder of this North American squash, sacred to the Navajo, and known in indigenous Southwestern cultures as one of the "three sisters."
Sharing: A screening of "Nanette": The Importance of Telling Our Story
Is the commonly understood separation between the sacred and the ordinary a helpful distinction? Or do the boundaries between sacred and ordinary become blurry depending on the perspective? This installation examines the connections between the sacred and the ordinary by looking at the everyday spaces that we live. By this close reflection on the places where we live our lives, we’ll look together at how the sacred and the ordinary intersect, overlap, and sometimes become one and the same.
Introductions and Awards! Bring your friends and your meanest chili recipe to both choke and dazzle the judges on this neighborhood chili cook off. No previous chili cooking experience required. Special notes for the "Over 80 Award" and the "Under 10 Award"!!! Please be prepared to list all ingredients for our friends with dietary restrictions.
Sharing: Award presentation and Introduction of our Neighborhood
Come and join us for 2 days of relaxing fun this summer at our annual Creative Camp!! We believe that EVERY CHILD is an artist because we have been created by the Master Artist. Children in the 1st through 6th grade are invited to come explore the stories of Scripture with us and respond with a community art project. We look forward to hosting your child this week!
Camp activities end at 4:30. Pick-up is between 4:30-5:00 to accommodate working parents schedules.
Don’t miss the deals at the Ballard Neighborhood Rummage Sale on Saturday June 23rd from 10AM to 4PM and Sunday, June 24th from noon to 4PM at Northminster Church (NW 77th& 24thAve. NW). Shop for gently used kitchen items and dishes; linens; small appliances; plants and gardening items; men’s, women’s, kid’s and baby clothing; accessories; jewelry; small electronics; luggage; books; CD’s; DVD’s; art; craft and holiday items; sporting goods; bicycles; nick nacks; antiques and collectibles. Also featuring delicious treats from the Men Who Bake and a local food truck.
Proceeds go tothe Bridge Care Center, a drop-in center for men and women experiencing homelessness or economic hardship in the Ballard area (http://www.bridgecarecenter.org) and church youth programs.
For more information on how to donate to the sale, visit our Donation Information Page here.