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May 2016

Healing the Ravaged Soul

May 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bear Creek United Methodist Church, 16530 Avondale Rd NE
Woodinville, WA 98077 United States
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Bear Creek UMC in Woodinville is hosting a community discussion on the topic of child sexual abuse, specifically regarding the spiritual impact on survivors. This event will take place Saturday, May 7th, from 10 AM to 12 PM, and all are welcome. Sue Magrath, author of Healing the Ravaged Soul: Tending the Spiritual Wounds of Child Sexual Abuse, will speak from her many years as a psychotherapist and spiritual director working with the adult survivors of sexual abuse. She will…

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General Conference 2016

May 10, 2016 - May 20, 2016
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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The United Methodist Church’s top legislative body will meet at the Oregon Convention Center, the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, on May 10-20, 2016. General Conference is the top policy-making body of The United Methodist Church which meets once every four years. The conference can revise church law, as well as adopt resolutions on current moral, social, public policy and economic issues. It also approves plans and budgets for church-wide programs. Click here for information on how you can volunteer…

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June 2016
Free

Lay Transition Workshop – Seattle and Tacoma

June 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kent United Methodist Church, 11010 248th St. SE
Kent, WA 98030 United States
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In order to support you and your congregation as you experience a pastoral transition this year, the Seattle and Tacoma districts are offering a Laity Transition Workshop on Saturday, June 4th from 9am-12pm at Kent United Methodist Church. In the workshop, you can expect to: Explore the normal feelings and reactions during the time of a pastoral change; Become familiar with a transition model that helps you be aware of the natural stages of transition; Learn how to have a…

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Board of Laity

June 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
PNW Conference Office, 816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Conference Room #1

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Free

Lay Transitions Workshop – Vancouver District

June 4, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Vancouver: First UMC, 401 E 33rd St
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
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In order to support you and your congregation as you experience a pastoral transition this year, the Vancouver District is offering a Laity Transition Workshop on Saturday, June 4th from 3-5:30pm at Vancouver First United Methodist Church. In the workshop, you can expect to: Explore the normal feelings and reactions during the time of a pastoral change; Become familiar with a transition model that helps you be aware of the natural stages of transition; Learn how to have a good…

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PNW Annual Conference 2016

June 24, 2016 @ 8:00 am - June 26, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Showplex: Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Avenue SW
Puyallup, 98371 United States
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Friday morning start. Click here for more details.

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July 2016

Mission u 2016

July 15, 2016 - July 18, 2016
Central Washington University, 400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
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United Methodist Women and Conference Board of Global Ministries invites all men, women, and young people to join them for their annual cooperative venture, Mission u. The event will take place in 2016 on July 15-18 at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Washington. 2016 Studies The Bible and Human Sexuality The Rev. Jen Stuart & The Rev. Keith Hackett Climate Justice Katherine Parker, the Rev. Pat Watkins, and Rev. Jenny Phillips Latin America ​(English) Nan McCurdy and (Spanish) Miguel Mairena Youth Study:…

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Seattle District Webcast Event

July 15, 2016 - July 16, 2016
PNW Conference Office, 816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Seattle District 2-Day Event: District Gathering for a Webcast called “Conspire” with Richard Rohr. (cac.org) Center for Action and Contemplation More details TBA. July 15 Friday 1-6pm July 16 Sat. 8-4pm. Conference Room #1

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August 2016

First 12: Path 1 Training for New Ministries

August 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - August 12, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
PNW Conference Office, 816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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The First 12 is a two-day training event designed to help clergy and laity gather and grow the first 12 people in your new ministry, new church, or new faith community. Combined with a year of practical coaching follow-up, you will learn the skills, habits, and lifestyle practices to give your new vision the best chance of launching with a team of 12 committed leaders. Although designed by the team at Path1 New Church Starts, the training is equally valuable for existing…

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October 2016

Certified Lay Ministry: Introduction to Ministry Overview

October 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - October 9, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Central United Protestant, 1124 Stevens Dr.
Richland, WA 99354 United States
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The Certified Lay Minister (CLM) program is a two-year training cycle that includes a Ministry Overview and four intermediate courses. Its course offerings are available for all lay persons within the United Methodist Church. However, those interested in pursuing CLM designation must follow the process outlined by your District Committee on Ministry in conjunction with paragraph 271 of the 2012 Book of Discipline. Upon completion of specialized training, these individuals are recognized and utilized to enhance the quality of ministry…

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Lay Servant Ministries Advanced Course

October 22, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Haller Lake United Methodist Church, 13055 1st Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98125 United States
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Intensive Preaching Workshop for Laity This course is designed for both the Lay Speaker who wants to enhance their preaching skills as well as the Lay Servant who perceives a call to a preaching ministry. Participants will receive personalized coaching and feedback in this small group approach to learning. Participants must attend both days; October 22 and October 29. Space is limited so please register early. Registration deadline: October 7th REGISTER HERE For more information: Email Joan Holms

