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.

Seattle Korean Nurtures Community Relationships

Each spring, members of Seattle Korean Adventist Church in Everett, Wash., plan a variety of evangelism and outreach activities. This year was no exception.


Couple Builds Relationship With God

Twenty years ago, God brought Thom and Betty Pratt together. As their acquaintance turned to friendship and romance, they found healing from their broken relationships.


Adventist Volunteers Share Health Education at VegFest

Adventist volunteer Elida Jerez looked at the blood pressure reading. It was much too high for the young woman in her mid-30s who sat across from her at a free health-screening station.


Families Find Refreshment Around God’s Word

The Re-Fresh Retreat held each March in the beautiful treed landscape of Sunset Lake Camp in Wilkeson allows attendees to listen to spiritually enriching presentations and interact with Adventist f


Adventist Student 'R-E-P-R-E-S-E-N-T-S' at Regional Spelling Bee

Buena Vista Adventist Elementary School fifth-grade student Joel Monterrosa had just four hours to prepare for the King-Snohomish Regional Spelling Bee on March 29.


Urban Ministry Conference Addresses Purposeful City Living

Adventist Church co-founder and prolific writer Ellen White wrote extensively about city and country living. In much of her writing, she urged Adventists to pursue country living.


AAA Community Renews Adventist Education Support

About half of the students in the congregation were attending an Adventist school when Tacoma Central Church took a quick survey last summer.


Ministry Leaders Learn to Assess Community Needs

Fundraising coach Lilya Wagner told her class of 45 ministry leaders gathered in Federal Way, Wash., that the first five people to raise their hand could present their ministry funding opportunity.


Music Festival Finds Notes of Harmony

The out-of-tune cacophony of instruments warming up signals the start of a music festival rehearsal session.


Northwest Christian Finalizes International Partnership

Northwest Christian School (NCS) in Puyallup finalized in January an international sister-school relationship with Wonju Sahmyook Middle School in an agreement that began a year ago.