Seattle District musical event raises funds for Rebuild: Up from the Ashes

The praise team from First United Methodist Church in Bellevue, Wash. brought a joyful noise during the Seattle District fund-raising event for the Rebuild:...

Puyallup UMC’s Blessing Box!

Kheira B., a young person at Puyallup UMC, helped bring her vision of helping those in need with a Blessing Box - a take-what-you-need...

LGBTQ and You – an Introductory Glossary of Terms and Usage

Even when we want to offer hospitality and love to LGBTQIA+ siblings in Christ, our lack of knowledge can get in the way. On the PNW News Blog, Rev. Ann Lock shares a resource she prepared to help members of her congregation to grow in their understanding.

A Liturgy for Orlando

By the Rev. Mantu Joshi* I wrote this liturgy after the recent tragedy. Please feel free to use this if it is helpful for your community. Liturgy Leader:...

Sandpoint United Methodist Kids Buy an Ark

The kids at Sandpoint United Methodist Church in Sandpoint, Idaho have been collecting change from the adults in the congregation every other Sunday for...

Recognizing local church achievements, extraordinary service by members at #pnwac16

Recognizing local church achievements, extraordinary service by members at #pnwac16 By Teri Tobey with Jesse N. Love Puyallup, Wash. - The PNWAC 2016 Awards Banquet honored...

When the Methodists took on the Hop King

By Patrick Scriven In a drama that played itself out in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer in 1895, conflicting values of late 19th century Methodism – namely...

Mission u 2017 nurtures covenant relationships with God’s people and creation

  By Jesse N. Love For more photos from Mission u, visit Ellensburg, Wash. - “Sometimes people forget that the Church is an agent of mission,”...

Global Mission Fellows meet Dr. Cornel West

Gretchen Brown, the Rev. Katie Ladd, Dr. Cornel West, Sarah Roemer and Janjay Innis gather after West’s visit to The Well at Queen Anne UMC....

A reflection on exclusion and language by Paul Jeffrey

By the Rev. Paul Jeffrey Some ten million people in the world today are stateless. They aren’t recognized as citizens of any nation. Without legal...