• Find the latest posts and resources from the Where Love Lives campaign

    Find the latest posts and resources from the Where Love Lives campaign

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  • Resources for Resisting the Sin of Racism

    Resources for Resisting the Sin of Racism

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  • 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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  • Responding to Wildfires across the Greater Northwest Area

    Responding to Wildfires across the Greater Northwest Area

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  • Resources for Responding to the Coronavirus

    Resources for Responding to the Coronavirus

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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.

Contact us!

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

Rhondalei Gabuat
Administrative Assistant
206-870-6810 | Email

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Our Address

Office of the Bishop 816 S 216th #2 (Street Address) PO Box 13650 (Mailing Address) Des Moines, WA 98198-1009
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