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September 2016

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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Multiplying Ministries

October 6 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 3, 2017
PNW Conference Office,
816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Conference Room #1 Multiplying Ministries is a new invitational pilot program designed to foster a unique space of creative engagement, collaborative conversations, and a "think tank" environment.

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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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Tacoma District Seminar – Family Systems: Integrated Leadership Training for Lay & Clergy

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
United States
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Seminar leader Rev. Bill Selby "Anxious Times call for Non-Anxious Leaders" So there is anxiety in your world. Big Surprise. These times are filled with issues that stimulate anxiety, finances, war, security, sexual issues, elections. Add to that the normal familial ways that anxiety is raised through the natural pushers such as children, relationships, health issues, relatives, schools, jobs, etc and we all have plenty to deal with. This seminar is designed to help you as leaders,…

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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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Lay Servant Ministries Advanced Course

October 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
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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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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Lay Servant Ministries Advanced Course

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
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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November 2016

Multiplying Ministries

November 2 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 3, 2017
PNW Conference Office,
816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Conference Room #1 Multiplying Ministries is a new invitational pilot program designed to foster a unique space of creative engagement, collaborative conversations, and a "think tank" environment.

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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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Messy Church Training

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Newburg First UMC,
1205 Deborah Road
Newberg, OR 97132 United States
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Life is Messy...Got Faith? What is it?   Messy Church is a form of church for children and adults that includes creativity, celebration and hospitality.  The Messy Church movement began in the United Kingdom and has spread throughout the world.  In the words of one of its leaders, “messy church is an all-age fresh expression of church that offers counter-cultural transformation of family life through families coming together to be, to make, to eat and to celebrate God.” For more…

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December 2016

Multiplying Ministries

December 7 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 3, 2017
PNW Conference Office,
816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Conference Room #1 Multiplying Ministries is a new invitational pilot program designed to foster a unique space of creative engagement, collaborative conversations, and a "think tank" environment.

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January 2017

Roots & Wings 2017

January 28, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Marysville United Methodist Church,
5600 64th Street NE
Marysville, WA 98270 United States
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SAVE THE DATE! Roots & Wings, the Puget Sound District's annual training & workshop event, is scheduled for January 28, 2017.  Marysville UMC will host! Many details are in the works--but we do know this: Roots & Wings 2017 will be a spectacular event with lunch and childcare provided.  Please mark your calendar!

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February 2017

Multiplying Ministries

February 1, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 3, 2017
PNW Conference Office,
816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Conference Room #1 Multiplying Ministries is a new invitational pilot program designed to foster a unique space of creative engagement, collaborative conversations, and a "think tank" environment.

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March 2017

Multiplying Ministries

March 1, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 3, 2017
PNW Conference Office,
816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Conference Room #1 Multiplying Ministries is a new invitational pilot program designed to foster a unique space of creative engagement, collaborative conversations, and a "think tank" environment.

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May 2017

Multiplying Ministries

May 3, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 3, 2017
PNW Conference Office,
816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Conference Room #1 Multiplying Ministries is a new invitational pilot program designed to foster a unique space of creative engagement, collaborative conversations, and a "think tank" environment.

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