For Everyone, There is a Place at the Table…
Northwest is a welcoming, inclusive, progressive congregation that seeks to proclaim (in word and deed) the Good News of Jesus Christ to all. We invite anyone who would like to strengthen their relationship with God within a loving and faithful community to join us for informal worship, community service, and fellowship. It is our deepest hope that your spirit will find the nourishment it needs in this place.
How to become a Community Partner?
Our congregation is more than “members and guests”, and we invite anyone who is interested to become a part of our church as a Community Partner, instead of a more traditional membership position. Our Bluebook (policies and procedures manual) outlines that a “member” or a Community Partner is defined as someone who is involved in the church community and contributes to support Northwest Church. Pastor Miriam is always available to answer questions and start the onboarding process for all new friends who would like to affirm their role at Northwest Church as Community Partners.
We are affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), but we are ecumenical in spirit and practice. Northwest was one of the original congregations that formed part of the historic United Protestant Assembly, unique to Richland. Northwest, or NWUP, and its sister churches grew out of the need to serve multiple denominations during the building of the Hanford Project in 1943. United Protestantism allowed folks to belong to any one of the participating congregations while maintaining active participation with the denomination of his or her choice. While the Assembly is no longer, we proudly carry this spirit of inter-Christian cooperation and celebration into the 21st century. We have an interesting past in this community, but we are focused on a future for our community that includes God’s wholeness and love for all.
We love it here, and we hope you will, too.
Note: We are in the Sanctuary and LIVE on Facebook on Sundays at 9:45 a.m.