No Bulletin this week because of WWU Campmeeting
Driver to Church Campout: Need person to drive Randy Rogers pick-up to Camp Wooten on Friday, August 26th. Call Randy for more details 509-525-7650.
Christian Aid Center Volunteers
We have the following volunteer opportunities available at the Christian Aid Center:
- Breakfast Cook every Sunday from 6:00 to 8:00 a.m.
- Weekend Breakfast Host from 6:00 to 8:30 a.m., Saturday and Sunday openings (food handler card required)
- Weekend Dinner Host from 3:00 to 6:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday openings
- Chapel Speaker
- Childcare Provider (weekday morning times available)
For more information contact Jeannette Regalado, at (509) 525-7153 ext. 114.
What to do in a fire
Wildfire season is upon us and many areas of UCC have varying degrees of risk. In case of evacuation, do you have a plan? Here are four items to keep in mind as you make a plan.
- Two places where you and your family or friend will meet if communication is impossible?
- Keep your vehicle with at least a half tank of gas
- Do you have a “go bag” with the following items: Cash, non-perishable food, flashlight, medications, copies of personal documents, written out emergency contact info, cell phones and chargers, and a map of the area.
- Study ways to “firewise” your property: http://www.firewise.org/wildfire-preparedness/be-firewise/home-and-landscape.aspx?sso=0
Free Outdoor Gospel Concert
A Free Gospel Concert will be held August 6, Saturday, at the Stub Meyer Park in Rathdrum, Idaho. (8309 W Montana.) This seventh annual concert, "To God be the Glory” will feature Ginger Brockman and Carol Paulson on the keyboard, Scott Orser on the Saxaphone, Sarah Baute, and The Hayden Lake Chimers. Bring lawn chairs and a heart prepared to rejoice in the Lord. For additional information call 208-691-8322 or 208-755-2990.
Survey for Sabbath School Teachers
Are you a Sabbath School leader for a children’s or teen division? The General Conference Sabbath School Department would like your input regardless what curriculum you use. You can reach the questionnaire for any level by going to this link which will take you to the SurveyMonkey site: http://www.gracelink.net/beginner All surveys must be completed by Monday - August 8.
UCA Looking for Prayer Warriors
Upper Columbia Academy has continued its Prayer PATCH ministry for more than 25 years. This year, UCA is looking for two people to pray for each student. If you are willing to pray for a student or two, please email email@example.com. After the school year begins, prayer volunteers will receive a sheet with the student information along with the student's picture and prayer requests. In addition to the Prayer PATCH ministry, John Winslow, principal, invited Kevin Wilfley, former Linwood pastor and current prayer ministries coordinator for the Washington Conference to speak with staff and staff spouses for a one-day workshop during pre-session. "We are excited to have Pastor Wilfley join us and give our UCA staff families tools to use in their spiritual tool belt for their own personal devotions as well as sharing with the students," stated Winslow.
UCA Registration - Sunday, August 21
Upper Columbia Academy registration is scheduled for Sunday, August 21, starting with a parent orientation at 8:30 a.m. in the Wallace Dining Commons. If you or someone you know is interested in Christian education for grades 9 to 12, please call (509) 245-3600or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to schedule a visit. "We are blessed with generous supporters of UCA," John Winslow, principal, said. "In that past few years, I believe we have been able to find financial support for every student and family seriously interested in attending UCA. We pray that will continue for this school year as well." Visit UCA's website for more information and to view performances at www.ucaa.org.
Seeing Jesus Through Muslim Eyes
This seminar, presented by "A Sure Harvest" Ministries at Hermiston Adventist Church will be on August 6. Pastor Gerald Babanezhad will provide morning worship service followed by a mini concert and seminar in the afternoon. This seminar will equip attendees for reaching out to Muslims and helping to fulfill the Gospel Commission. You will learn the historical setting and perspective of Islam, and the role of the Adventist Church in sharing the Three Angels' Messages with Muslims. There will be a question and answer time. For additional information here is a flyer. www.uccsda.org/files/home/HermistonSJTMEConference.pdf
Especially for Northwest Youth and Young Adults: Grow your Outreach Skills!
This program "Alight with God's Glory" will be offered August 12-13 at Auburn, Washington. This is part 2 in the Wildfire Series. The speakers are Randy Maxwell and Matthew Kirk. Learn to communicate with God beyond please and thank you. Understand God's unique plan for you and join him in reaching the world. Grow your outreach skills and interact with speakers who won't just preach at you.Register now at startawildfire.org. Flyer www.uccsda.org/files/home/wildfire2016.pdf
Here's what's happening at Camp MiVoden
MiVoden's theme this year is, "Made for More” Romans 8:37.
