Heidi Baumgartner

Washington Conference communication director
Washington Conference

Heidi Baumgartner serves as communication director for Washington Conference. She helps 110 churches, 20 schools and 35-plus ministries tell stories about how people and ministries are living God's mission.

Yelm Youth Share Acts of Kindness

Cara Hilde had a customer come to the fuel station kiosk window to set a fuel prepay.


Retiring Pastor Celebrated

Choon and Bung Lee bowed and greeted guests at the front door of Seattle (Wash.) Central Korean Church.


Angry Texts Turn Into Bible Study Connection

No name. Just a phone number, and an angry message late at night. “Don’t visit” read part of the text message.


Auburn Student Encourages Families of Autism

Nadia Diaz, 18, walked out of the library and down the hallway to her classroom with purpose. But it wasn’t just any classroom.


Pastor Blends Civilian, Military Life

Gary Snyder, wing chaplain for McChord Field in Washington, sent Ryan Neill, chaplain, to read a specific letter at a marriage retreat for military couples that pastor and chaplain Scott Tyman was


Bellingham Prepares for City Growth

Thirty years ago, Bellingham Church members dreamed of having a church facility located on the same property as the school. But it wasn’t feasible then.


Washington Conference Elects a New President

A new president for Washington Conference was nominated and elected on Dec. 13, 2016, after a day of evaluating the ministry needs of Washington Conference and reviewing a list of candidates.


Kent Spanish Builds Kingdom Relationships

Spanish-speaking members in Kent, Wash., go out in their community every Sabbath afternoon in groups of four to six people for neighborhood visits.


Samoan Leaders Break Ground on Long-Term Dream

It’s a high-traffic, east-west crossroad between South Hill and Spanaway, Washington, and now it's the perfect location for the new Southside Samoan Adventist Church.


Prayers of Blessing Encompass Freedmans

How do you celebrate how God is leading in a leader’s life? With a day of prayer and a special weekday concert!