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A Working Man

September 01, 2003 / Ruth Edwards

Jim Wright. We saw him in church every Sabbath, a slight man in a soft grey suit and a black bow tie. In fact, his car was always in the parking lot before nine o’clock.

Then one Sabbath, his daughter, Barbara Brown, asked us to pray for him. "He fell at work," she explained. "And although he didn’t break any bones, he did pull some muscles, and he is in a lot of misery.”

North Cascades SCUBA

September 01, 2003 / Pat Nehier

The Super Cool Undersea Bible Adventure (SCUBA) brought 125 youngsters to the North Cascade Church in Burlington, Wash., June 29 to July 3.

Under the direction of Kristine Livingston and 80 adult and youth volunteers, the Vacation Bible School program featured singing, snacks and fun activities designed to remind kids that God is their friend and Jesus is their one hope for eternity. All participants received a special SCUBA T-shirt to wear.

Enumclaw Welcomes New Pastor

September 01, 2003 / Darla Riotto

Enumclaw (Wash.) Church members welcomed their new pastor, Bob Stephen, his wife, Cindy, and their two children with a presentation of orchid leis on May 3. Stephen enchanted his new congregation with his sense of humor and down-to-earth preaching. He and his wife showed their support for the local church school by enrolling their children for the coming year.

God's Instruments Sylvan Chorale Sings for Rotary Club

September 01, 2003 / Amber Serns

Auburn Rotary Club members reacted with a standing ovation and tears of appreciation after Auburn Adventist Academy’s Sylvan Chorale performed "Lord Make Me an Instrument of Thy Peace" for them on May 21. The service-based club was overwhelmed and inspired by both the message of the song and the medium used to convey it.

Going Out Into All the Earth

September 01, 2003 / Tara Jeske

During the 2003-04 school year, Walla Walla College (WWC) will have at least 68 student missionaries in far-flung places like Egypt, Namibia, Papua New Guinea and Thailand. A dozen of these volunteers are graduates. All of them have chosen to give one year of their lives in service.

Beyond the Classroom Learning on the Job at Adventist Health

September 01, 2003 / Heather Wheeler

At Adventist Health, we believe that learning goes beyond the classroom. In fact, we’re convinced that on-the-job training is an essential part of the education process. Toward that end, the Roseville, Calif.-based organization—with 20 hospitals throughout California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington—offers internships to college students who want to put classroom theories to practice and gain real-world experience.