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Terri Stewart accepts the 2012 Gertrude Apel Pioneering Spirit Award on behalf of The Youth Chaplaincy Coalition. Stewart and Youth Chaplaincy Coalition awarded by The Church...

“Grace Notes” concert reaches out to its community

Franklin High School's Jazz Band along with the Shades of Praise & Jubilation Choir of St. Therese Parish in Seattle were featured guests at...

‘Our Children’ Grown Up

‘Our Children’ Grown Up | By Barbara Dadd Shaffer Jamaa Letu young people are now university students As this is written, it is the evening of...

Bellevue crosses the line into civil disobedience

The Rev. Mike Jackson, the Rev. Monica Corsaro, Jan and Bill Cate, and Jack Borland served as panelists for "Crossing the Line into Civil...

My life as a Conference Treasurer

The Rev. Dr. Craig Parrish enjoying a lighter moment as a delegate at General Conference 2012 in Tampa, Florida last April. To his left...

Cornerstone UMC’s Healing Service

(Left) Cornerstone UMC (Covington, Wash.) featured training sessions by Mike Evans of Wholeness Ministries, followed by healing services for those who wished to be...

Jar$ for Jamaa Letu

Jar$ for Jamaa Letu By Pastor Heather Sparkman When it was evening, the disciples came to him and said, “This is a deserted place, and...

United Methodist Women celebrate 150 years in the PNW, look toward future action

Last weekend, United Methodist Women from across the PNW Conference gathered at Vancouver First United Methodist Church to celebrate 150 years of ministry, and to set a course grounded in justice and mercy for the future. Gary Carter and Ginny Sorenson provide the story, with additional photos from Sara Culp.

Twenty-Four-Seven Church Hospitality

Scenes from Lake Washington UMC and Camp Unity Eastside: (clockwise from the top left) A CUE resident sits at the tv waiting for the dinner...

When the Methodists took on the Hop King

By Patrick Scriven In a drama that played itself out in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer in 1895, conflicting values of late 19th century Methodism – namely...