News for July 2012

BOX: Big Picture of Ministry

August 01, 2012

Washington Conference churches are preparing once again for a united Reach Washington fall evangelism outreach scheduled to begin Oct. 5.

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BV Students Decorate Pillowcases for Young Patients

August 01, 2012 / Gina Hubin

Sixth-graders at Buena Vista Adventist Elementary School in Auburn, Wash., turned plain white pillowcases into brightly decorated pillowcases for young patients at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center in Tacoma, Wash.

Mary Bridge Hospital allows each of their patients to select a personal pillowcase to liven the pillow they keep with them when they are admitted for tests or treatments such as chemotherapy. The staff are always delighted when children are the ones providing the special designs on the pillowcases.

Canoe Project Turns Into Service Project

August 01, 2012 / Jessi Turner

Trei Decker, Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) senior, wanted to do something impossible.

At least that was one of his three personal requirements for his senior research physics project. The project only required 20 hours, but Decker clocked in more than 120 hours building a cedar wood-strip canoe.

Cascade Eagles Soar at Pathfinder Bible Achievement

August 01, 2012 / Kathy West

The Cascade Eagles Pathfinder Bible Achievement Team from Burlington, Wash., received first place at the final division event held at Andrews University, in Berrien Springs, Mich., on April 21.

The team recognized that even though they put in hours of study time, it was God who helped them remember what they had learned and blessed their efforts.

Southcenter Celebrates a New Church and a New Building

August 01, 2012 / Doug Bing

Washington Conference welcomed a new church into their sisterhood of churches in May. The Southcenter Church, now located in Des Moines, Wash., began as a dream with 10 charter members in the fall of 2007.

The goal was to plant a multi-ethnic church founded on the Bible and focused on study, prayer and discipleship. The church also wanted to focus on spreading the Third Angel's Message both locally and globally.