Welcome to Eastgate SDA Church!
This Weekend! Pastor Eric Sayler
“Did not, Did too, Did not, Did too…”
Have those words ever rung out in your house? Have you ever participated in such an argument? From our earliest days we are involved in conflict. Injustice, perceived and real, comes our way and we feel the need to defend ourselves: to protect our reputation, our territory, our feelings, our safety.
How are we to handle conflict as Christ-followers? What is God’s counsel for dealing with disagreements and injustice?
This week we conclude our “Christian Community Life” series with some solid counsel from Paul. Join us in our study of God’s call for us to be “Peacemakers.”
Come at 9:30am and spend an hour with us in bible study in small groups. Children’s age appropriate classes too! Then stay from 10:45am – 12:15pm as we meet in the sanctuary for worship services.
Next Weekend Pastor Eric Sayler
Eastgate Church News & Events
LOOKING FOR A WAY TO SERVE?
~Women’s Ministries Team – do you have a desire to share woman to woman in group fellowship? They are looking for group leaders. Contact Carol Hargreaves
~Audio/Video Team - Looking for a duo of individuals who would join the team. Contact Bob Daniel (509) 387-2546
~Greeters – Looking for friendly people to join their team. Contact Les Cunningham (509) 252-5182
2017 YEAR-END GIVING RECEIPTSwill be available next week in the lobby. Please pick yours up at that time. Thank you!
The Nominating Committee is looking ~
~for someone who could join the church Communications team to help gather stories and devotionals from the church family for a semi-monthly electronic publication. If you are interested in helping with this ministry please contact Pastor Eric, Cell: (509)730-5271 or
Steve Dickerson (509) 730-4065
Women’s Study Group
Mondays, 7:00pm studying, “A Thoughtful Hour” by Jerry D. Thomas. Location varies so check with Rhoda (509) 200-2826
Prayer & Praise Wednesdays, 6:30pm Carol Hargreaves Home
SPECIAL MUSIC at Eastgate
Would you like to serve the church in song? If you have an interest in providing special music for our worship service, please contact Nicole firstname.lastname@example.org (541) 282-4803 or Jason Malik email@example.com (541) 282-4264 with details and availability.
Save the Date - Children's Leadership Expo
Mark your calendar for Sunday, March 4, 2018 for the Children's Leadership Expo that will be held at the Upper Columbia Conference office in Spokane, Wash.
Beginning at 10 a.m. and lasting till about 4 p.m. you will have many options to learn about VBS, Sabbath School, decorating ideas, tips for all divisions, craft ideas, healthy snack tips. You will also have lunch and prizes. For more information contact the children's ministry department at 509-838-2761.
Coming Church Events
January 27 Family Movie Night, Snowball Express
February 3 Special Children’s Ministry Team Potluck
February 10 Italian Dinner – Game Show Theme
March 3 Special GROW Ministries Group Potluck – Contact; Carol Hargreaves
March 17 International Food Fair
May 5 Cinco De Mayo Dinner – Eastgate Style!
July 1 Summer Carnival
July 29 Summer Luau
August Possible Picnic in the Wallowa & Ride the Rail
August 17-19 Camp Wooten Spiritual Retreat & Camp Out
September possible Church Camp out
October Barn Party at the Henderson’s
November Craft Bazaar
December Cookie Decorating & Ornament Exchange, Possible Tour of the Lights
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~Latest news and events
~Announcements and Calendar
Collegiate & 20-Something Adults
Wednesday Bible Study Romans Chapter 7 at 7:00pm at Wade & Barbie Brooks’ home, 505 SE 8th St., College Place.
Milton-Stateline Adventist School invites you a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 4th
8:00 am to 10:00 am, at the Stateline Adventist Church Fellowship Hall. There will be many delicious breakfast items to choose from. The cost is by donation. All the proceeds go to the 8th grade trip fund. See you there!
Winter Sports Days for Milton-Stateline Adventist School
January 17, 24, 31 and February 7 are Winter Sports days for the 3rd- 8th grades. Some students are going skiing at Bluewood all day. The rest of the students do an afternoon activity those days. Skiers must make up the assignments that were given in the mornings. Skiers riding the bus will need to be at Rogers Adventist School no later than 7:15 am on ski days and parents need to be at the Rogers school parking lot at 5:30 pm to pick them up. Permission slips were sent home this week for the other activities. Please sign and return those to the office. Bluewood students do not need a per-mission slip signed. There will be an afternoon study hall for students who have any “F’s” or 3 or more “D’s” in core classes.
