The Greater Northwest
The Greater Northwest Episcopal Area, with episcopal residence in Normandy Park, Washington, provides leadership for the Alaska United Methodist Conference, Pacific Northwest Annual Conference, and the Oregon-Idaho Annual Conference. The Greater Northwest is the largest geographic episcopal area in the United States serving United Methodists in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and small parts of Montana and Canada as well.
Grant J. Hagiya serves the Greater Northwest Area as its Resident Bishop. Hagiya, previously an Elder in the California-Pacific Annual Conference, was first elected Bishop in 2008.