May 20, 2020
God Still ACTS in Washington and Beyond!
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Memorial Stones

What are the "memorial stones" in your life (Joshua 4)? How has God specifically led in your life or in the life of someone close to you? Share this story this Memorial Weekend as our nation honors those who have sacrificially served our country.
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Listen for God’s Thoughts Made Audible

by Doug Bing, Washington Conference president

Do you ever think out loud? I do. If you were to pull up beside me while I am driving to different places here in western Washington, there may be times where you would catch me talking to the empty space in my car. I will have entire conversations with myself as I think and pray over the issues that may be on my mind.

There is a great example, though, for those who think out loud...
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11,000+ Views & Counting

Youtuber Matt from the 10 Minute Bible Hour steps into an Adventist Church for the first time and begins learning more about the Seventh-day Adventist Church from an outsider viewpoint.

Washington Youth Offering Goal:
$25,000 for May

Through all of the disruption and disappointment of this pandemic we believe that God is up to something at Sunset Lake Camp. Camp director David Yeagley says: "Our plans are changing but our ministry will continue to move forward."

Yeagley is hoping to raise $25,000 in this month's Washington Youth Offering to help fund an extraordinary summer with six young adult staffers who will be engaging with previous campers online (and as public health guidelines allow) offline in kid- and family-friendly activities.
Ways to Give

This Week on Sabbath Stream

Pastor Jordan Stephan from Kirkland Adventist Church and host of Better News Daily on YouTube will be sharing our #SabbathStream message this week and talking about the promise of the Second Coming. We have so much hope to hold on to!

Just 4 weeks left to Sabbath Stream! Join us on Sabbath at noon on Washington Conference's Facebook page. We love interacting with you in the chat box! Please say hi!

(Why four weeks? Our churches are doing such a great job in their transition to media ministry and/or drive-in church. Sabbath Stream will conclude with the virtual week of prayer.)

Sabbath Stream Schedule

  • 10:00 am - Featured Local Bible Study: Mount Tahoma Church
  • 11 am  - Local Worship Streams (see a list of local streams)
  • 12 pm - Sabbath Worship Stream (45-50 minutes)
Follow @washconf and your local church on Facebook to receive notification about live and premiered sessions! Thanks for your likes, shares, and comments as you engage in worship! This is how you digitally say amen!
See a List of Local Streams
Watch Sabbath Stream on Facebook!

Webinar Series Begins This Thursday

Outreach Ministries invites you to a three-part Disaster Preparedness webinar series. Trainer Kiana Kabanje will discuss financial preparation, caring for kids and pets, and providing for older adults, mobility, and functional needs. Attend one, attend all. Free! Register to receive a viewing link! This webinar starts TOMORROW at 11:30 am!
Register for this FREE Webinar Series!

Sabbath Afternoon Hike Options

Your immediate family is invited to Sunset Lake Camp on Sabbath afternoons from 12-7 pm to hike one of two unique, self-guided Sunset Adventures.

The Hidden Life of Trees: Prayer Path Adventure – This short 1/3 of mile walking loop will feature seven prayer stations that will teach about the wonders of the forest and give families opportunities for learning, sharing and praying together.

The Tower Trail Treasure Hunt – On this mile-long trail are hidden at least a dozen objects that don’t belong. Check the items off your list as you hike and see how many other amazing discoveries you’ll make as you keep your eyes open in the natural world. This experience will be great for kids.

Hiking guides for both adventures will be available on the porch of the gym. Sunset Lake is following state coronavirus guidelines for operating State Parks No restroom facilities or buildings are open. No picnicking. Bring your own water. Rangers are on duty in case of emergency. Donations to Sunset Lake's ministry are always appreciated.

4 Week ASL Class Starts Next Week

Nohelani Jarnes will be offering a FREE four-week American Sign Language class on Wednesday nights beginning next week. Anyone ages 10 and up is welcome to join! This class will be taught by Zoom and will use the book "Signing Naturally 1" along with Nohe's own curriculum. (The book is helpful, but not required.) Through this class series, you will learn the basics of American Sign Language and about how language and culture apply in the Seventh-day Adventist Church context.
See the ASL class flyer
Please RSVP to obtain your Zoom link
Schedule by Email
RSVP to Virtually Attend!

Spark an Intergenerational Conversation

As churches are looking ahead to the future, there are lots of considerations for nurturing a healthy intergenerational church.

Larry Green, a ministry friend of David Salazar, Washington Conference’s youth director, shares some insights, ideas and inspiration for churches to consider. Both Green and Salazar are working on their Doctor of Ministry degrees in intergenerational ministry at Andrews University.

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