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...

Greater Northwest Area Disaster Response Programs Looking Ahead

In a new step of collaboration, Jim Truitt is leaving his role as Disaster Response Coordinator for the PNW Conference to provide leadership for for a Greater Northwest Area Disaster Response pilot program. Dana and Kathy Bryson will be replacing Jim as Disaster Response Coordinators in the PNW.

The Global Mission Fellows Program is looking for young leaders for their 2019 cohort!

Submitted by Erica Kay Oliveira The Global Mission Fellows Program is a paid, faith-based opportunity for 20-30 year olds...

Project Transformation announces closure, shares gratitude for support

For the last two years Project Transformation - PNW has worked to redefine community engagement, empowering young adults to provide summer programing to children from low-income communities. Executive Director Rev. Rachel Neer shares the difficult news that the program's board has voted to close.

African bishops won’t support call for dissolution of UMC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   September 24, 2018 FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE — Bishops in Africa have resolved not to support any proposed legislation that calls for splitting...

Advocate Now for Farm Worker Justice

Almost 60 years ago, Edward R. Murrow's groundbreaking TV documentary entitled the "Harvest of Shame" highlighted for Americans the plight of farm workers. Despite many marches, boycotts,...

WJ Mission Cabinet endorses One Church Plan

"It is after much prayer, study and discernment that we share with you that we believe that the One Church Plan is the best way forward for the mission and ministry of The United Methodist Church." Members of the Western Jurisdiction's Mission Cabinet have endorsed the One Church Plan, noting their commitment to the full inclusion of LGBTQ persons in the church now, and a recognition of the need to create "generous space" for all to live faithfully their conscience as they follow Jesus.

Bossey! UMEIT: Plunge! Local Initiatives Grants!

Apply: 2019 Scholarship for Bossey! | Local Initiatives Grants! This is a reminder there are several opportunities available JUST FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS for...

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...

Cindy Haverkamp joins PNW staff as Communications Associate, Creation Care connector

The PNW Conference Office of Connectional Ministries is pleased to welcome Cindy Haverkamp as its new Communications Associate. In this part-time position, she will assist in telling the story of The United Methodist Church in the PNW and across its global connection.