What are we called to do? What’s next?

By Amory Peck | Photo by the Rev. David V. Valera I spent several days thinking and praying about the latest edition of Channels. During my reverie, hundreds of young...

Brian McLaren headlines Bishop’s Symposium in Seattle on November 4

The Bishop’s Symposium this year is NO JOKE LIVE! November 4, 10am – 4:30pm at Seattle First United Methodist Church.  Brian McLaren will introduce a Rabbi, an Imam and...
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This year’s Bishop’s Symposium is No Joke: A Rabbi, an Imam, a Pastor and Brian...

This year’s Bishop’s Symposium will focus on the need to develop our capacity for intercultural communication as we experience the possibilities of interfaith relationships. And there are three options for clergy and laity to participate.

Seattle District musical event raises funds for Rebuild: Up from the Ashes

The praise team from First United Methodist Church in Bellevue, Wash. brought a joyful noise during the Seattle District fund-raising event for the Rebuild: Up from the Ashes project....

Embracing a Season of Fruitfulness at the Summit

Attendees of the quadrennial Leadership Summit close worship in prayer before beginning workshops. This year, the summit was held at Vancouver: First UMC. The Leadership Summit assembled members of boards...

Of Mountains and Methodism

Nancy Tam Davis, PNWAC Lay Leader I may not be a fast or accomplished mountain climber, but I am persistent. I’ve been climbing for about 30 years. I didn’t realize...

PNW Laity: Our immersion experience in Okanogan County

Laity from the PNW Conference gather and pray at Pateros Community UMC before they fellowship with other partners supporting the rebuild of Okanogan County.   PNW Laity: Our immersion experience in...

Where is this journey of United Methodism going?

Nancy Tam Davis, PNWAC Lay Leader I am reminded of that saying about the thousand-mile journey and how it begins with a single step. Without that, there is no journey....

Recognizing local church achievements, extraordinary service by members at #pnwac16

Recognizing local church achievements, extraordinary service by members at #pnwac16 By Teri Tobey with Jesse N. Love Puyallup, Wash. - The PNWAC 2016 Awards Banquet honored local churches and members for...

Lay Leaders meet in advance of General Conference

By David Reinholz May 7-9, 2016 | Portland, Ore. On the eve of the 2016 General Conference of the United Methodist Church, annual conference lay leaders from across the connection gathered in...

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