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What is the Mission of the Fig Tree?

The Fig Tree Newspaper

published on the first Wednesdays of September through June with 8,000 copies circulating to 21,000 readers. Through it, we seek to support ecumenical, interfaith, nonprofit and community efforts by connecting people, sharing stories, building understanding, stirring compassion, exploring issues, offering reflection, opening dialogue, networking people and inspiring people

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updated each month with more photos and stories than in the print edition. PDF versions are also available to download, along with event fliers, advertising rates and project descriptions. More than 8,600 unique visitors and 92,000 hits per month.

Resource Directory - Guide to Congregations and Community Resources

updated and published in print and online in the summer to connect people in the faith, nonprofit, human services and civic communities. 16,000 copies printed each year.

Published in collaboration with Community Partners: The Arc of Spokane, Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary U.S.-Ontario, Unify Community Health, Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center, Aging and Long Term Care of Spokane County, Catholic Charities of Eastern Washington, Banner Bank, the Community Building Foundation and Thrivent Financial.

Faith in Action Dialogue

The Eastern Washington Legislative Conference each winter offers understanding of statewide ecumenical and interfaith issues that have impact on the lives and wellbeing of people in this region. We also offer other opportunities for gathering, discussion and worship.


The Spreading Seeds of Hope Benefits

We hold virtual Breakfast-time and a Lunch-time events in March to raise funds to support our media, increase awareness of our mission and media model, share the impact of our work and celebrate our volunteers.