Missionaries Extend Alaska Adventist Radio Outreach

October 11, 2017 / Joan Marlow

Ever since H.M.S. Richards took to the air waves in the United States and Adventist World Radio started taking the Three Angels Messages to the world via short wave radio, others have been sending God’s last message to a lost and dying world through radio. Following in this tradition, Alaska has been using radio to reach native Alaskans.

Anonymous Mission Group Overhauls Camp Tukuskoya

October 10, 2017 / Jerilyn Burtch

A mission group, which prefers to remain anonymous, invested four working days this summer in restoring and upgrading Camp Tukuskoya, near Big Lake, Alaska. 

Alaska Conference Gets 'Face-Lift'

October 06, 2017 / Brenda Campbell Johnson

The Alaska Conference has been blessed to have Howard Williams and his wife, Charleen, lead the efforts of a much-needed remodel of its offices, which has not been updated since the conference opened in the early 1980s.

Northside VBS Makes Bible Fun

October 05, 2017 / Teresa Jensen

How many of you are inventors? Can you imagine inventions and God in the same sentence? If you can, then you should have been at Northside Church in Anchorage, Alaska, during the end of July. The basement was transformed into the Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School filled with incredible Bible stories, Sciency-Fun Gizmo, team-building games, cool Bible songs and tasty treats. 

Alaska Teachers' Meetings Bring Educators Together

September 28, 2017 / Brenda Campbell Johnson

Alaska educators gathered during August at the conference office in Anchorage for their biannual teachers’ meeting. The new school year brought numerous changes to the teaching team, with five new members joining the conference and the introduction of a new student information system. 

Alaska Adventists Host Annual Blood Drive

August 10, 2017 / Brenda Campbell Johnson

Each July, constituents gather at the Southcentral Alaska Camp Meeting in Palmer, Alaska. Although one of several camp meetings throughout the state, the July gathering is the largest, with members coming north from Juneau and from as far away as St. Lawrence Island in arctic Alaska. After several days of intense preparation, camp meeting opened Tuesday evening, July 18, 2017, with keynote speaker John Bradshaw from It Is Written.

Camp Tukuskoya Dedicates New Cabin

August 03, 2017

On the eve of the arrival of the season’s first junior campers, Camp Tukuskoya near Big Lake, Alaska, hosted a ribbon-cutting and dedication for a new cabin. The Cowen and Koliadko families played flute, guitar and string music as guests toured improvements around the camp.

Last-Minute Evangelistic Series Proves to Be Right on Time

July 22, 2017 / Nita Larson

What does a church do when they are between pastors and the head elder is on a trip out of the country? Plan an evangelistic series of course.

That’s what Alaska's Anchorage Northside Church did when the Brian McMahon series in Juneau was canceled unexpectedly and the elders of Northside Church decided to invite him to their church. With only three weeks before the series was to begin on Feb. 18, 2017, it was a very busy time for the members, but on opening night we were ready.

Alaska Youth Learn to Lead Like Jesus

July 16, 2017 / Quentin Purvis

Arnold Bennett was one of the most remarkable literary figures of his time. He is credited with coining this statement: “The chief beauty about time is that you cannot waste it in advance. The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you, as perfect, as unspoiled, as if you had never wasted or misapplied a single moment in all your life. You can turn over a new leaf every hour if you choose.”

Dillingham Men's Retreat Feeds Families

June 20, 2017 / Doni Andregg

“Men’s retreat” generally means a spiritual time of Bible reading, discussion, singing, stories and eating — and maybe some hiking or camping. At the recent Dillingham Men’s Retreat, there were those expected activities plus some additional activities that were uniquely Alaskan.