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This week, we get to hear from Pastor Paul Olver! You can hear his message this Sunday in person (bit.ly/3dNA0VC) or online (youtu.be/QeEQoSh2Z_U). Pastor Paul is President of Impact Latin America and a spiritual director to ministry leaders. He holds degrees in sociology, psychology, and missions, as well as a Doctor of Ministry in Leadership. Paul has over 40 years’ experience as a pastor of urban, multiethnic churches and as a leader in urban, cross-cultural, and international mission. He was lead pastor at Rainier Avenue Church from 1998 to 2013. He and his wife, Delia Nüesch-Olver, are glad to be back living in Seattle. He enjoys walking, travel, and international cuisine. Welcome, Pastor Paul! ... See MoreSee Less

This week, we get to hear from Pastor Paul Olver! You can hear his message this Sunday in person (https://bit.ly/3dNA0VC) or online (https://youtu.be/QeEQoSh2Z_U). Pastor Paul is President of Impact Latin America  and a spiritual director to ministry leaders. He holds degrees in sociology, psychology, and missions, as well as a Doctor of Ministry in Leadership. Paul has over 40 years’ experience as a pastor of urban, multiethnic churches and as a leader in urban, cross-cultural, and international mission. He was lead pastor at Rainier Avenue Church from 1998 to 2013. He and his wife, Delia Nüesch-Olver, are glad to be back living in Seattle. He enjoys walking, travel, and international cuisine. Welcome, Pastor Paul!

Calling all self-identified Young Adults at Rainier Avenue Church! Have you been looking to connect with other people in your stage of life at church? Has it been really hard to do so lately (maybe because of COVID or busyness or life transitions)? Do you have ideas to share for young adult community events or wanna hear others' ideas? We are hosting a Young Adult Town Hall on October 17 in the church lobby at 12pm (lunch at 11:30). We hope to use this time together to update you on some changes in our ministry & hear from you on what you hope to see and do as a ministry. If you have any questions, reach out to Laulau Idos at lidos@rainieravenuechurch.org ... See MoreSee Less

Calling all self-identified Young Adults at Rainier Avenue Church! Have you been looking to connect with other people in your stage of life at church? Has it been really hard to do so lately (maybe because of COVID or busyness or life transitions)? Do you have ideas to share for young adult community events or wanna hear others ideas? We are hosting a Young Adult Town Hall on October 17 in the church lobby at 12pm (lunch at 11:30). We hope to use this time together to update you on some changes in our ministry & hear from you on what you hope to see and do as a ministry. If you have any questions, reach out to Laulau Idos at lidos@rainieravenuechurch.org

Come celebrate with Rangkham's Place Youth Cafe today noon-1pm! Have a coffee, recognize students graduating from the program and scholarship recipients, and hear stories about the cafe and ways to get involved. We'll also finally get to have an in-person chance to thank Michael Chew for his work getting the cafe started! Thanks for your support for students learning job skills in the context of loving community! ... See MoreSee Less

Come celebrate with Rangkhams Place Youth Cafe today noon-1pm! Have a coffee, recognize students graduating from the program and scholarship recipients, and hear stories about the cafe and ways to get involved. Well also finally get to have an in-person chance to thank Michael Chew for his work getting the cafe started! Thanks for your support for students learning job skills in the context of loving community!

Let's worship God together this morning! Here's the link for online service starting at 10am: youtu.be/tvDf2A1L4-A.

Romanita Hairston is preaching today -- and you can also stop by after church noon-1pm for the Rangkham's Place celebration! Come get some coffee, recognize students finishing this cohort, and learn about Rangkham's Place and ways to get involved.
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This week, we get to hear again from Romanita Hairston! You can hear Romanita's message this Sunday at 10am in person (sign up here: bit.ly/3dNA0VC) or online: youtu.be/tvDf2A1L4-A. Romanita has spent over two decades working in ministry. Romanita has worked with individuals and families living in under-resourced communities over her 25+ year career. This drive to "give back" led to 20 years of service with World Vision domestic programs that included 10 years leading all domestic operations. She now serves as the President and Founder of MORE320 and as a Director at Microsoft. She is part of the preaching team in her local church and she has held numerous roles in church leadership. Romanita is a national spokesperson on issues related to poverty and child well-being, missional theology and spiritual formation focused heavily on women. Romanita holds two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Washington as well as an MBA from Eastern University of Philadelphia. She currently serves on the board of Urban Alliance, The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute, Praxis, and Global Women. Romanita is now pursuing a Ph.D. in theology through Trinity University in the UK. Romanita, we're looking forward to hear from you this Sunday! ... See MoreSee Less

This week, we get to hear again from Romanita Hairston! You can hear Romanitas message this Sunday at 10am in person (sign up here: https://bit.ly/3dNA0VC) or online: https://youtu.be/tvDf2A1L4-A. Romanita has spent over two decades working in ministry. Romanita has worked with individuals and families living in under-resourced communities over her 25+ year career. This drive to give back led to 20 years of service with World Vision domestic programs that included 10 years leading all domestic operations. She now serves as the President and Founder of MORE320 and as a Director at Microsoft. She is part of the preaching team in her local church and she has held numerous roles in church leadership. Romanita is a national spokesperson on issues related to poverty and child well-being, missional theology and spiritual formation focused heavily on women. Romanita holds two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Washington as well as an MBA from Eastern University of Philadelphia. She currently serves on the board of Urban Alliance, The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute, Praxis, and Global Women. Romanita is now pursuing a Ph.D. in theology through Trinity University in the UK. Romanita, were looking forward to hear from you this Sunday!

