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Articles and commentary on or about the Pacific Northwest Conference’s delegation to the General and Western Jurisdictional Conference. #UMCGC #WJUMC

#UMCGC Reflection: Are we doomed to repeat history?

By Rev. Monica Corsaro 2016 | Portland, Oregon At General Conference we celebrated our many partnerships with our ecumenical brothers and sisters in Christ. In particular we celebrated...

#UMCGC Reflection: Standing at the Threshold

By Rev. Kay C. Barckley May 25, 2016 From numerous vantage points, the impressive glass spires of the Oregon Convention Center appear to rise unattached into the...

Holy Conversation

This article, written by Amory Peck, originally appeared in Channels Newsletter. My intent was to write a review of a recent church-related trip. It was two-and-a-half...

Rev. Craig Parrish’s Thoughts – Day 8

What can be said about our church? The last few days have not gone well for progressive Christians. If you value open conversation, many of you...

Looking back, and offering Life to All at #GC2019

PNW reserve delegate Rev. Sharon Moe, offers a look back at General Conferences she has participated in, often as a voting delegate, going back to 1996. Looking ahead to #GC2019, she is looking to support a plan that offers "the most grace to the greatest number of people."

If It’s to Be, It’s Up to Me

I’m Amory Peck, from Bellingham, Washington, in the United States.  By the grace of God, I am a disciple of Jesus Christ. It happened four...

#UMCGC Reflection: A Prayer for Old White Men

By David Reinholz May 19, 2016 | Portland, Oregon Dear God, I’m an old, white, heterosexual man. I have as much privilege as any segment of...

#UMCGC Reflection: Conversations in 140 characters

By Megan Kilpatrick May 13, 2016 | Portland, Oregon I don't Tweet much. That might come as a surprise to some folks who've been online these...

VIDEO: PNW Delegates offer extended thoughts on “A Way Forward” and #UMCGC

Video by Rev. David Valera* May 19, 2016 | Portland, Oregon On Wednesday, May 18th, delegates to the 2016 United Methodist General Conference received a proposal...

Rev. Craig’s Thoughts on the Eve of Day 5 of #GC2012

It's Saturday night and the legislative committee portion of General Conference 2012 has ended. The Western jurisdiction took a major hit late this afternoon....

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