Living Fully with Risk and Responsibility

By Rev. Mary K. (Sellon) Huycke I’m not a rule breaker. I’m not someone at the forefront of marches or instigating movements. As a leadership coach,...



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GCAH: 2018 Marks the beginning of a Jubilee for United Methodists

Did you know that 2018 marks the 50th year anniversary of The United Methodist Church? In the newsletter for the General Commission on Archives and History, General Secretary Rev. Fred Day looks back to this pivotal moment in 1968 (in the church and the nation), and the hope enunciated by Albert Outler that the #UMC would be a "bold choice of unity in the face of the surrounding chaos."


Just Tell Your Story

"Story telling just hasn’t made enough difference." Amory Peck, former PNW Conference Lay Leader and delegate to a number of General Conferences, shares her story of advocating for change in The United Methodist Church and her take on the Uniting Methodist Movement. She believes their proposal to be a overreaching call for unity in the church "done on the backs of too, too many children of God."

Another perspective on the “Action of Non-Conformity with the General Conference”

By Rev. Daniel Foster | Puget Sound District Superintendent The following column is republished with permission from July 8th "Spirit of Puget Sound" district newsletter...

With Heart, Soul, and Mind: Not Everything that Matters Happens When People Vote

By Rev. Lowell Greathouse May 24, 2016 "Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope. Nothing...

A Dream for the Church

By Rev. Richenda Fairhurst May 20, 2016 | Camas, Washington I dreamed last night of people gathered around a table. They sat against earthy plush cushions—real people...

Promised Land: Will We Step into it Faithfully?

By Rev. Dr. William D. Gibson May 19, 2016 | Portland, Oregon Being at the 2016 General Conference has been an emotionally exhausting experience. Because of the...