Pastor Jim Clifton, with his wife, Nancy. Jim is the District Sunday School & Discipleship Ministries Chair. Contact him at

District Leadership Team:

Jim Clifton, chair

Billy Buisman, Youth Ministries

Cindy Reynolds, Children's Ministries

Shane Endicott, Adult Ministries

Dave Reynolds, Treasurer

Dan Lewis, at large member

Sonya Miller, at large member

Danene Vaughn, at large member

Nicole Depew, Children's Quizzing director

Debbie Hensley, Recording Secretary



Your District Discipleship Team wants to make sure you are equipped to teach the Word of God to all ages in your local context. You can find information and ideas online at our global ministry site A valuable option for training is found at The Discipleship Place


I want to introduce you to some of the things that are available to you and your congregation from District Sunday School & Discipleship Ministries (SDMI):


  • The Mix – Each fall we offer a teaching/training time that brings our pastors and laypeople together covering children’s ministries, women’s ministries, youth ministries and discipleship. 

  • Northwest Fall Retreat – The laity of the district will gather for retreat at the Enzian Inn in Leavenworth, WA in the fall. Visit their website for more information.

  • Adventure Camp (boys & girls) – Summer camp dates for 2021 will be posted when available.

  • Children's Quizzing – This is a vital ministry on the district. Contact Children's Quizzing director, Nicole Depew, at for more information. 

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Northwest District offers several training events throughout the year for pastors and laity. 


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