Creating a Culture of Call: Greater NW Area Ministry Internship Project Launches!

Greater Northwest Area Garners $100,000 Grant The Greater Northwest Episcopal Area of The United Methodist Church, an area that includes the Alaska, Oregon-Idaho, and Pacific...

Greater NW Ministry Interns: “God is doing a new thing…”

In September, 3 young adults began 9 months of discernment and service as ministry interns in different churches across the Greater Northwest Area. Over the...

And the children shall lead us…

According to Patrick Scriven, the advocacy of young people in the wake of last week's school shooting is both inspiring and unsettling. It's inspiring because it may be making a difference but it's unsettling because it also speaks to the brokenness of institutions like the federal government and The United Methodist Church.

Musings: Don’t Feed the Trolls!

Musings & Younger Perspectives: Don't Feed the Trolls! By Patrick Scriven | Illustration by Wikimedia Commons The word ‘troll’ is used on the Internet to describe...

Campus Connection: The Importance of Interfaith Dialogue

Background photo courtesy of Wikipedia/Chmee2. For more info on this photo, click here. Campus Connection: The Importance of Interfaith Dialogue at The Evergreen State College Part...

#UMCGC Reflection: #WhereAreTheYouth? Answer: School

By Brianna Smith May 17, 2016 How much do you want us? During General Conference, I’ve noticed that adults are asking the question, “Where are the youth...

Rethinking Metrics in the Life of the Church

By Patrick Scriven | Director of Communications & Young People's Ministry Humor me for a minute. What if we rethink metrics? Before I start let’s name metrics...

Transforming the World with the Three Washing Ton D.C.’s #gypcla14

Transforming the World with the Three Washing Ton D.C.’s #gypcla14 By Amanda Tobey with Jesse N. Love | Photo by Amy Pazan During Opening Worship at...

Considering a Call to Ministry? Apply for an Internship this Summer!

Are you a young adult, aged 18 to 25, considering a call to ordained ministry who is also available to serve in a ministry setting this summer? If...

Take the “Change the World” challenge!

2013 marks the fourth year that The United Methodist Church has participated in "Change the World," an event led by United Methodist Communications and...

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