There are many ways that we have been connecting around the Northwest and Western Canada including marriage retreats, campus events, singles retreats, teen camp and so much more. Our Northwest family of churches consists of 16 churches in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska and Western Canada. The ministry staff of our churches is spread out over such a great distance that we only are able to meet together 2-3 times each year. To make up for that we have monthly men’s and women’s webinars with guest speakers for training and relationship building. This week the NW Staff Men were able to spend time on a live video webinar with Mike Fontenot from Sydney, Australia. Mike was able to inspire and teach us about building churches of any size and spent time answering all of our questions. It was a rich and informative time of conviction building and ministry tool sharing.
We have a staff retreat coming up in Eugene, Oregon, on October 24-27 and we will be launching the church planting there. Please keep us in your prayers as we gather to grow our family of churches to the glory of God.