PNW Delegation

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

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#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...
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How do we see the shades of our faith? #UMCGC

Video by Patrick Scriven May 16, 2016 | Portland, Oregon “We do need to be seen; we do need to see each other. If we can’t...

#UMCGC Reflection: The Holy Spirit is not “incompatible” with #UMCGC

By Rev. David Nieda May 16, 2016 | Portland, Oregon Going into the second week of my first General Conference, I have several observations, from the first...

#UMCGC Reflection: The Gift of Hospitality

By Rev. C. Shane Moore May 15, 2016 | Portland, Oregon The other day I was asked how my experience has been so far at General Conference. I...

#UMCGC Reflection: Subcommittees – The Best and Worst of Holy Conferencing

By David Reinholz May 12, 2016 | Portland, Oregon John Wesley believed that Christian conferencing is a means of grace. This says when we do it...

It was time and it’s time again

By Rev. Mary K. (Sellon) Huycke ‘It seldom happens that the Church is wise to know her day of visitation. When God would have her move forward...

#UMCGC Reflection: The gifts and challenges of the being able to follow GC from...

By Rev. Elizabeth Ingram Schindler May 13, 2016  Watching General Conference from afar has been a surreal experience. I’m grateful for the livestream so I can follow...

#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...

#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...

#UMCGC Reflection: Taking Care of Business

By David Reinholz May 12, 2016 | Portland, Oregon After a morning spent discussing and ultimately rejecting Rule 44, the 2016 General Conference of The United Methodist...

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