Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? How About Zero Waste?

The new year provides us an opportunity to consider the practices we hold and assess whether they align with our goals and values. Creation Care Connector, Cindy Haverkamp, challenges individuals and churches to move towards Zero Waste in the new year!

Hands, feet, ears, and noses: Working together for the glory of God

Rev. Terri Stewart anticipated an Advent season where her responsibilities would allow her the opportunity to heal from recent surgery. Instead, she found herself far busier than expected, and grateful for the community that came together to offer Christmas to incarcerated youth.

Community Organizer on a Mission

Global Missions Fellow Angela Reed is assigned to Tacoma Community House. She shares with us some her work as a community organizer for TCH, learning and educating others about their important welcoming work.

De-Regulating the Waters of Life?

PNW Creation Care Connector Cindy Haverkamp, muses on possible de-regulation of water protections announced this week by the EPA. What does The United Methodist Church have to say, and what role is there for people of faith?

A United Methodist Response to the National Climate Assessment

Creation Care Connector, Cindy Haverkamp, reflects on ways for United Methodists to respond to last Friday's National Climate Assessment.

Orting celebrates the successful opening of Recovery Cafe

By Patrick Scriven Hit hard by the opioid crisis, the city of Orting was looking for answers. The Rev. Dennis Paschke and Orting United Methodist Church have partnered with the...

Faith Action Network’s Annual Dinner celebrates Ripples of Change

By Patrick Scriven Last night, people from a variety of faith traditions came out in support of Faith Action Network (FAN) for their annual dinner in Renton with first-ever satellite...

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.

In faith we vote

With Election Day rapidly approaching, how does a good United Methodist participate in our democracy? Rev. Lee Carney Hartman, a member of the PNW Board of Church and Society, helps to put some key UMC resources at your fingertips so you can consider what the denomination teaches as you head to the ballot box this year.

Goldendale UMC uses Peace with Justice grant to support Native American youth

By Linda Hay Earlier this year, Goldendale United Methodist Church received a grant in the amount of $3,500 from the Pacific Northwest Conference Board of Church and Society to assist...