“Mentors and apprentices are partners in an ancient human dance, and one of teaching’s great rewards is the daily chance it gives us to get back on the dance floor. It is the dance of the spiraling generations, in which the old empower the young with their experience and the young empower the old with new life, reweaving the fabric of the human community as they touch and turn.”

– Parker J. Palmer


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This prayer list contains special requests made by our church family, community members, and their loved ones. If you have a concern to add, please contact the office at church@wallawalla.edu, 509.527.2800, or by dropping a Connect Card in an offering bag.

- Myrtle Tomczek as she grieves the loss of her husband, Ed.
- Keith Gibbons
as he recuperates from heart procedure.
- Martha Mason as she mourns the sudden loss of her husband, Jerry.
- Verona Schnibbe as she grieves the loss of Fred, her husband.
- Renita Clymer as she receives medical treatment.
- Susan Cole as she receives treatment for advanced multiple sclerosis in Park Manor Rehab Center.
- Tad Hiner as he continues to receive medical care.
- Dennis Olson as he recovers from double bypass surgery.
- Don Barrett as he recovers from a stroke.
- Keith Canwell as he receives medical care..

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(Cliff Dolph serves as our guest organist this week, as Dr. Scott is still out—we expect him back soon! We are thankful for all who share their music today and every Sabbath.)

-The University Church




Thank you for your generosity to the local ministry of the University Church as well as to the global mission of the Adventist Church.

The University Church is committed to supporting local Adventist Education. Rogers Adventist School and Walla Walla Valley Academy are now in full-swing for the 2019-2020 school year! Our Student Aid Fund goes to offset tuition for church member families who are in need and may not otherwise be able to reap the benefits of a Christian education. If you would like to share in this endeavor, please write "Student Aid" on your envelope (or select the appropriate box if giving online). Thank you for your support!

The University Church is also committed to supporting disaster relief projects. The South Bahamas Conference is currently housing hundreds of families displaced by the recent Hurricane Dorian. If you would like to join the University Church in giving to the South Bahamas Conference's current relief endeavor, please write "Hurricane Relief" on your envelope (or select the appropriate box if giving online) to mark your tax-deductible gift. Let's demonstrate what we can accomplish together!



Summer light service is live–streamed weekly in Heubach Chapel as an option for parents with young children who would find that location helpful. In addition, a toddler room is newly renovated, along with a private room for nursing mothers in the balcony. We offer multiple options for your comfort; all are welcome in the Sanctuary!

Todos nuestros servicios están traducidos en vivo por hablantes nativos de español y están transmitidos a dispositivos de mano, disponibles a prestar en el mostrador de información en el vestíbulo. Por favor, buscar a un diácono en el mostrador el Sábado para recibir un dispositivo e instrucciones de cómo usarlo. All of our services are translated live by native Spanish-speakers and are broadcast to handheld devices available to borrow at the information desk in the lobby. Please see a deacon at the desk on Sabbath to receive a device and instructions on how to use it.

Sign up to host tables at the Longest Table. The event is Sabbath, September 28 following Second Service. Anyone may sign up to host tables. Signups in the church lobby begin at 9am on September 14 and 21. Contact Pastor Alareece with any questions at alareece.collie@wallawalla.edu.

The recent Hurricane Dorian has devastated countless lives in its wake, displacing thousands of families throughout the islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco. Our sisters and brothers in the South Bahamas Conference are working tirelessly to house hundreds of these evacuees and assist others in nearby communities, but they are in desperate need of additional funds to continue providing beds, pillows, and bedding for those affected by the disaster. Our church is committed to supporting such projects; together as a church family, we hope to combine our efforts to raise money for hurricane relief. For information on how to give your tax-deductible gift, please see opposite page ("Give").

Church Board Meeting will be Monday, September 16, 7pm in the Youth Room. All are welcome to attend.

Flowers Welcome! If you would like to donate a floral bouquet from your summer garden for our church service, or honor a special occasion, please contact the church office at 509.527.2800.

