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.

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.


Auburn Students Experience Joy of Giving

What would you do if someone gave you $20 with instructions to invest in a cause that enhances someone’s life?


Auburn Adventist Book Center Seeks New Owner

The Adventist Book Center (ABC) based in Auburn, Wash., is moving into a new chapter of its business history as it seeks a new owner.


Maple Valley Celebrates 12 Baptisms in 8 Months

Evangelism is part of the culture of an Adventist church plant in Maple Valley.


Intergenerational Ministry Presents Salvation Story

One week after the Journey to Bethlehem (J2B) production in Auburn, the church community sat in the semicircle sanctuary of Auburn Adventist Academy Church and shared their memories and reflections


Family of God Expands at Tacoma Central

When Valgene Tiller looked in the recycling bin, he found a mailer about Bible prophecy made simple. It looked interesting to him, so he picked it up and decided to attend the seminar series.


Song Ordained to Ministry

Pastor Robin Song excels in integrating youth into small groups. Perhaps this stems from his experience as a teenager.


The Christmas Concert That Almost Didn’t Happen

The holiday season has a full lineup of school Christmas concerts.