The 146th Session of the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference

Story by Patrick Scriven Note: The following report was prepared to share the work of the 2019 Pacific Northwest Annual...

Supporters fill Lazy F Camp’s new dining hall to dedicate space for ministry

Photos & Story by Patrick Scriven On Sunday, May 19th, numerous supporters were on hand to dedicate a...

UMCNext Concludes Meeting with Four Commitments

(Leawood, Kansas) -- More than 600 United Methodists gathered in Kansas this week for UMCNext, a conversation in response to the adoption...

Bishops offer pastoral word; make key decisions at May 2019 meeting

CHICAGO – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church completed its May 2019 meeting held outside Chicago with a pastoral...

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...

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