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.

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.


Oso Landslide Generates Acts of Compassion

A tragic landslide in Oso, Wash., claimed lives, destroyed property and gained widespread media coverage in mid-March. It also revealed hearts of compassion.


Becky Meharry Joins Washington Education Team

The education leadership team for Washington Conference is welcoming Becky Meharry as associate superintendent.


Friendliness—A Key Factor in New Member Stories at the Bonney Lake, Washington Adventist Church

In Bonney Lake, Washington, the Adventist church has undergone a noticeable transformation. Pastor Vincent Saunders and Evangelist Jac Colón have noticed the efforts to be more friendly and share w


Adventist Book Center in Auburn Begins New Management

Conversations at the end of 2013 were a bit nervous: Would Washington Conference have an Adventist Book Center (ABC)?


Bonney Lake Refocuses Ministry for Church Growth

Bonney Lake Church had a reputation for being a cold and unfriendly church.