John Helmiere Receives Beatitudes Society Fellowship

SANTA BARBARA, CA (May 1, 2012) ‐ The Beatitudes Society has announced that John Helmiere, Yale Divinity School, ‘10, has been awarded a $10,000...

First Tongan UMC & Higher Ed.

Members of First Tongan UMC's Youth Fellowship hang out at the University of Puget Sound (Tacoma, Wash.) Education serves as a transformative path for Asian-Pacific...

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...

Multiplying Ministries Pilot Program Launches

The Revs. William Gibson, Brad Beeman, Bishop Elaine Stanovsky, the Revs. DJ del Rosario and Molly Fraser were some of the clergy in attendance for...

Recognizing local church achievements, extraordinary service by members at #pnwac16

Recognizing local church achievements, extraordinary service by members at #pnwac16 By Teri Tobey with Jesse N. Love Puyallup, Wash. - The PNWAC 2016 Awards Banquet honored...

Path1 training event envisions new church through First 12

A Path1 training event focusing on the "First 12" was held at the PNW Conference Office and Wesley Homes Terrace. Path1 serves to provide resources...

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.”

Ross takes Vital Church to the Local Church

Today the Oregon-Idaho Conference learned that the Rev. Stephan Ross, Director of the Vital Church Project in the Oregon-Idaho Conference, has accepted an appointment...

Pacific Northwest Religion: Doing It Different, Doing It Alone

Patricia O’Connell Killen is the primary editor of the book Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Northwest.  Professor Killen has worked regularly with Northwest pastors,...

Valley & Mountain as a “Transforming Ministry”

Valley & Mountain as a “Transforming Ministry” By Pastor Karen Yokota | Photos by Amy Pazan Karen Yokota recently attended Transforming Ministries II, a three-day...

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