Bishops Urge Compassion, Prayer for Border Crisis

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Washington, D.C.:  In response to the rise in unaccompanied migrant children crossing the U.S. border, the executive committee of the Council of Bishops has...

Dear Dr. King: I Still Struggle for Freedom

A large group of African-American spectators stands on the banks of Buffalo Bayou to witness a baptism. Many umbrellas are present indicating an effort...

I am headed for Standing Rock #WaterIsLife

By Rev. Richenda Fairhurst | Pastor, Camas United Methodist Church I am headed for Standing Rock. Over the last number of weeks I have read the...

Religious Leaders: U.S., Canada need to negotiate, modernize Columbia River Treaty

Today 16 religious leaders sent a second request to President Obama and Prime Minister Harper to begin negotiations to modernize the Columbia River Treaty...

Together, we will get there (…and this is not a personal thing)

Marches for Ebola virus awareness and for the response to the death of Michael Brown. Together, we will get there (…and this is not...

A Reflection on the Young Clergy Leadership Forum

Article and Photos by Rev. John Wang It was an honor to represent the Pacific Northwest Conference at the Young Clergy Leadership Forum 2017 in Washington, D.C....

Tears and Open Hearts: Peacemaking Coordinating Team works to restore lives

By the Rev. Terri Stewart | Photos by Thary Sun Lim Seattle, Wash. – Inside the King County Juvenile Court’s Youth Service Center lobby, the...

A Reflection on the Film “Documented”

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas (center) presented his film "Documented" in Seattle's Wing Luke Museum on October 18, 2014. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hn5NoK7fM_Q&w=560&h=315] A Hispanic Happenings Reflection...

I am not a divider, am I?

In 1991, Roxy and Michelle started to attend Ashland United Methodist Church. In this powerful look back, the church's current pastor, Rev. Richenda Fairhurst, shares the tragic story of what followed, and how love responded.

U.S. Christian organizations tell Obama ‘enough,’ change policies on Israel-Palestine

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society is among 11 faith-based organizations that sent a letter to President Obama...

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