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November-December 2015

bob evans Emerge 'N See UCC started in Sandpoint installs Bob Evans as its pastor.
colville sign Colville First Congregational UCC faces hate incidents, receives messages of support.
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.
mike denton Mike Denton discusses new metrics for measuring lives of congregations.

Annual Meeting

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

Camps

Midwinter Retreats planned at Pilgrim Firs and N-Sid-Sen.

 

 

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.
Tom Sorenson Tom Sorenson writes book to introduce Bible, teaches classes on Russia-Ukraine relations.
bob porter Bob Porter returns to Sri Lanka 17 years after he served there as a missionary.
news briefs News of the Conference includes clergy transitions and educational events.

John Dorhauer

John Dorhauer, UCC president, visits in Conference.

 

 

September-October 2015

daytonbell Dayton UCC church restores bell that calls people together to worship and to pray.
peace cranes Peace cranes travel to UCC churches in communities experiencing shootings.
peace flags Pilgrim Firs campers learn about experiences of Syrian youth in refugee camps.
wade zick Wade Zick begins as new managing director at Pilgrim Firs Camp and Conference Center.
ann aidson Ann Eidson reports on June Intentional Interim Ministry Network Conference.
mike denton MIke Denton suggests five ideas and observations from church and clergy transitions.

Korea invites delegates

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

Wildfire response develops

Mike Denton discussesopportunities for PNC members to respond to wildfire disaster.

 

virtacrouchbarber Communities of Practice offers clergy small groups for learning and support.
justice interns Justice leadership interns begin 2015-16 year of serving agencies and churches.
nsidsen Senior high co-director says camps reenergize youth and give solid base for life back home.
cross at nsidsen Mark Boyd prepares camp to serve region in disasters such as summer of wildfires.
blaine ucc Blaine UCC opened its vacation Bible school to include adults, as well as children.
news briefs News briefs report onclergy transitions, Environmental Justice workshop and other events.

Crowes join in camps

Randy and Linda Crowe returnto the PNC and share in work and leadership of several camps.

 

 

June-July 2015

cecilia mckean Walla Walla First startssmall groups to strengthen relationships among members.
hillary honah Justice Leadership interns complete their year of service and advocacy in August.
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 UCCshares with Annual Meeting its music and story of its islands.
mike denton Mike Denton continueshis reflections on dynamics of wearing a clergy collar.
marymackay News Briefs includetransitions, events, Synod delegates and prayer.

 

 

nsidsenstaff N-Sid-Sen welcomes youngadults from three countries through Camp America.
mimi land Leadership Retreat popsmyths about PNC communication and offers solutions
quinn caldwell Quinn Caldwell saysUCC is uniquely situated to transform mainline churches.
ritzville Ritzville church grievesand holds Lenten study to discuss their experiences.
roger ralston Roger Ralston createsfour art pieces for the Annual Meeting, depicting the four apostles.
photo page Worship, music, processions, lanterns, table toys, drumming and relationships mark meeting.
annual meeting Annual Meeting adoptsbudget, resolutions and bylaws, and elects new leaders.

 


April-May 2015

dee eisenhauer Dee Eisenhauer visits Holy Land for first time to learn more about Palestinian/Israeli conflict.
amberdickson Amber Dickson gains insights into issues that affect people as Faith Action Network intern.
table turning Turning Tables Monday challenges dispropotionate incarceration of black youth.
ucucc signers University Congregational proposes resolution on Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
mozambique road Global Ministries offers opportunities to learn about East Timor and Mozambique.
annual meeting Annual Meeting to discuss resolutions on fossil energy and Palestinian occupation.
news briefs Conference transitions and events announced, including Environmental Justice Training.
plymouth sanctuary Plymouth Seattle renovates sanctuary to improve acoustics for new organ and for flexibility.
prayer flags Prayer flags peace messages connect junior high campers and Syrian refugee youth in Jordan.
richmond beach Richmond Beach UCC hosts homeless encampment for 90 days this spring.
rominger Mercer Island UCC calls former general secretary of United Reformed Church in UK.
midwinter Mark Boyd reports on Midwinter retreat and anticipates summer camping season.
denton Mike Denton shares his observations about using a clergy collar in first of two-parts.

 


February-March 2015

walmart letter All Pilgrims Church supports Walmart and other workers seeking living wages.
mike denton Mike Denton discusses the dynamics of congregations becoming engaged in advocacy.
mike denton MIke Denton believesway church conflicts are handled is a critical issue.
annual meeting Scott Ward invites members of PNC to Annual Meeting 2015 in Spokane.

 

YASC interns Young adult internsengage in advocacy for affordable housing and homeless individuals.
camps N-Sid-Sen and Pilgrim Firs prepare for retreats and upcoming summer camps.
Global
Ministries
Global MInistries Committee writes letter of solidarity to a church in Seoul, South Korea.
news briefs PNC announces transitions, educational events .

 

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