Community Meeting Results (Recording from Mar. 10, 2024)
by Jason Bendickson on March 13th, 2024
From our March 10 meeting. See the results of our vote and the language of the resolution.  Read More
Parsonage Vote Reminder
by Zach Herzog on March 7th, 2024
This Sunday, March 10th, we will hold a congregational meeting after worship to vote on the future of our parsonage. The meeting will be held in pers...  Read More
Parsonage Conversation #2
by Jason Bendickson on February 20th, 2024
This is our second community conversation about the Parsonage Property Salt House owns. What will our next steps be?  Read More
Safe Haven Policy Review Team
by Jason Bendickson on January 31st, 2024
We are looking for 3-5 people to join Rachel on the Safe Haven Policy Review Team.  Read More
Parsonage Conversation #1
by Jason Bendickson on January 31st, 2024
The first of several conversations about the parsonage property that Salt House owns which is currently rented and not used by Salt House. This asset creates some liabilities and some opportunities. But what should we do about this unique challenge? Join us for a community conversation about what the next steps could be for our parsonage property. We are looking for community feedback on this proj...  Read More
by Jason Bendickson on January 22nd, 2024
Our quarterly finance update with Salt House Treasurer Irwin Dolobowsky.  Read More
January 28, 2024 - 85th Street Construction
by Jason Bendickson on January 20th, 2024
On Sunday, January 28, plan to adjust your travel route to Salt House because the 85th street ramps from I-405 will be closed. Please plan ahead for extra time and route adjustments.  Read More
Winter Weather
by Jason Bendickson on January 11th, 2024
As winter weather begins, we want to share with you some things to keep in mind about connecting at Salt House during weather events.How do I find out if the building is open or closed?The best way is to check is right here on our website, on our social media accounts (which are updated regularly), or via the Salt House App. In general, we like to follow the guidance of the Lake Washington School ...  Read More
Response to the Israel-Gaza Conflict
by Jason Bendickson on November 5th, 2023
In response to the conflict in Gaza, here are some ways to join with others in solidarity and prayer, how to contact your member of congress to urge them support an immediate ceasefire and open humanitarian corridors, a place to sign a public statement, a place to give to disaster relief, and a message from our Presiding Bishop.¬†You can hear a message from the ELCA Bishop Elizabeth Eaton: https://...  Read More
Finance Update - FY23, Q1
by Jason Bendickson on October 23rd, 2023
Here is our quarterly finance update with Salt House Treasurer, Irwin Dolobowsky. We offer these quarterly updates to offer transparent and timely communication with the Salt House community about our financial outlook. This update covers Q1 of our current fiscal year (July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024). Thank you, Irwin!...  Read More
Meet Pastor Kathryn Buffum
by Jason Bendickson on August 2nd, 2023
During Pastor Sara's medical leave, Pastor Kathryn will be here to support and manage the staff, interface with our Synod and Lutheran denomination as needed, and collaborate with our Church Council.Pastor Kathryn Buffum has been a member here at Salt House since almost the beginning. Before being a pastor, she was a dentist who ran her own practice. She was a pastor here in Seattle. During her pr...  Read More
Finance Update - July 30, 2023
by Jason Bendickson on August 1st, 2023
Salt House Treasurer Irwin Dolobowsky gives us a finance update, Specifically, how we ended the FY23, some updates on who is part of our finance team, and a reminder that we will continue to accept pledges for the FY24. View the slides from the presentation below. If you still need to submit (or change) your pledge for FY24, you can do that HERE....  Read More