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...

This year’s Bishop’s Symposium is No Joke: A Rabbi, an Imam, a Pastor and Brian...

This year’s Bishop’s Symposium will focus on the need to develop our capacity for intercultural communication as we experience the possibilities of interfaith relationships. And there are three options for clergy and laity to participate.

Sign up for UMVIM TEAM LEADER Training – NOW!

By Wendy Riddle UM Volunteers in Mission Team Leader/Team Member Training October 28 (Pasco: Riverview UMC) November 18 (Tumwater UMC) 9:00 am - 3:30 pm | $20.00 REGISTER HERE I remember my...

Bystander Training Offered as a Workshop just prior to start of Annual Conference

A new training which incorporates restorative justice principles, called 'Bystander Training,' is being offered on Wednesday, June 14th, as part of a day long pre-conference workshop at Camas UMC. Rev. Richenda Fairhurst speaks with trainer Rev. Terri Stewart, and several participants, about its goals and purpose.

Communications Checklist for Pastoral Transitions

This communications checklist was compiled for a recent workshop for pastors who are expecting to transfer into a new appointment this summer. While these are good things to consider as one approaches such liminal space, it's good to keep many of these items in mind throughout the course of one's ministry with a local church.

Step Up to the Plate! Early Response Team “Spring Training” is COMING!

    By Kathy Bryson Be a part of the disaster response community and help those in need. The PNWUMC Volunteers in Mission team is hosting the...

April Spring Training for Early Response Teams! (FLIER DOWNLOAD)

Mark your calendars and contact Kathy Bryson for more information! Click to DOWNLOAD this Flier (PDF) FACEBOOK: PNW UMVIM | Rebuild: Up from the Ashes

PNW United Methodists Bring Faith Values to Olympia

Marie Kuch, Kelly Dahlman-Oeth, Nathan Hollifield, and Jenny Phillips meet in between workshop sessions at Faith Advocacy Day in Olympia. By the Rev. Jenny Phillips...

Multiplying Ministries Pilot Program Launches

The Revs. William Gibson, Brad Beeman, Bishop Elaine Stanovsky, the Revs. DJ del Rosario and Molly Fraser were some of the clergy in attendance for...

Embracing a Season of Fruitfulness at the Summit

Attendees of the quadrennial Leadership Summit close worship in prayer before beginning workshops. This year, the summit was held at Vancouver: First UMC. The Leadership...