Growing up as a child of immigrants in the United States

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Resource: A Gift of Music

By Peter Fraser The following worship songs were written over the last eight years, and were inspired by a need for quality worship songs with...

2017 Clergy Age Report Shows Decrease in Number of Young Elders

WASHINGTON, DC – The trend of a modest but steady increase in the number of clergy under 35 has stalled, according to the Clergy...

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...

Call to the church to observe Global Migration Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017

Brothers and Sisters of The United Methodist Church, Grace and peace to you in the compassionate name of our Lord Christ Jesus. I write to you on...

Methodist Mission Bicentennial

At its core, Methodism is a missional movement. Two-hundred years ago, the Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church (a forerunner of...

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,...

How do we see the shades of our faith? #UMCGC

Video by Patrick Scriven May 16, 2016 | Portland, Oregon “We do need to be seen; we do need to see each other. If we can’t...

Insideout: Discover, Claim, Live

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