Intergenerational Sabbath School Introduced in Auburn

October 15, 2017 / Sophia Lorge

Sabbath School at Auburn Adventist Academy Church has taken on a new look for the 2017–2018 school year. Titled “The Second Act,” the new intergenerational Sabbath School helps to “build community, expand the church family and create connections between students and adults,” says Angel Ogando, lead pastor.

Participants are initially greeted and invited to join a round discussion table filled with an assortment of simple breakfast snacks and representation of a variety of age groups. During the one-hour session, the groups discuss questions relating to a specific Bible study.

Montana Women Enjoy 'From Broken to Beautiful' Women's Retreat

October 15, 2017 / Renee McKey

Ladies from across Montana met at the Stage Stop Inn in Choteau, Sept. 8–10, 2017, for the Montana Christian Women's Retreat. Forest fires saturated the skies in dense smoke outside, but inside the fire of the Holy Spirit burned brightly as Tawny Sportsman from Oregon led those present on a journey, “From Broken to Beautiful.”

Camp MiVoden Holds Staff Reunion

October 14, 2017 / Kathy Marson

On the weekend of Sept. 21–24, 2017, former Camp MiVoden staff and their families rolled in to Camp MiVoden in Hayden Lake, Idaho, and enjoyed a short version of summer camp. The weekend culminated with a farewell for Bruce Christensen, who is retiring this year.

Along Came a Spider, Part 2

October 14, 2017 / Seth Pierce

Well, after our bake sale break last month, it is time to pick up where we left off in discussing the proliferation of false teachers running around the world and how it is they continue to be successful even among the smartest believers.

Profession of Faith Brings New Member to Hockinson Heights

October 14, 2017 / Marty Jackson

Joanna Knecht was voted into the Hockinson Heights Church in Brush Prairie, Wash., on Sept. 9, 2017, by profession of faith.

Knecht was raised as a seventh-generation Adventist. She was baptized when she was junior age but as a young adult drifted away from the Lord.

She reconnected with the Lord in 2011. And gradually, she says, the Lord has helped her find her way back to the Adventist Church. As the ladies at Hockinson have connected with her, Knecht says, "I feel at home."

NPUC Retiro de Pastores Hispanos

October 13, 2017 / César De León

“Gracias a Dios y a Uds. crecí espiritualmente.”

“El retiro fue de gran bendición para mi vida.”

“Fue muy corto.”

“Aprendí mucho.”

“Continúe con temas teológicos y prácticos.”

“Los temas sicológicos son muy necesarios.” 

ACS DR and Kalispell Pathfinders Help Fire Victims

October 12, 2017 / Gabriele Laub

Adventist Community Services Disaster Response (ACS DR) and Kalispell Pathfinders collaborated in assembling cooking kits for fire victims in northwest Montana. According to our ACS/ADRA standards, ACS DR team members in Kalispell bought supplies for the kits and the Pathfinders assembled them as part of their disaster ministry honor.