Immigration Immersion

Western Jurisdiction UMVIM coordinators are offering two Immigration Immersions to Tucson, Arizona, in March 2020. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from those in ministry at the border and will have the opportunity to spend one day in Nogales, Mexico.

The Port Orchard Tornado Revisited

It's been 10 months since a rare EF 2 Tornado wreaked havoc in Port Orchard, Washington. Jim Truitt, Disaster Response Coordinator for the Greater NW Area, offers us a look back at the work that has been accomplished by numerous volunteers and intentional partnerships.

GNW Methodist Early Response Teams join in NC flood relief efforts

A few UMVIM Early Response Team members from Washington and Oregon visited North Carolina to help the clean-up of flood-damaged homes from November 9 to...

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...

Colorado is ready for Early Response Teams

Check our Facebook page for more photos from Lyons, Colo. Colorado is ready for Early Response Teams By Jim Truitt The Rocky Mountain Conference has officially invited...

SAVE THE DATE: Disaster Response Training, September 23 and 24 in Richland

An Early Response Team heads back home while serving in Fairbanks, Alaska to fix houses affected by flooding of the Yukon River back in...

Laity Immersion: Rebuild needs money, time, work and volunteers

Participants in the November Pacific Northwest laity immersion trip to visit Okanogan County drive through a metal scrap yard/pile to show how much damaged...

Washington Wildfires Update

By the Rev. Stanley J. Norman Firefighters are finally containing the massive Carlton Complex Fires in Eastern Washington (52% contained as of Thursday, July 24th)....

Rebuild: Up From the Ashes | We Need You!

(Left) Rosalee Mohney leaders a discussion during November's Laity Immersion experience in Okanogan County.  (Right) A junk pile of rusty, metal rest in between...

Creation Care Enhances UMCOR Ministries through Awareness and Collaboration

By Cindy Haverkamp, PNWUMC Creation Care Connector In 2018, natural disasters caused $160 billion in damage and claimed 10,400 lives. Climate models for the future...