Celebrating Easter together during this time of physical separation

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Production is underway for a Greater Northwest Area-wide celebration of Easter, and we are inviting you to participate! Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Alaska as Mission District of the PNW Conference

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The decision by the Alaska Conference to pursue a new status as a 'mission district' of the PNW Conference raises some questions. We've developed this FAQ to try to answer some of them for folks in the PNW.

Alaska Conference Special Session affirms request to become a mission district, seeks inclusion within...

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By Rev. Jim Doepken During a Special Called Session of the Alaska Conference of The United Methodist Church...

Laura Velonza joins the District Service Center as District Administrator for Inland, Seven Rivers

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By Patrick Scriven As 2019 was drawing to a close, Laura Velonza was beginning a new role as...

PNW WJ Fresh Summit Report

During the Western Jurisdiction Fresh United Methodism Summit, attendees received a number of reports from jurisdictional leadership and workgroups. Annual Conferences were...

VIDEO: WJ Bishops declare Safe Harbor for LGBTQ+ clergy, candidates

VIDEO: WJ Bishops declare Safe Harbor for LGBTQ+ clergy, candidates #UMC4All

As New 2020 Restrictions Loom, Western Jurisdiction Bishops Pledge Safe Harbor for LGBTQ+ United...

Western bishops lead with grace, not persecution. Active United Methodist Bishops in the Western Jurisdiction announce their intention to set aside complaints against clergy accused of being gay or performing LGBTQ+ weddings; urge others to join them. #UMC4All

GBCS Board of Directors Release Social Principles to the Church

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CHICAGO — At its final meeting of the quadrennium, the board of directors of the General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) introduced...

Bishop Stanovsky announces Greater Northwest Area guiding coalition

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In the wake of the exclusionary and punitive actions of General Conference 2019, Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky is announcing the formation of a Greater...

2019 Clergy Age Report Shows Dramatic Decline in Number of Young Elders

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WASHINGTON, DC –There has been a dramatic decline in the number of young elders this past year, according to the Clergy Age Trends...

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