Donna Prichard



Donna Pritchard is a delegate to the 2016 General Conference and Western Jurisdictional Conference. She is the Pastor at First United Methodist Church in Portland, Oregon. Previously Donna served as the District Superintendent of the Southern District and was a Clergy Delegate to the 2008 General Conference and 2012 Western Jurisdictional Conference. Donna is also the chair of the Jurisdictional Leadership Team.

Blog Posts


Extravagant Hospitality! - 5/12/2016
Donna Pritchard has experienced the power of extravagant hospitality as a delegate to General Conference.

Get Ready, Get Set… - 2/19/2016
Donna Pritchard looks at preparation for General Conference

God's Plan for Prayer - 4/28/2012

"It's a good idea, but what about the 300 reserve delegates?"
So now the number of hand painted silk scarves needed would jump from 988 to 1298!Tom took a deep breath. "If God is in it," he reminded himself, this could be done...


A Friday Update* - 4/27/2012

It's Friday (I think) afternoon in Tampa. We are starting to tire a little here at General Conference. But the work is getting done. Yesterday and today has been full of legislative committee work as the body considers the many petitions for changes to the Book of Discipline.


Making Things Work... - 3/21/2012

Donna Pritchard writes that it's in our DNA as Methodists to want to make things work, and she shares her hope that we will find new opportunities to make things work at General Conference and beyond.

Boldly Making Disciples of Jesus Christ - Vitalizing the Church - Transforming the World