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April-May 2018

Justice Leadership NW takes group on Homelessness Pilgrimage to learn of history and present homelessness.
Mike Denton describes changes in the PNC camping programs over the years and new appeal for support from conference.
Stewardship Committee plans a training event about 'Creating a congregational Culture of Generosity.'
Seattle and Spokane churches participate in plans for the Poor People's Campaign locally and nationally.

 

February-March 2018

PNC Board joins in Women's March in Seattle to deepen relationships and connections of church vitality.
Courtney Stange-Tregear led closing reflections and a prayer for Eastern Washington Legislative Conference.
Jim CastroLang co-leads workshop on ways to faithfully respoond to hate with stories, awareness, listening and values.
Roberta Rominger recruits others from PNC-UCC to join her in Washington DC April 3-5 in memory of MLK's assassination.
Lin Hagedorn changes her bank and helps Northshore UCC make decisions and do research to find a better bank.
UCC pastors among those making plans for the state of Washington participation is the Poor People's Campaign.

November-December 2017

Don Mayer likens vision of establishing the United Church of Christ to the mission of the School of Theology and Ministry.
School of Theology and MInistry of Seattle University celebrates ithe 20th anniversary of its founding.
Tim Devine used his sabbatical in June to listen to post-fire grief of eight UCC congregations around the U.S.
UCC Justice Leadership interns' experiences multiply as they share with each other over common meals.
Justice Leadership intern helps 350 Seattle organize hundreds of people visiting 109 Seattle banks in Divest the Globe protests.

 

September-October 2017

PNC delegates share reflections on experiences at General Synod, offering insights on synod and the national UCC.
Don and Lynnea Mayer scholarships have gone to 12 recipients since it started in 2006 for MDiv students at the STM.
Michelle Doherty reports on ways to give to the PNC's new Friends of the Conference Campaign.
Courtney Stange Tregear will be the keynote speaker and be installed at the Fall Gathering Sept. 20 to Oct. 1 at N-Sid-Sen.

 

Summer 2017

UCC clergy and members jointhousands at the March for Science in Seattle and other communities.
Pride Worship Service has more clergy of more faiths involved in planning and conducting it.
Helen Bonser who helped start the Pride Parade in Spokane is now a member of the Veradale UCC.
PNC global partners in East Seoul Presbytery share concerns about military tensions on the Korean peninsula.

Seattle Pride Parade 2017

Seattle Pride Parade seeks to clearly demonstrate the commitment of the UCC to advocate for LGBT people and issues.
PNC Board seeks to shrink distances between people and congregations in the Conference.
Justice Leadership programs for young adults and older adults spread the work for justice among churches and agencies.
PNC couple volunteered to teach English with Global Ministries partners in Sri Lanka for three months in 2017.

April 2017

In her 20 years of working in the PNC office in Seattle, Arlene Hobson has adapted to changes in leaders, locations and styles..


February 2017

Courtney Stange=Tregear As churches are about communities, communities will care about churches, said Courtney Stange-Tregear.
Courtney and colleagues Courtney Stange-Tregear shares her impressions from having participated in the Women's March in D.C.


November-December 2015

eliza penik Eliza Penick promotes Heifer International projects to address poverty and community.
ken and james REACH is the expression of ecumenism through outreach to serve people in Renton.
kmbris bond Kmbris Bond helps Ten Thousand Villages Store in Seattle be successful.
tunk fire Images of areas damages by fire raise questions and offer opportunities for response.


September-October 2015

peace cranes Peace cranes travel to UCC churches in communities experiencing shootings.

Korea invites delegates

Global partners in Seoulinvite UCC and Disciples to send regional delegation in May.


June 2015

quinn caldwell Quinn Caldwell saysUCC is uniquely situated to transform mainline churches.
john deckenback John Deckenback reflectson history of missionaries and churches in Inland NW.


April 2015

prayer flags Prayer flags peace messages connect junior high campers and Syrian refugee youth in Jordan.
mozambique road Global Ministries offers opportunities to learn about East Timor and Mozambique.

 

 

 

November-December 2016

Gen Heywood joins 524 clergy on Nov. 3 in solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux water protectors opposing oil pipeline.
Amy Johnson at Wayside UCC is commissioned to promote Our Whole Lives curriculum for national UCC.

September-October 2016

PNC Board of Directors welcomes new conference minister of church vitality.
Young adult intern team begins year commitment in Justice Leadership Program.

Justice Jubilee

Team of adults begin commitment to serve through Justice Jubilee Program.
About 60 PNC youth attended the National Youth Event in July at Orlando, Florida.

June-July 2016

Scott Lovaas shares insights on the paradigm shifts for churches in the 21st century.
More than 20 PNC churchesreadily respond to call to display banners to show love for Muslim neighbors in time of bigotry.
PNC global partner delegatesvisiting South Korea in May learn about peace issues and reunification efforts of church.
Farm Worker NW Ministry asks UCC and others to join berry boycott to support farm worker justice.

April 2016

Partner visit to South Koreawill include DMZ, House of Sharing and Gangjeong Village protest site.

Global
Ministries
report

Ruth Brandon reports about mission partners in East Timor, Mozambique and Hong Kong.

February 2016

Team from PNC churches plan workshop "On the Intersection of Faith Journeys and Scientific Inquiry."
Prospect UCC follows suggesting of General Synod resolution to divest from fossil fuels.
Two UCC congregations display array of stars across sanctuaries during the Epiphany season.
Ruth Brandon seeks to share about her eight years in mission in Mozambique and other global connections.


December 2014

bob anderson Bob Anderson announces that he will retire June 2015 as CEO of Horizon House.
lois whysong Lois Farnsworth-Whysong helps rewrite national UCC Manual on Ministry.
tara barger Three from PNC attend national UCC workshop on Authorizing Ministry.

 


 

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