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Reports on Annual Meetings, Leadership Retreats, Moderators

Summer 2017

Annual Meeting delegates, clergy and visitors seek to explore and understand what church vitality is.
Mike Denton tells of Rufus Anderson's three self-principles intended to encourage missionaries to be partners.
PNC adopts a budget that challenges the Conference to work toward vitality and honors commitment to national,
Briana Brannon introduces resolution for PNC and churches to be welcoming of immigrants and refugees.
Speaking by video, General Minister and President of the national UCC John Dorhauer shares reflections with PNC.

 

April 2017

Wade Zick divides energies between planning Annual Meetings and 2018 intergenerational mission camps.
Conference Board calls for Annual Meeting to be a vital community gathered together for mission.

 

February 2017

annual meeting In 2017, there will be two Annual Meetings, one for business at Pilgrim Firs and one for education at N-Sid-Sen.

September-October 2016

Faavae Fou Samoan church becomes a UCC church to connect youth with activities.

June-July 2016

Mike Denton preaches on importance of 1987 apology by the religious leaders to the Northwest tribes.
Conference will start a Justice Leadership Jubilee program for older adults beginning in 2017.
Farm Worker NW Ministry asks UCC and others to join berry boycott to support farm worker justice.
Minister-musician leads Annual Meeting worship experiences and invites participants to reflect.
Scott Lovaas shares insights on the paradigm shifts for churches in the 21st century.
PNC minister for church vitality preaches on theme of using the right words at the right time.
Congregations tell how their ministries go "out on a limb" to serve their communities and members.

April 2016

Annual Meeting features introduction of PNC's new Minister for Church Vitality Courtney Stange-Tregear.

February 2016

Organizers reporton plans for 2016 Annual Meeting.

 

November-December 2015

Annual Meeting

Theme for Annual Meeting in Wenatchee is 'Out on a Limb.'

 

June-July 2015

quinn caldwell Quinn Caldwell saysUCC is uniquely situated to transform mainline churches.
photo page Worship, music, processions, lanterns, table toys, drumming and relationships mark meeting.
roger ralston Roger Ralston createsfour art pieces for the Annual Meeting, depicting the four apostles.
john deckenback John Deckenback reflectson history of missionaries and churches in Inland NW.
robbie paul Robbie Paul shares storyof Coyote and imparts wisdom from Nez Perce perspectives.
michelle wendy Hearing discussion looksat budget for coming year and its implications for PNC ministries.
tom kobin Marshall Islands UCC shares with Annual Meeting its music and story of its islands.
annual meeting Annual Meeting adoptsbudget, resolutions and bylaws, and elects new leaders.

 

April-May 2015

annual meeting Annual Meeting to discuss resolutions on fossil energy and Palestinian occupation.


February-March 2-15

annual meeting Scott Ward invites members of PNC to Annual Meeting 2015 in Spokane.

December 2014

annual meeting Quinn Caldwell will speak at Annual Meeting 2015, which will offer 15-minute workshops.

September-October 2014

andycastrolang Andy CastroLang reports as conference moderator on board plans to visit congregations.

June-July 2014

andy castrolang Annual Meeting approves new leaders, budget and two resolutions.
lillian daniel Speakers examine culture of the church today in Annual Meeting sermons and keynotes.
mike denton MIke Denton reports on life of the conference and preaches on his journey into the UCC.

 

April-May 2014

annual meeting Annual Meeting is to nurture friendships and relationships among PNC churches.

February-March 2014

Annual meeting speakers Two women are featured speakers for the 2014 Annual Meeting April 25 to 27 in Seattle.

 

December 2013

Annual Meeting "Welcome Home" is theme for 2014 Annual Meeting April 25 to 27 in Seattle.

June-July 2013

Stephen Eriksen Delegates adopt resolutions approve leaders and adopt budget that adds staff and consultant.
Michelle Edwards Music takes on African-American tone with leadership by musicians at Eastgate and Liberation UCC.
Mike and Leo Denton Mike Denton commits to continue ministry with conference as he begins three-month sabbatical.

 

April 2013

Annual
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Delegates will vote on resolutions, join in workshops and worship.

February 2013

Annual
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Linda Jaramillo of Justice and Witness Ministries is Annual Meeting speaker April 26 to 28.


April 2012

annual meeting Annual Meeting has business, spiritual sides as the Conference gathers April 17 to 19 in Pasco.
brandonduran Moderator focuses on building covenant relationships among congregations and with the conference.


September 2012

chris hanson PNC moderator Chris Hanson reports on the development of a mission and vision statement at the Leadership Retreat in May.
ben guess workshop Ben Guess shares resources on faith formation in a workshop at the 2012 Annual Meeting in Richland.
ben guess Local Church Ministries exec preaches on his hope that new models of being church are emerging and will continue to emerg.
elizabeth dilleu Elizabeth Dilley preached and taught at Annual Meeting on small, remnant congregations.
chip laird Delegates share ideas and concerns on issues related to the budget, resolutions and national church governance.
mike denton Mike Denton responds to questions about issues in the life of the Pacific Northwest Conference for his report to Annual Meeting.


February 2011

Annual Meeting Da Vita McCallister is keynote speaker for 2011 Annual Meeting at University Congregational UCC Church in Seattle.


April 2011

Kristine Zakarison PNC's body is immersed in new life as moderator completes her year of service and offers reflections.
Marcia McLaughlin Annual Meeting will consider budget, name change and resolution to become Open and Affirming.
Annual Meeting Annual Meeting is time for "Connections, Reflection and Direction" as delegates meet in Seattle.


Summer 2011

DaVita McAllister
DaVita McAllister urges Annual Meeting participants to find their gifts and act on them to transform the world.
Annual Meeting
Annual Meeting delegates pass resolution to be an Open and Affirming Conference.
Brandon Duran Brandon Duran, moderator, establishes blog to help foster connections within the Pacific Northwest Conference.
Jennifer Castle
Leadership Retreat participants learn about setting Big Holy Audacious Goals and new ways to solve problems.


February 2010

Rodger Nishioka Rodger Nishioka is preacher and workshop leader for Conference Annual Meeting April 23 to 25 in Wenatchee.


April 2010

Annual
Meeting

"Compassion, Communication, Community" is the 2010 Annual Meeting theme.


June 2010

Kristine Zakarison Leadership Retreat prepares PNC for shape of new church life and interaction as it moves into the future.
Rodger Nishioka Seminary professor discusses everyday opportunities for compassion and about young people and church involvement.
Brandon Duran Annual Meeting adopts resolutions, approves balanced budget and elects 142 people to committees.

December 2011

UCC churches reach out PNC treasurer's experiences in China, Dominican Republic and Haiti open her to trust as books close for the year.


November 2010

Kristine Zakarison Moderator seeks feedback on communication and technology assessment.

September 2009

larry pennington Leadership Retreat stirs visions and discussion of issues facing the conference.
communion Mike Denton cites Rosa Park's experience as an example for the Conference to discuss, vision and act.


December 2009

Annual Meeting

Roger Nishioka is 2010 featured speaker. The theme is "Communication, Compassion and Community".

 

 

 

 

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