On the first Sabbath of the new year, pastors Steve Leddy and Matthew Gamble met each other and the many members of their new spiritual community, AnchorPointe, for the first time.
A first was registered when Lynne Scherencel from Port Angeles, Washington, was the speaker for a series of evangelistic meetings in Parchuru, Andhra Pradesh, India. Hosting nightly crowds approaching 2000, Scherencel’s evangelistic series, supported by her husband, Rod, Mike and Merilee Krier, Centralia, Sarah Griswold, Port Angeles, and Leroy Fuller, Forks, was part of a 50-village mission sponsored by Merlin Fjarli, from Medford, Oregon.
The Walla Walla College graduating class of 2003 elected its senior class officers and sponsors during fall quarter as follows: finance major Chris Santana, from Loveland, Colo., president; business administration major Travis Johnson, from Hammett, Idaho, vice president; business major Sven Tornlov, from Falkland, British Columbia, Canada, spiritual vice president; elementary education major Jamie Miller, from College Place, Wash., public relations representative; accounting major Heather Dickerson, from College Place, secretary; English and mass communications ma
For more than 100 years, Walla Walla College has been the setting for life-changing experiences. For many students, college is a launching point for a fulfilling career, the start of life-long friendships, and a place where they experienced spiritually defining moments.
Whether you’re a patient, family member, or on-duty employee, Adventist Medical Center (AMC) in Portland, Ore., strives to make the Sabbath hours a special and memorable time for all. From singing bands to worship services to flowers and Bible verses, employees and volunteers take time to infuse a peaceful and calming Sabbath atmosphere throughout the facility.
Outreach Through Song and Worship
I heard something on the news the other day that touched my heart. The reporters were talking to some of our troops who had been deployed to the Middle East. One soldier had letters from his wife, another from his girlfriends but a third hadn’t received any. So he was borrowing letters from his buddies, just to have a taste of home, so far from it.
• There are 64 Adventist youth camps in North America. In 2002, 5,136 campers enjoyed the eight camps located in the North Pacific Union.
Source: Association of Adventist Camping Professionals
• In 2001, more than 10 million people benefited from a summer camp experience at more than 12,000 camps throughout the United States.
“Karl, let’s go bungee jumping,” some kids from my summer day camp urged.
“Forget it. I’d rather chew on chalk.”
“Come on. Why not?”
“Because I don’t want you to dig me up in order to bury me.”
“Come on, Wimpbreath, take a risk. Nobody’s ever had more than one accident.”