Rev. Derek Nakano to serve as SeaTac Missional District Superintendent

Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky intends to appoint Rev. Derek Nakano to serve on the Pacific Northwest (PNW) cabinet as SeaTac Missional District Superintendent, effective July 1, 2019....

Rev. Rich Lang to Lake Washington United Methodist Church

Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Rich Lang as Pastor of Lake Washington United Methodist Church in Kirkland, Washington, beginning July 1, 2019.

Auburn First UMC Reconciling Team to offer Transgender Educational Event

The alarmingly high rate of attempted suicide among transgender youth moved the reconciling ministries team at Auburn First UMC to do something. They will offering “Transgender – Myths, Lies, and the Truth", an educational event at the public library on January 31.

Rev. Mark Randall as Interim Pastor of Vancouver First UMC

Rev. Mark Randall Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Mark Randall (retired) as Interim Pastor of First United Methodist Church in...

Rev. Joanne Brown as Lead Pastor of Des Moines United Methodist Church

Bishop Elaine J.W. Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Joanne Brown as Lead Pastor of Des Moines United Methodist Church in Des Moines, Washington, beginning November 19, 2018. Rev. Brown...

Justice for our Neighbors has never been more important

Central Washington Justice for Our Neighbors provides an update on their important work in the wake a difficult week in our nation and an opportunity to help support it. Every dollar donated to CWJFON between now and December 31st will be matched up to $10,000.

First UMC of Tacoma offers support, hospitality, to striking teachers

Starting September 6th, First United Methodist Church of Tacoma (FUMCOT) has been offering hospitality to educators on strike in the Tacoma School District. Over the first three days of the strike, the church hosted over 2,000 teachers and educators.

Toppenish church to celebrate 120 years and counting!

Eli Martinez, co-lead pastor for New Harvest Fellowship in Toppenish, WA, sees the upcoming celebration of 120 years of a Methodist presence in the community as an opportunity to renew ministry to a city dealing with fear from recent shootings.

Are Smoky Summers the “New Norm”?

As wildfire smoke continues to blanket much of the Pacific Northwest, Cindy Haverkamp checks in with churches in the PNW's hardest-hit district to discover how they are ministering to their congregations in what may be a new "normal".

Rev. David Van Heyningen as Interim Pastor of Lake Washington UMC

Bishop Elaine J.W. Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. David Van Heyningen as Interim Pastor of Lake Washington United Methodist Church in Kirkland, Washington beginning August 1, 2018. Rev. Van...

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