Welcome to Our Church!
REGISTER NOW FOR VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL! "Everest VBS" promises to be mountains of fun! Plus, kids walk away with a rock-solid faith that they can rely on God when life gets tough. VBS happens Mon. thru Fri., July 13 - 17, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Join our climbing team--register to be a part of Everest VBS! Click the link below, then click "Register Participant" in the faint blue box at the right, and go from there.
PARKING ALERT! For years, the high school across the intersection let us use their lot for Sabbath morning overflow. But now they're undergoing major renovation, and that lot is gone--and there's no side-of-the-street parking anywhere near the church! (The Seattle Japanese School uses the school's lot from 8 to 3 on Sabbaths during the school year.) The good news is that the Neighborhood Church, seven blocks north, is letting us use the south section of their lot for our overflow. It's a mere six-minute walk (the pastor can do it in 5:15!), and you don't have to cross any streets, just a few driveways. We're already asking our members to park there, and several are. So if you arrive at our church and all spaces happen to be full, drop your family off and head north seven blocks. The lot is on your left. Bring an umbrella for sprinkly Sabbaths. CLICK HERE for a helpful map!
READ OR LISTEN TO "A Day in the Life," Pastor Maylan Schurch's June 27 sermon. We'll visit three important days in Jesus' life and learn three crucial lessons for the week ahead. (Click audio or text.)
DAILY PHOTO PARABLE -- Sunday, July 5 -- "The Grand, Grand Canyon" by Bev Riter. "Those of you who have been to the Grand Canyon know that it’s indeed grand! Being an average of 10 miles wide and nearly 1 mile deep, it’s one of the wonders of the natural worl . . . ." (Click here to read more.)
WATCH THE ASTOUNDING STORY of Harper and Hazel Bishop, who lived humbly and who thought ahead to the future! To see this brief video, click here. For more information on other kinds of fiscal forethought, click the "Plan for the Future" icon just below this paragraph.
YOUR ESTATE PLAN protects your family, provides for those you love, and advances the kingdom of God. Estate documents allow biblical principles of life management to continue beyond your life. Click here for more details!
WATCH CAMPMEETING VIDEOS ONLINE! If you weren't able to attend the 2015 Washington Conference camp meeting, most of the Rainier Auditorium sermons and other programs are online! Click https://www.youtube.com/user/waconference/videos
LISTEN TO Kelly Lin and Anna Nizovtseva--descendants of Adventist missionary pioneers in China and Russia--share dramatic stories telling how the Lord drew them from indifference to a closer connection with Him, and to leadership opportunities among other young adults. (Click here to listen.)
SABBATH SCHOOL LESSONS ONLINE! Click here.
NEW! HOW TO USE OUR WEBSITE CALENDAR! Our online event calendar is at the top right of this home page.Here's how to use it. (1) Ignore the non-current calendar you see just above this paragraph, because clicking on it will get you nowhere. Instead, scroll up to the calendar at the top right of this page. Click on any blue-highlighted date on that calendar, such as Wednesday. (2) Once you're there, click on the underlined word "Calendar" at the upper right. That gives you the view of the whole current month. (3) Once you're in the current-month view you'll see that above the "Sun" (Sunday) column there are left-pointing and right-pointing triangles side-by-side. Click on the left one to see the previous month, and on the right one to see the following month. (4) Often, by clicking on an event in the calendar, you'll be able to see additional information about that event.
WHEN'S POTLUCK? Our potluck fellowship dinners, which are totally vegetarian, happen the first and third Saturdays of each month, following the worship service.
LET'S GROW HEALTHY! Click on the above icon, or click here, to go to a web page where you'll see a series of short, power-packed health tips.
NEW FEATURE! CHURCH BULLETINS ONLINE! If you missed church and would like to keep up on the latest news about church activities, go to the Main Menu at the upper left of this page, and click on "Bulletins Online." Or just click here.
BIBLE READING PLAN -- Have you ever wanted to read the Bible though in a year? Even if it isn't January 1, jump in to the Bible-year plan at any day's reading , and gain heart-calming confidence for the weeks and months. Click here for the Bible reading plan.
WOULD YOU LIKE a brief, Christ-centered summary of what Adventists believe? See What We Believe. Want late-breaking Adventist and other Christian news? For the Adventist News Network, click: http://news.adventist.org and for the Adventist Review click: http://www.adventistreview.org
CHILD SAFETY POLICY-- The Bellevue church has established a no-attendance policy for registered sex offenders which includes all church-sponsored events. For more information, go to www.bellevueadventist.org/childsafety