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...

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...

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...

Ellensburg Church “in Stride” working to fulfill its mission

Donna Cates stands in front of the fire-damaged educational wing of Ellensburg First UMC. She serves as the volunteer manager for the Community Clothing...

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.

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.

The First Step is Always the Hardest

By the Rev. Dr. William D. Gibson | Photos by Patrick Scriven and Teri Tobey View photos from this event. Seattle, Wash. - How do we...

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...

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