Community grieves, reflects at memorial service

In the aftermath of a fatal on-campus shooting, hundreds of voices rang out from First Free Methodist Church on Friday afternoon. Mere blocks from the shooting scene, students, faculty and staff, and community members filled the church with words of prayer, worship and lamentation. Though teary-eyed while singing hymns, attendees sat in front of flickering […]

‘Loving’ prof passes

Tuesday night, faculty and staff received news that a Seattle Pacific faculty member died Monday morning after undergoing extensive surgery last week. Nursing Instructor of Health Sciences Jim Mitre had been hospitalized since early May this year, according to an email distributed on Tuesday by Provost Jeff Van Duzer on behalf of the Dean of […]

MNOW reflects diversity

When the Rev. Allison Coventry looks into a mirror, she sees the reflection of a Latin American boy. Having recently returned from a First Free Methodist mission trip to Argentina, Coventry remembers the boy’s dirty clothes, hollow cheeks and mud-caked hands. She often mistakes them for her own. “I have traveled in America throughout the […]