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September 2017

Step One 2017 Training Event

September 18, 2017 - September 20, 2017
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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 - September 29, 2017

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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 - October 6, 2017
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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - October 21, 2017 @ 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, 2017 - October 21, 2017
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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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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Route 122

November 29, 2017 - December 1, 2017
Tuscany Suites & Casino, 255 E Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89169 United States
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Pre-Event Wed. 9:00 a.m.-Main Event Starts 1:30 p.m. We are called to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The mission field around us is not the one we came from and not the one our church was designed to reach. How will we faithfully fulfill our calling in these changing times? Route 122 is the nationwide movement of United Methodist leaders devoted to faithfulness in the mission. Workshops focus on a variety of specific challenges in…

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December 2017

Multiplying Ministries

December 12, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 9, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on March 13, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on May 1, 2018 at 9:30am

The Pacific Northwest Conference of the United Methodist Church, 816 S 216th St
Des Moines, WA 98198 United States
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Conference Room #1

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January 2018

Multiplying Ministries

January 9 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Alton Collins Retreat Center, 32867 OR-211
Eagle Creek, OR 97022 United States
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Wesley Homes East Room

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Trauma Stewardship Institute

January 10 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hotel Murano, 1329 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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How to Navigate Amidst Overwhelming Times Whether because of trauma, crises, or really, really hard days. Please join us for a day of raising awareness of trauma, vicarious trauma, and systematic oppression. This event will be a foundational training and will address how we're being impacted by current and past overwhelm, crises, toll, or trauma and establish concrete means for how to keep on keeping on both individually and collectively. Participants from all professional disciplines and life circumstances are welcome…

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Safety Advocate Webinar

January 16 @ 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 January 12th at 9 A.M., please include the name of your local church in your RSVP email. Only those…

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CONNECTING NEIGHBORS

January 20 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bremerton United Methodist Church, 1150 Marine Dr
Bremerton, WA 98312 United States
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This emergency preparedness training through UMCOR has three areas of focus – personal and home readiness, church readiness, and readiness to serve your neighbors in case of an emergency. This workshop is being taught by Wendy Riddle and Becky Platt. Lunch will be provided. Click here to RSVP or get more information.

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Seattle-Tacoma District Gathering

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Kent United Methodist Church, 11010 248th St. SE
Kent, WA 98030 United States
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TOWARDS A NEW URBAN STRATEGY With Keynoter Jason Byassee Rev. Dr. Jason Byassee Jason Byassee is a Professor of Biblical Hermeneutics at Vancouver School of Theology. Previously, he was senior pastor of Boone United Methodist Church in the Western North Carolina Conference. He serves as a contributing editor to Christian Century, and is the author of Trinity: The God We Don't Know, The Gifts of the Small Church, Reading Augustine: A Guide to Confessions, An Introduction to the Sayings of the…

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February 2018

Safety Advocate Webinar – Rescheduled

February 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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This event has been cancelled and rescheduled for Feb 28th at 4:30pm. Click here to see the new event listing.

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Inspiring Generosity in Your Congregation

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tigard United Methodist Church, 9845 SW Walnut Place
Tigard, Oregon 97223
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Want to inspire more giving and faithful stewardship in your congregation? This is the workshop for you! In addition to being the author of Ask, Thank, Tell and co-author of Embracing Stewardship, Rev. Chick Lane is the pastor for Stewardship and Generosity at Lord of Life Lutheran Church (ELCA) in Minnesota. Grace Duddy Pomroy graduated from Luther Seminary in 2012, is currently the financial education specialist at Portico Benefit Services, and is the co-author of Embracing Stewardship. During your time…

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