Fear of the Tap (water)

Growing up in the Philippines, the Rev. David Valera learned that it was never safe to drink water straight from the tap. In this reflective post, Valera wrestles with how hard it can be to let go of "deep-rooted fears" even long after one has learned there is no danger. He wonders what role the church can play in liberating others.

Cindy Haverkamp joins PNW staff as Communications Associate, Creation Care connector

The PNW Conference Office of Connectional Ministries is pleased to welcome Cindy Haverkamp as its new Communications Associate. In this part-time position, she will assist in telling the story of The United Methodist Church in the PNW and across its global connection.

The 144th Session of the Pacific Northwest Annual Conference

"What happened this year at Annual Conference?" Patrick Scriven files this overview report on the 2017 Pacific Northwest Annual Conference. While it

What to expect when you’re expecting to be a General Conference delegate

The Pacific Northwest Conference is planning to elect its delegates for the 2020 United Methodist General Conferences during its Annual Conference at the Showplex Center in Puyallup on June 22-24, 2018. Rev. Mary Huycke provides this overview of what you are signing up for if elected to serve as a clergy or lay delegate.

Project Transformation is a lot of things

By Rev. Rachel Neer  Time and time again I am asked to attend church meetings, school groups, and community events to share about Project Transformation. ...

Coupeville United Methodist Church to celebrate 165 years on April 22nd

Coupeville United Methodist, the first church organized north of Olympia in the Washington Territory, will celebrate its 165th year of ministry on April 22. As part of its Sunday worship service (11am), its History Committee will offer a presentation of the Coupeville church from its beginnings in the 1850s. The public is invited to participate.

Lazy Daze: Refresh and Reboot!

Lazy Daze: Refresh and Reboot! By Jesse N. Love Older adults from the PNW Conference enjoyed time apart to “Refresh and Reboot” during Lazy Daze --...

Training on Social Principles offered in Federal Way as draft version of new principles...

United Methodists gathered at Federal Way United Methodist Church for a Social Principles Training Event last Saturday with the Rev. Dr. Clayton Childers from the General Board of Church and Society. Learn more about the event and an upcoming opportunity to attend a repeat training at Spokane Valley United Methodist Church on May 12th.

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...

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....