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September 2016

Jesus’ Way of Radical Compassion: Facilitators Training (Part 2)

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - September 17 @ 5:00 pm
Lake Oswego United Methodist,
1855 South Shore Blvd.
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
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This is part two of the multi-part training presented by Frank Rogers of The Center for Engaged Compassion (CEC). The training focus is on the teachings, practices and skills necessary to lead retreats, workshops, and congregational events rooted in the CEC’s approach to three-fold compassion. The CEC’s approach to three-fold compassion is rooted in the spiritual path of Jesus and deepens persons’ experience of being loved by an extravagantly compassionate sacred presence, cultivates a healing and restoring self-compassion, and increases…

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Disaster Response Training

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - September 24 @ 4:30 pm
Central United Protestant,
1124 Stevens Dr.
Richland, WA 99354 United States
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Disaster Response Training September 23 - 24, 2016 | Central United Protestant Church, Richland, Wa Over the coming months, and maybe years, many volunteers are needed to help recover from the recent fires in Eastern Washington's Okanogan County plus be prepared to respond to other natural disasters locally, regionally and even nationally. As with anything else, there is a right way and a less that right way to provide volunteer services.  Hear from experienced volunteers, participate in hands-on activities and learn the right…

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Quadrennial Leadership Summit

September 30 @ 10:00 am - October 1 @ 11:00 am
Vancouver: First UMC,
401 E 33rd St
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
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This event is planned for ALL of our Boards and Agencies to equip them for the coming quadrennium. It is held once every four years. Some of the topics discussed at this gathering: What can I expect from Conference Staff? What financial resources can our board or agency tap into? Who do we talk to in order to reserve meeting space, travel arrangements or calendar meetings for our board or agency? What are the connectional resources and expectations from our General boards and agencies?…

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October 2016

Healthy Boundaries 201

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Millwood Community Presbyterian Church,
3223 North Marguerite Road
Spokane, WA 99212 United States
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  Last call for Healthy Boundaries 201! On Thursday, October 6, Millwood Community Presbyterian Church is hosting the the final Healthy Boundaries offering (in the Inland Northwest) for this quadrennium.  Rev. Terry McGonigal and Rev. Sherry Vokoun will lead this boundary training (with an emphasis on sexual misconduct).  The cost is $40 and includes Faith Trust Institute materials, snacks, and lunch. Please register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boundary-training-tickets-27176092424 AND mail Boundary Training Letter & Registration Form to the Presbytery of the Inland Northwest at…

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Seattle District Theological Conference

October 7 - October 8
Bellevue First UMC,
1934 108th Ave NE
Bellevue, 98004
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On Friday the 7th Seattle District clergy are expected to attend a theological forum led by Bruce Sanguin (9-3pm at Bellevue First). We’ll look deeply at the traditional-moderate-progressive theologies that often separate rather than unite us. (CE credit) Then on Saturday we’ll invite laity to attend a public session of similar concern. We need to learn how to listen to each other, and how to speak coherently concerning our witness to the power and presence of Christ in our lives. Please…

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Certified Lay Ministry: Introduction to Ministry Overview

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - October 9 @ 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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Seven Rivers District Training Events 2016

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Once on October 29, 2016

Doesn’t Wisdom cry out and Understanding Shout?  Atop the heights along the path, at the crossroads she takes her stand. By the gate before the city, at the entrances she shouts: I cry out to you, people; my voice goes out to all humanity. Proverbs 8:1-4 Wisdom at the gates... ...calls us to listen to the diversity of voices found within our communities The workshop on external wisdom will focus on: •  creating events where wisdom can grow outside of…

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Elevate: Youth Leader Training

October 27 - October 29
Twinlow Camp,
22787 N. Twinlow Road
Rathdrum, ID 83858 United States
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Youth Leader Training at Twinlow October 27-29 2016 $95 if registered by October 1st Enjoy worshiping, networking, learning, and of course playing with other youth leaders. This is not a relaxing retreat but rather a workshop and intensive training event to bring your ministry to a new level. Open to adults, volunteers, and paid staff members who work with youth in their United Methodist or other Christian church. This event will start Thursday evening and continue until Saturday morning so…

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Seven Rivers District Training Events 2016

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Once on October 29, 2016

Doesn’t Wisdom cry out and Understanding Shout?  Atop the heights along the path, at the crossroads she takes her stand. By the gate before the city, at the entrances she shouts: I cry out to you, people; my voice goes out to all humanity. Proverbs 8:1-4 Wisdom at the gates... ...calls us to listen to the diversity of voices found within our communities The workshop on external wisdom will focus on: •  creating events where wisdom can grow outside of…

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November 2016

WORKSHOP: Being Church: Finding the Common Good

November 5 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
First United Methodist Church of Olympia,
1224 Legion Way SE
Olympia, WA 98501-1655 United States
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The Rev. Tex Sample. Photo courtesy of the West Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church First United Methodist Church in Olympia (with the Tacoma District) is sponsoring a day long workshop with Tex Sample on November 5. The event is called "Being Church: Finding the Common Good." In addition to two keynote addresses from Dr. Sample based on his most recent book, we will have a series of supplemental workshops  designed to share skills and…

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