Leaders Gather to Discuss What’s Next for The United Methodist Church

Atlanta, GA: “We don’t know the exact nature of Paul’s trouble but we know he made it through!” said Rev. Junius Dotson...

#UMCGC extends “one small step of sacramental rights” to deacons

Today, delegates approved Petition 60489 which says, "ffering the means of grace to the world, the resident bishop of an annual conference in which the...

#UMCGC Reflection: Steeped in the holy silence

By Sue Magrath May 14, 2016 | Portland, Oregon I sit in the prayer room, steeped in the holy silence. I am a spiritual director, available...

WJ Mission Cabinet endorses One Church Plan

"It is after much prayer, study and discernment that we share with you that we believe that the One Church Plan is the best way forward for the mission and ministry of The United Methodist Church." Members of the Western Jurisdiction's Mission Cabinet have endorsed the One Church Plan, noting their commitment to the full inclusion of LGBTQ persons in the church now, and a recognition of the need to create "generous space" for all to live faithfully their conscience as they follow Jesus.

Call to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

To All Members and Clergy of The United Methodist Church: Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ! This year marks a significant...

REV. CRAIG’S THOUGHTS ON #GC2012 – DAY 3

Gail Grossman & the Rev. Craig Parrish talk as Peter Masundire works to stay connected. Photo by the Rev. David Valera. Thursday The day was long. I...
All Belong

Group proposes legislation to 2020 General Conference making room for ‘All’

ALL BELONG in the Body of Christ, proposed legislation for changes to the Book of Discipline for the 2020 United Methodist General Conference by the All Belong in the Body of Christ Writing Team

What to expect when you’re expecting to be a General Conference delegate

The Pacific Northwest Conference is planning to elect its delegates for the 2020 United Methodist General Conferences during its Annual Conference at the Showplex Center in Puyallup on June 22-24, 2018. Rev. Mary Huycke provides this overview of what you are signing up for if elected to serve as a clergy or lay delegate.

Stanovsky: ‘We will not leave divided’

By Charmaine Robledo May 20, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. (UMNS) On the last day of the 2016 General Conference, Bishop Elaine Stanovsky of the Mountain Sky...

Volunteer Marshals and Pages Needed for General Conference

PNW Editor's Note: As you read about this need, please also consider the opportunity to serve as a part of the our efforts to offer...

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