Have No Fear! The Green Shirts Are Here!

Five Early Response Teams from across the Western Jurisdiction join up to help North Carolina residents recover from Hurricane Florence.

Lazy F welcomes over 200 supporters on Celebration Saturday

By Dave Burfeind  November 17th was a fine day to show off the progress on the exquisite new dining hall at Lazy F Camp & Retreat Center. This time of...

Orting celebrates the successful opening of Recovery Cafe

By Patrick Scriven Hit hard by the opioid crisis, the city of Orting was looking for answers. The Rev. Dennis Paschke and Orting United Methodist Church have partnered with the...

Faith Action Network’s Annual Dinner celebrates Ripples of Change

By Patrick Scriven Last night, people from a variety of faith traditions came out in support of Faith Action Network (FAN) for their annual dinner in Renton with first-ever satellite...

Ebony Bishops’ Statement to the Council of Bishops and the People Called United Methodists...

Adopted by Council of Bishops on November 6, 2018 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,             because he has anointed me            to bring good news...

Statement from the Council of Bishops regarding the Judicial Council Decision

In service to the delegates of the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference, the Council of Bishops asked for a declaratory decision of the Judicial Council regarding the...

United Methodist Women celebrate 150 years in the PNW, look toward future action

Last weekend, United Methodist Women from across the PNW Conference gathered at Vancouver First United Methodist Church to celebrate 150 years of ministry, and to set a course grounded in justice and mercy for the future. Gary Carter and Ginny Sorenson provide the story, with additional photos from Sara Culp.

Hurricane Michael: Ways you can help today

By Patrick Scriven With sustained wind speeds just shy of a Category 5 hurricane, Michael is said to be the strongest to make landfall in the United States in 50...

Global Young People Adopt Unity Statement Declaring Love for Church

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Sept. 26, 2018 /Discipleship Ministries/ – United Methodist youth and young adults attending the Global Young People’s Convocation (GYPC) adopted a Statement of Unity declaring their love of the church,...

Praying with those who find themselves “Leading While Female”

We Pray With Her, a book of devotionals and prayers meant to offer support to women in leadership, was released earlier this month by Abingdon Press. It includes contributions from two Greater Northwest Area clergywomen, Revs. Karen Puckett Hernandez and Elizabeth Ingram Schindler.

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