Save the date! The Longest Table is September 28, following second service.

Save the date! The Longest Table is September 28, following second service.

Sabbath School teachers needed! Our children's classes need people to share wisdom, enthusiasm, and knowledge. If you can share one Sabbath a month, please contact the church office at 509.527.2800.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has a special presentation on Sabbath, Sept 14, 2019 featuring ADRA’s President, Jonathan Duffy, at College Place Village SDA Church. Vespers program begins at 6:00 PM. For any questions call ADRA at 1.800.424.ADRA (2372)

The Walla Walla Valley Academy Music Department invites you to a benefit concert on Sabbath, September 28 at 7:30pm in the WWVA auditorium. The duo, Acoustic Eidolon, will provide beautiful music on their amazing instruments, the Double Neck Guitjo and the Cello. This benefit concert will support the band and orchestra for their tours this year. Tickets are being sold by band and orchestra members and can be purchased by calling the school office at 509.525.1050. Come and support these young musicians!

Parents of high school students are invited to stop by the Youth Sabbath School in the Youth Room before or after Sabbath School over the next few weeks to get information about upcoming youth events. For any questions, contact Sue Willard at 509.520.0699.

Registration is now open for the 2019 fall Women’s & Young Women’s Retreat at beautiful Camp MiVoden, October 25-27. Special keynote speaker is DeeAnn Bragaw. To register go to: www.uccsda.org/women. For more information, call Wendy Urban at 509.242.0628.

Walla Walla Valley Academy invites all alumni to return home for Alumni Weekend on October 18-19! Our celebration will begin on Friday with a Golden Alumni Reception at 5:30pm in the WWVA Dining Hall for all alumni who graduated in the Class of 1969 or earlier. Sabbath events will take place in the WWVA auditorium, beginning with an Alumni Snack & Chat at 9:30am, followed by church at 10:45am and Honor Class Photos at 12:15 pm. A Haystack lunch will be provided in the WWVA gym at 1:30pm, followed at 7:30pm by Alumni vs. Students volleyball and basketball games. Please plan to attend to reflect on memories and connect with classmates. For further information, contact Betty L. Farley at 509.525.1050 ext. 234 or email farlbe@wwva.org. We’re looking forward to your return!

Discovery Preschool is accepting applications for the 2019/2020 school year. Morning and afternoon sessions are available. Contact stacy.maxted@wallawalla.edu to make an appointment.

The 50+ program of the Village Church is starting the new season on Sunday, September 15 at 5pm with a corn roast and potluck at the home of Larry and Jacque Goodhew at 4261 S Hwy 125, Walla Walla, WA. Please bring your favorite dish and a chair to sit on. Come and enjoy good food and fellowship, and of course, please bring a friend!

The Christian Aid Center has several volunteer opportunities: Chapel Speakers, Receptionist (Wednesday afternoons), and Registered Nurses For more information, please contact Jeannette Regalado, Volunteer & Donor Relations, at 509.525.7153 ext. 114. 

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This Thanksgiving week, a WWU graduate student will film a beautiful and impactful short film about loving our neighbors; and that we’re all the same on the inside, no matter the color of our skin, or the country where we were born. Many film crew members will be from out of town, and housing budget is limited. If you know someone who could house a few crew members to help us tell this story, we’d love to have your help. Please contact rachel.scribner@wallawalla.edu with any housing ideas, or for information about getting involved with the film.

SonBridge Thrift&Gift Store, staffed primarily by volunteers, helps financially support the SonBridge Education Center and Dental Clinic. SonBridge served our community with over 13,500 visits last year. Come support our community and SonBridge by shopping Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday, 10am-4pm!

Join the WWU Mentoring Team for the 2019–2020 academic year. Mentorship is a valued tradition at Walla Walla University, providing supportive relationships and education to all first–time freshman students as they make the transition to university life. Apply at wallawalla.edu/resources/human-resources-payroll/staff-employment/. For questions contact Corren Current at 509.527.2715 or corren.current@wallawalla.edu.