Here is a list of camps coming up:
Family Camp 2 begins August 7
Please visit www.mivoden.com for any questions or please call 509-242-0506 or email email@example.com.
- Educational positions available: For the detailed descriptions of positions available, go to: http://www.uccsda.org/Education/Job-Openings
- Homeroom Teacher for 9-10 grade at Tri-City Adventist School. Email principal Spencer Hannah at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Daycare Director for Brite Beginnings in Moses Lake, Wash. Email Melissia Wallen at email@example.com
- Early Childhood Education Center Teachers Assistant at Palisades Christian Learning Center. Submit application and resume to Denise Ellenwood at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Teacher's Aide at Upper Columbia Academy Elementary School. Submit application to Gordon Smith at email@example.com.
- Part-time contract teacher at Milton Stateline Adventist School. Contact Jeanne Goodhew at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attend More UCC Camp Meetings this summer!
Native Spiritual Gathering (Wapato) September 9-10
Wenatchee Camp Meeting September 16-17
UCA Registration - Sunday, August 21
Upper Columbia Academy registration is scheduled for Sunday, August 21, starting with a parent orientation at 8:30 a.m. in the Wallace Dining Commons. If you or someone you know is interested in Christian education for grades 9 to 12, please call (509) 245-3600 or email email@example.com for more information or to schedule a visit. "We are blessed with generous supporters of UCA," John Winslow, principal, said. "In that past few years, I believe we have been able to find financial support for every student and family seriously interested in attending UCA. We pray that will continue for this school year as well." Visit UCA's website for more information and to view performances at www.ucaa.org.
NAD ACS Convention 2016
There is still space available for the North American Division Adventist Community Services scheduled for September 7-10, 2016, at Gladstone, Oregon, Conference Center. The registration fee includes seven meals, t-shirt, tote bag, materials, notepad and more. Workshop topics include: Holistic Ministry, Cross Cultural, Extreme Servolution, Urban Ministry, Servant Leadership & Team Development, Social Justice, Community Assessment, Thrift Store Ministry, Leadership of Cultural Intelligence, Engaging Young Adults, Hunger in America, Establishing an Older Adult Ministry and Immigration/Refugee Ministry. To register, visit www.communityservices.org/acs-convention. To inquire about financial assistance, contact Patty Marsh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Native American Spiritual Gather (Wapato)
The Native American camp meeting is September 9-10, 2016. The main speaker will be Monte Church; Director of Native American Ministries for North Pacific Union Conference. Other speakers include Dr. Coyote Short, professor of Geology at Idaho State University, speaking on petroglyphs and the Biblical record. Tom Matheson from Montana, will present a seminar on suicide prevention. Breakfast is provided Sabbath and Sunday. Sabbath lunch is a potluck (Salmon bake provided) and Sabbath supper is provided. There are on site tent sites available as well as RV slots with full hookups available by reservation. For information contact the All Nations Center, 509-877-0960.
PO Box 187 (3020 Ashue Road) Wapato, WA 98951 email@example.com
The FoundationONE golf tournament will be at Meadow Wood Golf Course in Liberty Lake on September 30, and you’re invited! The cause? Scholarships for UCA students. Great prizes for Hole-in-one, Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive, and Putting. Rally your 4-some and register by Aug 20 to take advantage of the early bird discount. For more information, www.foundationoneuca.org/events or 509-939-1716.
Attend the NAD Health Summit
This regional health summit will be held in Canada at the Mountain View Conference Center, which is also known as Camp Hope, September 28-October 2, 2016. Speakers include Elder Dan Jackson, president of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists, and the three associate directors of the General Conference Adventist Health Ministries, Drs. Zeno Charles-Marcel, Fred Hardinge, and Katia Reinert. There will also be presentations on the following topics, Adventist Recovery Ministries, Fitness for Life, Diabetes Undone, and many more. The theme is "Meeting Needs, Reflecting Christ." Plan to come study and learn and share ways to reach the world with the Adventist message of hope, healing and health. Register by September 15, 2016 at the Health Summit website. To carpool with others from UCC contact Cindy Williams, UCC Health Coordinator, at 509-242-0520.
UCC Women's Retreat Provides Respite
Registration is now available for the annual Upper Columbia Conference Women's Retreat with Brenda Duerksen, this year's keynote speaker, scheduled for October 21-23, 2016, at Camp MiVoden. Enjoy an amazing weekend of fellowship and beautiful surroundings with great speakers and musicians. A wonderful feature of the retreat is that no cooking or cleaning is required. The early bird rate ends August 31 so invite your family and friends to register today at www.uccsda.org/womensretreat2016. If you have any questions, please contact Tamara Terry at firstname.lastname@example.org or (509) 242-0478.