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A weekly update from Washington Conference encouraging you
to get "Out & About" in ministry
October 10, 2017
Welcome to Out & About!
 This is Out & About, a new weekly e-update that explores local ministry activities. We value you as a community member and desire to connect you with your local church community and conference in a relevant and convenient way.
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Out & About
October 15| "Disaster Response Volunteer Training" in Federal Way
In times of disaster, Adventist Community Services responds to people's needs in North America. We need you! Become certified with ACS on Sunday, October 15, from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm at Washington Conference Office in Federal Way! Registration is $30 per person and includes a Certification of Completion, volunteer badge, lunch, and a t-shirt! Register online now! If you are unable to register online, please bring a check or credit card to pay at the door! No Cash! For more information, contact Sue Johnson via email!
Last Chance to Register!

October 23 | "Local Communication Summit" in Federal Way
Here are 5 good things you will learn at the Local Communication Summit on Monday, October 23, in Federal Way!
1. Overview of Social Media Platforms
2. Writing for Social Media
3. Basics of Paid Ads & Audience Targeting
4. Best Practices for Social Media Managers
5. Managing an Event Campaign
You'll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and interact with keynote trainer Jamie Jean Schneider. Start learning and exploring at!
10 Spots Left! Register by Thursday!
October 13-14 | "William Johnson visits Green Lake" in Seattle
Join William Johnsson, author and former editor of Adventist Review, for a weekend of discussion at Green Lake Adventist Church on Friday, October 13 at 6:30 pm and Saturday Sabbath, October 14 at 9:30 am on where Adventism is headed and what it has to offer. Potluck will be offered before a 2 pm discussion on "The Promise of Adventism." For more information, contact Nola-Jean Bamberry via email.
Check out "Adventism: Where are we headed?"
October 18 | "Thrift Store Ministry Summit" in Federal Way
Have you ever felt a calling to be involved in running and operating a thrift store but didn't know how? Are you already involved in operating a thrift store but feel you need new ideas to give the store a boost? Now is your opportunity! Thrift Store Ministry is holding its annual Thrift Store Ministry Summit on Wednesday, October 18, from 9 am to 3 pm at the Washington Conference Office. Enjoy learning from speakers with vast experience and knowledge in the operation and running of a thrift store. Register now at! Attendance is free and lunch will be provided! For more information, contact Sue Johnson via email!
Register for Thrift Store Summit Now!
October 28 | "Harvest Festival " in Tacoma
Join the festivities and enjoy the traditional candy, games, food and fun at the Harvest Festival starting at 6pm in the South Tacoma Adventist Fellowship gym. For more information, contact Laurel Esselbach via email.
October 28 | "A Special Musical Concert" in Chehalis
Enjoy a free musical selection from the Kirk Harpsichord and a String and Piano Quintet Saturday Sabbath, October 28, at 7 pm in the Chehalis Seventh-day Adventist Church. For more information, contact Pamela Burghart via email.
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November 4 | "Seeing Jesus Through Muslim Eyes " in Bremerton
Enjoy a presentation from Elder Gerald Babenezhad, Coordinator of Muslim Outreach at the Pacific Union Conference and Board Member of NAD Adventist Muslim Relation, about equipping believers in Jesus (Issa) who want to establish meaningful and sustainable relations with out Muslim brothers and sister for the Kingdom of God. But before that, enjoy a piano concert! The concert will start at 1:30 pm followed by the seminar at 2 pm at the Bremerton SDA Church Saturday Sabbath, November 4.
November 10 & 12 | "Amen Tacoma" at Boys & Girls Club in Tacoma
Mark your calendars, dental professionals! Amen Tacoma is looking for volunteers! Amen Tacoma is offering a free clinic in Tacoma at the Boys & Girls Club of South Puget Sound (New Service Location) this coming November 10 & 12. They are in need of dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants. Not medically trained? You can still volunteer! Sign up to volunteer with Amen Tacoma!
Watch a Video Invitation Now!
What's happening in your neighborhood?
Grandparents, parents, teachers and youth leaders of North Cascade Seventh-day Adventist Church gather to pray for the different youth ministries of the church at their first S.W.A.T. Team meeting recently. They spent a beautiful time meditating in God's promises and using their most powerful weapon as Christians...PRAYER. (Photo: North Cascade Seventh-day Adventist Church Facebook)

Adventist Story Connections

They left Las Vegas Boulevard after sharing GLOW tracts. One hour later, they heard the news.

Summer Internship in the Arctic
Walla Walla engineering student explores Arctic pack ice on U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy.
FEJA Enjoys Sunset Lake Camp Retreat
A hundred youth retreat at Sunset Lake Camp for spiritual enrichment and fun activities.
What's happening in your church, school or ministry? Share your best ministry photos, quotes, and #AdventistLife short stories (100 words or less) and you may be featured here!
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