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Feb. 5, 2020
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This week we have a line up of short video features for you!
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GROWING LEADERS VLOG
 

Growing Together with Unexpected Results

From Doug Bing :: My family told me I needed a hobby, so I started inventorying my interests and chose to grow some plants. I thought I was growing herbs, even catnip, but then there sprouted this one plant that I still don't know what it is. Maybe you know?

Sometimes when we start a new ministry venture, we may be surprised by the results. This is part of the joy of growing together.
Watch & Learn More [4:45]

Weekly Radio Program to Launch


Renton Adventist Church is venturing into new ministry territory in 2020! The church is launching its first radio program called "Hope for Today" on Sundays at 8 am on 820 AM The Word (Seattle's Christian talk radio) beginning Sunday, February 9, with author and pastor Randy Maxwell.

"This weekly program will offer real hope in a real God for real people facing challenges of real life," say Pastor Maxwell. "Please share with your friends, neighbors, co-workers and any individual who is in need of hope. As always: 'The need is great. The key is prayer. The time is now.'"
Hope for Today Bible Study Site
Hope for Today Podcast Archive (available 2/9/2020)
Become a Disaster Response Volunteer!
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Disaster Response Chaplains Needed

Here's your opportunity to be certified as a chaplain to respond to emotional and spiritual needs when a disaster happens. A two-day training class is scheduled for President's Day weekend (Feb. 16-17) in Federal Way. It's only $60 thanks to sponsors.

Please consider how you can help your neighbors and community in an intensely needed way during times of disaster (natural and man-made).

Register now at: https://emotionalandspiritualcare.eventbrite.com

Your community needs you!

Become a Disaster Response Chaplain!

Plan Ahead: Safety Sabbath is March 28


All Adventist churches in North America are encouraged to hold an annual safety drill during Safety Sabbath scheduled for March 28. Your church can choose the type of drill (a variety of guides are available).

Talk with your pastor and church board about signing up to participate! Let's work together for a safer church!
Safety Sabbath Resources
FEBRUARY 8 OFFERING

World Budget: Adventist TV Ministry

The entry on your tithe envelope for "World Budget" can be a little confusing. Let's demystify how your donations to the World Budget benefit ministries around the world!

Your offering this week benefits Adventist Television Ministry including It Is Written, Faith for Today, and Breath of Life. [4 minutes]
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e-calendar highlights

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

February is the month for ordinations!

Feb 15 | Dustin Serns will be ordained at Port Orchard Church (3 pm)

Feb 22 | John Miller will be ordained at Winlock Church (3 pm)

You'll see our team at these ordinations and additional church engagements!

The Good News of Jesus

Weekends through Feb 8 | Kirkland

Learn more about how the "good news" of Jesus speaks to our world today! This 8-night enriching lecture series will be led by Pastor Jordan Stephan. More at www.betternewsinfo.com

Diabetes Undone

Jan 27-Mar 16, 6:30 pm | Auburn City

1 in 3 Americans has diabetes or prediabetes. That doesn't have to be your story. Come and join a hope filled 8 session video course to reverse diabetes and reclaim your health. $50. Request more info

Second Location!
Diabetes Undone will also be offered in Enumclaw!

Registration & intro class is Feb 16 at 1 pm with weekly classes beginning February 23.

Church Growth Conference

Feb 8, 11:30 am & 2:30 pm | Seattle

Discover how one pastor consistently baptized over 100 souls per year over 40 years of ministry WITHOUT a public evangelism meeting. You won't want to miss this inspiring training with Dr. Patrick Vincent at Maranatha Church! RSVP for a free meal

Bookmobile on the Move

Feb 9 | Call in your order at 253-833-6707

Bellevue Church
- 10-10:30 am
Monroe Church
- 11:15-11:45 am
Forest Park Church
- 12:15-1 pm
Mount Vernon Church
- 2-2:30 pm
Bellingham Church
- 3:30-4:15 pm
Puget Sound Academy (Kirkland)
- 6:15-6:45 pm

Daddy & Daughter Banquet

Feb 16 | Tacoma Central

Dads! Bring your daughters to a memorable evening planned by Washington Conference Children's and Women's Ministries departments! Register now at tinyurl.com/banquet20
SAVE THE DATE

Free Health Clinic

Apr 25-26 | Burlington

New date, same purpose! The Love Heals free health clinic in Burlington is in need of volunteers for professional and general roles such as interpreters, hair stylists/barbers, massage therapists, food coordinators and general help.

To learn more and to sign up, go to lovehealsfreeclinic.org and click on "Burlington."
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