Global Mission Fellows meet Dr. Cornel West

Gretchen Brown, the Rev. Katie Ladd, Dr. Cornel West, Sarah Roemer and Janjay Innis gather after West’s visit to The Well at Queen Anne UMC. West spoke on various...

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...

Bishop Jack Tuell – Courage and Compassion

By the Rev. Pat Simpson | Seattle District Superintendent Do you ever wonder whether your discipleship makes any difference to this world? Thinking about Bishop Jack Tuell in the wake...

Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance

By Brant Henshaw | Treasurer and Director of Administrative Services A lot of publicity was generated when Seattle adopted a “living wage” minimum wage ordinance this year. It has raised a...

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,...

Our Global Mission Fellows in Seattle

The Rev. John Helmiere of Valley and Mountain Fellowship welcomes Seattle's Global Mission FellowsGretchen Brown, Annabeth Tucker*, and Alan Allis during their tour of the Seattle Area. Our Global Mission...

Reasons to Believe

By the Rev. Pat Simpson | Seattle District Superintendent OOn the radio this morning I heard a Jewish father and a Muslim mother talk about guiding their two families through...

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....

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...

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