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Lay Servant Ministries Advanced Course

October 29, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Haller Lake United Methodist Church, 13055 1st Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98125 United States
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Intensive Preaching Workshop for Laity This course is designed for both the Lay Speaker who wants to enhance their preaching skills as well as the Lay Servant who perceives a call to a preaching ministry. Participants will receive personalized coaching and feedback in this small group approach to learning. Participants must attend both days; October 22 and October 29. Space is limited so please register early. Registration deadline: October 7th REGISTER HERE For more information: Email Joan Holms

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Board of Laity

October 29, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wesley Homes Terrace, 816 S 216th
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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This meeting will take place in the East Terrace Room at Wesley Homes.

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November 2016

Lay Servant Ministries – Basic Course

November 18, 2016
PNW Conference Office, 816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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More information pending Questions? Please contact Joan Holms - JOANHOLMS25@msn.com  

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CANCELLED – Lay Servant Ministries – Basic Course

November 19, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Seattle First United Methodist Church, 180 Denny Way
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Due to low registration, this class has been postponed until after the first of the year. If you had already registered you should have received notification and refund information. If you do not have this information - please contact Joan Holms. A Lay Servant Ministries Basic Course will be offered on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Seattle First United Methodist Church. From leading a meeting, to caring for others, to communicating effectively, and more... this day long workshop will provide an overview of the…

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January 2017
Free

Vancouver District – Youth Retreat Planning Day

January 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kelso United Methodist Church, 206 Cowlitz Way
Kelso, WA United States
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We invite churches who would like to help plan the Vancouver district youth retreat to bring a team to the retreat planning day. A church team would include at least one youth and at least one adult. This is a great opportunity to help develop leadership potential for youth in your church. We will be working on the retreat schedule, small group activities, large group activities and other retreat details.

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PNW United Methodist Women Executive Meeting

January 13 - January 15
Wesley Gardens, 815 S 216th St
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Wesley Homes

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Lay Servant Ministries – Basic

January 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Queen Anne United Methodist Church – The Well, 1606 5th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119 United States
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More information coming soon - Questions? Please contact Joan Holms - JOANHOLMS25@msn.com

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$15.00

Seattle District Training Day – It’s Time to Change!

January 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Renton First UMC, 2201 Northeast 4th Street
Renton, WA 98056 United States
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We need to become unusual.

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February 2017

Lay Servant Ministries – Rediscovering Our Spiritual Gifts

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Aldersgate UMC, 14230 Southeast Newport Way
Bellevue, WA 98006 United States
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To register, contact Joan Holms, joanholms25@msn.com or 206-498-3689 Deadline for registration will close at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, February 9th. Cost: $30.00 (includes book, lunch and snacks)  

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Seven Rivers Clergy & Laity Retreats

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - February 26 @ 12:00 pm
Lazy F Camp and Retreat Center, 16170 Manastash Road
Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
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Seven Rivers Clergy & Laity Retreat “Finally, all of you have unity of spirit, sympathy, love for one another, a tender heart, and a humble mind.  Do not repay evil for evil, or abuse for abuse; but, on the contrary, repay with a blessing.  It is for this that you were called—that you might inherit a blessing.” 1 Peter 3:8-9 “Jesus’ way of radical compassion aligns our spirit with the Divine Spirit that brings life out of death, hope in…

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March 2017

PNW United Methodist Women Executive Meeting

March 30 - March 31
Lazy F Camp and Retreat Center, 16170 Manastash Road
Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
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PNW United Methodist Women Spiritual Retreat

March 31 - April 2
Lazy F Camp and Retreat Center, 16170 Manastash Road
Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
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April 2017
$60

CLM – Cycle B – Sacramental Theology and Worship (eastside)

April 29
Hillview UMC, 8525 W Ustick Rd
Boise, ID 83704 United States
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Sacramental Theology and Worship will help students gain a deeper theological understanding and meaning of worship - it's form and liturgy and hymnology. An overview of the theology of baptism and communion in the United Methodist tradition will also be covered. Click here to register and for more information.

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$30

Lay Servant Ministries Training – Leading Public Prayer

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Renton First UMC, 2201 Northeast 4th Street
Renton, WA 98056 United States
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Laity are frequently invited to lead prayer in worship and other settings.  The primary objective for this course is to enable laity to effectively prepare and lead various prayer forms. All laity of the conference are welcome. To register, contact Joan Holms, joanholms25@msn.com or 206-498-3689. Deadline for registration will close at 9:00 a.m. Thursday, April 27th. Cost: $30.00 (includes book, lunch and snacks)

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