• Guidelines for Reopening Buildings and Returning to In-Person Ministry

    Guidelines for Reopening Buildings and Returning to In-Person Ministry

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  • Help local churches responding to those most impacted by COVID-19.

    Help local churches responding to those most impacted by COVID-19.

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  • Resources for Responding to the Coronavirus

    Resources for Responding to the Coronavirus

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  • The 2020 GNW Annual Shared Conference has been canceled due to COVID-19

    The 2020 GNW Annual Shared Conference has been canceled due to COVID-19

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  • Thoughts from Bishop Elaine Stanovsky

    Thoughts from Bishop Elaine Stanovsky

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The Greater Northwest Area

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. Elaine J. W. Stanovsky serves the Greater Northwest Area as its Resident Bishop. Stanovsky, who previously was assigned to the Mountain Sky Area, was first elected to the episcopacy in 2008. Click here for her full bio.

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Bishop Elaine Stanovsky
Resident Bishop
206-870-6810 | Email

Rhondalei Gabuat
Administrative Assistant
206-870-6810 | Email

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