Coronavirus Response

A Summer of Ministry -  Updated August 6, 2020 with list of reopening churches


Washington Conference churches, schools, and ministries are beginning to safely reopen following four phases.


Washington Conference Office

  • Reopened to office employees
  • Closed to the public
  • In-person & virtual appointments available

Reopening Training Video


  • Depending on Reopening Phase and congregational comfort level, churches are offering Drive-In Church, Outdoor Church, In-Person Church (limited capacity), and/or Online Church
  • Each church is developing a localized reopening and mitigation plan.

Check with a local church to find out their weekly plans

List of Reopening Churches

Find a Church

Church Media Directory

Reopening Churches Guidelines

Children's Ministry &
Vacation Bible School

  • Virtual programs (original, repackaged or shared)
  • Some in-person programs for Phase 3 churches/counties

Reopening Children's Ministry

VBS Leader Letter

Community Service Centers &
Food Distribution

  • Tacoma ACS Food Bank
  • South Tacoma Adventist Fellowship
  • Mt. Tahoma Adventist Church (Tacoma)
  • Auburn City Church
  • Emerald City Church (Seattle)
  • Maranatha Church (Seattle)
  • Grays Harbor ACS Center

ACS Center Reopening Guidelines

Sunset Lake Camp

  • Online camper connections
  • Weekly podcast (in development)
  • Weekly campfire program (in development)
  • More outreach options as the summer continues

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  • Plans underway to reopen this fall for in-person instruction
  • Each school is developing a Safe Start reopening plan

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