June 2008

Ask PJ

If I ask for forgiveness, am I forgiven?

If I ask for forgiveness, am I forgiven?

I believe the devil uses two tools to trip us in the journey of...

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Did You Know?

Did You Know - June 2008

Because this section is primarily a graphic design in the print version, it is not available here. You can see the Did You Know? page for this month by looking...

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Editorial

Adventist Women: Faithful in Many Things

When I read the title of our feature this month, A Ministry for Every Woman, I was taken back a few years to my pre-teens. We were a bunch of high-energy earliteens. Not...

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Let's Talk

Unsung Heroes

She was an artist, botanist, nurse, counselor, author and friend. She didn't make it into any headlines. No media pundits shouted her story. No tabloid followed her...

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Unsung Heroes

She was an artist, botanist, nurse, counselor, author and friend. She didn't make it into any headlines. No media pundits shouted her story. No tabloid followed her...

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Intersections

FYI

Howard New Mid-America President

Roscoe J. Howard III is the new president of the Mid-America Union of Seventh-day...

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North Pacific Union

Executive Committee Report Second Quarter 2008

The following additional items are from the most recent North Pacific Union Conference executive committee meeting held April 30 on the campus of Walla Walla University...

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Mark A. Remboldt Elected NPUC Treasurer

The North Pacific Union Conference has selected Mark A. Remboldt as treasurer. The unanimous Executive Committee action during its regular meeting on April 30 officially...

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Delegates Make the Choice At West Coast Youth Congress

Hundreds of delegates from the North Pacific and Pacific unions voiced their opinions on key youth issues and ministries as well as taking part in fellowship, worship...

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News

AMC Provides Emotional Support Through Palliative Care

Like so many mothers, Linda's life was busy, working and taking care of her husband and three children. Then last spring, when the 47-year-old mother went to her doctor, he admitted her to Adventist... More

Nome Student Shares the Word

Michael Owens, an eighth-grade student, is truly in a class by himself, particularly since he is the only student in the Nome Adventist School (the school will be closing at the end of the year). But... More

GSAA Offers Student Discipleship Program

For 90 years Gem State Adventist Academy teachers and staff have endeavored to influence students to become their absolute best—for God, for His kingdom, for the salvation of this world. But if Gem... More

GSAA Student Plans Mission Trip For Senior Project

"Next year, I want to organize a mission trip for my senior project. Would you be my mentor, Pastor Bryson?" The question led Bethany Lang, 17-year-old Gem State Adventist Academy senior on a mission... More

Hamilton Church Serious About Soul-winning

The Hamilton Church has been conducting a ShareHIM series called Truth for Today; Hope for Tomorrow, and it has been a great success. So far, there have been four baptisms and one rebaptism during... More

Great Falls Students Show Love for Grandparents

To express their love and appreciation, students at Five Falls Christian School in Great Falls, Mont. invited their grandparents to a Valentine's Day banquet. Students started planning for the event... More

Executive Committee Report Second Quarter 2008

The following additional items are from the most recent North Pacific Union Conference executive committee meeting held April 30 on the campus of Walla Walla University in College Place, Wash. The... More

Mark A. Remboldt Elected NPUC Treasurer

The North Pacific Union Conference has selected Mark A. Remboldt as treasurer. The unanimous Executive Committee action during its regular meeting on April 30 officially fills the spot left vacant by... More

Delegates Make the Choice At West Coast Youth Congress

Hundreds of delegates from the North Pacific and Pacific unions voiced their opinions on key youth issues and ministries as well as taking part in fellowship, worship and service activities at the... More

Commission Culture Alive and Well in Prineville

Prineville Church members moved into their brand-new church in March 2007 and renewed their commitment to live the Commission Culture. It was their goal to reach out to their community and grow their... More

McMinnville Meetings Bring New Members

The McMinnville Church held evangelistic meetings for several weeks in March. The guest speaker was Louis Torres, Mission College of Evangelism director. He was helped by Bill Wells, a senior at the... More

PACS Copier Donation Brings Timely Answer to Prayer

The copier machine was on its last leg. Service men had already paid several visits to Portland Adventist Community Services, trying to keep it alive."It was breaking down on average once every week... More

Columbia Adventist Academy Celebrates Groundbreaking

Columbia Adventist Academy held the Next Century ceremonial groundbreaking celebration Friday, April 4. There was excitement in the air as this event signaled the start of the construction process... More

