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Feature Articles and News Stories Listed by Issue Date 2019

Summer 2019

Kelle Brown said 'community' and 'transformation' are powerful words that comprise what revival means.
Bianca Davis-Lovelace grew up in the Black church, where preaching social justice is the norm.
Renee McCoy said transformation happens when we forgive and move to reconciliation and unity.
Michael Joseph visits PNC/Disciples churches to tell of Global Ministries peace work in Colombia.
Spokane and Seattle churches join in Pride Parades. Renton church deals with vandalism of pride display.
Wade Zick shares role of the arts and music in the life of Pilgrim Firs, about 65 percent of groups using the camp.
Mike Denton stirs responsible action to have impact on climate change for the sake of everyone's future.

 

Mary Flowers and Rick Derksen of the People's Institute offered insights on dismantling racism.
Amy Roon's message is on the vital role of worship as one part of the life system of the Body of Christ.
PNC's annual business meeting adopts budget, passes New Green Deal resolution and elects leaders.
Church Council of Greater Seattle celebrates 100 years of churches/faiths working together to make a difference.
2019 PNC Annual Meeting is depicted in photo of the Friday Evening Revival service with worship stations.
Mark Boyd promotes camps with aid of directors sharing how camps impact their lives.
Moderator Wendy Blight summarizes the Board's priorities to build relationships, dismantle racism.
News briefs report on transitions, General Synod, plans for a fall gathering, Mike's sabbatical, quarterly UCNews.


April-May 2019

Jubilee Justice participants join in advocacy and work in local congregations. Young adult program will take a year off.
Paul Ashby spends time engaging in interfaith dialogue in Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Taiwan.
Lenten devotion weaves connections with stories of members of the PNC-UCC about their journeys.
Team of 25 from PNC and DOC help with rebuilding projects for week in Puerto Rico to help people recover from hurricanes.
N-Sid-Sen fireboathouse is now in place on a new dock in the cove. Winter snows did not deter groups from using the site..
N-Sid-Sen announces summer camping programs around the theme "Peace Works." Directors are named.
Mike Denton challenges people to think about what they bring when they participate in worship and listen to sermons.
Sarah Haycox does research on civil rights leader in Richmond Beach and advocates for having center named for him.
Westminster celebrates 140 years, looking to past, present and future ministries serving the city of Spokane and world.
Magnolia UCC tries new way to be church by using Sunday worship time to do community outreach projects.
Faith Leaders in Spokane join in vigils at temple and mosque, challenge Superfund sites in Inland Northwest.
PNC churches collect funds to send to Global Ministries for relief and recovery after Cyclone Idai in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Pilgrim Firs work on sewage system likened to work camps are doing to evaluate their priorities and programs.
The 2019 Annual Meeting of the PNC-UCC will focus on the theme "Many Gifts, One Spirit" as it gathers April 27 in Bellevue.


January-March 2019

Alki UCC builds tiny houses at Camp Second Chance in West Seattle working beside homeless people to offer temporary houses.
Jan Van Pelt retires after serving multidimensional ministry that has included conflict resolution and interim ministry.
Randy Crowe recruits volunteers to participate in a hurricane rebuilding pilgrimage mission in Puerto Rico in March.
East Side Fire District recognizes Mark Boyd and N-Sid-Sen for their support of the district with dock and events.
Peter Ilgenfritz reflects on saying goodbye after 25 years on University Congregational UCC's ministry team. He shares poem on Messy Goodbyes.
Kaila Russell reports in online newsletter on activities and programs at Pilgrim Firs during 2018.
News briefs include reports on 2019 board, Annual Meeting, transitions, events, and camp dates and events.

 

 

 

 

 

Eric and Laurie Ford share family's history at N-Sid-Sen and their own participation in family camps for 30 years.
Andrew Conley-Holcom and Admiral UCC in Seattle offer bystander intervention workshops for churches and nonprofits.
Bob Anderson coordinates Guemes Island UCC's and a community effort for a peace pole and art project from September through June.
Westminster UCC in Spokane opens its basement to welcome up to 24 homeless young adults in emergency warming shelter.
St. Paul's UCC in Ballard agarees to host a men's shelter in its basement as part of the SHARE / WHEEL network.
Paul Ashby embarks on sabbatical peace mission and interfaith dialogue in Asian countries.
Mike Denton comments on role of churches in accompanying people and offering their presence with people.

 

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