Join us this summer for the next Upper Columbia Conference Camp Meeting. Our main speaker will be Derek Morris, pastor and international speaker. Plan now to attend and invite your family and friends! You will not want to miss this camp meeting!
Seminars are 9 a.m. 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday.
To see the time slots for seminars and how they fit into the daily schedule go here.
Family ministry directors for the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists, Claudio holds a doctor of ministry degree in family ministries from Andrews University. Pamela has a background in Adventist education having served as a teacher, academy principal and superintendent of schools. They have authored journal articles as well as several books and hosted a live, call-in family show for LifeTalk radio for three years. They are passionate about building strong, healthy marriages and families for God's kingdom.
More details about this seminar will be available soon.
Christian hospitality is easy when you prepare, enlist the help of your friends, and relax. Learn how to start a warm and loving ministry in your church family that makes guests feel welcome and want to join. Come and share tips with others about how to make your church and home a place of love and joy as you share meals, study the Bible and fellowship together.
Joyce has lived in the Spokane Valley for nearly four years having moved from Lodi, Calif., where she taught academy English. Her love of entertaining Sabbath guests for dinner in her home she traces to her mother, Olga Unterseher Aaby, who always had bread and cinnamon rolls cooling on the deck Friday afternoon; and to her father, Maynard, who never let a guest leave church with an invitation to come over for, "some kind of a German mess" which he said with a twinkle in his eye!
The book of Hebrews is a fascinating book written for a specific time and situation. But that message is just as relevant today as it was in the time of the first century. Learn what Hebrews has to say to you, to Christians and to Seventh-day Adventists today? In the first session you will lear and understanding why the book was written and how it identifies who Jesus was. Part 2 is about the "rest" of God, Part 3 our "better" high priest, Jesus. Part 4, will give you clearer understanding of the new covenant and life of faith. Paul Blake is the senior pastor of the Spokane South Hill Adventist Church.
Richie and Timi Brower - Forgiveness and Anger
As Richie and Timi share stories of how God is restoring their family, audiences find themselves relating to their transparency. These seminars will give you hope as you learn practical steps to connecting with God and others that can transform your life.
Richie is a powerful communicator and the chaplain of a local Christian radio station. Timi is a dynamic speaker who brings her experiences as a mom, wife and Christian therapist together to illustrate how a personal God can heal our hurts and transform the relationships we value most. She holds a BA in Theology and an MA in Counseling.
Owen Bandy pastors the Otis Orchards Seventh-day Adventist Church in Upper Columbia Conference. He has recently researched and presented a series on the covenants. We are looking forward to this presentation at the UCC Camp Meeting and know that you will also be blessed. The series will be on both Thursday and Friday. Plan now to attend these informative, faith-building sessions at camp meeting. The specific titles and descriptions will be place here in the near future.
Jason and Molly Canfield are currently serving in Taiwan where he is the pastor of the New Life International Seventh-day Adventist Church. Jason became a pastor in the SDA Church following his baptism in 2002. Mollie is working on her Masters degree in teaching special education. They have a passion for people to know and love the real Jesus on a personal level. They find spending quality time with their family to be important, believing that a minister is called first to be a leader in his family and balanceing family and church family is a priority.
More details about this seminar will be available soon.
Dan Preas- Prison Ministries Friday at 2:30 and a repeat at 4:00 p.m.
Dan Preas is responsible for prison ministries at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla Washington. He oversees over 60 volunteers and coordinates the services and Bible based programs held for the inmates.
Hear stories of how prison ministries touches the lives of prisoners, guards, volunteers and find out how you can be involved in your location. This seminar is for all who are active in prison ministry and all who would like to find out more about this ministry.
John Torquato, Erik Kelly and Wayne Kablanow. Christs Method of Medical Ministry
Part 1: Christ's Method of Medical Ministry: Learning from the past
Part 2: Christ's Method of Medical Ministry: Applied today
We are told "Christ's method alone will bring true success." But what does this look like? Part 1 will share snippets of what this work looks like in Bible history and Adventist history.
Building on the first session, part 2 will share examples of ways this work is being done today. This seminar is offered Thursday afternoon at 2:30 and 4 p.m. and repeated at the same time on Friday.
John Torquato and Wayne Kablanow began a health ministry in the Hayden Lake Adventist Church. Erik Kelly is a seminary graduate and nurse practitioner. He is interested in the healing influence of Jesus' method and uniting the ministry and the medical missionary work. Pastor Kablanow is currently pastoring the West Plaines and Spokane North View Adventist churches.
Michelle Maier- God's Healing Power
Michelle will share this seminar Thursday morning only. Michelle is a nurse who is passionate about medical ministry and ministering as Jesus did. She loves Jesus and loves to share Him with others.
This seminar is about God's promise that says, "Behold, I will bring ... health and cure and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth." God desires to heal us from the inside out so that we can shine for Him. Listen to ways God loves to bring this about.
Family Financial and Estate Planning Seminars
Evangelism: Reaching the Heart by Annie Morgan
Biblical Seminar on Daniel by Don Klinger
Refer to the Camp Meeting Program (PDF) for specific times and locations.
October 1, 2014 for Camp Meeting 2015