Greater NW Table Talks bring curiosity, hope to human sexuality discussion

Last weekend the first Table Talks were held in three locations across the Greater Northwest Area. These opportunities to engage the church’s current discussion of human sexuality and the work of the Commission on a Way Forward were largely appreciated, and well attended, according to reporting by Kristen Caldwell. More events are planned throughout the coming months.

Save the date – Mission u is July 13-16, 2018

Mission u: What about our money? By the Rev. Neal Christie | Photos by Jesse N. Love What are a few topics were you taught to avoid...

Alaska Conference Special Sunday celebrated in the PNW on September 15

At the 2019 PNW Annual Conference Session last June, clergy and lay members voted to "establish the third Sunday of September each year, or...

Rev. Nico Romeijn-Stout to Girdwood Chapel United Methodist Church

Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Nico Romeijn-Stout as Pastor of Girdwood Chapel United Methodist Church in Girdwood, Alaska, in the Alaska Conference,...

Let’s Eat! St. John UMC Considers Sustainable Food Choices

Did you know that it was possible to make food choices that positively impact the planet? Last week, St. John UMC considered this question and others in an attempt to understand sustainable food issues.

Shower trailers will help VIM teams in the Greater Northwest

By Jim Truitt | Photos by members of PNW UMVIM, Early Response Teams, et. al. Finding lodging for Early Response Teams (ERT) and Volunteers in...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Alaska as Mission District of the PNW Conference

The decision by the Alaska Conference to pursue a new status as a 'mission district' of the PNW Conference raises some questions. We've developed this FAQ to try to answer some of them for folks in the PNW.

Northwest United Methodist Foundation announces new associate directors

By Tom Wilson The Northwest United Methodist Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff persons: the Rev. David Nieda and Julia...

Greater NW churches respond to GC with messages of love, apology and inclusion

When the Traditional Plan passed at General Conference, local churches across the Greater Northwest Area raced to counter to a message sent that was out of sync with the ministry they understand God calling them toward. Kristen Caldwell shares how a number of church leaders responded.

Greater NW Area leaders express disappointment over failure to ratify amendments expressing gender equality,...

Bishop Elaine Stanovsky and the district superintendents and staff of the Greater Northwest Area offer words of comfort and conviction in a video recorded after disheartening news of failed constitutional amendments concerning gender equality.