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May 2017

Multiplying Ministries

May 3 @ 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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CLM – Cycle B – Sacramental Theology and Worship (westside)

May 5
Salmon Creek UMC, 12217 Northeast Highway 99
Vancouver, WA 98686 United States
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$60

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.

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3 Events to Make a Difference

May 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunnyside United Methodist Church, 906 E. Edison Ave.
Sunnyside, WA 98944 United States
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Moving Toward Positive Change in Our Communities BYSTANDER REVOLUTION May 6 • Led by Rev. Terri Stewart • 9:30 a.m – Noon Have you heard a racist, religious, or sexist joke and not known how to respond with compassion to say that such jokes are not welcome? Have you seen someone harassed in public and wanted to help but didn’t know how? Do you have children who ask how to handle a bullying situation, and you want good strategies to help them?…

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Clergy Transitions Workshop

May 8 - May 9
Vancouver: First UMC, 401 E 33rd St
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
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July 2017

Mission u 2017

July 14 - July 17
Central Washington University, 400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
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Click to see full PDF. Mission u, a cooperative venture of the PNW UMW and the Conference Board of Global Ministries, will take place July 14-17, 2017 on the Central Washington University campus in Ellensburg, Washington. The following studies are expected. The Missionary Conferences - Bishop Mary Ann Swenson Climate Justice - Rev. Pat Watkins A Covenantal Community - Rev. Neal Christie, Assistant General Secretary for Education & Leadership Formation General Board of Church and Society & Janjay Innis, Global Ministries Global Mission Fellow Coordinator…

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Messy Church Training

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Olympia First United Methodist Church, 1224 Legion Way SE
Olympia, 98501 United States
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$125

All Age + Creativity + Christ Centered + Hospitality + Celebration This training will give your team the vital tools to begin your own Messy Church. You will learn about the history, values, format and best practices to get your Messy Church started. In addition you will have opportunity to dialogue with your team about specific challenges and strengths that will assist you in reaching all ages in the ‘none’ zone with the good news of the gospel. Trainer: Rev.…

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August 2017

Spanish Language Intensive: Beginning Plus

August 14 - August 18
Toppenish: New Harvest United Methodist Church, 201 North Beech Street
Toppenish, WA 98948 United States
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Facilitator: Suzy Martinez Details on registration and costs coming soon. See also: Spanish Language Intensive: Intermediate Conversation

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Spanish Language Intensive: Intermediate Conversation

August 21 - August 25
Toppenish: New Harvest United Methodist Church, 201 North Beech Street
Toppenish, WA 98948 United States
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Facilitator: Suzy Martinez  

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September 2017

Jim Wallis of Sojourners in Seattle

September 16
Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St SW
Lynnwood, WA 98036 United States
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New York Times best selling author, activist, and theologian Jim Wallis will speak on the subject of his latest book, America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America, will speak on two occasions on Saturday, September 16, 2017 in the Seattle area. A lecture, panel discussion, and Q&A will take place at 7pm at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall at Seattle Center. This event is open to all. Tickets are available here. A printable bulletin insert will…

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Step One 2017 Training Event

September 18 - September 20
Seattle First United Methodist Church, 180 Denny Way
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Step One is an event open to all who are curious about starting a new church, a new faith community, or a new place for new people. This may be a traditional church, a house church, or even a messy church. Existing pastors are welcome. Those discerning a call to vocational ministry are welcome. Lay people who want to lead something new are welcome. Anyone interested in the future of the church is welcome and will get something out of this event.…

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Rita Nakashima Brock – Moral Injury & Soul Repair

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Queen Anne United Methodist Church – The Well, 1606 5th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119 United States
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$10 - $30

Rita Nakashima Brock Sponsored by Plymouth Church UCC, noted theologian Rita Nakashima-Brock, will discuss The Moral Injuries of a Country: the cost of dualism, war and violence and the agonies of now. Co-founder of the Soul Repair Center, Dr. Brock is an internationally recognized expert on emerging studies of moral injury and recovery. Familiar with her work, Bishop Elaine Stanovsky offered the following words of encouragement: "Ministry with Veterans and their families. Rita is on the cutting edge of this…

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Safety Advocate Webinar

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Conference staff will be offering another 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. RSVP's will be accepted via email to Teri Tobey until Friday, September 22nd at 9 a.m. Please include the name of your local church in your RSVP email.…

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Leadership Institute 2017

September 27 - September 29

The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection invites you to Leadership Institute 2017, which takes place at the Leawood, KS campus, September 27 - 29, 2017.  Registration is now open! Join clergy, church staff and volunteers from across the nation for one of the largest mainline training events in the country. Come and Experience: Expanded Pre-Institute Sessions, featuring workshops covering a wide variety of ministry topics, led by Resurrection staff and guest speakers Inspiring worship Connection and fellowship with church…

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Early Response Team (ERT) Fall Training

September 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Marysville United Methodist Church, 5600 64th Street NE
Marysville, WA 98270 United States
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The PNWUMC Volunteers in Mission team is hosting the Early Response Team “Fall Training” September 30, 2017 at Marysville UMC in Marysville, Wa. Join us to learn new skills and meet the ERT community. UMCOR trained instructors will teach ERT Basic, Refresher and Site Assessment training. Classes are free. Lunch is included. Register Now

