Greater Northwest Episcopal Area

Bothell UMC Student Walkout

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After plans for an on-site rally fell through, the staff of Bothell United Methodist Church came out to support students of Bothell High School as they joined the nationwide walkout against gun violence. Read more

Advocating Justice

Bishops Respond

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Bishops Elaine Stanovsky and Karen Oliveto responded to the arguments given during a public hearing April 25 before the United Methodist Judicial Council. Read more

Finance and Administration

In the wake of the exclusionary and punitive actions of General Conference 2019, Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky has formed a Greater Northwest Area Guiding Coalition to "help to shape and lead a new movement of Methodism." Read more

UMC Future 2 Comments

Bishop Elaine J. W. Stanovsky advocates for The United Methodist Church to stay together while it continues to explore God's will for human sexuality, in an article published by several Western news outlets. Read more

A Way Forward 3 Comments

Humans make sense of their world through stories, so the Rev. Jeremy Smith asks what stories we need to be telling, in an installment from "Cross Over," a study series in the Greater Northwest Episcopal Area. Read more

Practicing Faith

Bishop Elaine J.W. Stanovsky kicks off a year-long study for the Greater Northwest episcopal area with a challenge: What if God calls us to explore what is strange or foreign, and to bring God’s love and justice to new situations? Read more


Christianity has gone through many manifestations since its founding, and this seems like another era of transformation, writes the Rev. Rich Lang. Read more


Tom Lambrecht

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Bishop Elaine Stanovsky of the Greater Northwest Area responds to the Rev. Tom Lambrecht of Good News regarding his allegations in a recent blog post. Read more

Perspectives 3 Comments