Sandy's Travel Log



1          East area clergy, Spokane
2-3      Commission on Ministry, location TBA
4          Worship with West or Central area congregation
9-12    Family weekend/vacation
13-17   Sandy to Seattle/Central area
14        All Staff retreat
15        NW Area clergy, Kirkland
16        Visits with local pastors
17        Regional Board meeting, Yakima
25        Worship with United Christian, Renton


1          Lunch with STM students
4-7      Advanced Clergy Clinic, Chicago (continuing education)
8          Legacy team via videoconference
10        Area Gathering re: Montana conversations, Yakima
11         Worship with FCC Longview
12        Visit with SW pastors
14        All Staff meeting via videoconference
            Judicatory Executive Lunch, Spokane
17-19   Family weekend, President’s Day
20-22 WRIM meeting, San Diego, CA
24        Search for Meaning Book Festival, Seattle
25        Regional Youth Retreat, Cle Elum
27        Central Area Clergy, Othello
            Regional Assembly planning team via conference call


2         Legacy Team meeting via video call
           Meeting with staff
3         Judicatory Exec. Lunch, Spokane
4         Meeting with staff via Zoom
           East Area clergy, Spokane
6         In-care meeting for Ordination Candidate, Everett
7         Worship with East Side Christian, Tacoma
           Meeting with FCC, Sumner leadership
8-10    Consultation with Pacific SW Regional Commission on Ministry
9         Nominating Committee via Zoom
11​​       NW Area clergy, Kirkland
13-15  Family Weekend, Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
16      All Staff meeting via videoconference
17      Meeting with staff via Zoom
18      SW Area clergy. Puyallup
19      RM review team, Seattle
20      Area Gathering re: Montana conversations, Kent
21      Worship with All Pilgrims, Seattle
22      Thrive Event planning team via conference call       
          Exec. Committee via videoconference
23      Meeting with Rosario Ibarra (DCEF) via phone
          Nominating Committee via Zoom
          RA Planning team via conference call
27      Eastern Washington Legislative Conference
28      Worship with Memorial Christian, Ephrata
          Meeting with United Christian, Yakima leadership
30      New Creation Team via videocall



1          Meeting with New Church Coordinator via telephone
3          Worship with Samoan Congregational, Federal Way
            United Renton Search Committee, Renton
4          Meeting with DHM team via conference call
            Meetings with pastors, Seattle area
            Youth Ministry Coordinator Interview team via videoconference
5          Meetings with pastors, Kent area
            Meeting with DCEF representative
6          All Staff meeting, Kent
7          East Area clergy, Spokane
10        Worship with FCC, Kent, meeting with Search Committee
11-15   Available for Jury Duty, Spokane
11         Youth Ministry Coordinator Interview team via videoconference
16        Gwinwood Board Meeting via video call
18-22   Available for Jury Duty, Spokane
18        Youth Ministry Coordinator Interview team via videoconference
19        New Creation Team (Montana conversations via Video Call)
22-Jan 1         Vacation


2-5      Vacation
6          New Church Coordinator Interview Team
7          Coffee with Regional Minister (online group)
            PRC meeting via conference call
8          All Staff Meeting
            Meeting with Queen Anne Search Committee via video
9          Regional Assembly Planning team via video call
11         Annie Grogan Ordination – Lake Washington CC, Kirkland, WA
13-15   Disciples Home Missions Board meeting, Indianapolis, IN
15-18   College of Regional Ministers, Indianapolis, IN
19        Installation of Scott Kinder-Pyle, Origin, Spokane
20       Meeting with Judicatory Execs and World Relief, Spokane
21        New Creation Team (Montana Merger conversations via Video call)
22-27  Vacation and Thanksgiving Holiday
25        Memorial Service for Dorothy Skinner, Spokane
28       Executive Committee via Conference Call


1          Worship with Chelan Christian Church
            Meet with Chelan Search Committee
3          Regional Assembly Planning Team, Sumner
5          Transitions Breakfast, Spokane
6-8      Turner Lectures, Yakima
10        All Staff Meeting, Kent
11         Coffee with the Regional Minister (online group)
            Montana Merger Conversation Group
15        Worship with Lacey Community Church, Lacey
16-18  Advanced Clergy Clinic (Continuing Education), Chicago, IL
21-25  Vacation
26        STM/DSF Meeting, Seattle
28       Regional Board Meeting
29        Worship with FCC, Clarkston
30       Meeting with Affiliating Congregation pastor
            New Church Coordinator Interviews


2-4      Family Weekend/Labor Day
5         XPLOR Meeting, Spokane
6         Meet with Montana/NW Conversation Group, Kent
7         East Area Clergy Group, Spokane
           Wedding rehearsal
8         Officiate wedding, Spokane, WA
10       Worship with FCC, Kent
           Meet with FCC, Kent Search Committee
12       Coffee with the Regional Minister online group
           Pastoral Relations Committee via Videoconference
14       NW Area clergy gathering
15-16 COM meeting, Federal Way
17       Worship with FCC, Puyallup
           Sumner Installation, Welcome Table CC Seattle
18       Visit with clergy, Seattle area, staff meetings
19       Meeting at School of Theology and Ministry, Seattle U, Seattle
20       All Staff Meeting via videoconference
22-26  Visit with Alaska pastors and congregation, Anchorage
24       Worship with FCC, Anchorage
           Anchorage CROP walk
27       Regional Moderator’s Team via conference call
28       Western Regional Ministers meeting via videoconference
30       Mission Council Meeting, Yakima


