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December 2013

Wayside UCC Wayside UCC rededicates its building after renovations to facilitate its ministries.
family camp Mark Boyd announces 2014 camp season dates, theme and plans.
Bill Kirlin-Hackett Interfaith Task Force seeks to create the political will to end homelessness.
mfanefile Mission partners recall their experiences in South Africa when Nelson Mandela was freed.

News Briefs

News of PNC includes reports on transitions, events and resources.
Ron Weightman Volunteers prepare meals, then share them with guests and listen to their stories.
new orleans Jim Spraker reports on fall visit to New Orleans to see how recovery from Katrina is going.
duwamish Environmental Justice camp in February will train people to train others.
Annual Meeting "Welcome Home" is theme for 2014 Annual Meeting April 25 to 27 in Seattle.
mike denton Mike Denton discusses what to do when there are conflicts in a congregation.

September-October 2013

interns Young adult interns engage in justice agencies and life of local congregations in Seattle.
ana and tod gobledale Mission associates share about life in two churches they serve in London, England.
clint cannon Ruth Cannon gives gift to honor her late husband, Clint Cannon's, involvement in global ministries.
Meighan Pritchard

Meighan Pritchard is now the UCC minister of environmental justice.

Totem Pole

Lummi Totem Pole Journey is a peaceful way to challenge coal export terminal on sacred land.
marj johnston Dayton UCC receives grant to train volunteers to help people apply for DSHS benefits online.
mark boyd Mark Boyd expresses thanks to the many people who made the 2013 camping season possible.



mike denton at synod PNC's delegates to Synod report on 17 resolutions, people and UCC decisions.
Linda gasparovic Linda Gasparovic will attend Bossey's Ecumenical Institute for semester of study.


Carlos Madrazo retires after 55 years of global ministries service, most recently in East Timor.
warren johnson Warren Johnson serves as lay minister for the Forks Congregational UCC church.

News Briefs

News around the Conference covers transitions, events and opportunities.

Advent book

John Indermark publishes book with activities for Advent season from Dec. 1 to 26.


Liberation UCC and Eastgate UCCs worshiped together during August.




June-July 2013

jaramillo Linda Jaramillo preaches on "Masks and Mirrors" to urge involvement in ending oppression.
craswell Jeni Craswell facilitates PNC leaders in plans for coming year and commitment to specific tasks.
haney Young adult interns increase the capacity of social justice advocacy agencies they serve in Seattle.
sorenson Conference sends more than 300 rainbow scarves for national UCC anti-bullying project.
jones Kizzie Jones publishes award-winning children's book about dachshunds, sea creatures and values.
rigdon Couple use seder meal at wedding to educate about liberation through marriage equality.
denton Mike Denton advisestaking time to live and love, to discover reality away from screens.


communion Delegates adopt resolutions approve leaders and adopt budget that adds staff and consultant.
deeg and mark News Briefs include information on summer camps, transitions and upcoming events.
edwards Music takes on African-American tone with leadership by musicians at Eastgate and Liberation UCC.
mike and leo Mike Denton commits to continue ministry with conference as he begins three-month sabbatical.
pruitt Korean delegates present portrait of Mary Margaret and Paul Pruitt as part of 20th anniversary of ties.
chamberlin Stole maker displays stoles at Annual Meeting and shares story of pastor who inspired her work.




April-May 2013

port tour 16 from two UCC churches tour Port of Seattle and learn of environmental and justice issues.
Bob Bakke Prospect UCC upgrades lighting and sets lighting and heat on timers to save energy costs.
Jenn Hagedorn Intern gains insight into link between faith and justice in work at Church Council of Greater Seattle.


Monroe UCC changes lighting in sanctuary and fellowship hall.

Mike Denton

Is now the time for churches to partner to open conversation on guns.
Jim Castrolang Jim CastroLang shares ideas for improving experiences with technology for remote meetings.
magnolia uccc Magnolia UCC earns Energy Star rating for improvements and draws community to educational program.
Wally Prestbo Gardener and children grow food for Issaquah food bank as part of Spirit of Peace UCC mission.


University UCC continues process of energy upgrades.


News includes transitions, lecture series, opportunities, camp datesand more.


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


February-March 2013

dee eisenhauer Dee Eisenhauer gives invocation for inauguration of Governor Jay Inslee.
Stephen Boyles Young adult intern serves with and learns about Faith Action Network advocacy efforts.
N-SId-Sen dock Pilgrim Firs and N-Sid-Sen prepare for retreat and camping season in spring and summer.
Mike Denton Mike Denton reflects on role of transparency and indignation in conflicts.


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


Jeffrey Mensendiek Jeffrey Mensendiek shares his mission work in Japan during recent itineration in region.
Marvin Eckfeldt Marvin Eckfeldt reports on Global Ministries Committee's work with itinerations, promoting Global Mission church covenants.
Meighan Pritchard Meighan Pritchard helps national UCC with its 4-1 Earth Care Campaign.


News Briefs include stories on transitions, events, opportunities, ONA vote at United Church in University Place





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