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Adventist Church in North America Responds to Hate, Violence in Charlottesville

August 14, 2017

The North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (NAD) issued the following statement in response to the hate and violence in Charlottesville, Va. The North Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists affirms these thoughts and encourages Northwest members to lift the character and values of Jesus up to a world that needs Him more than ever before.

AHA Holds 35th Annual Cowboy Camp Meeting

August 12, 2017 / Cherelyn Strickland

Every Fourth of July horse lovers and friends from the West Coast gather for camp meeting under a big tent out in God’s second book, nature. This year Cowboy Camp Meeting, hosted by the Adventist Horseman's Association (AHA), was held at Mount Adams Horse Camp in Washington, where there is a beautiful view of the mountain. Campers (and those who came just for Sabbath) enjoyed Eric Brown’s daily messages on the topic of salvation. Brown is the senior pastor of the Coeur d'Alene Church in Idaho.

NPUC Updates Mission and Priorities

May 04, 2017

The North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) executive committee has adopted three general strategic priorities for Northwest ministry through 2020: 1) Re-engagement and relationship-building with young adults in every local church and community; 2) An emphasis on becoming one in Christ — finding unity centered in Him; and 3) Total Member Involvement (TMI), an initiative already gaining momentum around North America.

Northwest Pathfinders Experience the Bible

April 26, 2017 / Anthony White

On April 22, 80 Pathfinder teams met in Chicago Ill., for the sixth annual North American Division (NAD) Pathfinder Bible Experience final testing event. Four Pathfinder club teams in the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) placed first place at the final level of Pathfinder Bible Experience testing, with four more teams placing second.

Northwest Pathfinders Test Their Bible Knowledge in College Place

March 22, 2017 / Jay Wintermeyer

Pathfinders from 11 clubs across the Pacific Northwest gathered in the Walla Walla University Church in College Place, Wash., on March 11 to test their knowledge of the Bible.

The regionwide gathering of Pathfinders was part of the Pathfinder Bible Experience, a team challenge that focuses on immersion in the Word of God. Four levels of play each year culminate in an official North American Pathfinder event held on the third Sabbath of April. This year’s division event was held in Chicago, Ill.

NPUC Literature Ministries to Refocus

March 09, 2017

SOULS Northwest, the Bible worker training and literature ministries program sponsored by the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) and local conferences within the union since 2012, will be phased out of operation this June with the completion of the current term.

ASI Northwest: Fresh Direction, Expanded Vision

February 23, 2017

You know you’ve arrived as an organization when everyone recognizes you by an acronym. Read NFL, CSI, FBI or NASA in a sentence, and you’re likely to know exactly what’s meant without any further ado. In Adventist circles, of course, we quickly recognize GC, EGW, ADRA and … ASI. But what does ASI really stand for, and what does it do?

NPUC President Calls for Special Prayer

January 12, 2017

John Freedman, North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) president, has called for Northwest prayer teams to set aside Jan. 18 and 19 as days of fasting and prayer. The purpose: to ask for the Holy Spirit’s presence and guidance during an upcoming meeting on Thursday, Jan. 19, of North American Division union conference presidents and General Conference leaders to seek progress and find understanding on the volatile issue of world church “unity in mission.”