#UMCGC extends “one small step of sacramental rights” to deacons

Today, delegates approved Petition 60489 which says, "ffering the means of grace to the world, the resident bishop of an annual conference in which the...

PNW Board of Ordained Ministry will resist discriminatory GC2019 restrictions

A letter was sent earlier this month to ministerial candidates in the PNW Conference in response to the harmful actions of General Conference 2019. In reassurance, it offers "that the actions of General Conference do not and will not change our statement or our current practice..."

What’s Our Next Act? A preview of #PNWAC14

By Patrick Scriven | Director of Communications, Young People's Ministry When United Methodists from across the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference descend on the Washington State...

Pope iOS 7 – Is there substance beneath the style?

Commentary by Patrick Scriven, Director of Communications and Young People's Ministries This week found millions of people upgrading their iPhones to iOS 7. Web traffic...

Greater NW Area leaders express disappointment over failure to ratify amendments expressing gender equality,...

Bishop Elaine Stanovsky and the district superintendents and staff of the Greater Northwest Area offer words of comfort and conviction in a video recorded after disheartening news of failed constitutional amendments concerning gender equality.

Communications Checklist for Pastoral Transitions

This communications checklist was compiled for a recent workshop for pastors who are expecting to transfer into a new appointment this summer. While these are good things to consider as one approaches such liminal space, it's good to keep many of these items in mind throughout the course of one's ministry with a local church.

‘A Place at the Table’ update from Lazy F Camp

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Dave Burfeind, director of Lazy F Camp and Retreat Center outside Ellensburg, Wash., provides an update on the construction of a new dining hall....

insideout: What if we focused on abundance?

Revs. William (Bill) Gibson and David Valera have teamed up to produce a new video series called insideout which aims to inspire people to...

Growing up as a child of immigrants in the United States

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The following story will appear in this week's PNW News Digest. If you are not a subscriber, click here to join our list. By Patrick...

Partnering Together to Rebuild & Restore Okanogan County (VIDEO)

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About 40 representatives from faith-based and non-governmental organizations met at the Pateros Fire Station in February 2015. They discussed individual casework/projects, committing financial and...

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