What to expect when you’re expecting to be a General Conference delegate

The Pacific Northwest Conference is planning to elect its delegates for the 2020 United Methodist General Conferences during its Annual Conference at the Showplex Center in Puyallup on June 22-24, 2018. Rev. Mary Huycke provides this overview of what you are signing up for if elected to serve as a clergy or lay delegate.

Scholarships available for Two-Year Academy for Spiritual Formation

Scholarships are available for PNW laity and clergy who are registered for a Two-Year Academy for Spiritual Formation starting this summer. The Board of Ordained Ministry has partnered with...

Jar$ for Jamaa Letu 2018!!

This year's labels for the annual 'jar' fundraiser to support the orphanages of Jamaa Letu in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo are now available. Directions are provided for local churches and individuals seeking to support this important, life-giving, ministry.

“Yes, I am called, but how, and to what?”

By Sophia K.R. Agtarap This notion of being called is not a new one. Scripture is peppered with stories of our foreparents in faith being called to serve, to proclaim, to...

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.

Pacific Northwest United Methodist Women collect 262 quilts for those in need

By Janice Bronkema | Photos by Aaron Pazan Churches in the Pacific Northwest Conference continued the longtime tradition of donating quilts to the United Methodist Women (UMW) at Annual Conference...

The 144th Session of the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference

"What happened this year at Annual Conference?" Patrick Scriven files this overview report on the 2017 Pacific Northwest Annual Conference. While it

2017 PNWAC Legislative Summary

Prepared by the Rev. Shirley DeLarme and Patrick Scriven The Petitions and Consent Calendar items referred to on this page can be found in the Pre-Conference Handbook. Late-breaking Legislation and...

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