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November 2016

Simple Governance Workshops

November 19, 2016
Audubon Park UMC, 3908 N Driscoll Blvd, Spokane, WA 99205
Spokane, 99205
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$10

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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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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$15.00

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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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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$60

Intermediate Preaching will dive deeper into the practice of homiletics including sermon prep, delivery, and biblical exegesis

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CLM – Cycle A – Intermediate Preaching ( East Side)

February 11
Hillview UMC, 8525 W Ustick Rd
Boise, ID 83704 United States
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$60

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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April 2017

Safety Advocate Webinar

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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 April 21st, please include the name of your local church in your RSVP email. Only those who…

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Early Response Team (ERT) Spring Training

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - April 30 @ 12:00 pm
Lazy F Camp and Retreat Center, 16170 Manastash Road
Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
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The PNWUMC Volunteers in Mission team is hosting the First Annual Early Response Team “Spring Training” April 28-30, 2017 at the Lazy F UMC Camp near Ellensburg, Wa.  Have fun in a beautiful setting, learn new skills and meet the ERT community. UMCOR trained instructors will teach ERT Basic, Refresher and Advanced ERT classes. Beginning Friday evening, the Spring Training team will offer a full schedule of weekend classes.  Current ERT badge holders and those interested in refreshing their ERT…

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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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$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. Click here to register and for more information.

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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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$30

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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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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