Laurel Rogers

Gleaner copy editor

Also writes for:

Portland Adventist Homeschoolers member

Adventist Health contract writer

Adventist Health Portland Inspires High School Students

High school students in Portland, Ore., are getting a firsthand look at health care careers thanks to the innovative Student Healthcare Leaders program developed by Terry Johnsson, Adventist Health


Pathfinder Teens Create, Lead Sports Camp

Three teen Pathfinders from Pleasant Valley Church (PVC) in Happy Valley, Ore., took their vision for using a free sports camp as a way to reach their community for Christ and brought it to reality


WWGH Welcomes Medical Students

Northwest Adventists have a long history of providing quality higher education in southeast Washington.


Heart Month Gets a Positive Beat

Adventist Health’s Northwest Region celebrated Heart Month in February with special events, podcasts and information that encouraged heart-healthy habits.


Portland Families Form Adventist Home-School Network

Almost every home-school family has heard one oft-repeated question: “But what about socialization?” It’s a common concern among those more accustomed to traditional classroom educatio


Precious in His Sight

At first look, Sharilyn Smith's class of second- and third-graders at Rivergate Adventist Elementary School in Gladstone, Oregon, is much like any other: a mix of boys an


Rivergate Honors Veterans With Music and More

While most children have no school on Veteran’s Day, students of Rivergate Adventist Elementary in Gladstone, Ore., spent the day a little differently.


What Makes a Church a Family?

I wasn’t there when a group of worshipers met in tiny Boring, Oregon, to form the Hood View Church in 1965. In fact, I wasn’t even born.


Hood View Celebrates 40 Years

The Hood View Church (Boring, Ore.) celebrated its 40th anniversary in May 2005 with a special worship service, potluck and evening vespers.


The Special Magic of Camp Meeting

"Are you going to camp meeting?" I asked my friend last summer.