1      Staff Meeting with Interim Admin.
       XPLOR Meeting, Spokane
3     In-care meeting with Ordination candidate via videoconference
4     Meeting with Central Area pastors
5     In-care meeting with Ordination candidate
6     Worship with Samoan Congregational Church, Federal Way
7     Seattle area – meeting with pastors
8     STM Meeting, Seattle
      Visit ChiRho/CYF Camp, Cle Elum
9-10 Visits with Central Area Pastors
13  Worship with North Hill Christian, Spokane
14  Participate in Vicarious Trauma training, Spokane
15  Coffee with Regional Minister online group
16  All Staff Meeting via videoconference
19  Clergy Healthy Boundary Training, Sumner
20-23 GCOM meeting, Indianapolis
26  Meeting with FCC, Bellingham leaders
27  Worship with FCC, Bellingham
28  Executive Committee via conference call
31  Gathering of Ecumenical Leaders, Spokane


1-4     Vacation
5-7     DHM Board meeting, Indianapolis
8-12   General Assembly, Indianapolis
17-23  Vacation
25      Coffee with Regional Minister
26      All Staff Meeting
          Everett Empowerment Team Meeting
29      Representing Western Regional Ministers at Retirement Celebration for Denny Williams, Phoenix, AZ


3 – In-care meeting with ordination candidate via videoconference
6 – Coffee with Regional Minister (online group)
8 – Boundary Training Workshop (Congregational Conflict) Spokane
10 – Dornhecker Ordination, Olympia
11 – Worship with Lacey Community Church
        Worship with Pacific Island Family Church and meeting with church leaders
13 – Boundary Training Workshop (Congregational Conflict), Kent
14 – All Staff Meeting, Tukwila
15 – Boundary Training Workshop (Congregational Conflict), Yakima
17-18 – Family Weekend
19-21 – DHM President Search Committee, Dallas TX
23 – Meeting with staff for orientation, Kent
        Meeting with Bellevue CC Leadership
25 – Preaching at Origin, Spokane
26 – Executive Committee meeting via Conference Call
27 – XPLOR planning meeting, Spokane
28 – Commission on Ministry meeting via video conference.
29 – Turner Lectures Committee


4 – East area Clergy meeting
            Meeting with COM chair
15 – Meeting with leaders of Samoan Congregational Church, Spokane
15-16 – DHM President Search Committee via Video Conference
16 – Moderator Team via Conference Call
17 – All Staff meeting via videoconference
18 – Meeting with STM reps via videoconference
22 – Meeting with Gwinwood reps via videoconference
23-25 – Western Regional Ministers meeting, Oakland, CA


Sandy is on Medical Leave.



Feb. 28-Mar. 3 - College of Regional Ministers Meeting, Indianapolis
5          Worship with Country Homes Christian, Spokane
11         Commission on Ministry Meeting, Ellensburg
12        Worship with FCC, Tacoma
            Installation of Clint Collins, FCC Bremerton
15        Surgery scheduled, medical leave begins.



1          Judicatory Executives, Spokane
            Meeting with Personnel Chair, Spokane
2          East area clergy, Spokane
5          Worship with Origin Church, Spokane]
8          New Church Team via videoconference
12        Worship with United Christian, Renton
            Presentation to FCC, Sumner
13        Judicatory Executives Meeting with Gov. Inslee, Olympia
           Meeting with Welcome Table Search Committee
14        Coffee with the Regional Minister via videoconference
15        All Staff meeting, Southcenter
17-21   Vacation
25        In-care meeting with ordination candidate
            Meeting with potential new church planter, Issaquah
26        Worship with Queen Anne CC
27        Executive Committee meeting via conference call
28-Mar 3 - College of Regional Ministers Meeting, Indianapolis



4     Staff meeting
5     East area clergy gathering
7     In-care meeting with ordination candidate, Kirkland, WA
8     Worship with United Christian, Renton and meeting with Search Committee
9     Meeting with Gwinwood Executive Director
       Disciples Outreach Team at the School of Theology and Ministry, Seattle University
10    Meeting with Acting Regional Ministers for Medical Leave
11    All Staff Meeting, Tukwila
​       Everett Empowerment Team Meeting
12    NW Area clergy, Kirkland
14    Installation service at Spokane Samoan Congregational Church
15    Worship with Englewood Christian, Yakima
15    Installation for Jill Delaney, United Christian, Yakima, WA
17    Coffee with Regional Minister online group
18-20    Disciples Development Conference, San Diego, CA
22-25    General Commission on Ministry, Indianapolis, IN
23    Pastoral Relations Committee via videoconference
24    Regional Board meeting via Conference Call
26    SW Clergy gathering, Kent, WA
27-28    Leaders meeting in Great Falls, MT
30    Meeting with NAPAD Executive via phone