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...

Claremont explores move to Oregon

By Greg Nelson In a July 6 letter to the Claremont School of Theology community, and subsequent press releases from Claremont School of Theology (CST) and...

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.

Rev. Emma Donohew to Parkrose United Methodist Church

Bishop Grant Hagiya announces his intention to appoint the Rev. Emma Donohew as the Pastor of Parkrose United Methodist Church, Portland, OR, effective July...

With Heart, Soul, and Mind: Not Everything that Matters Happens When People Vote

By Rev. Lowell Greathouse May 24, 2016 "Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope. Nothing...
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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.

When Jesus Smiles: Working Together for a Shared Purpose

The PNW Early Response Team visited Minot, N.D. responding to floods in 2011. When Jesus Smiles: Working Together for a Shared Purpose By Steve Meachum One of the...

Rev. Richenda Fairhurst as Pastor of Ashland First UMC

Bishop Elaine J.W. Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Richenda Fairhurst as Pastor of Ashland First United Methodist Church in Ashland, Oregon beginning July...

How have ERTs fulfilled its mission of service in 2017?

By Kathy Bryson For the PNW Early Response Team program, 2017 was a year kaf firsts. We hosted our first annual weekend “Spring Training” at...
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Is Your Church Weird Enough to Survive?

By Rev. Lowell Greathouse, Mission and Ministry Coordinator for the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference Recently I attended a book party for Paul Nixon and Beth Ann...

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