December 2002

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Did You Know?

December 01, 2002
Population Changes in the U.S. There are more than 287 million people in the United … read more

Editorial

December 01, 2002 | Jere Patzer
I had the recent privilege of meeting with some key Christian community leaders. They … read more

Editorial

December 01, 2002
Some Adventists “stay put” longer than others. God doesn’t mind stability—of that I’m … read more

Editorial

December 01, 2002
Often a person and a product become so intertwined that identity lines blur and we … read more

Intersections

December 01, 2002
Breath of Life Regarding John Stevens, Sr.’s statement in the August “Letters” that the … read more

Fresh Start

December 01, 2002
“But those who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with … read more

Intersections

December 01, 2002
Breath of Life Regarding John Stevens, Sr.’s statement in the August “Letters” that the … read more

Perspective

December 01, 2002 | DeLona Bell
Her voice lacked its usual confidence. It was the end of the week, and I would have … read more

News

Adventist Health

December 01, 2002
Dealing with dozens of mothers who are often heartbreakingly under-aged and helplessly … read more

Alaska Conference

December 01, 2002 | John Kriegelstein
With Americans across the nation, Alaskan Adventist schools and churches paused this … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2002 | Jean Coneff
This year’s annual Idaho Conference Christian Women’s, held at Camp Ida-Haven, was full … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2002 | Ruth Barclay
Members of the Cove, Ore., Adventist Church have welcomed five new members into their … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2002 | Darrell Babb
Kalispell and Columbia Falls church members in Northwest Montana jointly sponsored a … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2002 | Shirley Bilbro
The 12th annual Montana Women’s Retreat, held this fall, attracted some 150 … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2002 | Monte Church
Native members of the Adventist church in Fort Belknap, Mont., dedicated their new … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2002 | Kay Dickey
Parents, alumni, and friends of Milo Adventist Academy in southern Oregon are … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2002 | Diane Pestes
Holding up a four-inch celery stick on a fork, Romulo asked, “What do you call this?” … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2002 | Christina Perry
When Columbia Adventist Academy (CAA) Junior Class members pulled into the parking lot … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2002 | Ann Axt
“I believe that there is a hunger among our young people today to take a stand and be … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2002 | Marcia Roberts
Emerald Christian Academy 6th-, 7th-, and 8th-grade students help Grass Roots Gardens … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2002 | Larry Ridgley
Members of the Albany, Ore., Church threw open their doors on Sabbath, Sep. 14, … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2002 | Shirley Swan
Members of the Sutherlin, Ore., Church hosted a well-attended community program to … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2002 | Diana Harrold
Twenty-six children from the Canby Adventist Church and community buzzed around seven … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2002
The 10th Annual Yakima Adventist Christian School (YACS) Mini-camp Meeting, Oct. 4 and … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2002 | Doug Johnson
Members across the Inland Northwest are invited to join Max Torkelsen II, Upper … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2002 | Cheri Corder
More than 250 parents from 10 states recently came to Upper Columbia Academy for Parent … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2002 | Cheri Corder
Excitement stirred in the little town of Spangle, Wash., as 17 airplanes landed on … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2002 | Elaine Drury
Memories, hugs, and tears laced veteran educator Joanne Rasco’s recent retirement … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2002 | Ernesto Venn
An article on the front page of the University of Idaho’s “Argonaut” about the … read more

Walla Walla University

December 01, 2002 | Bradley Nelson
Walla Walla College (WWC) has more Sabbath morning worship options this year than ever … read more

Walla Walla University

December 01, 2002 | Bradley Nelson
Parents and family members of college students are naturally curious about what goes on … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2002 | Ardyce Kegley
Members of the Olympia, Wash., Church, recently shared their joy with the community, … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2002
Members of the Monroe, Wash., Church gathered in late summer on the shores of the … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2002 | Eric Williams
Members of the Auburn City Church recently honored King County Sheriff Dave Reichert, a … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2002 | Judy-Ann Neal
WindWorks Fellowship, a newly planted church in Olympia Wash., was begun by two lay … read more

World Church

December 01, 2002 | Jere Patzer
Hundreds of Northwest members traveled to the former Soviet Union during the 1990s, … read more

World Church

December 01, 2002
In actions taken by the North Pacific Union Conference Executive Committee in September … read more