Last week to get your temperature check survey in! bit.ly/3nKdUJ8, get a paper copy in the lobby on Sunday, or email info@rainieravenuechurch.org for a copy. Thanks to the 200+ people who have shared where you are in this season so far -- church staff are prayerfully considering the responses and looking forward to see how God is moving our whole community. If you haven't gotten a chance to fill out the survey yet, we'd love to hear from you this week! ... See MoreSee Less

Last week to get your temperature check survey in! https://bit.ly/3nKdUJ8, get a paper copy in the lobby on Sunday, or email info@rainieravenuechurch.org for a copy. Thanks to the 200+ people who have shared where you are in this season so far -- church staff are prayerfully considering the responses and looking forward to see how God is moving our whole community. If you havent gotten a chance to fill out the survey yet, wed love to hear from you this week!

Good morning! Worship online with us today at 10 am!

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This week, we get to hear from Pastor Rob! You can hear his message this Sunday in person (bit.ly/3dNA0VC) or online (youtu.be/w0l3i4cdzHE). Rob Daniels currently serves as Pastor of Family Ministries for Rainier Avenue Church in Seattle, WA. Rob and his wife Ruthie (McCarty) have four phenomenal children, Josiah (married to our daughter-in-law Rediet), Jonah, Hannah and Levi. Our desire is that our unique experience as a multi-ethnic family might help further the kingdom of God. Rob has served as a member of the Executive board for the North American Christian Convention. He has also served as thought leader for the Race & Restoration Summit. Rob is one of the administrators of “Dismantling Our Ism’s” a Facebook community, focusing on topics of interest around race, the gospel, justice, mercy, compassion, and those who are typically marginalized by the Church, our culture and nation. ... See MoreSee Less

This week, we get to hear from Pastor Rob!  You can hear his message this Sunday in person (https://bit.ly/3dNA0VC) or online (https://youtu.be/w0l3i4cdzHE). Rob Daniels currently serves as Pastor of Family Ministries for Rainier Avenue Church in Seattle, WA. Rob and his wife Ruthie (McCarty) have four phenomenal children, Josiah (married to our daughter-in-law Rediet), Jonah, Hannah and Levi. Our desire is that our unique experience as a multi-ethnic family might help further the kingdom of God. Rob has served as a member of the Executive board for the North American Christian Convention. He has also served as thought leader for the Race & Restoration Summit. Rob is one of the administrators of “Dismantling Our Ism’s” a Facebook community, focusing on topics of interest around race, the gospel, justice, mercy, compassion, and those who are typically marginalized by the Church, our culture and nation.

Come enjoy coffee and celebrate students graduating from this year's extended pandemic job-training cohort! We'll also recognize recipients of this year's first-ever Rangkham's Place scholarship, and tell stories remembering Rangkham and the beginning of the cafe. Hope to see you there next week after church! ... See MoreSee Less

We are eager to worship God together this morning! You can join us in person: bit.ly/2ViOiXG or online: youtu.be/QaLLkPNEY00. We'll take communion together, so if you're participating from home, get some bread and juice ready for that part of the service.

This week, we get to hear from Glenn McCray. Glenn was born and raised in Seattle's Rainier Beach Neighborhood to an immigrant mother from the Philippines and a Black father from Louisiana. Glenn has extensive experience in Christian Community Development and has worked with many schools, institutions, businesses, organizations, agencies, and congregations; all of whom have been his co-laborers and teachers in this work. Glenn currently serves as the Executive Director of Sports In Schools, a Strategic Advisor with the City of Seattle's Department of Education & Early Learning, and co-owner and creative with Chop Suey Roots Design; alongside his wife, Rev. Natasha Hicks McCray. Together they have a nearly 2-year-old daughter named Nia. Looking forward to hear from you, Glenn!
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We are eager to worship God together this morning! You can join us in person: https://bit.ly/2ViOiXG or online: https://youtu.be/QaLLkPNEY00. Well take communion together, so if youre participating from home, get some bread and juice ready for that part of the service.

This week, we get to hear from Glenn McCray. Glenn was born and raised in Seattles Rainier Beach Neighborhood to an immigrant mother from the Philippines and a Black father from Louisiana. Glenn has extensive experience in Christian Community Development and has worked with many schools, institutions, businesses, organizations, agencies, and congregations; all of whom have been his co-laborers and teachers in this work. Glenn currently serves as the Executive Director of Sports In Schools, a Strategic Advisor with the City of Seattles Department of Education & Early Learning, and co-owner and creative with Chop Suey Roots Design; alongside his wife, Rev. Natasha Hicks McCray. Together they have a nearly 2-year-old daughter named Nia. Looking forward to hear from you, Glenn!
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