Palau is not just one island; it’s an island country, an archipelago of several hundred islands and islets within an area of 180 square miles. It’s at the far western edge of the GMM territory, east of the Philippines, about 1,000 miles due north of Australia.

June 01, 2018

High school is an important time to help your son or daughter think about their interests and motivations — and to explore how college will fit into their future. Your child has an amazing journey ahead of them, and they will need your guidance and support. Start by asking — and really listening to — what your son or daughter thinks about their talents and preferences.

April 25, 2018

Adventist schools across the Northwest, more than 100 of them, created active opportunities for Christian growth, learning and outreach for more than 6,100 students during this current school year. Nearly 1,000 young children have also benefited from Christian care and nurture at 48 early childhood education centers.

April 25, 2018

Northwest Adventist Education by the Numbers

107 schools

  • 14 academies
  • 93 elementary schools

6,159 students

  • 1,568 academy students
  • 4,591 elementary students

476 Adventist educators

  • 145 academy educators
  • 331 elementary educators

2016–17 Academy graduates ... 361

April 25, 2018

North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) leaders have adopted four priorities that undergird the Adventist mission in the Pacific Northwest: To reach our territory with the distinctive, Christ-centered, Seventh-day Adventist message of hope and wholeness. The four areas are: 1) Young Adult Engagement; 2) Unity in Christ; 3) Total Member Involvement; and 4) Leadership Development.

Throughout 2018, Gleaner readers will discover each month new and delightful images of God's second book from photographs submitted during the most recent Images of Creation contest.

February 26, 2018

Why do some people like cilantro and other people don’t? What are the elements of a potentially successful New Year’s resolution? Why are stop signs red and streets signs green?

January 04, 2018 / Kim Strobel

EDITOR'S NOTE: During this 500-year celebration of the beginnings of the Reformation, we’ve been reminded of the centrality of sola scriptura to our faith. Dependence upon God’s Word is a key element to both our personal spiritual journeys and in guiding our collective mission as the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

November 30, 2017 / Alden Thompson