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Build houses and settle down; plant gardens and eat what they produce. Marry and have sons and daughters; find wives for your sons and give your daughters in marriage, so that they too may have sons and daughters. Increase in number there; do not decrease. Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper."
-Jeremiah 29:5-7



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We thank Julie Penner for sharing her music with us. Although she now makes her home in Tennessee and teaches at Southern Adventist University, Julie grew up here attending Walla Walla University. She typically spends time in our valley each summer visiting her parents and in-laws who still live here. We also thank Bruce Toews who leads the praise music.

In addition to two pieces by her friend Ethan McGrath, Julie Penner sings her own setting of the familiar hymn text “Just As I Am,” written in 1834 by Charlotte Elliott. Our hymnal contains two melodies for this text

(Hymn No.313 and No.314). As you prepare to worship please take some time to quietly consider the third stanza, given here.

Just as I am, though tossed about,
With many a conflict, many a doubt;
“Fightings within, and fears without,”
O Lamb of God, I come.

-Kraig Scott



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The University Church budget funds many important aspects of our local ministry. Although pastors' salaries are funded by donations marked "tithe", the University Church budget is what subsidizes our amazing K-12 school programs at Walla Walla Valley Academy and Rogers Adventist School. It also makes our worship services and broadcast ministry possible. Thank you for your generous and systematic support!

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Second Service is live-streamed in Heubach Chapel as an optional courtesy for families with small kids.

Summer Light begins today, with Sabbath School starting at 9:30am and worship service at 10:45am.

Summer Church Office Hours are Monday, 2-5pm, Tuesday-Thursday, 8am-5pm and Friday, 8am-12pm.  This schedule will begin on Monday, June 27.

The Walla Walla General Hospital Auxiliary will host Vegeburgers in the Park on Monday, July 4th, at Pioneer Park in the vendor circle. Please plan to enjoy the full meal deal which includes delicious juicy burgers, chips, and juice as you spend the day there.  All proceeds go for remodeling of patient rooms.

Ward and Lois Soper would like to thank this church family for their prayers, cards, and visits during Ward’s ongoing medical problem.

Volunteer Opportunities at Christian Aid Center:
•Weekend Breakfast Host every Saturday and Sunday from 6:00 to 8:30 a.m.
•Childcare in the new Child Life Center.  Times available Monday through Friday in the mornings.
Please call Jeannette Regalado, at (509) 525-7153 ext. 114 for more information.  You can also apply on their web site at

Pancake Breakfast with Children & Family Ministries is Sabbath, July 2, 8am in the Jr. High Room.

Family Swimming at the Milton–Freewater pool on Tuesday, July 19, from 5:30–8:30pm. Big Franks and fixin’s provided for all. Families please bring a salad or side dish to share. $3.50 for ages <17 and $5.00 for 17+.

The Center for Media Ministry at Walla Walla University is looking for a sponsor(s) to help support a well-qualified student from Botswana who would like to take the MA in Media Ministry degree beginning at the end of August. Kagiso comes highly recommended by the Associate Director of Communication at the General Conference and she and her 11-year-old son will be moving to College Place for the two years of her education. She has saved the funds for the airfare over, but needs sponsorship for the education itself. The Center for Media Ministry has some scholarship money available that will need to be matched in order to make this educational dream a reality for Kagiso. Please contact Lynelle Ellis at 509-527-2843 or

Attend Global Leadership Summit 2016 at the University Church August 11-12. Because everyone is a leader of something, everyone is invited - everyone will benefit. This world-class training is guaranteed to energize and inspire you in the work you already are doing in any sphere. Register now for the best rates,




The June edition of The Vine is published! Pick up a paper copy from the literature rack or find the digital version on our website:

Free counseling for individuals, couples, and families at Pathways to Change. The clinic is located in Smith Hall and is open Sunday through Thursday from 2 to 9 p.m.  For more information, call 509-527-2654.

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Sabbath, June 25
8:00pm — Adventist Singles Vespers & Fellowship, SonBridge
8:47pm — Sunset

Friday, July 1
8:00pm — Vespers, Conard Courtyard
8:48pm — Sunset

Sabbath, July 2
8:00am — CFM Pancake Breakfast, Jr. High Room 10:45am — Communion Worship Service

Wednesday, July 6
12pm — Wisdom Wednesday Lunch, Youth Room

Tuesday, July 19
5:30–8:30pm — Family Swimming with CFM

August 11-12
Global Leadership Summit, Sanctuary



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