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).

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...

Have No Fear! The Green Shirts Are Here!

Five Early Response Teams from across the Western Jurisdiction join up to help North Carolina residents recover from Hurricane Florence.

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...

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...

Statement by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon on the tragic murders on Portland’s MAX

Our hearts are broken by the tragic murder of two selfless individuals who lost their lives on May 26 as they courageously stood up...

General Conference 2016 Volunteers Needed!

Portland, Ore. is going to be hosting one of the most significant events in United Methodism next year. The 2016 General Conference, which is...

Ross takes Vital Church to the Local Church

Today the Oregon-Idaho Conference learned that the Rev. Stephan Ross, Director of the Vital Church Project in the Oregon-Idaho Conference, has accepted an appointment...

The First Step is Always the Hardest

By the Rev. Dr. William D. Gibson | Photos by Patrick Scriven and Teri Tobey View photos from this event. Seattle, Wash. - How do we...

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...

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