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...

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...

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...

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...

Insideout: Discover, Claim, Live

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

Off to a Creative, New Start!

By Rev. Dr. William D. Gibson | Director of Strategic Faith Community Development In a 2015 report, Professor James Wellman of the University of Washington, noted...

What makes a church a Church?

Size matters less than having a clear, faith-grounded, purpose according to Rev. Kathy Neary, Transitional Ministry Developer for the PNW Conference. Neary shares what she is seeing as she visits local churches around the conference.

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...

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...

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...

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