I just left the funeral for my church…

By Patrick Scriven, Director of Communications and Young People's Ministry I went to an environmentally focused liberal arts college for undergrad back in the late...

The Apple and the Damage Done

By Patrick Scriven | Director of Communications & Young People’s Ministries Yesterday, Apple announced their new iPhones and the long-rumored Apple Watch. Regardless of how you feel...

Mudslide Update: Our impact, dollars at work for Oso relief

View of the hill side that gave way near SR 530. A hillside in the Snohomish County community of Oso at SR...

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

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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."

Celebrate Earth Sunday by Making a Climate Vigil Prayer Lantern for General Conference

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By Rev. Jenny Phillips Earth Sunday, celebrated in many churches on the Sunday nearest to Earth Day, can be a challenge for church leaders.  The...

Mountain Sky United Methodists Introduce Bishop Karen Oliveto

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DENVER, Sept. 22 – United Methodist leaders representing five Western U.S. states today released a video introducing their new bishop, Karen Oliveto, a leader...

Eradicate Boring Worship Experiences!

By the Rev. Curtis Brown | Director of Faith Community Development I confess that I'm sometimes bored during worship, even when I'm a worship leader.  My...

“We Have a Story to Tell!” – Why, exactly?

By Patrick Scriven | Director of Communications & Young People’s Ministry You’ve probably heard the proverb that if you only have a hammer, every problem...

Chaplain speaks on experience at Oso Mudslide

Capt. Justin Townley shares from his experience of seeing Christ in the ongoing recovery efforts at the 530 mudslide in Oso, Washington. Townley currently...

Are we only interested in Perfect People?

By Patrick Scriven, Director of Communications & Young People’s Ministries I live on the east side of Seattle in the community of Redmond, a suburb...

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