Jay Wintermeyer

Upper Columbia Conference assistant to the president for communication
Upper Columbia Conference

Jay Wintermeyer has been writing and sharing stories about God's work for more than 20 years. He currently serves as the assistant to the president for communications for the Upper Columbia Conference. Jay oversees the media ministries, web development, public relations and event planning for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in parts of Washington, Oregon and Idaho. 

When he’s not finding creative ways to tell the story of Adventists living out their faith, Jay enjoys life in the Palouse hills of Washington State with his wife Jennifer. Jay graduated from Walla Walla University and has worked in broadcast management, print and web communications and broadcast documentary film production.

Pastor Serves Through Crises

When Greg Griffitts got into the patrol car for the first time in Hermiston, Ore., he didn’t know he’d be sitting in many more police vehicles in the future.


Upper Columbia Conference Welcomes New President

Minner Labrador Jr. joined the Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) team as president in June 2018. His road to the Northwest began years ago in New Jersey.


Touchet Adventist Church Marks Century of Service

Members from Touchet Church in southeast Washington celebrated their church’s 100th anniversary on Sabbath, April 1, 2017. 


Granger Spanish Celebrates New Church

Members from the Granger Spanish Church in Granger, Wash., gathered Sabbath, April 15, 2017, to celebrate the grand opening of their newly purchased church building.


Northwest Pathfinders Test Their Bible Knowledge in College Place

Pathfinders from 11 clubs across the Pacific Northwest gathered in the Walla Walla University Church in College Place, Wash., on March 11 to test their knowledge of the Bible.


40 Days of Prayer Ends in Camp Meeting

Can you imagine an outreach event that lasts for more than 40 days?


Community Service Kicks Off UCC Hispanic Camp Meeting

Members from across Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) spent a week touching their communities through service projects the entire week prior to the annual UCC Hispanic Camp Meeting, which began June


UCA Students Bring Bible to Life at Camp Meeting, VBS

Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) students and alumni helped in a special way to make the Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) camp meeting a success when it was held on the school's Spangle, Wash., campus J


UCC Makes Children a Priority

Upper Columbia Conference hosted a children's leadership workshop on Sunday, March 6, in Spokane, Wash. The one-day event highlighted what members can do to engage children and their families.