Confused about Immigration? You aren’t alone.

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By Rev. Lyda Pierce | Director of Hispanic/Latino Ministries Joyful, angry, sad, thankful, confused about the president’s executive order on immigration? You are not alone. I listened to...

Religious Leaders: U.S., Canada need to negotiate, modernize Columbia River Treaty

Today 16 religious leaders sent a second request to President Obama and Prime Minister Harper to begin negotiations to modernize the Columbia River Treaty...

Christmas Institute focuses on “identity”

By Nica Sy with Jesse N. Love Christmas Institute PNW 2017 When: December 26-30 Where: The Firs (Bellingham, Wash.) Registration: See payment information More Info: ci-pnw.org • bit.ly/fb-cipnw “In a world...

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.

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...

Stories of Pain and Hope

Lenten Soup Supper Series: Stories of Pain and Hope By The Rev. Nancy Ferree-Clark As the congregation of Federal Way United Methodist Church, we believe that storytelling...

What does it mean to “take up your cross and follow me”?

By Pastor Lyn Rush Lyn Rush serves Pinoy Van-Port Ministries in Vancouver, Wash. This new church start serves Filipino Americans and immigrants with a keen...

Wandering Uganda: Serving, Changing, Growing

Denise Belista (top left), poses with children from the local community in Uganda.  Denise served as a global justice volunteer assigned to serve with...

Pacific Island Methodists of the Northwest meet in Seattle

Pacific Islander leadership met at First Tongan UMC with support from the district, Conference, and greater UMC. Small groups focused on identity, empowerment, and...

Filipino-American Methodists celebrate 100 years in North America

NAFAUM: Filipino-American Methodists celebrate 100 years in North America By James J. Kang and Jesse N. Love The National Association of Filipino-American United Methodists (NAFAUM) celebrated...

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