MSAS: Student-Parent-Teacher Conferences
Conferences have been moved to Thursday, February 1st because of skiing on January 31st. There are no classes held on February 1st. Please call or email Mrs. Lepiane to schedule your 20 minute appointment time with your child’s teacher(s). We ask that your student come with you to the conference.
Community News & Events:
50+ Potluck & Program, January 21, 5:00pm
The Village Church Youth Center at 4th & Bade St. College Place. Come and enjoy good food, fellowship and a travelogue on the reformation in Europe.
GEM STATE ALUMNI BRUNCH
You and a guest are invited to join Gem State Academy for brunch at the Havstad Alumni Center on Sunday, January 28 at 10:00 am. Come reconnect with fellow Gem State Academy alumni, meet the principal and alumni director, and learn what’s new at GSAA. To help us plan, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 24.
UCC Educational Tour to Ireland, Scotland and Wales
There is room for eight more travelers for the UCC Educational Tour going to Ireland, Scotland and Wales. This tour has been priced by segments so you may participate in one, two or all three segments. The Ireland segment of the tour is July 17-25. The Scotland segment of the tour is July 24 through July 31 and Wales will be toured August 1-5 with the return flight on August 6. For a complete itinerary and additional information please email Sharon Searson at email@example.com .
Delicious Enchiladas To Go – Pro Christian Education fundraiser
Prepared by the Spanish SDA church of College Place.
Menu options include: Cheese, Chicken, Potato or Vegan – 18 enchiladas for $20.
16 oz. of Spanish Rice $5.00
16 oz. of Cooked Frijoles $5.00
Pick up location is Rogers Adventist School, 200 SW Academy Way, College Place, WA.
Pick up times are from 1:00 – 4:00pm
Order by January 30 for pick up on February 4
Call 509-525-9523 or 509-301-2956 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org to order.
Help SonBridge Help Others get through the winter season by donating winter coats, shoes, and undergarments. Additional volunteers are also needed. Call (509) 529-3100 for more details.
SONBRIDGE CONSTITUENCY MEETING
will be held on Sunday Feb. 11, 2018 at 10:00 AM. The agenda will include inspiring financial and development reports of God's blessings and an update of future plans. This constituency session is for designated delegates, but interested parties are welcome to attend! Thank each of you for your amazing support.
Christian Aid Center Volunteers Needed
Registered Nurses to help in our clinic
Van Driver to pick up donated food on Monday mornings
To fill out an online application, go to our website at www.christianaidcenter.org . For more information, contact Jeannette Regalado, Volunteer & Donor Relations, at (509) 525-7153 ext. 114.
SABBATH SCHOOL LESSON DISCUSSION LIVE
Live Interactive Bible Discussion on the Sabbath School Lesson Thursdays at 7pm. To join visit www.peopletopeopleministries.com and click on Live Bible Discussion.
PRAY ONE MISSIONis a North American Division initiative calling us to focused prayer for people who need Jesus. Do you know of one or two such people? As you pray for these individuals, please consider sending them a subscription to Signs of the Times® 800/545-2449. Prayer and the printed page are great teammates and proven soul winners.
MISSION 360° MAGAZINESeveral publications, such as Mission Post and Frontline have merged and expanded to create a new official mission magazine of the Seventh-day Adventist church called Mission 360°. It is published quarterly and you can sign up for an online version at Mission360Mag.org.
"LIFE ON THE LINE" AIRING ON OPBTuesdays, 12:30-1:00 pm • On OPB Plus (Oregon Public Broadcasting) “Life on the Line” is an inspiring series about people who don’t give up despite life’s toughest challenges. The third season of “Life on the Line,” Loma Linda University Health's national TV show, is now airing on public television station OPB Plus on Tuesdays, 12:30 pm from 1:00 pm. Check your channel listing for OPB Plus. Learn more at www.lifeontheline.tv. Viewers can find their station by visiting http://www.opb.org/television/channels/#stations
FAITH FOR TODAY’S LIFESTYLE MAGAZINEis a television ministry committed to sharing God's grace with the world through broadcast media. That’s been our vision since 1950, when Faith For Today launched its live inspirational television drama on ABC from New York City. That was more than 60 years ago, and we are now the oldest religious television broadcast in the world!
