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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Be Like Water: Lessons from a church planter

"What Dennis uncovered was that within every community, people are looking for leadership and for answers." Rev. Shalom Agtarap recently spent some time with Rev. Dennis Paschke, gleaning some insights gained from his work leading Orting UMC outward toward its community.

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.

Orting celebrates the successful opening of Recovery Cafe

By Patrick Scriven Hit hard by the opioid crisis, the city of Orting was looking for answers. The Rev. Dennis Paschke and Orting United Methodist...

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