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.

Camper Finds New Hope at Sunset Lake

Jordain Webber sat on the grass along Sunset Lake in Wilkeson on a fading Sabbath afternoon on Aug. 16.


Teachers Learn to Spark Student Interest in Math and Science

While students enjoy a summer break, many teachers go back to school in summer months to pursue professional growth.


The Heavenly Tradition of Camp Meeting

If you take an audience survey at Washington Adventist Camp Meeting, you will discover a large percentage of people who come “by tradition” year after year.


Totem Pole Tells Sunset Lake Story

Monte Church once took a two-year course in Native carving.


Enumclaw Gives Bibles to Panama

Brett Lains loves his Bible so much that, after a serious accident 12 years ago, the first thing he asked for in the hospital was his Bible.


AAA Students Surrender All to Jesus

Three baptisms unexpectedly became the sermon for the day on May 31 at Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) Church and provided a capstone for a school year that witnessed 10 student baptisms.


Russian-Speaking Congregation Finds New Home

When the Russian-Ukrainian Parousia Church was organized in 2006, the congregation began dreaming about having its own church facility in the Auburn region.


A New Church Grows in Maple Valley

Nemaia Faletogo felt God calling him to present a Bible prophecy seminar for his church in Burien last fall.


Port Orchard Connects With Community

Luka Pasi is one of the people in his church most faithful in sharing his faith with his community — and he is blind.


Lewis County Families Raise Guide Dog Puppies

Emily Carlton eagerly came to school on April 17 with a few extra items: a green puppy jacket, a leash and a small dog toy.