Pivot NW Statement on Charlottesville

The last few days has seen many responses to the events in Charlottesville this last weekend. From the POTUS to the late night TV comedians; the cable news shows and twitter handles of congress; the mayors, university presidents, and thought leaders from all perspectives. As social science researchers and theologians we wouldn’t presume to have anything exceptionally prescient to add …

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Building a Bigger Table: Explaining the tier modification of the program

Table building seems like an ancient exercise. Like gardening, hunting, and raising children, there is something primal in this practice that seems to tap into our need to build a community of safety and interdependence. As our team embarked on this quest and invited others to join us, we realized that we couldn’t ignore our call to be inclusive when …

Applications now being accepted!

We are now accepting applications to be one of the twelve faith communities that we will be learning with. Please click on the apply link above. If you know of others that should be applying feel free to forward our page to them or send us an email to nominate them and we will get into contact. Upon completion of …

Congregation Nomination Announcement

Do you know a Pacific Northwest (from Portland area to Canadian & Idahoan borders) faith community that should be considered for this project? Interested congregations must apply to the program when the application period opens. Send nominations to Young Adult Initiative Program Manager Martin Jimenez at martinjimenez@spu.edu. Please specify the name of the church (including denomination and location), the name …