Lifestyle Magazine is a half hour television talk show focused on living a full, healthy and balanced life. It is the second longest show on air after “Meet the Press.” The show features panel discussions, interviews and demonstration segments focused on whole life health, which includes fitness, nutrition, relationships, outlook and more ways to promote overall health. This multiple award-winning show reaches a wide age demographic and covers a wide variety of topics and was recently voted a Top 20 brand influencer for health & fitness on Twitter (above Shape Magazine, GQ and more) by analyst group Onalytica.
The award winning “Lifestyle Magazine” can be seen on the NRB network on DirectTV on Tuesdays at 4:30pm EDT on channel 378 and Sky Angle 1 on Saturday and Sundays at 3pm and on Thursdays at 2:30pm. You can also see it on DISH, the Hope Channel and many other stations. For more information go to Lifestyle.org or call our office at 805/955-7681.
“A NEW START” ON ADVENTIST PUBLIC RADIO 9am, 3pm, 12am PST
Featuring the best Natural Healers in Adventism. Start your 2018 with a New Start to better health. Available online at the website, or Roku TV, SDA RADIO APP and YouTube. Problems Listening? Go to www.adventistpublicradio.com and click "listen live”.
Do you struggle to explain your convictions about Sabbath or labor unions to your employer? Are you being asked to work on Sabbath? The Northwest Religious Liberty Association can help. Call Greg Hamilton and Rhonda Bolton at 360/857-7040. They are located at the NPUC office center.
OREGON PRAYER CONFERENCE
Looking for a Spiritual Retreat in a coastal setting? March 30 - April 1, 2018 • Twin Rocks Camp at Rockaway Beach, Oregon. This is a weekend prayer event designed to bring you into a closer personal experience with Jesus your Savior. You will hear how others have experienced Jesus in their lives as our speaker shares insights in trusting God in all of life's adversity. The speaker will be Kevin Wilfley. Pastor Wilfley is the senior pastor of the Kirkland Seventh-day Adventist Church, and Prayer Ministry Director for the North Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. In addition to his conference and pastoral responsibilities Pastor Wilfley is a life coach and author. For the past 35 years he has served various churches in the Oregon, Upper Columbia, and Washington conferences. Pastor Wilfley has spoken at ministerial gatherings, revival weekends, prayer conferences and camp meetings all over North America and Scotland on the subjects of prayer, the Holy Spirit, spirituality and evangelism. Find Out More Here
ROSARIO SINGLES RETREAT
Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 18:00 through Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 14:00 • Rosario, Anacortes, WA
You're invited to the Rosario Singles Retreat with keynote speaker Marvin Wray. Experience a spiritual, social and fun time. Registration opens March 1, 2018. Join the retreat email list at WashingtonASAM@gmail.com
Skye Gardens – Take a Coat, Leave a Coat - 30 S Colville St, Walla Walla, WA 99362
Once again this business is running a standing offer with a program called, "Need a coat? Take one. Want to help? Leave one". They are started out with the leftovers from last year. If you are in need of a coat, please come take one. The rack will be left out 24/7. You do not have to come during business hours or speak to them. Take what you need. No questions asked. Please leave the hanger. They will try to leave extra hangers out for drop offs. If you clean out your closet and find you have jackets or coats to spare, please take them by. Thank you!
Upper Columbia Conference of SDA News
The North American Division Headquarters Moved
The North American Division Headquarters has moved to a new location. Their new address is 9705 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046. The NAD offices are open regular business hours, Monday through Thursday, at this new address. Phone number: 443-391-7200. Fax: 443-259-4884.
New ABC Manager Named
Mark Logan has accepted a call to the Upper Columbia Conference as the new ABC Manager and will begin on February 4, 2018. Mark comes from Light Bearers Ministry in Oregon. Before transitioning into ABC ministries Mark was a teacher in our conference for a number of years. We are blessed to have Mark join our office family.
