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Jan. 8, 2019
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Happy 2020!

May this be a time of being totally involved in ministry for Jesus!
GROWING LEADERS BLOG

A Rare Sight at the Gym

by Doug Bing, Washington Conference president

Several weeks ago while at the gym I saw a rare sight: a person sitting down on a gym couch. I chuckled as I saw this person just sitting there reading something on a smartphone. You just don’t see many people sitting down in a gym!

In fact, I counted how many places there were to sit at the gym. There were less than 50 chairs in the entire gym. This YMCA is one of the largest ones in the area, as far as membership, with thousands of members. Yet there in the gym, they have less than 50 places to sit.

Christians can learn a lot from gyms starting with these four lessons...

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Disaster Chaplaincy Training


Let's say there's a natural or man-made disaster that happens in one of our communities. You feel compelled to help. You want to respond and bring some compassionate aid to your local community.

You cannot just waltz into a disaster scene. You need training, and you need the proper certification.

Washington Conference will be hosting an emotional and spiritual responders training class on February 16-17 to help you obtain the certification to be a chaplain in a time of disaster and crisis. This highly sought after class is available to you for only $60 thanks to our ministry partners.

We're offering this certification training to you first, before opening it up to a wider and waiting disaster responders audience. Act now!
Register Now!
Jan. 11 - Washington Youth Offering

Adventist Education

Whole person growth in education offers students ample opportunities to encounter Christ, explore the big questions of life, and develop a biblical foundation for making every day choices that will impact eternity.

  1. Encountering Christ - students are encouraged to get to know Jesus personally and to build a lasting connection with their Savior

  2. Exploring Big Questions - students need space to wrestle through tough issues, practice solid reasoning, apply personal experience, and discover biblical truth

  3. Developing a Biblical Foundation for Life - students engage in an ongoing dialogue to develop critical thinking skills for navigating life with an end goal of eternal life

Ultimately, Adventist Education is redemptive, taking every stage of a young person’s mind, body and spirit development into consideration in learning, interaction, and discipline. We want our children to make it to the kingdom of God!
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e-calendar highlights

Opportunities to grow your faith, friendship & sense of community
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for January 11, 2020

Doug Bing will worship at All Nations Church in Federal Way.

Craig Carr will be at Eastside Fellowship welcoming Pastor Sam Gungaloo 


Jerry Russell will be in the Loma Linda area for a memorial service for Pastor Hector Ramal, brother in law of Pastor Jesse Sacdalan. 

Craig Mattson will be attending Puyallup Church to hear John McGhee speak.
The readings are written by our own Kirkland pastor Kevin Wilfley!

Final Empire

Jan 23-25 | Federal Way

Join Shawn Boonstra and Derek Lane in a weekend seminar series to examine the evidence of Bible prophecy. RSVP for your seat & receive a free book!

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Sunset Lake Staff Alumni Gathering

Jan 31-Feb 2 | Wilkeson

If you ever worked at Sunset Lake, you are invited to a FREE weekend of worship, fellowship, food, and memories...including watching the big football game! Call 360-829-0311 to RSVP

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Each week, Washington Conference cultivates a selection of news items, event opportunities, and ministry resources. We highlight how Washington ACTS through Adventist Education, Coaching Leaders, Totally Involving Members in Ministry, and Spiritual Growth.

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