Early Response Team Training is coming, Oct. 14!

Be Ready. Do Good. Repeat. When: October 14, 2017 Location: Bremerton UMC, 1150 Marine Drive, Bremerton, WA ERT Basic Class: 8:30am – 4:00pm ERT Refresher Course: (For previously certified ERT...

Sandy: Conferences to accept long-term recovery teams

Sandy: Conferences to accept long-term recovery teams | By Jim Truitt The majority of the long-term recovery work post-Superstorm Sandy in the Peninsula-Delaware Conference is...

Embracing a Season of Fruitfulness at the Summit

Attendees of the quadrennial Leadership Summit close worship in prayer before beginning workshops. This year, the summit was held at Vancouver: First UMC. The Leadership...

Wildfire Update: 180 homes burned, financial support needed

An air tanker plane dropping fire retardant over the advancing Chelan Butte wildfire (part of the Chelan Complex fire) in Chelan, Wash. Photo courtesy...

Help Heal the World: Christmas Giving & Alternative Gifts

By Marilyn S. Reid | Photos by GBGM, et. al. The world is in need of healing. People in our own neighborhoods and community (and...

Okanogan Rebuild help needed, ERTs needed in Texas

Help needed for Okanogan Rebuild: Up From the Ashes By Ronda Cordill Each day as we watch the news, we see pictures of all of the...

Funding Ministries and Mission Outreach 2017

What are Conference budgets? How can I support mission? What resources are available from The PNW Conference that can help our church treasurers? Download...

PNW Early Response Team’s chainsaw unit clears burnt trees for homes, creates safety zone

(Left to right) Larry Johnson, Steve Meacham, Woody Russell, and Dana Bryson stand above Lake Chelan on a steep hillside clearing for a home...

Anatomy of a PNW United Methodist Disaster Response

After a rare tornado struck near Port Orchard just before Christmas, community members were eager to help but in need of assistance with management and assessment. Cindy Haverkamp shares how the Pacific Northwest United Methodist Church's Early Response Team stepped in to help to coordinate and assist with recovery efforts.

Creation Care Enhances UMCOR Ministries through Awareness and Collaboration

By Cindy Haverkamp, PNWUMC Creation Care Connector In 2018, natural disasters caused $160 billion in damage and claimed...

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