Dakota Access Pipeline Urgent Action Alert

Many United Methodists, including the Western Jurisdiction Bishops, the General Board of Church and Society, United Methodist Women, the General Board of Global Ministries, and...

Is it easy being GREEN at Annual Conference?

By the Rev. Jenny Phillips It can be hard to make creation-friendly choices when you’re attending Annual Conference, because the big creation care decisions were...

Standing With Standing Rock, Part 2

By Kristina Gonzalez | Director of Leadership Development for an Inclusive Church Part 2: Standing With At the writing of this article, the sacred fire burns still...

EarthKeepers Network to Care for Creation

Global Ministries EarthKeepers training is designed to equip, inspire and network United Methodists seeking to develop or deepen environmental initiatives in their communities. For the first time a EarthKeepers training is being held this week in the Western Jurisdiction with five participants from the PNW in attendance.

When It Comes to Climate Change, We’re All Grieving (Even Climate Deniers)

At the heart of climate change is something with which we deeply struggle--change. And it is not just any change. This is change beyond...

What the US Election didn’t change about Climate Change #COP22

Rev. Jenny Phillips will be hosting a Facebook Live event on the PNW Facebook page: (facebook.com/pnwumc) November 11th at 8:30am PST. John Hill, Assistant General Secretary...

Making My Daily Bread (Recipe Included!)

“Give us this day our daily bread…” this is the line in the Lord’s Prayer that I most take for granted. In my household,...

For the Love of God’s Creation

Science article-inspired haiku and watercolor from a series by Seattle oceanographer Gregory Johnson. For the Love of God’s Creation By the Rev. Jenny Phillips | Illustration by Gregory...

Faith Leaders Support Washington Clean Air Rule

Faith leaders from around Washington State recently spoke with Governor Jay Inslee about targeting the state's biggest CO2 emitters to reduce pollution. After their conversation, the...

Global Ministries to Commission New United Methodist EarthKeepers for Environmental Stewardship

Global Ministries will commission 67 new EarthKeepers from 23 conferences in an online service on November 19, 2019 at 8pm ET at www.umcmission.org/live. Among those being commissioned is Barb Maynes, a lay member of First UMC in Port Angeles, WA.