Are you longing to be revived?

"Are you longing to be revived? To have your faith renewed? To see your neighborhood awakened to new possibilities?" 'Ordinary Revivals' across the Greater NW Area, like one planned in Portland June 29-30, hope to connect people in churches with the movement of God’s re-creation in the communities that surround them.

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...

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...

insideout: What if we focused on abundance?

Revs. William (Bill) Gibson and David Valera have teamed up to produce a new video series called insideout which aims to inspire people to...

Preparing Ourselves for a New Church

As you may have already heard, PNW is undergoing a Ministry Fund Drive to transform United Methodism in the Pacific Northwest to a brighter...

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...

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.”

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...

Get to know Bill Gibson

Welcome Bill Gibson, PNW's Director of Strategic Faith Community Development! Bill Gibson is a cultural analyst, semiotician, and theological entrepreneur, working as the Director of...

Skyway UMC: Making the Grade

Selena gets some help with homework, listening to instructions from Kasandra Baber, director of Skyway UMC’s tutoring program.  For more photos, click here. Skyway UMC: Making...

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