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Adventist Health is committed to realizing our mission, “to share God’s love by providing physical, mental and spiritual healing,” in the 75-plus communities we serve every day.
Sue,* an elderly woman with anxiety, shortness of breath and chronic abdominal pain had visited the emergency room on 24 separate occasions over the course of one year. Because of her severe situation, Sue qualified for the Resilience Center at Adventist Health in Portland, Oregon, a clinic designed especially for at-risk patients.
Before beginning clinical pastoral education, Eduard Ciobanu, pastor of Mount Tabor Church in Portland, Oregon, was sure the course would be the key to acquire a specific skill he felt was lacking in his encounters with sick members. It didn’t take long for him to realize that it is so much more.
Nearly 60,000 Adventists braved the heat and humidity of San Antonio, Texas, for the 60th General Conference Session, held July 2–11.
African-American members throughout the Northwest are unequivocal about the annual North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) Regional Convocation. “Pastor, I don’t know what we’d do without it!” some exclaim. And many echo a common phrase: “We look forward to this special gathering all year long.”
Thirteen Northwest academy students each were recipients of the $500 Caring Heart Award scholarship made possible through three-way funding from the North Pacific Union Conference, local conferences and academies. Students were selected by their schools for exemplifying the spirit of the Caring Heart — a willingness to serve others.
She gently flips through the pages of the 1937 yearbook, with hands that have borne the remarkable grace of life. Jessie Thomsen, 96, is recounting the experiences of her senior year at Walla Walla College Academy in College Place, Washington.
Dennis Plubell is a professional Seventh-day Adventist educator. His role as North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) vice president for education rests on a foundation of nearly four decades in academic hallways, classrooms and committees. His service spans local to national, from secondary school teacher to associate director of education for the North American Division.