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.

I cried today

When a local scrooge attempted to derail Ellensburg First UMC's annual Santa Breakfast with a complaint to the county Health Department, pastor Jen Stuart was moved to sadness. Those tears were soon transformed to ones of joy as she worked through the challenge and reflected on the blessing her local church is to its community and to its pastor.

Wallingford UMC hosts Holocaust presentation to combat hate

By Patricia Naumann | Photos by Lucinda King and The Holocaust Center for Humanity Seattle, Wash. - On Sunday, February 11, nearly 90 members of Seattle’s Wallingford...

Nurturing Elders: Older Adults lead the way in recycling!

By The Rev. Elmer Bigham | Photos by Pastor Scott Klepach, Jr. Elmer Bigham is the driving force behind a very significant community ministry of...

Seattle-area church choir sings in Pepper Chopin Christmas Cantata in NYC

By Rev. Kathleen Weber | Pastor, Trinity United Methodist Church - Ballard Early last spring, Trinity United Methodist Church's choir was “discovered” on their YouTube...

People of Faith Care for Our Common Home!

  By The Rev. Ron Hines | Photos by John Hill, Jesse N. Love, and Jenny Phillips In their many Ways, people of faith across the...

Toppenish church to celebrate 120 years and counting!

Eli Martinez, co-lead pastor for New Harvest Fellowship in Toppenish, WA, sees the upcoming celebration of 120 years of a Methodist presence in the community as an opportunity to renew ministry to a city dealing with fear from recent shootings.

Holms: Where the journey has taken me

Joan Holms, PNW Conference Lay Leader addresses the audience at opening worship at the Annual Conference Sessions 2015.   Journeys: Where the journey has taken me By Joan...

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...

5 ways your church can plan a Camp Sunday

Peter Fraser, chair for the PNW Camping Board of Stewards, makes a confession. Until recently he didn't know that Camping Sunday was "officially a recognized Conference Offering Sunday. Confession out of the way, Fraser offers 5 great suggestions for local churches to plan their own Camp Sundays.