Pacific Northwest Religion: Doing It Different, Doing It Alone

Patricia O’Connell Killen is the primary editor of the book Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Northwest.  Professor Killen has worked regularly with Northwest pastors,...

New scholarship opportunity for students in Pacific Northwest Conference!

Are you a United Methodist college student in the Pacific Northwest Conference? If so, the Pacific Northwest Conference has a new scholarship program available for students who are pursuing a...

The Holy Week Holiday You’re Not Celebrating… Yet

Your plans are ready for Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. But have you prepared for Table Turning Monday? Table Turning Monday...

Quick Ideas for Post-Easter, Earth Day Sunday Worship

It’s the Wednesday after Holy Week. If you're a pastor or worship leader, you might be just emerging from your post-Easter comas to start...

Learning to Walk in the Dark

Learning to Walk in the Dark By the Rev. Paul Graves “Then I said to myself, ‘Oh, he even sees me in the dark! At night I’m...

Communications Checklist for Pastoral Transitions

This communications checklist was compiled for a recent workshop for pastors who are expecting to transfer into a new appointment this summer. While these are good things to consider as one approaches such liminal space, it's good to keep many of these items in mind throughout the course of one's ministry with a local church.

Claudine’s Story: Being a Blessing to Others

Claudine Kasongo is presented with Certificate of Achievement from the Rev. Jon Short. Claudine’s Story: Being a Blessing to Others By Barbara Dadd Shaffer | Photos by Jesse N....

Rev. Walker: On My Deafness and Blindness

On My Deafness and Blindness The Rev. Robert L. Walker Early in my life I collected heroes - one of music, the other of poetry and...

Two Goals Worthy of Your Support

The Ministry Fund Drive The PNW Ministry Fund Drive is underway! Many churches and individuals have already made pledges and contributions in support of our...

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...