The Church of the Resurrection and the Eschatology of Despair

By Patrick Scriven, Director of Communications & Young People’s Ministries News of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection's $90 million plan to overhaul their...

The ‘Hymn for the 81%’ and the problem of a weaponized faith

A new hymn has been circulating online over the past few days that has resonated with people both inside and outside the Church. Patrick Scriven considers why this song has resonated with many, particularly those frustrated with a partisan Christianity aligned against its social teachings.

Reconciling pastor dropped from Opening Worship for direct mention of LGBTQ community

Updated with an additional comment from #UMCGC Worship Director Rev. Laura Jaquith Barlett. Story By Patrick Scriven | Video by Rev. David Valera May 10, 2016...

WJ Bishops respond to harmful General Conference, recommit to full inclusion

The WJ College of Bishops offers this statement to a church finding itself harmed once again by a General Conference incapable of making space...

An Immigration Vigil at #UMCGC

Article by Pam Brokaw | Video by Rev. David Valera May 13, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. United Methodists were encouraged by Los Angeles Area Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño to...

The Well: Prophetic Speech in Our Public Commons (Video)

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Katie Ladd welcomes Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood to experience The Well – a place for great conversation in an intimate sharing space. Today, famed author,...

Restoring the Sacred Circle with Indigenous People

By Kristina Gonzalez | Director of Leadership Development for an Inclusive Church The Acts of Repentance that you will find below were offered during the opening...

CI-PNW: Answering God’s invitation to REACT! (+ CI Leadership: My Favorite Thing About CI!)

In the Pacific Northwest, the young people who attend Christmas Institute are learning in different ways how to REACT to God’s love – through identity,...

PNW WJ Fresh Summit Report

During the Western Jurisdiction Fresh United Methodism Summit, attendees received a number of reports from jurisdictional leadership and workgroups. Annual Conferences were also invited...

Interpreting a Silent Bible

Edmonds, Washington – What would it be like to live in a silent world? Wind would play in the trees, but the rustle of...

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