Steven Fonseca, youth pastor for the North Cascade Church in Burlington, Wash., attended the Seventh-day Adventist Global Youth Leaders Congress, held in Kassel, Germany, from July 31 to Aug. 4.
Each Friday evening you will find a group of university students from Washington State University (WSU) and University of Idaho (U of I) gathered for an evening of vegetarian home-cooked food and a Bible study discussion group.
Moscow (Idaho) Church associate pastor Natashia McVay and her husband, Marshall McVay, Moscow Church pastor, host, cook for and provide a surrogate home environment for several university students each Friday evening. The young people love to meet and share with each other and the pastors their questions, thoughts and life issues.
“During the weekend of the Hispanic Women's Retreat, 'El Retiro de Damas,' the Lord allowed me to touch the edge of His cloak,” says Angelica Vasquez. Vasquez is one of more than 290 women in attendance at this year’s retreat at Camp MiVoden in Hayden, Idaho.
It was with high anticipation the Valley View Church awaited the Sabbath services on May 5, 2018, in East Wenatchee, Wash. "Loma Linda Comes to You" was the promise. Through the invitation of Cheryl Smith (East Wenatchee Church member), Loma Linda University (LLU) sent Richard Hart, LLU president, and his visiting team to the Wenatchee Valley as part of the Loma Linda Comes to You outreach.
During spring break, 24 Cascade Christian Academy (CCA) students and adults headed back to the King’s Children’s Home (KCH) in Belize to finish a job they started in 2016.
On Sabbath, April 21, 2018, Beacon Christian School in Lewiston, Idaho, celebrated 100 years of Christian education, a huge accomplishment for a small private school. After the celebration, the school’s three ninth-graders were given a journalism assignment in which they reported on the event. The following are excerpts of their articles.
In Matt. 25:40, Jesus says, “Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.” This year during spring break, almost 100 teen Pathfinders and their staff put this verse into action as they gave of their time and talents to help those in the greater Spokane, Wash., community.
Teen Pathfinder Mission Adventure (TPMA) is a mission opportunity for teens to make a difference locally. Instead of traveling overseas to participate in a foreign mission trip, teens have the opportunity to work serving others in their own community.
We want to extend a special invitation to you to join us at Upper Columbia Academy for our annual Upper Columbia Conference camp meeting, June 20–23, 2018.
As we gather together this year, we’ll be focusing on Jesus and the bond we share in Him. It will be a time to share and learn as the family of God.
We’ve been planning all year to bring you enriching seminars, uplifting speakers and encouraging music. It’s our prayer you will be spiritually fed at this important yearly gathering for Upper Columbia Conference.
What is Agape in Action?
Well, here at the Moscow (Idaho) Church, it is a celebration of Christ’s example of love in action. Natashia McVay, Moscow Church associate pastor, coordinated an amazing replica feast complete with fresh and dried fruit and nuts, challah bread, hummus, and soup brought by members. Each table was richly decorated with reminders of Christ’s crucifixion: thorn crowns, spike nails, clay jars and Mediterranean-themed decorations. One church member had even made a life-size cross.