Leaders Gather to Discuss What’s Next for The United Methodist Church

Atlanta, GA: “We don’t know the exact nature of Paul’s trouble but we know he made it through!” said Rev. Junius Dotson...

PNW Board of Ordained Ministry will resist discriminatory GC2019 restrictions

A letter was sent earlier this month to ministerial candidates in the PNW Conference in response to the harmful actions of General Conference 2019. In reassurance, it offers "that the actions of General Conference do not and will not change our statement or our current practice..."

Join Lazy F Camp in dedicating new dining hall, closing funding gap

Lazy F Camp & Retreat Center extends a warm invitation to a dining hall Dedication Service, with Bishop Elaine Stanovsky presiding, on May 19th. Additionally, a matching gift opportunity to help close the funding gap ends on April 15.

Is the #UMC brand broken?

By Patrick Scriven Regardless of how one identifies theologically, this last week was not a good one for...

Greater NW churches respond to GC with messages of love, apology and inclusion

When the Traditional Plan passed at General Conference, local churches across the Greater Northwest Area raced to counter to a message sent that was out of sync with the ministry they understand God calling them toward. Kristen Caldwell shares how a number of church leaders responded.

Bishops challenge constitutionality of disaffiliation petition

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church (COB) has asked the Judicial Council for a declaratory decision...

Greater Northwest Area Disaster Response Programs Looking Ahead

In a new step of collaboration, Jim Truitt is leaving his role as Disaster Response Coordinator for the PNW Conference to provide leadership for for a Greater Northwest Area Disaster Response pilot program. Dana and Kathy Bryson will be replacing Jim as Disaster Response Coordinators in the PNW.
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WJ Bishops respond to harmful General Conference, recommit to full inclusion

The WJ College of Bishops offers this statement to a church finding itself harmed once again by a General Conference incapable of...

United Methodists Meet in St. Louis for Worldwide Conference

Delegates and observers from around the world will gather at the Dome at America’s Center, February 24-26, 2019, for the Special Session of the United Methodist General Conference.

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