insideout: Dispelling the Myth of Best Practices

This episode of insideout explores the essential role of deep listening in fostering true innovation, and what that means for a church often fixated on ‘best practices.’ According to Rev. Dr. William (Bill) Gibson, “it’s a mistake to think that a best practice is a silver bullet answer for a declining church that lacks innovation and creativity.”

Silent Protest at General Conference #UMCGC

Video by Rev. David Valera, PNW Dir. of Connectional Ministries May 14, 2016 | PORTLAND, Oregon During the plenary session at General Conference on Saturday, May 14,...

VIDEO: PNW Laity, Okanogan County Immersion

On July 8-9, 2016 laity from The Pacific Northwest Conference participated in a special immersion trip to the Okanogan area in Central Washington. Rosalee Mohney,...

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...

Regional Media Center offers 20 percent holiday discount for memberships

Videos, audio, and printed materials are available at the Regional Media Center, a media lending library with items to help support your local church...

VIDEO: PNW Delegates offer extended thoughts on “A Way Forward” and #UMCGC

Video by Rev. David Valera* May 19, 2016 | Portland, Oregon On Wednesday, May 18th, delegates to the 2016 United Methodist General Conference received a proposal...

#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...

Ronald Commons: Partnering to Bridge the Sacred and the Secular

Ronald United Methodist Church in Shoreline, Wash. partners with Hopelink and Compass Housing Alliance (and many others) to create Ronald Commons - a future...

Watch Annual Conference live on Youtube!

By Patrick Scriven | Director of Communications, Young People's Ministries As we have in previous years, the PNW Office of Connectional Ministries will be taking advantage...

One Matters Award: Rochester UMC focuses on kids, parents, and discipleship

One Matters Award: Rochester UMC focuses on kids, parents, and discipleship By Jesse N. Love with Pastor Heather Sparkman and the Rev. David Nieda Rochester, Wash....