PNW Board of Ordained Ministry releases statement on ministry candidates, sexual orientation, and gender...

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By Patrick Scriven May 6, 2016  SEATTLE, Wash. When it met yesterday at Ronald United Methodist Church just north of Seattle, the Pacific Northwest Conference Board...

PNW Board of Ordained Ministry reaffirms commitment to fully recognize the gifts of LGBTQ...

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By the Rev. Lara Bolger The Pacific Northwest Conference Board of Ordained Ministry held their annual Spring meeting on May 4th at Bothell United Methodist...

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

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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...

A reflection on exclusion and language by Paul Jeffrey

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By the Rev. Paul Jeffrey Some ten million people in the world today are stateless. They aren’t recognized as citizens of any nation. Without legal...

What’s life REALLY like in seminary?

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By Bailey Brawner, Elizabeth Hurd, and Maggie Ward Three United Methodist women sit in a classroom, sipping coffee and tea on a cool Saturday morning...

Sabbatical Wisdom

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By the Rev. DJ del Rosario In the summer of 2016, I engaged in my first sabbatical as a United Methodist clergy person. In reflecting on...

Get to know…Shalom!

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Shalom Agtarap serves as one of the PNW Conference office’s new additions…but she's definitely a familiar face. Get to know her and her work...

Asking for Help

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"I’m not going to say everything went perfectly. I’m not going to say it was easy. But about two years ago I asked my District Superintendent for help with my anxiety disorder, and I’m glad I did." Rev. Austin Adkinson, pastor at Haller Lake UMC in Seattle, shares his story of asking for and receiving help as a means of encouraging clergy colleagues in need to do the same.

While answering a call…can you GO HOME AGAIN?

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By Bailey Brawner, Elizabeth Hurd, and Maggie Ward Bailey Brawner, Elizabeth Hurd, and Maggie Ward are all M.Div students at Boston University School of Theology....

Compassion Fatigue

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By Rev. Joy Martin, ordained deacon Imagine my surprise when an accomplished organizational development author and speaker once told me, "Your problem is that you...

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