Northwest United Methodist Foundation announces new associate directors

By Tom Wilson The Northwest United Methodist Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff persons: the Rev. David Nieda and Julia...

Social justice advocate and best selling author Jim Wallis to speak

New York Times best selling author, activist, and theologian Jim Wallis will speak on the subject of his latest book, America's Original Sin: Racism, White...

Q: What’s Next? A: You registering for this year’s Older Adult Retreat!

Older Adults Retreat September 18 – 20, 2018 Lazy F Retreat Camp . Ellensburg, WA. Still thinking about going to the September Retreat?  You still have time...

United Methodists asked to join Week of Pray for Christian Unity

The Council of Bishops is urging all United Methodists to join with other Christians throughout the world to participate in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which begins tomorrow, January 18, 2018.

United Methodist Bishops condemn President Trump’s “offensive” remarks against immigrants

"As reported, President Trump’s words are not only offensive and harmful, they are racist." Council of Bishops President Bruce Ough offers a strongly worded rebuke of President Donald J. Trump's language during negotiations with congressional leaders over immigration. He shares the Council of Bishops call to all United Methodists "to condemn this characterization and further call for President Trump to apologize."

Commission members grateful to serve, complete work on final report

LOS ANGELES – Members of the Commission on a Way Forward expressed gratitude at the opportunity to be part of the Commission and they...

Candlelight Vigil for School Shooting Set for Sunday night in Edmonds

Edmonds, Washington – The community is invited to a February 18, 7:00 p.m. Candlelight Vigil at Edmonds United Methodist Church 828 Caspers St, Edmonds, to honor...

United Methodist Bishops meet to discuss General Conference, elect new officers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church will meet November 3-6 at Lake Junaluska Assembly in North...

Bishops seek declaratory decision from Judicial Council on Special Session

The United Methodist Council of Bishops is asking the denomination's top court to declare whether additional petitions, beyond the report of the Commission on a Way Forward and the Council, can be submitted to the Special 2019 General Conference. At least one group has threatened to submit its own legislation outside of the process approved by the 2016 General Conference Session.

UMC bishops mourn victims of Florida school shootings

In the wake of the school shooting in Florida, the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has issued a statement of grief,...