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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


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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