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Healthy Boundaries 301

February 12

Understanding boundaries can help us manage the difficulties inherent in the role of clergy or spiritual teacher. Knowledge of what is appropriate, what is not, and whether an action is in the best interest of congregants or students can help us avoid possible boundary violations. There will be a Healthy Boundaries 301 held February 12, 2016 at Yakima Wesley UMC.  This will be a small group experience with up to 10 people who will present case studies related to boundary…

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Healthy Boundaries 201

February 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This "201" Healthy Boundaries training is aimed at clergy who have already completed a basic course in this Annual Conference, or an equivalent course elsewhere. After reviewing foundational concepts, the day will cover a few special topics in depth, with much time devoted to discussion of real life situations. To meet the eight hour conference requirement while allowing for lunch and breaks, an hour of preparation will be assigned to those registered two weeks ahead of time.

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Vancouver District Event – The Power of Simple

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

The Power of Simple! Simple governance for church Lead by Rev. Steve Ross, we will discover ways of helping your church renew its focus on mission, liberate the energy and passion of its members in ministry, develop more effective leaders and more easily include new people in discipleship and ministry!   Registration and more information available HERE

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Rocks & Ripples 2016

February 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Join us for our annual Inland District training event, Rocks & Ripples!  The planning committee is working hard to create an event that will benefit clergy, lay, and your congregation!  This year we’re offering a chance to attend a morning and an afternoon workshop.  In addition to training for SPRC, Finance, and Trustee committees, there are several more choices on a variety of topics! Simpson UMC in Pullman is graciously hosting the event this year and will be serving lunch!  Gluten-free and vegetarian…

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Younger Clergy Pre-Conference with Shane Claiborne

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Younger Clergy (approximately under the age of 40) are invited to a Pre-Conference with Shane Claiborne in advance of this year's Northwest Leadership Institute held at the Cathedral of the Rockies in Boise, Idaho. You can read more about Shane Claiborne below. Schedule: Lunch:  On your own 1:00   Meet/Greet at Boise FUMC 1:30-4:30pm  Session with Shane Claiborne “Becoming Peculiar People” Talk and discussion around the current movement of New Monasticism and ecclesiology, walking through the 12 Marks of New Monasticism (Q…

Northwest Leadership Institute

March 10 - March 11

Annual event held at the Cathedral of the Rockies in Boise, Idaho. This year's scheduled speakers are Mike Slaughter and Shane Claiborne. Visit the Cathedral of the Rockies website for more details.

Seven Rivers District Trainings – March 12, 2016

March 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower.” John 15:1 Please register so we know how much food to prepare. Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. But, what does that look like for the local church? How do we make disciples? We’ll hold four separate workshops; one topic per workshop; facilitated by Seven Rivers laity and clergy. There is a $5 fee per workshop to cover the…

Seven Rivers District Trainings – April 9, 2016

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower.” John 15:1 Please register so we know how much food to prepare. Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. But, what does that look like for the local church? How do we make disciples? We’ll hold four separate workshops; one topic per workshop; facilitated by Seven Rivers laity and clergy. There is a $5 fee per workshop to cover the…

Messy Church Gathering with Founder Lucy Moore

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Save the date, Tuesday, April 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Rose City Park United Methodist Church in Portland, Oregon. Make plans to join Lucy Moore who began the International Messy Church movement in a small church in England. Gather with individuals and teams from the Greater Northwest Area to learn and share stories of Messy Church. In the morning we will explore the what, why and how of Messy Church. In the afternoon we will turn our…

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