Claudine’s Story: Being a Blessing to Others

Claudine Kasongo is presented with Certificate of Achievement from the Rev. Jon Short. Claudine’s Story: Being a Blessing to Others By Barbara Dadd Shaffer | Photos by Jesse N....

How can people of faith confront prejudice? Jesus paused.

By Kristina Gonzalez | Director of Leadership Development for an Inclusive Church If one member suffers, all suffer together with it; if one member is...

What can Methodists learn from Starbucks?

A well-publicized incident at a Starbucks in Philadephia left the Seattle-based business reassessing its policies and considering the impact of unconscious bias on the hospitality it offers. Kristina Gonzalez reflects on the company's response, including a company-wide closure and training this week, and considers what we might learn from it.

Listening for God’s Call

"It started with an invitation by the Church Council of Greater Seattle, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and the ACLU..." Theresa Greco, a member of Edmonds United Methodist Church's the Immigration Ministries Committee, shares how offering hospitality to immigrant women released from detention has blessed 'guests' and church members alike.

Save the date – Mission u is July 13-16, 2018

Mission u: What about our money? By the Rev. Neal Christie | Photos by Jesse N. Love What are a few topics were you taught to avoid...

Good Seed: The Joys and Challenges of Planting a Church

Good Seed Church celebrates its sixth year of ministry, continuing to bring hope to a community that is seeking healing and restoration. How has this...

CI-PNW is searching for “Real Love”

The Leadership Team of Christmas Institute gather at Seattle: Beacon UMC for training in preparation for their annual retreat happening on December 26-30, 2014....

Christmas Institute PNW: Out of the Shadows, Into the Light

This year's Christmas Institute explored the 'shadows' of our spiritual lives while bringing others onto a path with Christ.  CI-PNW was on December 26-30,...

GC2016 recalls, laments Sand Creek Massacre

By Sam Hodges May 18, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. (UMNS) Concerns about legislation and the future of The United Methodist Church got set aside for a...

Historic Civil Rights Voices Still Speak on Faith-Based Website

Visit soundtheology.com: "The historical religion programs in this collection came from the archives, library shelves, and back rooms of many organizations. Faith groups represented...

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