Building Skills Needed for Short Term Mission Trip
There is a need for one, maybe two, people with some basic building skills to go to Guyana during spring break to finish a house that was started building a year ago. You would be accompanying UCA students and other adults who are going to do a variety of projects at Paruima Mission Academy and in the village of Paruima. The dates are March 19 – April 2. Contact Cindy Williams at CindyW@uccsda.org.
Save These Dates for UCC Activities
Pathfinder Teen Retreat - Jan 26-28, 2018
Men's Summit - March 2-4, 2018
Children’s Ministry Training - March 4, 2018
Hispanic Women's Retreat - April 20-22, 2018
Women's Spring Retreat - May 5, 2018
Digging Deeper Retreat - May 18-20, 2018
Hispanic Family Caravan - June 16-24, 2018
UCC Camp Meeting - June 20-23, 2018
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Looking for a position? Looking to Hire? Please let us know so we can assist in getting the word out!
Looking for a Ministry Opportunity?
FoundationONE is looking for a part time Executive Assistant to augment its fundraising ministry. The job includes: organizing special events, cultivating & soliciting donors, managing volunteers, writing newsletters, conducting research. Successful candidate will embrace the mission of FoundationONE, have leadership, interpersonal/communication, and marketing skills, be self-motivated and willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. More info at www.foundationoneuca.org. To apply, send résumé to: FoundationONE, PO Box 744, Post Falls, ID 83854.
Walla Walla University Employment Opportunities
THE OREGON CONFERENCE has job openings. For more information, please visit oregonconference.org, click the tab Departments, Human Resources, and then click on Employment. Or go directly to www.oregonconference.org/employment-home
COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR: (Full Time, exempt) The Education Department of the Oregon Conference is seeking a candidate to provide a unique ministry that trains our students to get involved in community outreach and strengthens the relationship between our schools and churches. The primary responsibilities would be developing within the K-12 students in the Oregon Conference a working knowledge of how to best reach their community with the Good News of the Gospel by training students, scheduling outreach opportunities with the area pastors, and setting goals and guidelines to continued success. – Read the full job description for the Community Outreach Coordinator.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT: (Full Time, non-exempt) The Legal, Planned Giving and Trust Services Departments are seeking an administrative assistant to support the general legal counsel and the department of planned giving and trust services. – Read the full job description for the Administrative Assistant.
OFFICE MANAGER: (Full Time, non-exempt) Big Lake Youth Camp is seeking an office manager who is customer-service oriented, enjoys working with youth, and will assist the Youth Ministries Director by performing general administrative duties and assist with marketing events. – Read the full job description for the Office Manager.
Email job postings to email@example.com Weekly Deadline: Items must be received prior to 8:00am Wednesday mornings.
Classified Ads, Services & Needs
Are you in the service industry? Would you like your church family to be aware of what services you can provide? Please consider placing an ad in this space.
At this time, to place an advertisement here will not cost any money. It should only be basic text with no illustrations or photos. To add graphics may or may not be possible based on time and graphic software available. Thank you, Office Manager.
Harmony In Home-Care Do you have a family member in need of care? Call for additional information. 509-540-0885 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to view their Website at: www.harmonyinhomecare.com. Office located at 103 E. Main St., Suite 304, Walla Walla, WA 99362.
REALTOR: Thinking about buying or selling your home? Want a Christian Realtor to be your advocate and guide? Let me serve you with the best resources and service in the business. Call or text Sarah Bergman at John L. Scott, Walla Walla at 509-240-6826 or reach me by email at email@example.com for a no-obligation consultation and market analysis. I look forward to hearing from you.
GUESTS COMING AND NEED AN EXTRA GUEST ROOM? Havstad Alumni Center has 3 beautiful guest rooms. For guest room availability and information go to
www.wallawalla.edu/alumni/wwu-alumni-association/guest-rooms/ or call 509 540-8095
NEED SPACE FOR FAMILY / FRIENDS EVENT? Havstad Alumni Center is available for rent for those special events. Choose between the 1st floor beautiful home-like living room setting or the 2nd floor which includes a full kitchen. Located on 4th Street on the Walla Walla University campus. For more information, please call 509 527-2241 between 9am - 5pm Monday - Thursday.
Submit your service ads to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Weekly Deadline: Items must be received prior to 8:00am Wednesday mornings.
Thank you for your positive feedback and comments. Sincerely, Eastgate SDA Office Manager