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A weekly update from Washington Conference encouraging you
to get "Out & About" in ministry
November 14, 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.
#PromiseSquare
:: This Week's Promise to Share
1 Corinthians 16:31-34, NIV

Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad;
    let them say among the nations, “The Lord reigns!”
Let the sea resound, and all that is in it;
    let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them!
Let the trees of the forest sing,
    let them sing for joy before the Lord,
    for he comes to judge the earth.
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;
    his love endures forever.

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Out & About
November 17-18 | "Mad About Marriage" in Puyallup
The difference between this marriage education class and other programs available? It factors in forgiveness, an ingredient needed in healthy relationships.

Whether you are still waiting for your special someone, in a dating relationship, newly or soon-to-be engaged, married for a short or long time, you are invited to Mad About Marriage seminar at Puyallup Adventist Church on Friday, November 17, at 6:30 pm and Saturday Sabbath, November 18, from 2-5:30 pm.
Sponsored by Washington Conference Family Ministries
Click to Claim Your Free "Mad About Marriage" RSVP!
November 18 | "Free College Financial Aid" in Walla Walla
Walla Walla University is hosting a free workshop at Auburn Adventist Academy Saturday Sabbath, November 18, at 5 pm in the Church Fireside Room on how to pay for college! This 40 minute presentation are led by experts from the WWU Student Financial Services, and Marketing and Enrollment Services to provide prospective students and their parents valuable information on how to prepare for the financials of college. Question and Answer time will be available to parents after the presentation.
Click to see more workshops from WWU!
November 19 | "Deaf Thanksgiving" in Seattle
Volunteer Park Adventist Church invites you to the third annual Deaf Thanksgiving on Sunday, November 19, at 3:30 pm. All are welcome to join and bring their favorite Thanksgiving dish to share while meeting new Deaf friends. VPC Deaf Ministry will provide the pies!
RSVP for Deaf Thanksgiving now!

December 2 | "Community Sing-along of Handel's Messiah" in Chehalis

Join Chehalis Adventist Church at their Annual Community Sing-along of Handel's Messiah on Saturday Sabbath, December 2, at 4:30 pm with the Auburn Adventist Academy Orchestra and Sylvan Chorale.
Map out your drive to Chehalis!

December 2 | "45th Anniversary Celebration" in Edmonds

Edmonds Adventist Church will celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the completion of their sanctuary on December 2. Conference president, Doug Bing, will speak for the 11am Worship Service. Plus, enjoy a fellowship potluck, an afternoon of music, interviews and stories! The day will end with an "old-fashioned Saturday night church social." Come enjoy the festivities and meet former members and pastors on this special occasion!
Share your memories of Edmonds Adventist Church!

December 9 | "Longing for Home Concert" in Shoreline

An annual favorite! Enjoy Christmas Concert, stories, and fellowship with the Shoreline Adventist Church Saturday Sabbath, December 9, at 3 pm. Jee Wong will play piano with Orion Chorale and Candi Barth!
Get ready to visit Shoreline!

December 9 | "David Glenn Retirement Celebration" in Chehalis

Chehalis Adventist Church invites friends and colleagues of Pastor David & Tomi Glenn to a special Sabbath celebration and afternoon of music starting at 11 am honoring Pastor Glenn's great love and many years of service to his best friend, Jesus Christ. RSVP with Pamela Burghart at 360-748-4330.
RSVP for Pastor Glenn's Retirement Celebration!

December 16 | "Festival of Lessons & Carols" in Chehalis

Chehalis Adventist Church invites you to attend a Festival of Lessons & Carols Saturday Sabbath, December 16, at 11 am to enjoy a message of Christ shared in scripture and song.
Get ready to visit Chehalis!

January 19-20 | "Mirror Conference" in Renton

Get ready for the Mirror Conference, Washington Conference's new Youth Rally on January 19-20, 2018, at Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center! We've decided to try a little re-branding and re-visioning for this year. You'll notice a difference in the name, location & theme, and also in price! This is so we can offer even more quality for youth to walk away with. Our aim is to help Adventist high-school ages youth better reflect Christ into their community. Watch a video invitation now!
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Totally Involved

Male Singing Chorus!

You are invited to sing in a large men's chorus on February 3, at the Auburn Academy Church! No auditions necessary. If interested, please contact Doug Woods ASAP at dougndonnawoods@gmail.com or 253-951-4218.
How can the Washington Conference church family become more involved in your neighborhood? Share your total member involvement events happening in your neighborhood and you could be featured here!
Click to Share Totally Involved Opportunities!
#AdventistLife
Amen Tacoma provided free medical needs to the surrounding people of Tacoma who could not afford medical care or the extra expenses. Volunteers are still glowing from their Amen Tacoma experience! Ask a volunteer for their favorite story from helping the community with free dental, vision, medical, and lifestyle care!
The next Amen Clinic will be in Everett next April!
Check out more photos of Amen Tacoma!
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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Adventist Story Connections

Growing Young Cohorts
David Yeagley, local Youth Director, shares on what leaders are doing to love young adults better.
New Items from the Executive Committee
Do you know who the NPUC has invited to fill the VP for regional affairs position? Click to find out!
 
We’re All Targets
If the gun violence of the last few years has taught us anything, it’s that we can’t escape.

Baptized at First Sight
He walked into an Adventist church as a first-time visitor; he left as a member.
 
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