The Church Needs More Innovative Pastors like MTV Needs More Twerking*

By Patrick Scriven, Director of Communications and Young People's Ministries The next time I hear a pastor argue that what the church really needs is...

Seattle District musical event raises funds for Rebuild: Up from the Ashes

The praise team from First United Methodist Church in Bellevue, Wash. brought a joyful noise during the Seattle District fund-raising event for the Rebuild:...

An Open Letter to My Clergy Friends

Dear Clergy friends, We need you to lead. Most of us good people in the pews know that leadership is a difficult task. Many of us...

Seattle Area United Methodists share their Pride

Overview & Photos by Patrick Scriven, Director of Communications & Young People's Ministry Over the last weekend of June, Seattle Pride, a non-profit organization which “coordinates and...

Laity Session Notes #pnwac14

Laity Session Notes By Amy Pazan Bishop Hagiya called the 141st Annual Conference to order. Joan Holms thanked Pat Dodson for her years of service as associate...

Recognizing local church achievements, extraordinary service by members at #pnwac16

Recognizing local church achievements, extraordinary service by members at #pnwac16 By Teri Tobey with Jesse N. Love Puyallup, Wash. - The PNWAC 2016 Awards Banquet honored...

Journeys: Inspiring Local Churches #hagiya

Journeys: Inspiring Local Churches By Bishop Grant J. Hagiya | Photo by Wikimedia Commons, et. al. Editor’s note: Bishop Grant J. Hagiya is graciously filling in for...

Adapting to Lead: “What prevents you from being closer to God?”

Adapting to Lead By Joan Holms | Photo By Jesse N. Love, et. al. Editor’s Note: PNW Conference Lay Leader, Joan Holms has stepped in to...

Two Goals Worthy of Your Support

The Ministry Fund Drive The PNW Ministry Fund Drive is underway! Many churches and individuals have already made pledges and contributions in support of our...

Jim Winkler: “Our Life as Laity”

Jim Winkler delivered the following address to the Laity Session of the 2012 Pacific Northwest Annual Conference on June 21 in Pasco, Washington. I am...

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