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October 2016

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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Safety Advocate Webinar

October 26, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
PNW Conference Office, 816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Conference staff will be offering webinars for individuals who are interested in becoming a Safety Advocate for their church, or in getting re-certified for this important role. Safety Advocates are responsible for promoting and maintaining Safe Church policies and for providing an avenue for vulnerable persons to voice a concern or problem. To serve as a Safety Advocate, you must first pass a national background check, and complete the basic abuse awareness training offered through Ministry Safe in addition to this component…

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Elevate: Youth Leader Training

October 27, 2016 - October 29, 2016
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, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 29, 2016 at 9:00am

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, 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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November 2016

Multiplying Ministries

November 2, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day First of the month, repeating until 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, 2016 @ 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, 2016 @ 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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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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$10

Simple Governance Workshops

November 19, 2016
Audubon Park UMC, 3908 N Driscoll Blvd, Spokane, WA 99205
Spokane, 99205
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Morning & Afternoon Workshops Available Many congregations are finding that implementing the practices of simple governance can help their congregation become more intentional about its purpose and focus its efforts more on ministry than meetings.  The workshop will cover the principles and practices of simple governance as well as how your congregation might choose to streamline decision-making and communication.  This workshop is useful for everyone who is interested in how their congregations can become more focused and intentional about God's calling…

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Safety Advocate Webinar

November 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
PNW Conference Office, 816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Conference staff will be offering webinars for individuals who are interested in becoming a Safety Advocate for their church, or in getting re-certified for this important role. Safety Advocates are responsible for promoting and maintaining Safe Church policies and for providing an avenue for vulnerable persons to voice a concern or problem. To serve as a Safety Advocate, you must first pass a national background check, and complete the basic abuse awareness training offered through Ministry Safe in addition to this component…

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December 2016

Multiplying Ministries

December 7, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day First of the month, repeating until 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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Charge Conference Paperwork Due

December 15, 2016
PNW Conference Office, 816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Please submit your church's Charge Conference paperwork by end of business today.

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January 2017

Safety Advocate Webinar

January 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
PNW Conference Office, 816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Conference staff will be offering a webinar for individuals who are interested in becoming a Safety Advocate for their church, or in getting re-certified for this important role. Safety Advocates are responsible for promoting and maintaining Safe Church policies and for providing an avenue for vulnerable persons to voice a concern or problem. To serve as a Safety Advocate, you must first pass a national background check, and complete the basic abuse awareness training offered through Ministry Safe in addition to this…

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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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Roots & Wings 2017

January 28 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Marysville United Methodist Church, 5600 64th Street NE
Marysville, WA 98270 United States
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Register Now! Roots & Wings, the Puget Sound District's annual training & workshop event, is scheduled for January 28, 2017.  Marysville UMC will host! Join us for our annual Puget Sound District training event, Roots and Wings! Our theme is Sow, Nurture, Grow. We will worship together and hear from Rev. Lyda Pierce, PNW Conference Lay Leader Nancy Tam Davis, and District Superintendent Daniel Foster. Workshops will focus on leadership and mission. In registering, we encourage you to choose one…

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February 2017

Multiplying Ministries

February 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day First of the month, repeating until 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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$60

CLM – Cycle A – Intermediate Preaching (west side)

February 4
Salmon Creek UMC, 12217 Northeast Highway 99
Vancouver, WA 98686 United States
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Intermediate Preaching will dive deeper into the practice of homiletics including sermon prep, delivery, and biblical exegesis

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$60

CLM – Cycle A – Intermediate Preaching ( East Side)

February 11
Hillview UMC, 8525 W Ustick Rd
Boise, ID 83704 United States
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Intermediate Preaching will dive deeper into the practice of homiletics including sermon prep, delivery, and biblical exegesis

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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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March 2017

Multiplying Ministries

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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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Safety Advocate Webinar

March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
PNW Conference Office, 816 South 216th Street #2
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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To serve as a Safety Advocate, you must first pass a national background check, and complete the basic abuse awareness training offered through Ministry Safe in addition to this component (please share the church you’ve done this with when you RSVP). We are currently offering a webinar on March 8 from 4-5 pm. Participants will need to review the Conference Safe Sanctuaries Guidelines (Click here for the Guidelines) and also take this short quiz before participating in the webinar. (Click here…

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Northwest Leadership Institute

March 9 - March 10
Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St.
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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Registration is now open! Sign-up today and enjoy early bird pricing  - available through January 31st.

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Shakin’ and Bakin’ the WJ Way

March 10 - March 13
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport, 222 North Vineyard Avenue
Ontario, CA 91764-4431 United States
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Western Jurisdiction Disaster Response Academy Bi-annual Western Jurisdiction Disaster Response Academy will be held on March 10-13, 2017 at the Doubletree by Hilton in Ontario, California. Participants will have an abundance of fun and informative learning opportunities led by staff from the United Methodist Committee on Relief and others. Stories will be shared from across the Jurisdiction and the ERT, Recovery and Shower trailer for disaster response will be on view. All are invited to this wonderful event. Click here…

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