With serving hearts, 32 western Washington teens and chaperones volunteered for this year’s Local Teen Mission (LTM) Trip in July. They returned to Lewis County with a mission to reachRead more
Students at Grays Harbor Adventist Christian School in Montesano applied nearly all their senses when learning about Uganda.Read more
Monte Church once took a two-year course in Native carving.Read more
Gem State Adventist Academy (GSAA) Gardens in Caldwell recently opened the Garden Stand, featuring produce organically grown on eight acres of donated garden space.Read more
When Alina Tudor, a nurse care manager at Adventist Medical Center (AMC) in Portland, Ore., met with a patient named Margaret, she discovered a need beyond typical medical care. Margaret found it impossible to navigate the steps to her home without help. She needed a ramp to her front door. Alina began brainstorming with Don Ingram, AMC engineer for clinics. They connected with Ben Raines, a local Home Depot assistant manager, who offered the necessary materials.
While some within the Adventist Church feel strongly that the Bible teaches the leadership role of male headship, both with individual families and within the local church itself.Read more
Adventist scholars from around the world have participated in Theology of Ordination Study Committee discussions on behalf of the world church. Further directions from the world church are expected at the 2014 Annual Council and perhaps at the 2015 General Conference session. While many members, especially in North America, are in favor of expanding ordination to women, other members feel strongly that to do so would go against clear biblical teaching.
Lakeview (Ore.) Church enjoyed a high Sabbath on June 14 as four people confirmed their commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ through baptism.Read more
The Enterprise and Elgin churches in Oregon are excited to welcome new pastoral couple Jonathan and Erica DeWeber.Read more