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Feature Articles and News Stories Listed by Issue Date in 2018

April-May 2018

Hearing loop installed at Mercer Island UCC makes it possible for people with hearing aids to hear worship and sermons better.
Prospect UCC installs cistern to catch storm water flowing from its roof to to help control one source of water pollution.
Mission co-worker in Hong Kong visits PNC churches to tell of his work for human rights in Asia.
Justice Leadership NW takes group on Homelessness Pilgrimage to learn of history and present homelessness.
Peter Ilgenfritz reports on shift in Board's style of leadership and relationships for new patterns of meetings.
Annual Meeting April 27-29 in Yakima will focus with workshops and speaking around the theme 'Breaking Forth.'
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.'




Ruth Brandon and her grandson were among many from the PNC who joine in the March for our Lives.
David Bowman's memoir reflects on the multiple roles of pastors in serving their congregations.
University Congregational UCC offers Spirit Workshops and Vigils for the Common Good on nearby street corners.
Wade Zick tells of impact of Friends of the Camps appeal for funding for maintenance and improvements.
Mike Denton invites recognizing now as the time for giving to the conference and deepening relationships to do God's calling.
Seattle and Spokane churches participate in plans for the Poor People's Campaign locally and nationally.
Everett UCC celebrates its 125th year of ministry and installs its new pastor, Darrell Goodwin, on April 21..
News Briefs include transitions, women's retreat, homelessness forum, honoring David Brown and Western Regional Youth Event.


February-March 2018

PNC Board joins in Women's March in Seattle to deepen relationships and connections of church vitality.
Justice Leadership Program plans Holy Week Pilgrimage; recruits 2018-19 young adult interns.
Walla Walla church is involved with the Walla Walla Immigrant Rights Coalition addressing issues and supporting people.
The 2018 Annual Meeting will be April 27 to 19 at the Yakima Convention Center with Bishop Dwayne Royster as keynoter.
Bellingham UCC will renovateits unfinished basement to house the Northwest Youth Services outreach to homeless youth.
Mike Denton observes that things as things continue to get worse, we need to rely on wisdom and meaning.
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.




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.
N-Sid-Sen and Pilgrim Firs plan their programs for youth, family and service/mission camps for summer 2018.
Many UCC congregations marched with others in their communities to join in the Women's Marches held globally.
News briefs include transitions, Western Regional Youth Event plans, and other announcements of events and opportunities.
Diane Schmitz co-facilitates an Anti-Racism Seminar for White People with a curriculum from Allies for Change.


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