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Lay Servant Ministries: The Method of Our Mission – polity course

Course Title:  The Method of Our Mission – Polity Course Inclusive Dates:  Sept 8 – 22, 2022 Schedule:  Monday & Thursday Nights from 6 to 8 PM PT Location:  Zoom Offered by: Oregon-Idaho Conference Instructor: Emilie Kroen. Oregon-Idaho Director of Lay Servant Ministries Fee: Cost of the Book:  $20.99 Registrar: Emilie Kroen,; Cell 503.312.4138 […]

Webinar: Are you prepared for a disaster?

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Are you prepared for a disaster? September is National Preparedness Month, so there is no better time to learn how you can be personally prepared for natural disasters in the Greater Northwest. Click here to register today! Abundant Health Ministries is offering a presentation on the topic on Tuesday, September 27, from 6-7 p.m. PT […]

Opposing White Christian Nationalism and the Midterm Elections

Rainier Arts Center 3515 S Alaska St, Seattle, United States

Valley and Mountain Fellowship is hosting a dialogue on November 6 at 4 pm about White Christian Nationalism and the Midterm Elections between Rev. Dr. Obery Hendricks, author of "Christians Against Christianity: How Right-Wing Evangelicals Are Destroying Our Nation and Our Faith" and Dr. Anthea Butler, author of "White Evangelical Racism: The Politics of Morality in America." The […]

GNW Area Laity Leadership Training 2023

Virtual Event Virtual Event

On Saturday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to noon PST via Zoom, staff from across the GNW Area will offer training for local church leaders in the areas of SPRC, Trustees, Finance, and Administrative Board. The trainings will cover basic responsibilities and best practices, as well as dive deeper into human resources issues, using property and assets […]

Northwest Leadership Institute – 2023

Cathedral of the Rockies Downtown Campus 717 N. 11th St., Boise, ID, United States

Details It's a new day and leadership has never been more challenging, exciting and frustrating. What does the post-pandemic church look like? How will we lean into new opportunities? Where are we headed in this challenging time? What will the ministry look like on the other side? Come to Boise and join our three newest […]

Bishop Cedrick Bridgeforth’s Installation and GNW Opening Session

Aldersgate United Methodist Church 9161 Cinema Dr, Juneau, AK, United States
Virtual Event Virtual Event

This event will be livestreamed – in-person participation will be by invitation only due to limited church capacity. Click here to learn more.

GNW Closing Session

Virtual Event Virtual Event

A shared closing session for the Greater Northwest Area’s 2023 season of conferencing will be held on the evening of June 15 at 5 pm AK, 6 pm PT, 7 pm MT. The abbreviated online session will include reports from the conference secretaries, worship, and will be presided over by Bishop Cedrick Bridgeforth.

Housing God’s Beloved: A hybrid in-person and online training Nov. 4

Parkrose UMC 11111 NE Knott St, Portland, OR, United States

  NEW! Information about the breakout sessions and presenters! LEARN MORE about the keynote speakers for this great event! Take a look at the agenda for Nov. 4 Housing God's Beloved event! RESOURCES to consider when Housing God's Beloved Churches and ministry settings in the Greater Northwest Area are invited to participate in a one-day […]

Using A.I. Tools in the Church

Virtual Event Virtual Event

About this Training Wondering what A.I. is all about and how it can be used in the church? Are you a little nervous about what is and isn’t legal? Just not sure that A.I. is for you? Those questions and more will be answered in the Using A.I. Tools in the Church webinar, offered on Monday, November 6, […]

Introduction to Connecting Neighbors ministry – a virtual training event


UMCOR's CONNECTING NEIGHBORS A “Disaster Ready Congregations” Curriculum of the United Methodist Church  Virtual Introduction to Connecting Neighbors Workshop Monday, March 4th - 4:00-5:00(PT) Hosted by the PNW Conference Crest to Coast District Learn how to facilitate workshops and webinars with the goal of inspiring congregations and communities to be better able to minimize disaster-caused […]

GNW Area Ethnic Ministries Retreat

Alton L Collins Retreat Center 32867 Oregon 211, Eagle Creek, OR, United States

The GNW Area Ethnic Ministries Retreat will be a time to gather, care for yourself, and connect or reconnect with your colleagues. We will set the atmosphere with prayer stations, worship, deep breathing stations, and a licensed massage therapist of color. Click to view/download a two page event flier. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY! The […]

The Laity Meet-Up – “Today’s UMC: What laity need to know about General Conference”

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Register today for the first ‘Laity Meet-Up’ on April 6 “Let us consider how to provoke one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another …”  All laypersons from the Greater Northwest Area are invited to a new laity series named “The […]

GNW 5 Day Academy for Spiritual Formation

Archbishop Brunett Retreat Center at the Palisades 4700 Southwest Dash Point Road, Federal Way, WA, United States

Many feel lost in a wilderness where little feels familiar. We'll explore how to move beyond simple survival to welcome our wandering as God's people. Registration is now open and includes tuition, room, and board. Registration fee of $1070 includes tuition, private room with bath, and meals. Scholarships available. $100 non-refundable deposit will reserve a […]

General Conference 2024

Charlotte Convention Center 501 S College St, Charlotte, VA, United States

The Commission on General Conference has announced that General Conference will be April 23-May 3, 2024, at Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.