A United Methodist Response to the National Climate Assessment

Creation Care Connector, Cindy Haverkamp, reflects on ways for United Methodists to respond to last Friday's National Climate Assessment.

Orting celebrates the successful opening of Recovery Cafe

By Patrick Scriven Hit hard by the opioid crisis, the city of Orting was looking for answers. The Rev. Dennis Paschke and Orting United Methodist...

Faith Action Network’s Annual Dinner celebrates Ripples of Change

By Patrick Scriven Last night, people from a variety of faith traditions came out in support of Faith Action Network (FAN) for their annual dinner...

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.

In faith we vote

With Election Day rapidly approaching, how does a good United Methodist participate in our democracy? Rev. Lee Carney Hartman, a member of the PNW Board of Church and Society, helps to put some key UMC resources at your fingertips so you can consider what the denomination teaches as you head to the ballot box this year.

Goldendale UMC uses Peace with Justice grant to support Native American youth

By Linda Hay Earlier this year, Goldendale United Methodist Church received a grant in the amount of $3,500 from the Pacific Northwest Conference Board of...

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, 2018

A federal judge in Texas struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act a few short days before many communities, and several states, celebrated Indigenous Peoples’ Day this year. This confluence of events prompted some good questions and this reflection from Kristina Gonzalez, Director of Innovation for an Inclusive Church for the Greater Northwest Area of The United Methodist Church.

Advocate Now for Farm Worker Justice

Almost 60 years ago, Edward R. Murrow's groundbreaking TV documentary entitled the "Harvest of Shame" highlighted for Americans the plight of farm workers. Despite many marches, boycotts,...

Project Transformation fills the gap when school doesn’t start

Project Transformation: Pacific Northwest, an educational ministry of The United Methodist Church, has stepped in to provide food, fun and fellowship during teacher contract negotiations in Clark County, Washington.

The parable of the Hot Dog

Commentary by Patrick Scriven A story reported this morning on NPR gave me a little hope. According to the Pioneer Press, Jaequan Faulkner, a 13-year-old entrepreneur...