Listening for God’s Call

"It started with an invitation by the Church Council of Greater Seattle, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and the ACLU..." Theresa Greco, a member of Edmonds United Methodist Church's the Immigration Ministries Committee, shares how offering hospitality to immigrant women released from detention has blessed 'guests' and church members alike.

Where are the Refugees?

Rev. Lyda Pierce, director of Hispanic/Latino Ministries for the Pacific Northwest Conference, asks a hard question. "In a time of such great need [a record 22.5 million refugees globally], why are so few of these refugees arriving in this country?" She also invites her fellow United Methodists to lift up their voice during a National Call-in Day on Wed., March 28.

Funding Ministries and Mission Outreach 2017

What are Conference budgets? How can I support mission? What resources are available from The PNW Conference that can help our church treasurers? Download...

We all come from Africa

Rev. Lyda Pierce, director of Hispanic/Latino Ministries for the Pacific Northwest Conference, shares this moving poem that touches on themes of migration, shared experience, faith, and empathy.

Church seeks to meet needs in border crisis

A UMNS report by Sam Hodges | July 15, 2014 | DALLAS (UMNS) From handing out hygiene kits to providing legal briefings, United Methodists are working to...

Hispanic caucus urges advocacy on immigration issue

In July 2012, members from the Western Jurisdictional Conference took a tour on the southern edge of San Diego area close to the Mexican...

What does it mean to “take up your cross and follow me”?

By Pastor Lyn Rush Lyn Rush serves Pinoy Van-Port Ministries in Vancouver, Wash. This new church start serves Filipino Americans and immigrants with a keen...

Justice for our Neighbors has never been more important

Central Washington Justice for Our Neighbors provides an update on their important work in the wake a difficult week in our nation and an opportunity to help support it. Every dollar donated to CWJFON between now and December 31st will be matched up to $10,000.

Immigration Call to Action

Scenes from a protest at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash. in 2014.   Immigration Call to Action By Pastor Lorellen Nausner | Photos by Jesse...

Undocumented, low-income residents in Ellensburg receive JFON support

By Pastor Jen Stuart | Photos by Rob Fraser It all started with Shady Acres Mobile Home Park. Although we have a Hispanic Apostolica congregation that...