Is it easy being GREEN at Annual Conference?

By the Rev. Jenny Phillips It can be hard to make creation-friendly choices when you’re attending Annual Conference, because the big creation care decisions were made long before you arrived....

A report on the 2014 Pacific Northwest Annual Conference Session

The 141st session of the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference took place at the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup, Wash., June 19-22, 2014. Bishop Grant J. Hagiya was the officiating...

The Fun Run @ #pnwumc14

By Nico Romeijn-Stout | Click here for photos United Methodists from around the Northwest gathered Saturday, June 21 to walk, jog, and run in a 5k to raise money for...

3 Things Your Church Can Do to Support Imagine No Malaria

By Julia Frisbie 1) Set a goal. Identify core people who are passionate about Imagine No Malaria, and have them work with other church leaders. Many churches are aiming to raise...

Retirements recognized at 2014 Annual Conference

Retirements recognized at 2014 Annual Conference By Gretchen Engle with Jesse N. Love At this year's Pacific Northwest Annual Conference Sessions, we honored and celebrated this year's class of retirees representing...

Coming to Pass #pnwac14

Coming to Pass: Bishop Leeland’s Message to our Ordained and Commissioned By Jesse N. Love On Saturday, Bishop Paul Leeland, resident bishop of the Alabama-West Florida Episcopal Area presented a special...

Laity Session Notes #pnwac14

Laity Session Notes By Amy Pazan Bishop Hagiya called the 141st Annual Conference to order. Joan Holms thanked Pat Dodson for her years of service as associate conference lay leader. Executive Director of...

The Art of Camp Harmony #pnwac14

The Art of Camp Harmony By Chrystal Marner Japanese-American art tells the story of internment and processing during WWII. Camp Harmony was the name of the processing center held at...

In Focus: Leadership Development

In Focus: Leadership Development By Terri Stewart MEETING ATTENDEE AVAILABILITY In the Leadership Development Focus Group, two pieces of legislation came before the group. The first focused on the need to plan meetings...

Annual Conference: Opening Worship Remembers Japanese-American Internment in Puyallup

By Scott Klepach and Pastor Karen Yokota Early Friday morning the people gathering into the worship area before opening worship were greeted  with peppy jazz tunes. The Minidoka Swing Band,...

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