Pipeline Connects PAA Students To Community Needs

Over a dozen Portland Adventist Academy students participated in Pipeline, an urban mission outreach organized by Cory Wetterlin, Pleasant Valley Church youth pastor. It was designed to focus on... More

Grants Pass Students Raise Money for Orphans

Students in Grants Pass raised almost $1,200 to help orphans in Africa through Hope for Humanity. Because of AIDS, nearly 1.2 million African children are orphaned. During the week, these children... More

Molalla Women Follow Jesus' Example

When they heard speaker Tawny Sportsman tell about the children at the Pena Blanca Orphanage in Honduras, the women of the Molalla Church knew they wanted to help.On a Sunday in April, several women... More

Northwest Members Aid Galapagos Mission Project

Bruce Thorn, Maranatha board member and supporter, along with Kenneth Weiss, Maranatha's executive vice president, directed the first in a series of four groups to the Galapagos island of Santa Cruz... More

Longtime Gladstone Leader Inspires Others

Diane Maxwell is a leader in the Gladstone Park Church. She joined the Park Church in 1949, making her the longest continuous member. She was recently asked to serve on the 100th birthday anniversary... More

College Place Concert Benefits Cookie's Retreat

The Ladies’ Praise women’s sextet from the College Place Village Church performed a benefit concert on April 19 for the Cookie’s Retreat Center Northwest. The audience responded with a substantial... More

UCA Hosts Visitors For Annual Academy Day

More than 150 students from seventh-grade and up came from Washington, Idaho and Oregon for the Upper Columbia Academy annual Academy Day on April 9. The event gives potential students a chance to... More

UCA Student Wins Regional Competition

Elise Kinne, UCA freshman, has been selected to perform the piano at the Washington State Music Teacher’s convention in June. Kinne has studied piano for nine years and is currently a student with... More

Sandpoint Women Present Community Seminars

Rhonda Backman and Mary Campbell have been actively serving the community of Sandpoint, Idaho, by presenting health and wellness seminars.The first seminar featured the Seven Secrets cookbook by Jim... More

Othello Pathfinders and Family United in Baptism

At attention and saluting, the Othello Pathfinders stood as honor guard and excitedly watched Maria Ochoa, fellow Pathfinder, enter the baptismal waters at the Othello Church.Ochoa is a Bible scholar... More

School of Engineering Hosts Youth for LEGO Challenge

Nineteen teams participated in the FIRST LEGO League and Junior FIRST LEGO League competitions in April on the campus of Walla Walla University.FIRST—For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and... More

Enumclaw Women Gather for Spiritual Nurturing

Twenty women, including 12 mother/daughter pairs, from Enumclaw, Wash., recently went to Cannon Beach, Ore., for a weekend of spiritual renewal.Using the theme of Ephesians 3:16–21 about grasping the... More

Bremerton Serves in Practical Ways

The Serving With All Talents Team, a Bremerton Church ministry, likes to find loving and positive ways to serve Kitsap County and represent the Seventh-day Adventist Church.Some of their monthly... More

Auburn Stocks Food Bank

When volunteers in Auburn, Wash., prayed at supper that night, they weren't just thankful for the pizza, but for a generous community who gave to the local food bank.In a two-hour period, nearly 130... More

San Juan Islanders Celebrate Creation on Earth Day

San Juan Islanders and friends converged in Friday Harbor to celebrate Earth Day with a Creation Fest in mid-April."Earth Day is about celebrating our Creator," explains William Hurtado, district... More

Grays Harbor Ministers in Prison

I was "in prison, and ye visited me not," will not be said of Tom and Pamela Stone, Howard and Berta Brenton, Kathleen Abbott, and Cristian Bobocea, who minister to inmates at Stafford Creek... More

Kenya Mission Projects Bring Answers to Prayer

Missionaries from western Washington returned for the fifth time to Kenya, Africa, to assist Andrew and Debbie Aho of African Mission Services with projects for the Olopikidong'oe (o-le-picka-dong-... More

Washington Women Pray for the Holy Spirit

Ever wonder what 400 women pray for? If you listened to the prayer requests shared at the conclusion of the annual Washington Conference women's ministry day program this spring, you would have heard... More

World News briefs - June 2008

Dominican RepublicPresident Donates Land to AdventistsThe president of the Dominican Republic has donated 31 acres of public land to the Seventh-day Adventist Church. While presenting the gift he... More