AppointmentsDistrictsSeattle Rev. Mel Woodworth as Pastor of Seattle: Grace UMC By PNW Conference - Jun 12, 2017 0 847 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Rev. Mel Woodworth Bishop Elaine J.W. Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Mel Woodworth as Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church in Seattle, Washington beginning July 1, 2017. Rev. Woodworth last served as pastor of Tacoma: First UMC before retiring in 2014.