LGBTQ and You – an Introductory Glossary of Terms and Usage

Even when we want to offer hospitality and love to LGBTQIA+ siblings in Christ, our lack of knowledge can get in the way. On the PNW News Blog, Rev. Ann Lock shares a resource she prepared to help members of her congregation to grow in their understanding.

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.

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...

New resources to support Creation Care in the Pacific Northwest and beyond!

An Earthkeepers Training is coming this fall to Salt Lake City, UT and I hope to see you there! As the PNW Conference’s new Creation...

May U Journey On

Rev. Ferdinand Llenado went through a faith crisis as he experienced a paradigm shift from fundamentalism towards inclusive thinking. In this post on the PNW News Blog, Llenado shares several benedictions from his recently published book, shaped by this faith journey through the U.

Council of Bishops invites applications for three ecumenical programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is inviting applications for the following three programs: Grant application for the...

United Methodists encouraged to celebrate 50th anniversary of the denomination alongside Pentecost

View on YouTube  |  Download Video Nashville, Tennessee – May 20 is being called a “once in a lifetime” event for United Methodists, offering an...

Lewis Center for Church Leadership Engages New Audience, New Topics with Podcast

The Lewis Center for Church Leadership of Wesley Theological Seminary recently launched the Leading Ideas Talks podcast. With new entries each Wednesday, listeners will learn from ecumenical and intentionally diverse guests speaking on various topics like stewardship, evangelism, preaching, and church growth.

Take Time to Listen

At its heart, the Academy for Spiritual Formation® is an experience in listening: to one another, to oneself, to God. And good listening is a rare art these days, one that can truly be a blessing to the world. Learn more about the two-year Academy for Spiritual Formation being offered at the San Damiano Retreat Center in Danville, CA starting in July.

Scholarships available for Two-Year Academy for Spiritual Formation

Scholarships are available for PNW laity and clergy who are registered for a Two-Year Academy for Spiritual Formation starting this summer. The Board of...