Monty Harmon, Covenant Men

By Jill Riley, Assistant Communication Director of the PacNWC

Monty Harmon shares with us his heart for Men’s Ministry and about the upcoming Men’s Retreat at Cascades Camp and Conference center, March 22-24. The guest speaker will be Pastor Michael Jordan of La Vina Covenant Church.

For information regarding Men’s Retreat 2024

Jelani Greenidge “Undercover Prophets”

By Jill Riley, Assistant Communication Director of the PacNWC

Portland Pastor Jelani Greenidge shares with us his new book “Undercover Prophets – Pursuing Stand-Up Comedy to Talk about What Matters Most”. Jelani shares his journey of communicating the gospel that has taken him through the worlds of worship ministry, hip-hop, and writing in addition to comedy. Listen in as we talk about his passion to express the realities of Christ and the Gospel message.

To purchase “Undercover Prophets”

Jelani would greatly appreciate an Amazon or Goodreads review after you read the book!

Mark Meredith, Church Planting Coach

By Jill Riley, Assistant Communication Director of the PacNWC

Take this opportunity to get to know Mark Meredith, Church Planting Coach for the PacNWC. His experience with church planting and mentoring is a great asset to our conference. Hear his heart for spreading the gospel through the new and creative works that God is doing.

Send Mark a note of encouragement or for inquiries into church planting in the PacNWC.

Church Planting in the PacNWC

Welcome Adria Willette-Leonardo to Bellingham

By Jill Riley, Assistant Communication Director of the PacNWC

Rev. Dawn Taloyo, Associate Superintendent of the PACNWC introduces us to Rev. Adria Willette-Leonardo, the new Associate Pastor at Bellingham Covenant Church. Adria shares with us her love of creating spaces where people can encounter the Holy God, whether it be through art, music or other creative means. She also tells of her love of books and nature. Welcome, Adria, to our conference family.

Send Adria a note welcoming her to the PacNWC!

Bellingham Covenant Church

Introducing Christian Griffith

By Erik Cave, Director of NextGen Ministries, PacNWC

Enjoy this 8-minute video introducing Christian Griffith, the new Youth Pastor at Encounter Church in Mercer Island, WA. You will learn about Christian’s background on the East Coast, his family (including his dog), and his favorite place.

Reach out to Christain to welcome him at

You can find Christian’s Facebook Profile here.

Christian’s favorite books: Reading While Black, The Color of Compromise, and Praying Like Monks, Living Like Fools.