Statement on President Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

The World Methodist Council (WMC) and its member churches acknowledge the foundational role that the Holy City of Jerusalem has played in the history...

Climate Vigil Lanterns!

We need volunteers to help at the General Conference Climate Vigil! If you can come to Portland to volunteer for the Vigil or for our...

Prayers, paper lanterns at climate vigil

SLIDESHOW: Click here for photos from the GC Climate Vigil! By Linda Bloom May 13, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. (UMNS) In South Pacific island nations like Tonga, children...

I am headed for Standing Rock #WaterIsLife

By Rev. Richenda Fairhurst | Pastor, Camas United Methodist Church I am headed for Standing Rock. Over the last number of weeks I have read the...

The Climate Vigil at General Conference

By Jesse Love May 13, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. The General Conference Climate Vigil sent a powerful message to delegates and guests: now is the time for...

Are Smoky Summers the “New Norm”?

As wildfire smoke continues to blanket much of the Pacific Northwest, Cindy Haverkamp checks in with churches in the PNW's hardest-hit district to discover how they are ministering to their congregations in what may be a new "normal".

PNW Creation Care: Just Juice!

(Left) Fresh, locally-grown, organic Concord grapes will soon be pressed into juice by youth from Puyallup UMC. (Right) The Rev. Jenny Phillips talks...

Nurturing Elders: Older Adults lead the way in recycling!

By The Rev. Elmer Bigham | Photos by Pastor Scott Klepach, Jr. Elmer Bigham is the driving force behind a very significant community ministry of...

United Methodists Bring Faith and Advocacy to Olympia and Beyond

(Cover) Interfaith leaders met with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to discuss a variety of legislative concerns. (Above) United Methodist clergy distributed ashes during Ash...

Funding Ministries and Mission Outreach 2017

What are Conference budgets? How can I support mission? What resources are available from The PNW Conference that can help our church treasurers? Download...

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