PNW Youth Ministry Network


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PNW Youth Ministry Network

Welcome to the Pacific Northwest Conference Youth Ministry Network Information Page.  Here you will find out about how our network in organized, who is here to help, events and ways to connect.

PNW Resource Pages

As we grow together as PNW youth workers we discover we have a lot to share.  Check out the growing list of pages below dedicated to sharing resources around specific topics.

PNW Racial Reconciliation Resources Page 

This page was developed following our 2016 Youth Ministry Network Retreat.

PNW Community Building Resources Page 

This page was developed following our 2016 Youth Ministry Network Retreat.


PNW Network Meetings

Youth workers gather in clusters each month for encouragement, support and prayer.   The general meeting times are listed below.  Please contact the listed Network Leader to confirm the time and place and to let them know you will be there.

Greater Seattle Cluster

Meets the second Thursday of each month.  Next meeting September 15th.  Contact Nick Pringle for more information.

Tacoma/Olympia Cluster

Meets the second Thursday of each month.  Contact Dan Meyerpeter for more information.

Oregon Cluster

Meets the third Monday of each month at the Aloha Grill in Tualatin, OR.  Contact Erik Cave for more information.


PNW Youth Commission

The purpose of the Youth Commission is to encourage and support the integral role of youth ministry and youth workers within Pacific Northwest Conference churches.  The Youth Commission works with churches, pastors, youth workers, and camps overseeing all of PacNWC youth ministry including retreats, scholarships, events, budget, internet and more.

  • Rev. G. Coby Cagle - Quest
  • Rev. Erik Cave - PacNWC Youth Ministry Coach
  • Kara Haris - Faith Covenant
  • Rev. Matthew A. Humphreys - Trinity Covenant
  • Diane Levitt - Pine Lake Covenant
  • Rev. Dan Meyerpeter - River Ridge Covenant
  • Rev. Louie Praseuth - Emerald City Bible Fellowship
  • Rev. Nick Pringle - Pine Lake Covenant/Youth Commission Chair
  • Rev. Rebekah Strobel - Selah Covenant Church/PacNWC CHIC Liaison
  • Rev. Ruby Varghese - Kent Covenant Church/CHIC 2018 Council
  • Kristi Smith - Milwaukie Covenant Church
  • Rev. Jessica Ronhaar - Alrington United Church

PNW Youth Ministry Network

The purpose of the Youth Ministry Network is to promote healthy Youth Ministry by helping Youth Workers be known, connected, and resourced.  The Network Facilitator works with our Youth Commission, the national office of Youth Ministry and regional network leaders to accomplish this goal.  These Network Leaders are here to serve you.  Contact them any time with questions or for support.

District 1&2 (North & Everett - WA)
District 3&4 (Seattle & Eastside - WA)
District 5 (South Seattle - WA)
District 6  (West OR)
District 7 (East - OR)
District 8 - (Southwest - WA)
District 9&10 (East - WA, ID, MT)

Annual Youth Ministry Events


Annual Conference Events

  • Annual Meeting – April

  • Pastors Retreat – October


More Info

Contact our Youth Ministry Network Facilitator.  Erik Cave is available any time. 503 703 8090.

Join the PNW Youth Ministry Network Facebook Group.

Join the Pacific Nortwest Conference Facebook Group.

Visit the Cascades Camp website.  This is a world class facility that hosts all our youth ministry retreats as well as summer camps for all ages.

Visit the Evangelical Covenant Church Youth Ministry web page.  This page is the home of our national Youth Ministry Network.

Join the ECC Youth Workers Facebook Group.