Pray for Lake City Junior Academy: This week we are praying for Lake City Junior Academy in Coeur d’Alene, pharm Idaho. This school serves a bunch of great kids, grades Pre-K through 10.  They are led by Ron Jacaban as principal, They are praising the Lord for their wonderful staff and great students, and that their new school building project is clearing hurdles and appears that it may be launched this year.

Please pray for them for the following:

  •         Their 3rd and 4th grade teacher, Anita Roberts, just lost her mother. Please pray for comfort for her and the family
  •         They could use 7-12 more pre-K students.

Reserve your Camp Meeting Spot:  On October 1 registration opened for our 2016 camp meeting. The link is open on the home page of the UCC website. www.uccsda.org
or Go to the registration page here. Our main speaker will be John Bradshaw. Please take note of new camp meeting policies that will be refreshing to some. See you at camp meeting!

Weekend To Remember: Time well spent.  WTR helps you and your spouse to escape the daily grind and focus on your relationship.  By learning about and applying God’s plan for a healthy marriage from trained speakers, you and your spouse can connect with each other more intimately; improve communication; anticipate conflict and handle it head on; draw from the experience and advice of leading marriage experts and; experience marriage the way GOD intended it to be. The dates for Coeur d’Alene are November 6-8 and 20-22, 2015  Motel phone 800-688-5253. To register at familylife.com/weekend or call 1-800-FL-TODAY.

College Bound Scholarship: Attention 7th and 8th Graders: The College Bound Scholarship offers low-income or foster students tuition to attend college. Eligible students receive full tuition to attend any state institution of higher education (University, Community College, Technical College etc)  OR have those funds applied to another school in Washington State.  See the list of eligible institutions ere. To qualify, students must sign up for the scholarship during their 7th or 8th grade years. Check out the brochure for the income guide and other qualifying information. This scholarship is a great opportunity to change the life of a child. Take a moment to make sure the students you know who may qualify for this scholarship have the opportunity to continue developing their God-given gifts through higher education.

Final Week to Register:  This is the final week to register for the Upper Columbia Conference Christian Women’s & Young Women’s Retreat scheduled for October 23-25, 2015, at Camp MiVoden. Our presenters have prayerfully prepared their presentations. Between the beautiful surroundings, delicious meals (that you don’t have to cook or clean up), dedicated speakers and musicians, it will be a much-needed time to reflect, connect, grow spiritually and rejuvenate. Group discounts are available. For more information or to register visit www.uccsda.org/womensretreat2015 or call (509) 242-0478.

 

Help with Long Term Fire Recovery: Volunteer to participate in the Community Rebuilding Mission Trip planned for October 25-November 2. Northwest Adventists will be working with faith-based organizations to help families in Chelan and Okanogan counties to rebuild homes from last year’s fire and help with recovery from this year’s fire. Complete a volunteer interest form if you would like to help ACS Disaster Response with this Northwest mission project! For more information contact Sue Johnson at sue.johnson@wc.npuc.org or call the Washington Conference at (253) 681-6008.

The Refugee Crisis: Thousands of refugees have nowhere to turn and need help now.  Your donations will help refugees who have traveled to Servia, Slovenia and other parts of Europe. You can be an answer to prayer. At least 15 ADRA offices in Europe are actively involved in helping refugees. Your emergency donation today will reach even more people in need.

Pathfinder Adventurer Leaders Retreat: UCC Annual Pathfinder Adventurer Leadership Retreat.  Friday, November 6 through Sunday, November 8 at Camp MiVoden.  Early bird rate $99.00 until October 25.  $115 per person afterwards. Email cherylw@uccsda.org for more details.  UCA Tech Fair
Upper Columbia Academy Tech Fair+ online registration is ready for visiting students in grades 7 to 12 to sign up for their classes. This hands-on event is scheduled for Thursday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, please call (509) 245-3600, email info@ucaa.org or log on to our website at www.ucaa.org.

Wayne Hooper Tribute Concert: “His Voice” quartet, consisting of Tod Spainhower, Kevin Spainhower, Harold Dixon and Doug Leno, will pay special tribute to Wayne Hooper on October 31, 4:00 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Adventist Church. The concert will feature some of your favorite hymns and spirituals including, Now Don’t You Let Nobody Turn You ‘Round, Let the Heaven Light Shine on Me, and Good News, Chariot’s A-comin’. The concert opens and closes with the script from a 1958 Voice of Prophecy broadcast, and the UCA men’s chorus and UCA brass will join the quartet on two numbers. Jan Hooper Lind has this to say about His Voice: “We heard them in concert last year in Boise. Dad would be so impressed with this fine quartet singing his arrangements—they sound just like the King’s Heralds!” Bring your family and friends for an unforgettable evening of music, memories, and ministry that will benefit UCA students.

Parents Weekend at UCA: Upper Columbia Academy Parent Weekend is scheduled for November 6-8, 2015. This is a wonderful time for families to visit the campus, meet with teachers and watch a wonderful, and many times hilarious, Amateur Hour presented by students on Saturday evening. Please plan to join us for this family-focused weekend. For more information, please call (509) 245-3600 or email info@ucaa.org.

Attention Bookworms and Vegetarians: The ABC Bookmobile and food sale will be in your area soon.
If you need to order in advance call the Spokane ABC at: 509-838-3168
Omak School    Oct. 17    6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Brewster School    Oct. 18    12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Tri-Cities School    Oct. 24    6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Grandview School    Oct. 25    12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Bonner’s Ferry School    Oct. 27    3:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Libby School    Oct. 28    3:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Sandpoint School    Oct. 29    3:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Moscow School    Nov. 4    3:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Lewiston School    Nov. 7    5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Orofino Church    Nov. 8    12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Yakima School    Nov. 14    5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Coeur d’ Alene School    Nov. 17    3:15 – 6:00 p.m.
Wenatchee School    Nov. 21    5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Hear Exciting Stories of how Television Ministry Changes Lives at the He’s Alive TV Annual Banquet? Attend a local Television Ministry Banquet and get the scoop on how lives are transformed. All friends and supporters and viewers are invited to attend. Suggested donation for the evening meal and entertainment is $15. Mark your calendar for November 8 at 6 p.m. at Upper Columbia Conference Assembly Rooms.

Room for More on the Educational Tour to Scandinavia: Don’t miss the opportunity to travel with fellow Adventists on a guided, educational tour of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, July 21 through August 1, 2016. There is also an optional extension of the tour to Krakow, Poland from August 1 until August 5, 2016. The tour will be led by Gerald and Kathleen Martin, retired Adventist Educators and owners of Star Mountain Travel. The cost of the tour includes your hotels, travel in a private deluxe coach, entrance fees for all sites listed, tips for the driver, all breakfasts and some suppers. The cost does not include your flight.  For a more detailed itinerary, information sheet and registration form, please contact Sharon Searson at sharons@uccsda.org

Northwest Passages: As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.  Ephesians 4:1-2 in Wednesday Witness, Wenatchee Seventh-day Adventist Church
Two church mission statements:
To know and to show the way of Christ ~ Wenatchee SDA Church
Risking EVERYTHING for lost people before Jesus returns ~ Spokane Valley SDA Church