Becoming God’s Shalom: A Justice Journey

By the Rev. Kay C. Barckley | Photo by Faith Action Network “…in peace and justice Christ brings Shalom. So when we’re living the ways of Jesus, we are God’s Shalom…” -From...

Seattle District musical event raises funds for Rebuild: Up from the Ashes

The praise team from First United Methodist Church in Bellevue, Wash. brought a joyful noise during the Seattle District fund-raising event for the Rebuild: Up from the Ashes project....

Wallingford UMC: Opening Borders to the Spirit

The Rev. Ann Berney walks along the border wall between El Paso and Juárez.  A team from Seattle: Wallingford United Methodist Church visited this area to participate in Abriendo Fronteras...

SUMYT: Growing closer to God with my second family

The 2016-2017 SUMYT Team worked together for a year to produce its annual retreat. By Meaghan Vaden | Photos by Amy Keough | Logo design by SUMYT, Jesse N. Love This year's SUMYT...

Wandering Uganda: Serving, Changing, Growing

Denise Belista (top left), poses with children from the local community in Uganda.  Denise served as a global justice volunteer assigned to serve with Days for Girls, an organization...

Speaking a Hard Truth-in-Love

To the United Methodist Body of Christ in the Seattle District, As this year draws to a close, and another begins to birth I pray for all of our congregations...

Pacific Island Methodists of the Northwest meet in Seattle

Pacific Islander leadership met at First Tongan UMC with support from the district, Conference, and greater UMC. Small groups focused on identity, empowerment, and discipleship for Pacific Island Methodists....

Compass Housing Alliance, Hopelink and Ronald United Methodist Church Break Ground on Affordable Housing...

SHORELINE — Compass Housing Alliance, Hopelink, and Ronald United Methodist Church break ground October 12 on Ronald Commons, a new affordable housing project with an on-site 12,000-square-foot Integrated Service...

Seattle district-wide youth retreat touches lives

Seattle district-wide youth retreat touches lives By Hailey Swearingen Photos by Mary Recla and Brian Martin June of 2014 was the beginning of an incredible journey for me. For the past months,...

FriendsGiving at Cornerstone

By Ashley Creek* Last Fall, the Cornerstone Youth Program celebrated what happens when you gather people around a table together and share a meal. The feeling and community that occurs...

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