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Tri-Cities Adventist Churches Pastoral Team

March 21st  at 11:00 am

Come worship ONLINE with us! 
Due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 Virus and our sincere desire to protect the health of our church families and the community, we are officially postponing all of our church services and activities until further notice. We are transitioning instead to live streaming and online communications.

We are providing online services put on by the 4 area Adventist Churches beginning this Sabbath, March 21. Online services will be accessible through the church's website at myrichlandchurch.org  Pastor Sergio is out of town at the moment so please feel free to contact Len Harms at (509) 947-4643 or the church Secretary at (928) 241-3153 if you have any questions or concerns. Please know that you are each very precious to us and you are in our prayers! For more info/updates  CLICK HERE.
Since we are unable to fellowship together at church until further notice the “Visitation Team” will be checking in with many of you each week just to keep our church family in touch and make sure we are all well and our special needs being met. If you have need for special prayer, are hospitalized, need someone to pick up groceries, run errands, or pick up meds please call Sue Schock who is chairman of the visitation group or Paul Daniel who is heading up the special needs group. Continued prayers for our church family during this troublesome time.
Your ability to talk to God to grow your faith and trust in Him is a high priority especiallly as we all navigate these uncharted and unprecidented times. God wants to give you confidence in his love for you. He wants to calm you and comfort you!

God hears and answers your prayers. It is good to talk to Him authentically throughout your day! Remember that He knows what you need and yet his greatest desire is to hear you share needs with Him.

Prayer is the opening of the heart to God as to a friend. Not that it is necessary in order to make known to God what we are, but in order to enable us to receive Him. Prayer does not bring God down to us but brings us up to Him. --EGW Review and Herald book IV p.36

Unceasing prayer is the unbroken union of the soul with God, so that life from God flows into our life; and from our life, purity and holiness flow back to God. --EGW Signs of the Times book II p.140

We all have times when we need someone to stand with us in prayer. Please do not hesitate to ask for prayer partners to pray for your request or to pray directly with you. Please feel free to submit a request for prayer or to ask for someone to call and pray with you. Our pastors and Prayer Team are here for you.


Email requests to myrichlandchurch@gmail.com or CLICK HERE to submit an ONLINE request.
Help your child thrive during the Pandemic.
So many decisions
and adjustments being made to protect our communities from Covid-19, we do not want to overlook the emotional toll this can take on a child. Children will react and follow the verbal and nonverbal reactions of the adults closest to them. Because elementary, middle-school, and high-school students do not process information in the same way as adults, they are filtering these emotions and reactions much differently. This can lead to internalizing fears or stress overload. It is important to limit your child’s inputs to true information appropriate for their age-level and to provide positive, reassuring support.

We at the Upper Columbia Conference are hoping to partner with you in this journey by providing you with the following trustworthy RESOURCES.
“WE” Retirees Get-together  - CANCELLED
"WE" Retirees will NOT meet and is CANCELLED until further notice in cooperation with precautions and strong social distancing measures due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Stay home and be safe!
HAPPY LOOMERS will NOT meet and is CANCELLED until further notice in cooperation with precautions and strong social distancing measures due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Stay home and be safe!
Darren Stout  We are asking for continued prayers for Darren. Please pray  specifically for wisdom for the physicians, peace for Darren and his family, guidance over the next several weeks as they learn more, and healing for Darren. The family wants to share with you that they know their Loving Heavenly Father is in control. And they are grateful to Him for His love and blessings, of which they have many! And they want to especially thank all of you for your prayers. Please surround this family with prayers and love in the weeks and months to come. 

Ken Russell  is home now, but  please continue to keep Ken in prayer in the days to come. 
TCAS Is Open For Registration
Tri-City Adventist School (TCAS) is now registering for fall 2020.  If you are interested in enrolling a student in TCAS please call 509-547-8092 to set up an educational consultation.  You may also visit our website at www.mytcas.org and click on the Apply Now tab to download the application.  
 
RICHLAND, WASH. — A Tri-Cities mom of three (and member of our Richland Church family) is challenging old views of hemp with a new hemp based protein bar that she says contains nutrition that will keep you humming all day long. Hilary Kelsay is the founder of Humming Hemp which was formed in 2017, the company's mission is to make American-grown hemp foods widely available and a household staple. You can find the bars on the shelves at Fred Meyers here in the Tri-Cities, the bars have been in 1,700 Kroger stores nationwide since October. For more information on Humming Hemp you can checkout their website here.
CLICK HERE for the full KEPR news story. 
School is CLOSED for at least the next 6 weeks. We will update you when this changes. 
Church Board has been CANCELLED until further notice. We may work towards an E-Board option in future. 
Tri-City Adventist School              4115 W. Henry Pasco, WA 99301
PHONE:                    509-547-8092
EMAIL:                      office@mytcas.org

FACEBOOK:            https://www.facebook.com/mytcas
WEBSITE:              https://www.mytcas.org/

Shop at Yokes? Yokes (grocery store) will donate a percentage of your purchases to TriCity Adventist School. Get your card at TCAS, 4115 W Henry, Pasco.
Donate to TCAS while shopping on Amazon – Consider donating to Tri-City Adventist School when you do your amazon shopping. Go to smile.amazon.com and select Tri-City Adventist School as your charity
UCC Church Services Moving Forward... 
Decisive action is needed to protect those who are most at risk. This includes the difficult decision of suspending all church services in the Upper Columbia Conference, beginning March 21, with services possibly resuming on April 18, 2020.

Events that have been Postponed or canceled
Rosario Singles Retreat  -- April 2-5, 2020
UCA Academy Days - April 9-10  
UCC Women's & Young Women's Spring One-Day Retreat - May 2 

Equipping for Service Weekends to be Rescheduled
The upcoming Equipping for Service weekends in Colville, Wash. and Lewiston, Idaho are being rescheduled. The new dates will be announced as soon as possible.

UCC Women’s Spring One-Day Retreat - May 2
This event will be postponed to 2021.  The Women's Ministry Department will work on refunds for those registered.


Conference Calendar
For more UCC Calendar Events go to the calendar on our web site
 https://www.uccsda.org/English/Pages/Events-Calendar.aspx


Camp Meeting 2020 Main Speaker is Lee Venden 
It is time now to register for lodging for the 2020 camp meeting - June 10-13, 2020.  Go to:
 https://www.uccsda.org/campmeeting and find the reservation link at the top of the menu.  The main speaker will be Lee Venden and he will share his focus on how Jesus made plans to rescue every person. You will enjoy these amazing presentations.  
https://www.uccsda.org/Speakers

Youth Camps at MiVoden
Registration is open for all our youth camps. You have several to choose from our basic camps to our Ultimate camps and our 3-week DiscipleTrek camp. More information online at
 www.mivoden.com. There is a $20 early payment discount available if the balance is paid by January 21. Any questions or assistance please call 509-242-0506.


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