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.
If you could step into the multigrade (first through eight) classroom at Mountain View Christian School in Sequim, Wash., you would overhear a conversation like this one between Michelle Noonan and three of her upper-grade students.
Noonan: Each month we had a theme, a project and a field trip. What were your favorite field trips?
Heather: The one where we had lunch at the beach. We went to see a chemistry lab and a biology lab at the college after that.
Noonan: Did any of you like the recycling center?
Milo Adventist Academy in Days Creek, Ore., hosted its first STEM Camp April 15–17, 2018. Students in grades seven through 10 from around the Oregon Conference spent three days at Milo focusing on workshops and presentations related to science, technology, engineering and math.
“We get to sing the Word,” wrote Hezekiah Acosta in one of his English assignments. “It’s really fun.”
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.
With permit in hand, the Living Hope Center building project on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation was dedicated April 28, 2018. Located in Poplar, Mont., the center represents Jesus’ love with a gift from the Adventist Church. When an abandoned hospital burned down, the property was up for sale for back taxes — $6,000. God spoke with a perfectly timed miracle.
On a late Sabbath afternoon on May 19, 2018, Eddie General, Greater Seattle Filipino-American (Fil-Am) Church pastor, was commissioned into the U.S. Army Chaplain Reserves as a captain.
Pastors, church community, friends and family from as far as Portland, Ore., and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, joined together at the Greater Seattle Fil-Am Church to witness and celebrate General’s new step in ministry.
Radio station KTSY, broadcasting at 89.5 FM, and Boise Rescue Mission had an over-the-top successful fundraiser at the Village in Meridian dining and shopping center on May 15 and 16, 2018. The fundraiser, Summer of Hope, is all about feeding the hungry during the summer months, especially when the giving is much lower in the summer time.
For about 1,400 years, the Jewish people had celebrated the Passover on an annual basis — sometimes regularly and faithfully, sometimes not. The grand event was intended to be both a reminder of deliverance from slavery in Egypt and a foreshadowing of the gift of God’s Lamb as a sacrifice for sins. But did the Jews understand?
While on Earth, Jesus had repeatedly tried to help the disciples understand what was going to happen; twice He had foretold He would be betrayed into the hands of His enemies and be crucified, but He would rise from the dead on the third day.