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.

70 Years of Ministry Celebrated

Fred and Minnie Hurd opened up their home one summer day in 1944 for a group of fellow church members from Seattle Central Church (and beyond) to discuss their noninvolvement in church other than a


Sydney Ordained to Ministry

Ron Sydney’s youth group on the beautiful island of Saint Lucia in the Caribbean first helped to nurture his passion to do something great for God.


Auburn Sees God’s Answers to Prayer

Jerry Russell walked into a financial ministry prayer time on Monday, Aug. 31, and exclaimed, “I had the best meeting of my career last week!”


VBS Transforms Children’s Lives Through God’s Word

Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Transformation Life Center (TLC) in Olympia included something special this year: a fundraiser called Operation Kid-to-Kid to raise money to send New Testament Bibles


Tacoma Children Prove They Can 'Be Ready' for Ministry

Six youth, ages 10–13, from Tacoma, Wash., prayed for 10 months about doing something big for God through their Be Ready puppet ministry.


Auburn ABC Makes New Connections

Ed Lindsay remembers when Adventist books were sold from a tennis court tent at Washington Adventist Camp Meeting.


Kegley Family Carries Camp Meeting Legacy

Whenever someone has a roll call at Washington Adventist Camp Meeting for who has attended camp meeting the longest, Albert Kegley always bypasses — with ease — attendees who have 20, 40, 50 or 60


Washington Camp Meeting Trains Young Disciples

The children’s divisions (ranging from infancy to young adults) typically have large attendance on the weekends and a smaller but steady attendance during weekdays. Not this year!


Auburn Students, Parents Minister in Pohnpei

Many school mission trips feature a large group of students and chaperones who head to destinations around the world.


International Students Offered Bilingual Bibles

Brendy Lindsay noticed her English language learner students at Auburn Adventist Academy were asking more questions this school year about the Bible.