November 2009

Did You Know?

Did You Know - November, 2009

Pathfinder Trivia

Source: Pathfinder Today (the camporee newspaper).

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Editorial

Whatever it Takes — Even if it's Pathfinders

There is nothing closer to our hearts than our kids, right? And there is nothing more important than nurturing them into a meaningful relationship with Jesus Christ that...

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Let's Talk

Who's At Your Door?

In the dead of the night, a knock at the door jarred me awake. I lay still, uncertain of what I'd heard. Then it came again, more persistently.

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Who's At Your Door?

In the dead of the night, a knock at the door jarred me awake. I lay still, uncertain of what I'd heard. Then it came again, more persistently.

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Intersections

FYI - November 2009

What is the Hope Church Channel?

The Hope Church Channel is a supporting channel of the Hope Channel network and...

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Perspective

He Aquí la Paciencia de los Santos

Dice el himno que "Un hombre llegose de noche a Jesús, buscando la senda de vida y luz." Algunos reconocerán a este hombre como Nicodemo. Aunque Nicodemo no aceptó ni...

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E.E. Cleveland: Pathfinder, Path–Maker

It wasn't the makings of a novel, but an Adventist evangelistic series. In 1954, a young, dashing minister, Edward Earl Cleveland, set up a large tent in the middle of...

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News

Finding Health “Where Pigs Fly”

You might not think of finding health care "Where Pigs Fly," but the residents of Tillamook, Ore., did just that this summer. Thanks to the team at Tillamook County General Hospital, area residents... More

Harding Lake Interior Camp Meeting

Members from the Fairbanks, North Pole, Delta Junction and Tok churches were once again abundantly blessed during the annual Interior Camp Meeting held at Harding Lake State Recreation Area, June 20–... More

Pathfinders Feed Homeless Through Bean's Café

What do 20 gallons of potatoes, 10 gallons of cracked eggs, 140 sandwiches, 16 quarts of salad, 150 cans of stew and 15 sliced pies and cakes all have in common?The first Sunday of the month for the... More

Magabook Outreach Students Experience God at Work

This past summer, several academy and college students knocked on approximately 90,000 doors all over the Idaho Conference. They didn't just knock, they shared Jesus, offered books for donations, and... More

3rd Annual Mount Ellis Academy Girls Retreat

"Jesus' love transforms. Jesus' love restores." In a thick "Capernaum" accent, Alex Harter, Azure Hills Church pastor, (in Loma Linda, Calif.,) gave a presentation at the Mount Ellis Academy girls'... More

ShareHIM Boot Camp of Evangelism

Recently two ShareHIM Boot Camps were held in Montana. The Missoula Church was the host for the meetings in the western part of the state and the other was held at the Montana conference office, in... More

Chiloquin Company Reaches Out

With an attendance of as few as three people on some Sabbaths, or perhaps a crowd of nearly 15, the Chiloquin Company meets less than 40 miles from Crater Lake National Park. As the smallest group in... More

Oregon Conference Holds Quadrennial Constituency Session

On Sunday, Sept. 20, Oregon Conference delegates converged in Portland Adventist Academy's gym for the 56th quadrennial Constituency Session.These 489 officially registered delegates overwhelmingly... More

Oregon Pathfinders Out Camping Again

The Oregon Conference Pathfinders love to camp. Within a month's time many of the Pathfinders did the trek to the Oshkosh, Wis., Courage to Stand Camporee, and then went on to central Oregon's Cove... More

PAA Adds New S.A. Office of Environmental Coordinator

Portland Adventist Academy Student Senate and Administrative Council approved the addition of the new office of environmental coordinator for the Student Association.Students voted Ben Ashlock, PAA... More

Students and Staff Enjoy Family Focus Time at Milo

A simple but significant change is making a huge difference at Milo Adventist Academy.All students become part of a staff family during the year. In past years, these families of nearly eight... More

CAA's Grand Opening is Grand

It has been said "it takes a village to raise a child." This was recently exhibited at the grand opening and dedication services weekend at Columbia Adventist Academy. This event was tangible... More

Dovald Ordained In Yakima

Members gathered at the Yakima (Wash.) Seventh-day Adventist Church Aug. 8, to celebrate the ordination of Alejandro Dovald, pastor.Dovald was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He graduated from the... More

Farmington Youth Challenge Teens Take on VBS as Outreach Project

At a typical church board meeting, members of the Farmington (Wash.) Church discussed the lack of staff for church activities."It looks like we're not going to have Vacation Bible School this summer... More

Free Lunch Brings Neighbors

There's no such thing as a free lunch — somebody has to pay for it. That's exactly what the Upper Columbia Conference decided to do for their neighbors on Sept. 10.After being relocated to a Spokane... More

Listeners Bless Station Over $255,000 in Support Raised

KEEH, 104.9 FM, a radio ministry of the Upper Columbia Conference, held its annual three-day sharathon Sept. 15–17, raising more than $255,700. The funds raised during the sharathon help the ministry... More

People Helping People in Goldendale

Every Monday and Wednesday evening, the Goldendale, Wash., members come to cook. They gather in the kitchen with their supplies, and the first thing they do is pray for those who come to eat — those... More

Share the Life UCC Launches New Evangelism Approach

Upper Columbia Conference announced a new initiative called Share the Life. This effort seeks to fulfill the conference’s mission statement of creating meaningful relationships with the 1.8 million... More

UCA Church Members Lead By Example

Nearly two years ago, the Upper Columbia Academy Adventist Church changed its mission statement. Being serious about integrating and developing students from the academy, they wanted a clear... More

UCC Pathfinders Introduce New Honor

Members of several Upper Columbia Conference Pathfinder groups introduced a new honor at the 2009 International Pathfinder Camporee in Oshkosh, Wis., in August. The goal of the Preach It honor is to... More

Beauty in Expression The Joy of Creating

This is part three of a four-part series highlighting WWU's vision statement:Excellence in ThoughtGenerosity in ServiceBeauty in ExpressionFaith in God"In the beginning God created the heavens and... More

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Students Serve CommunityRed Cross Honors Four Students

AAA Students Resonate with Week of Prayer

Week of Prayer is a much anticipated event for the Auburn Adventist Academy campus as students get to interact with each other as a school family in small discussion groups and activities.This year,... More

Adventists Impact Seattle with Acts of Kindness

The Seattle Center was a busy hub of activity during Labor Day weekend as a popular music and arts festival kicked off in the shadow of the Space Needle.Just outside the festival, 125 Adventist... More

Bremerton Members Interact with the Community

Community outreach is part of the heartbeat of Bremerton (Wash.) Adventist Christian Church. In July, the church elders teamed up with the S.W.A.T. (Serving with All Talents) Team to create a... More

Children Fund Shoes for Congo Orphans

The children's Sabbath School classes at the North Cascade Adventist Church in Burlington, Wash., are mission focused.In the past year, the Primary II class for grades three and four actively... More

Graham Develops Creation VBS Curriculum

Members at the Graham (Wash.) Church created a creation-based Vacation Bible School curriculum this year."We wanted something that could be an evangelistic tool to introduce non-churched children to... More

Where Faith Intersects Skagit Students Participate in Interfaith Summit

What do you get when you mix a Christian, a Muslim and a Jew? It sounds like a joke, but this was a reality for students from the Skagit Adventist School in Burlington, Wash.Ten students ages 13 to... More

World News Briefs, November 2009

KenyaFirst Masters Graduate from Adventist UniversityThe Adventist University of Africa is celebrating its first crop of master’s degree graduates. In August, 166 students earned advanced degrees in... More