Inner City Seattle/Tacoma


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Poverty is often rooted in a lack of options. We work together with others to help create options for those who have few. Through a simple strategy of Connect, Empower, and Develop we help serve and mobilize the local church to live out God's heart for the poor.

Our vision is to equip and send communities of Kingdom Citizens. A Kingdom Citizen is a follower of Jesus who lives out their 'sent-ness.' Kingdom Citizens advancing the mission of Jesus or the well-being of the city, to the extent that everyone knows someone who truly follows Him.

Into the fabric of all that we do are woven five basic operating principles. These principles, distilled from hundreds of hours of interviews with inner-city leaders, cannot be violated if we are to be successful in our mission:

Thank you for investing in this important work. We are thankful for you! 


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