2014 Annual Meeting Report is available online. Please contact our office if your church would like to receive more annual reports!
The Pacific NW Conference office has moved to Suite 108. We moved to smaller quarters as a cost saving measure. We are now on the downstairs floor of the same office building (Ogden Building) at 9311 SE 36th St. Suite 108. Mercer Island, WA 98040.
Opportunity to take a North Park Seminary course here in the PacNW Conference. This Fall Semester we will be hosting Christian Tradition and Mission (taught by Jodie Boyer-Hatlem) online with a 3-day seminar (Oct. 2-4) at Kent Covenant Church (Wa.). [Click here] for more info, or contact Amy Oxendale at North Park Theological Seminary at email@example.com or 773.244.5532.
ECC Annual Meeting—Gather 14 is June 23-28th in Chicago. The entire Covenant family is invited to come to Chicago June 23-28th to worship God, celebrate and participate in God’s work in the world, welcome new churches, ordain and commission pastors, consecrate missionaries, and together make important decisions about our shared mission and ministry. “Experience Chicagoland” is an opportunity to get a glimpse of community outreach ministries in Chicago. Please make plans to send delegates from your congregation to be part of this ECC Annual Meeting. [Click here] for more info.
COMPASSION and JUSTICE MINISTRIES
Sharing the Harvest: Do you want to get connected with an easy mission project and in process enjoy some fantastic Yakima apples at a great price? Sharing the Harvest is a venture that supports a research and training farm in the Central African Republic. Participating congregations hold a pre-sale of apples on a Sunday in September, selling 10 lb. bags of apples for $10. Each bag sold helps plant two trees on this farm supported by Covenant World Relief and Covenant World Mission. Many participating congregations also will join in the fun of a day in the country and bagging the apples on October 27th. For more information visit www.sharing-the-harvest.com or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or Wiley Heights Covenant Church at 509-966-2383.
Covenant World Mission short term mission opportunities. CWM has published a variety of mission opportunities available around the world. [Click here] for more info.
The Pacific NW Women Ministries retreat is all set for September 26-28th at Cascades Camp & Conference Center. Carol Kent will be our speaker. [Click here]for more info.
Triennial XV will be held in Kansas City, MO! It’s not too early to start planning for the journey and the experience July 28-31, 2016 at the Sheraton Crown Center
The Pacific NW Men’s Retreat will be held September 19-21 at Cascades Camp & Conference Center. Rev. James Amadon, pastor of Highland Covenant Church (Bellevue, Wa.) is our speaker. Don’t miss this richly powerful and very fun event for men and boys. [More info]
First Covenant Church (Portland, Ore.) has sound equipment for sale. Equipment for sale includes: mixing console, speakers, monitors, etc… Interested? Contact Brian Borin 503.451.0230.
Covenant World Mission Missionaries, Mark and Malia Dullanty from Cedarcreek Covenant (Maple Valley, Wa.) are looking for churches to partner with as they raise support to go to Oaxaca, Mexico. Cedarcreek is very excited to be sending this young family into the mission field and hopes you will come alongside us in supporting them, whether as a church or individual. If you would be interested in hosting them for a Sunday or weekday service or small group, please contact email@example.com or check out their CWM page. Thank you.
First Covenant Church (Spokane, Wa.) has some items for sale we won’t need in our future. We would like other Covenant Churches to get a chance to buy them first if they want. We have a beautiful upright 1890’s piano fully refurbished, a rack of some 50 folding chairs, a top level follow spotlight, and some other things. If interested, contact Rev. Rob Bryson at 925.368.4557.
McMinnville Covenant Church (Ore.) has “Hole in the Gospel” materials available to give away. McMinnville Covenant Church has just concluded “The Hole In Our Gospel” series and has both promotional and study materials left over that they would be willing to pass on. Please contact Pastor Mark Carlson (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested.
Newport Covenant Church (Bellevue, Wa.) is pleased to be opening up a ministerial position for Pastor of Youth and Families. [Click here] for job description and contact info.
First Covenant Church (Seattle, Wa.) invites you to partner with them in service. Seattle First Covenant has been hosting a Saturday morning Breakfast Club for a number of years in cooperation with Pine Lake Covenant and other Seattle metropolitan churches. They serve a hearty warm breakfast to anywhere from 100 to 150 people. Volunteers come from other churches as well as school groups looking to serve the community. Details can be found at http://thesummitbuilding.org/breakfast-club.
Do you have info to share with Covenant churches in the Pacific Northwest Conference? Let us know if you have news to share, an event in which other churches are invited to participate or other information to share with your fellow PacNWC congregations. Contact Cris Back at email@example.com.