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Day of Ministry Training 2016
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Local church leaders are invited to attend the fifth annual Day of Ministry Training at Washington Adventist Camp Meeting. Day of Ministry Training will be held Sunday, June 19. The first session is from 9:30-10:45 am and the second session is from 11 am to 12:15 pm.

Training Session 1

3 Principles that Lead to Spiritual Renewal
Evergreen Chapel • 9:30-10:45 am

Everybody wants a vibrant Christian life. For many, the flame that once burned bright has turned into little more than a flicker. Experience spiritual renewal in Christ through a stronger devotional life! Discover with Pastor Tyler Long life changing principles that will impact you and those that you love. Repeated at 11 am.
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How to Establish and Grow a Prayer Ministry
AAA Church • 9:30-10:45 am

Randy Maxwell, Kevin Wilfley and friends will be sharing practical ideas and proven methods that will help your prayer ministry bring revival to your church and evangelize your community.
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Bible Study Material Review
Ad Building #11 • 9:30-10:45 am

Discuss and evaluate with Pastor Byron Dulan the wide variety of Bible study materials available, what might best suit your needs, and the needs of the various publics your church is trying to reach and teach with the Word.
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Can I Ask That? Imagining a Church Big Enough for Teenagers’ Hard Questions
Ad Building #13 • 9:30-10:45 am

In a faith community built on the certainty of God’s word, the doubts and questions of teens are often unsettling. Join David Yeagley for a thoughtful discussion on holding our faith and creating a community that gives people the space and freedom to question.
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The #SocialChurch
Littlejohn Hall #1 • 9:30 am - 10:45 am

You manage your church’s Facebook page, Twitter account, and/or Instagram feed. Now what? Learn with Heidi Baumgartner how to creatively nurture and maintain your church’s social media presence to reach your online audience.
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Deacon Fellowship
Ad Building #7 • 9:30 am - 10:45 am

This will be a time to talk about practical ways deacons can be a blessing to the church. We will look at how each individual’s spiritual gifts can be used to serve.
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Treasury Ethics & Quandaries
Witzel Chapel • 9:30-10:45 am

Join an interactive dialogue answering questions that you deal with on a daily basis with your church board. Donations, payroll, safety, taxes, insurance, human resources, property management – all of these areas have defined parameters. With Washington Conference Human Resources and Treasury staff, let’s look at some questions and help each other perform our job to the highest level.
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Investment Options & Financial Management
Band Room • 9:30-10:45 am

Jim Brown, president of Western Adventist Foundation (WAF), will share the financial services WAF provides to individuals and independent Adventist ministries plus Adventist churches, conferences and institutions. Repeated at 11 am.
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Training Session 2

3 Principles that Lead to Spiritual Renewal
Evergreen Chapel • 11 am - 12:15 pm

Everybody wants a vibrant Christian life. For many, the flame that once burned bright has turned into little more than a flicker. Experience spiritual renewal in Christ through a stronger devotional life! Discover with Pastor Tyler Long life changing principles that will impact you and those that you love. Repeated from 9:30 am.
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Elder Training
AAA Church • 11 am - 12:15 pm

This will be a time to talk about how elders can use their spiritual gifts to be a blessing to the church. We will examine the role of an elder and talk about practical ideas on how this role can be enhanced in the life of the church.
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Health Ministry That Works
Ad Building #11 • 11 am - 12:15 pm

Katia Reinert, Health Ministries associate director for the world church, will share the latest in health ministry ideas and programs that can help you open doors in your community for Christ. Come hear the latest reports of successful health ministry from around North America!
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A Place at the Table: What Jesus’ Dietary Habits tell us About Youth Ministry
Ad Building #13 • 11 am - 12:15 pm

In the Gospel of Luke, Jesus is either going to a meal, at a meal, or leaving a meal. No wonder He was labeled as a “glutton and a drunkard.” For Jesus, dinner was dangerous and wonderful business and in the end, it was how he ate that got him killed. But when we understand what Jesus was trying to tell us at the dinner table, our view of youth ministry will never be the same. Join David Yeagley and come sit at the table with Jesus and discover how your church can become a place where young people thrive.
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Clerk Training
Littlejohn Hall #2 • 11 am - 12:15 pm

This clerk training session with Michelle Oksanen and Doug Bing will cover the ministry and application of clerk ministry including church business meetings, church board meetings, membership records, and membership practices.
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Better Event Photography
Littlejohn Hall #1 • 11 am - 12:15 pm

Join Caleb Riston, photographer for Walla Walla University and Sunset Lake Camp, for a short overview on how to make your event photography better. Topics include basic photography rules, composition, and tips and tricks for shooting in various situations. Learn to edit and choose the best photos from each shoot to share. Learn something new to make your pictures stand out!
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Deaconess Fellowship
AAA Church Fireside Room • 11 am - 12:15 pm
This is will be a time to learn and share ways to fulfill the role of a deaconess to the glory of God.
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Values-Based Estate Planning
Choir Room • 11 am - 12:15 pm

Peter Rampton, from Planned Giving & Trust Services for Washington Conference, shares insights from scripture, inspiration and contemporary estate planning professionals in developing a step by step approach to a values-based estate plan.
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Investment Options & Financial Management
Band Room • 11 am - 12:15 pm

Jim Brown, president of Western Adventist Foundation (WAF), will share the financial services WAF provides to individuals and independent Adventist ministries plus Adventist churches, conferences and institutions. Repeated from 9:30 am.
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Looking at the Future of Church Accounting Software
Witzel Chapel • 11 am - 12:15 pm

This session will give an overview of church accounting software for church and school treasurers. Please join this focus group with Washington Conference Treasury Staff to share what is working and what you would like to see in your local accounting software.
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Extra Session

Open Will Clinic
Band Room • 1:30-3 pm

“Don’t have a Will or Trust?” Take this opportunity to prepare the basics for your Estate Plan with Trust Officer Peter Rampton. Your final Will and ancillary documents such as POA, POA (Health Care) Community Property Agreement and Health Care Directive can be prepared free of charge.
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