The legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government are currently seeking to repeal the Johnson Amendment, the 1954 provision in the U.S. tax code that prohibits all 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations from endorsing political candidates.
Our efforts have delivered more than 235,000 books and 1.3 million pieces of free literature after visiting more than 2 million homes in the Northwest.
Our Creation Study Center in Ridgefield, Washington, includes two large wall murals (of Mount St. Helens erupting and a dinosaur caught in the Genesis Flood), a gigantic 5-foot dinosaur femur bone, and a hands-on sand area where kids can dig up and keep fossils.
Broke the 100,000 membership mark on June 30, 2016.
Is the only union in the North American Division that has taken average church attendance figures from all churches during the past four years.
Held one conference clerk training session and one retirement training session for conference clerks during the past five years.
$678,022 was given by the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) for Hispanic scholarships within the K–12 educational program.
A total of $19,223,642 was given by the NPUC and its conferences to Walla Walla University.
The NPUC received a clean, unqualified audit opinion for each year during this quinquennium.
More than 2 million pages are printed each month to provide the Gleaner to Northwest Adventist homes.
During 2014–2015, the Gleaner received eight awards from the Society of Adventist Communicators, including Best Magazine, Best Feature, Best Column, Best Website and Best E-Newsletter.
Monte Church travels more than 120,000 miles every year to visit far-flung Native groups throughout the NPUC.
There are 17 Native churches and companies in the NPUC, with nearly 2,400 members.
Three new Native church buildings have been built since last constituency session.
In the Northwest, there are about 14 million people and 100,014 Seventh-day Adventists, a ratio of 1:140.
There are 319 pastors in the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) to assist members in carrying out their mission.
The Northwest Religious Liberty Association (NRLA) works within legislative, civic, judicial, academic, interfaith, evangelical and corporate arenas on behalf of the church and all people and institutions of faith.
Since 2011, the NRLA has mediated in behalf of 952 individuals in the corporate workplace and other public venues.