In 2016, the PNW Conference made a change in its budget to reallocate existing support for student education to a new Scholarship Fund available to United Methodist students from the Pacific Northwest. This spring, the first round of student applications were received and grants awarded totaling $24,000.
The Global Mission Fellows Program has 4 positions available in the US for young adults (ages 20-30) feeling called to work in direct service and/or advocacy with immigration populations. All applications must be received on or before June 5, so don’t delay in applying or sharing this opportunity!
With the first UMEIT (United Methodist Ecumenical and Interreligious Training): Young Adult Network training coming to an end, it is time for a new cohort of young adults to...
The three instinctual responses to conflict: fight, flight, and freeze, are hard wired in us. Project Transformation: PNW director Rev. Rachel Neer was reminded of this fact as she participated in a recent Poverty Immersion. The opportunity also gave her new insight into the daily threat of poverty to families and the importance of the kinds of support they offer to children.
United Methodists across the PNW Conference participated in March For Our Lives rallies last weekend. We take a look at some of the different ways they have been listening, supporting and taking action alongside the young leaders of this movement.
According to Patrick Scriven, the advocacy of young people in the wake of last week's school shooting is both inspiring and unsettling. It's inspiring because it may be making a difference but it's unsettling because it also speaks to the brokenness of institutions like the federal government and The United Methodist Church.
By Bailey Brawner | Cover photo courtesy of Wikipedia What does it mean to wait for this new thing? Where can we find life in waiting? How is our time...