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General & Jurisdictional Conference Delegates

Top row (L to R): Rev. Craig Parrish, Rev. Daniel Foster, Marie Kuch, Gail Grossman, and Amory Peck. Second row: Rev. Gloria Kymn, Rev....

Reflection for All PNW and Alaska Clergy

Bishop Grant Hagiya addressing the General Conference during the Plenary Celebration and Challenge of the Mission and Ministry of The United Methodist Church on...

Divining expectations and discerning priorities for General Conference 2019

Marie Kuch-Stanovsky, first-elected lay delegate and head of the PNW delegation, offers her hopes and expectations for the 2019 General Conference. Marie offers some insight on how delegates will do their work together and applauds efforts to free up process for the movement of the Holy Spirit.

Rev. Craig Parrish’s thoughts on Final Morning of #GC2012

Gail Grossman, Rev. Craig Parrish and Bishop Bob Hoshibata stand along the edges of the plenary space with those protesting the church's stance on...

An Open Letter from an Open Lesbian

Amory Peck addresses the 2012 General Conference in Tampa, Florida at part of the Laity Address. Photo by PNW Director of Connectional Minsitries, Rev....

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: 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...

Lay Leaders meet in advance of General Conference

By David Reinholz May 7-9, 2016 | Portland, Ore. On the eve of the 2016 General Conference of the United Methodist Church, annual conference lay leaders from...

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...

#UMCGC Reflection: #WhereAreTheYouth?

Updated to correct an error in the listed %. By Amanda Tobey May 12, 2016 | Portland, Oregon 0.23%. That is percentage of youth voting delegates on...

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