Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Amanda Nicol as Associate Pastor of First United Methodist Church in Olympia, Washington beginning July 1, 2019.
Rev. Nicol is a Provisional Elder in the PNW Conference currently finishing a year-long Clinical Pastoral Education residency as a Chaplain at the VA Portland Medical Center.
It was previously announced that the Rev. Ruth Marston-Bihl, who currently serves Olympia First, will be appointed to Trinity United Methodist Church in Seattle.