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Are you a physician or dentist with an earnest longing for souls?  Then the AMEN conference is for you!  Join us October 31–November 3, 2019 in St. Augustine, Florida. The AMEN conference Christ in You will call each of us to a deeper level of service that goes beyond our comfort zone, challenging us to examine the significance of Christ’s sacrifice, instilling a desire to share Him on a daily basis. Speakers include Pastor Mark Finley, Wes Peppers, and Sebastien Braxton; Dentists Kianna Simmons and Fred & Jane Lee; Physicians Brian Schwartz, Neil Nedley, Mark Sandoval, John Shin, and many others. All physicians, dentists, healthcare professionals, and pastors are encouraged to attend.  We hope you will join us as hundreds of physicians and dentists from across America, and around the world, gather to reflect Christ in Us. For more information go to amensda.org/conferences/ or email conference@amensda.org. NOTE: AMEN is not an official SDA-sponsored organization, but is composed of earnest SDA medical and dental professionals with a heart for ministry. The University Church does not endorse this organization, but is happy to share their invitation with interested members. You can learn more about them on their website at amensda.org.

Can You Share an Instrument? The China Union Mission is needing gently used band and orchestra instruments to start an instrumental music program at Hong Kong Adventist Academy this next school year. If you have woodwind, brass, string or percussion instruments that you would like to donate, please contact Dean Kravig at dean.kravig@ucaa.org. Donation letters for tax purposes will be given upon request.

Join Professor Carl Cosaert for the "Steps of Paul and John Tour", an amazing tour through Ephesus, Athens, Corinth, Laodicea, Meteora, and more. The trip begins Wednesday, March 18, 2020, to Instanbul and ends in beautiful Athens, Greece. The price of the tour is $2,345 per person plus airfare. For more information, please contact Shelle Blake at shelleblake@yahoo.com.

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Child Care Director Needed Small World Learning Center, on the campus of Tri–City Adventist School in Pasco, is seeking a Child Care Director. For additional information see the full job position at: www.uccsda.org/EduEmployment

Palisades Christian Learning Center in Spokane is seeking a full-time preschool lead teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. PCLC is an early learning center that serves approximately 60 students. The school is blessed with a beautiful new facility and a growing student enrollment. Qualified candidates must be a committed Adventist who has teaching experience in a similar level. They should be able to operate a well-organized classroom, be an exemplary teacher, and have a passion for Adventist Education. Candidates must either have, or be able to easily obtain appropriate certification, and must have the legal right to work and reside in the United States. Contact Monte Fisher at 509-325-1985 or MonteF@pcasda.org.

Society of Adventist Communicators Convention. This annual convention is designed for university students, volunteers, and communications professionals to network, learn, and experience spiritual renewal. October 17–19, 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. To register go to: www.adventistcommunicator.com/register.

The Upper Columbia Conference is seeking committed men and women to serve as Outreach Coordinators in all church districts. The position is a blend of community Bible work and member equipping and training. For more info, visit: www.uccsda.org/jobs



Sabbath, September 14
9am — Longest Table Signups, Church Lobby
10:30am — Sabbath School Classes
3pm — Memorial Service for Jerry Mason, Sanctuary
7pm — Adventist Singles Fellowship, SonBridge

Monday, September 16
7pm — Church Board Meeting, Youth Room

Wednesday, September 18
6:30pm — Pathfinders, Fellowship Hall
7pm — Prayer Meeting, Heubach Chapel

Friday, September 20
6:57pm — Sundown
8pm — Prayer Meeting, Heubach Chapel

Sabbath, September 21
9am — Longest Table Signups, Church Lobby
8pm — Prayer Meeting, Heubach Chapel

Sunday, September 22
11am — Memorial Service for Fred Schnibbe, Sanctuary

Monday, September 23
WWU first day of Fall Quarter classes

Sabbath, September 28
The Longest Table, 4th Street

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