Crossing Boundaries — Partnerships in Mission

The Oregon-Idaho Conference's Global Mission Team is hosting three celebrations of the bicentennial of Methodist global ministry this Fall. PNW United Methodists are invited to attend the events, which also double as trainings, planned for Roseburg (10/5), Tigard (10/12), and Boise (10/26).

What do Benedictine monks and United Methodist clergy have in common?

By the Rev. Meredith Dodd | Pastor, Bear Creek United Methodist Church What do Benedictine monks and United Methodist clergy have in common? At first glance,...

A Message to those in Ministry with Young People during the Coronavirus Outbreak

By Teri Tobey *Weekly Meeting time changed to 11AM 4/1/2020In a matter of weeks, what an average week of ministry and life for many of...

REACT: Christmas Institute celebrates unconditional love

Christmas Institute is an annual church retreat with origins in the Philippines. Here in the Pacific Northwest, CI will be held at The Firs...

Legislative Summary from The PNWAC Sessions 2015

The Pacific Northwest Annual Conference Sessions 2015 Legislative Summary Prepared by the Rev. Shirley DeLarme Much of our action was to make our preferences known to General...

Personal Energy Transportation changes lives through mobility

The Rev. John Shaffer demonstrates the use of a PET, or Personal Energy Transportation handbike. It is used to help those unable to use...

Finding God, Finding Self

Sue Magrath describes the impact the Academy for Spiritual Formation made upon her when she began attending in 2005. She also shares that an opportunity to experience the program is coming to the Northwest this July.

Jar$ for Jamaa Letu 2018!!

This year's labels for the annual 'jar' fundraiser to support the orphanages of Jamaa Letu in Lubumbashi, in the Democratic Republic of Congo are now available. Directions are provided for local churches and individuals seeking to support this important, life-giving, ministry.

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, 2018

A federal judge in Texas struck down the Indian Child Welfare Act a few short days before many communities, and several states, celebrated Indigenous Peoples’ Day this year. This confluence of events prompted some good questions and this reflection from Kristina Gonzalez, Director of Innovation for an Inclusive Church for the Greater Northwest Area of The United Methodist Church.

Rev. Kathy Neary to serve as Transitional Ministry Developer for Pacific Northwest Conference

Bishop Elaine J.W. Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Kathy Neary to serve as Transitional Ministry Developer for the Pacific Northwest Conference, beginning July 1, 2018....