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October 2017

Safe Church Summit

October 5 - October 6
Cathedral of the Rockies, 717 N. 11th St.
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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The Safe Church Summit is designed to provide training, instruction, direction and development to church servants, volunteers, leaders, staff and clergy so they may provide a safer, secure, trained, and proactive Safety and Security Ministry for their place of worship, services, and events. This year’s keynote speakers include Jerry McConnell (Pastor, US Military, Teacher and Coach), Bob Wild (Senior Director, Author, Director of Finance and Administration) and Robert Johnson (Director of Safety and Security, Law Enforcement, Army National Guard). Registration…

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“Be Ready to Answer the Call” – ERT Training Kitsap County

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Bremerton United Methodist Church, 1150 Marine Dr
Bremerton, WA 98312 United States
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The PNWUMC Disaster Response team is hosting an Early Response Team Basic Training October 14, 2017 at Bremerton UMC.  UMCOR trained instructors will teach the ERT Basic and Refresher Class. For ERT members needing their badge renewed, the refresher segment is just the afternoon portion.  Must be 18 years or older to participate. Classes are free.  Lunch is included for both classes. Classes offerred: Basic Class for new participants  8:30am - 4:00pm Refresher Course for badge renewal  12:00pm - 4:00pm…

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Youth Leader Training

October 19 @ 5:00 pm - October 21 @ 11:00 am
Twinlow Camp, 22787 N. Twinlow Road
Rathdrum, ID 83858 United States
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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 you have time to travel back for church on Sunday. Twinlow will serve meals…

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Messy Church USA Conference

October 20 - October 21
Community UMC of Huntington Beach, 6652 Heil Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92647 United States
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Getting Messy in the USA...Connect...Discover...Expand Make plans today to join the founder of Messy Church, Lucy Moore at the first ever Messy Church USA Conference on October 20-21, 2017 at Community United Methodist Church in Huntington Beach, California.  Messy Church is a global movement that started in 2004 in one small Anglican Church in the UK. Martyn Payne, author of recently released Messy Parables will join Lucy Moore to provide inspiring stories as well as practical suggestions to enliven your…

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Early Response Team (ERT) Training

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Portland First UMC, 1838 SW Jefferson St.
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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As The United Methodist Church, we primarily serve those within of our local communities, but when the unimaginable happens, we serve however and wherever we can. Participants of this Early Response Team (ERT) training will learn the basics of disaster response, including how to stabilize and secure homes safely, and how to work effectively with survivors and others on the response team. This standardized class is required for the basic ERT UMCOR identification badge. Certification requires attendance at an ERT…

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A Fresh Start at Riverton Park – A New Beginning Celebration!

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Riverton Park United Methodist Church, 3118 S. 140th. St.
Tukwila, WA 98168 United States
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Riverton Park UMC invites you to join them as they celebrate their new beginning in deepening service with their neighbors. The church has faithfully provided emergency and long-term housing, as well as a food bank and a location for cooking meals. Now, they’re planning to put permanent tent pads in place, refurbish a garage to be used as an emergency shelter, and repair and replace their single shower. View RPUMC’s Project list. Project Coordinator, the Rev. Steve London, invites you…

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UM Volunteers in Mission Team Leader/Team Member Training

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Pasco: Riverview UMC, 4012 W. Court Street
Pasco, WA 99302-2306 United States
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$20.00

You are invited to join your Western Jurisdiction United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) Coordinator and your Pacific Northwest UMVIM Coordinator for new, updated team leader training. Not planning to be a team leader? This information will also be useful to team members in general – we welcome everyone who wants to know more about volunteer service through UMVIM. East side training is at Riverview UMC in Pasco, October 28th, 9:00 – 3:30. Register for East side Training West side…

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November 2017

“Be Ready to Answer the Call” – ERT Training Kennewick First UMC

November 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn from experienced volunteers, participate in hands-on activities and understand the right way to help disaster survivors move towards their “new normal”. Training emphasizes teaming skills, safety and ways to clear out flood debris. Classes are open to anyone 18 years or older. Lunch is provided and there is no cost for the training.

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Crossing the Difference Divide with No Joke Live and Brian McLaren

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Seattle First United Methodist Church, 180 Denny Way
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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$32

For United Methodists, this event is one of three ways to engage in this year's Bishop's Symposium. Click here to learn more. Aneela Afzali flanked by other faith leaders at the Defend DACA rally in Seattle, WA on September 5, 2017. Photo by Joe Mabel, CC BY 4.0. Crossing the Difference Divide with No Joke Live and Brian McLaren is a dynamic opportunity to learn more about developing interfaith relationships. Aneelah Afzali of the Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS),…

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Safety Advocate Webinar

November 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Conference staff will be offering another 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. RSVP's will be accepted via email to Teri Tobey until Monday November 6th at 9 A.M., please include the name of your local church in your RSVP email.…

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UM Volunteers in Mission Team Leader/Team Member Training

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tumwater UMC, 1401 Lake Park Dr SW
Tumwater, WA 98512 United States
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$20.00

You are invited to join your Western Jurisdiction United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) Coordinator and your Pacific Northwest UMVIM Coordinator for new, updated team leader training. Not planning to be a team leader? This information will also be useful to team members in general – we welcome everyone who wants to know more about volunteer service through UMVIM. East side training is at Riverview UMC in Pasco, October 28th, 9:00 – 3:30. Register for East side Training West side…

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