About the Pacific Northwest Conference


The Pacific Northwest Conference of The United Methodist Church is called to be a community, diverse and united in God’s saving love, sent out in vital life-giving ministry for and with Jesus Christ. We are one of three Conferences served by the Greater Northwest Episcopal Area and its Bishop Cedrick D. Bridgeforth. Learn more.

Inspiring Stories and News

An introduction to Bishop Cedrick Bridgeforth

In a newly released video, Bishop Cedrick Bridgeforth hopes to bring his skills of collaboration, outreach, pastoral care, communication, clergy coaching and more to his role as the episcopal leader for the Greater Northwest Area.

Is your livestream a part of your safe sanctuary plan?

Recently, a pastor shared a disturbing story of pedophiles watching and sharing clips of his church’s children’s moments, garnering tens of thousands of views. Patrick Scriven offers some suggestions for how you can extend your safe church practices to your livestream to protect children in your congregation.

Scholarship opportunities for United Methodist students in the Alaska and PNW Conferences

Since 2018, the PNW Conference has awarded scholarships totaling $87,000 to 58 students in the Alaska and PNW Conferences. United Methodist students in campus ministries or local churches are invited to apply between now and March 31 for a limited number of $1,500 scholarships.

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P.O. Box 13650
816 S 216th St #2
Des Moines, WA 98198

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Phone: 206.870.6820
Toll Free: 1 800.755.7710
Fax: 206.870.6839

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