October 2003

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October 01, 2003 | Regina Erickson
There are three things we know. Our patients are aging rapidly. They are using the … read more
October 01, 2003
It’s not often that a bad experience inspires a career. But when Renee Swanson, R.N., B … read more
October 01, 2003 | Heather Wheeler
Growing up in Tillamook, Oregon, Daryl Hamilton would often roam through the halls of … read more
October 01, 2003 | Heather Wheeler
Committed to Service At 35, Morre Dean is the youngest chief executive officer (CEO) in … read more
October 01, 2003 | Donald Ammon
At Adventist Health, we know that if we plan to be around tomorrow, we must start … read more

Editorial

October 01, 2003 | Jere Patzer
Adventist health care institutions have a long and rich history. In 1878, St. Helena … read more

Fresh Start

October 01, 2003
While loitering at the magazine rack in Safeway today, I noticed dozens of titles like … read more

North Pacific Union

October 01, 2003 | Richard Dower
Derrick Foxworth was named as the Portland, Ore., chief of police on Sept. 2 by … read more

North Pacific Union

October 01, 2003
When I first saw Bob Marcus, he was preaching in a large tent not far from Dominican … read more

North Pacific Union

October 01, 2003 | Loretta Spivey
Be proud North Pacific Union. Your youth were part of a miracle! It may be hard to … read more

News

Alaska Conference

October 01, 2003 | John Kriegelstein
Approximately 800 people representing all but six of the 35 Adventist churches or … read more

Idaho Conference

October 01, 2003 | Tim Lale
"I loved this year’s [VBS] theme because I love the ocean!” Marilyn Jones said after … read more

Idaho Conference

October 01, 2003 | Debra McCarver
An occasional scream pierced the air as Gem State Adventist Academy students came down … read more

Idaho Conference

October 01, 2003 | Barbara Lankford
You might say the Heyburn Church is a guinea pig, but you won’t find the members … read more

Montana Conference

October 01, 2003 | Ruth Rosich
Have you ever thought of making a cute little boat with a mast and a sail and then … read more

Montana Conference

October 01, 2003 | Mindy Walker
The Havre church and Fort Belknap group in Montana welcomed new members recently. On … read more

Montana Conference

October 01, 2003 | Marilyn Delinger
This summer's Miles City, Mont., nature-oriented Vacation Bible School program, … read more

North Pacific Union

October 01, 2003
When I first saw Bob Marcus, he was preaching in a large tent not far from Dominican … read more

North Pacific Union

October 01, 2003 | Loretta Spivey
Be proud North Pacific Union. Your youth were part of a miracle! It may be hard to … read more

North Pacific Union

October 01, 2003 | Richard Dower
Derrick Foxworth was named as the Portland, Ore., chief of police on Sept. 2 by … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2003
Columbia Adventist Academy (CAA) welcomes three new faculty members this year. Born and … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2003
This new church was a joint effort, built over a period of four weeks. The Calimesa, … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2003 | Heather Black
When Eugene Mitchell, a local career farmer, approached the Milo Adventist Academy … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2003 | David Allen
At Columbia Adventist Academy’s fall blood drive in November 2002, junior Tom Wilson … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2003 | Cheryel Whitsell
Hundreds of Eugene, Springfield and Pleasant Hill, Ore., members gathered with their … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2003 | Marie Cook
This year marks the centennial of the Hopewell Church in Dayton, Ore. A celebration … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2003 | Amy Schrader
"Hey, what’s that sticker mean?" “Cool decal. What is it?” “Is that a Bible?" These are … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2003 | Joan Oksenholt
When Gale Crosby accepted an invitation in July to become the principal of Portland … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2003 | Joyce Gallentine
More than 100 former Hood River Pathfinders and their families came from as far away as … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2003 | Adam Rose
When four families, including pastoral family Alexei and Elena Novoselov, were … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2003 | Rhonda Reedy
"It’s spooky in here”...”It’s so dark!”... “What’s that gurgly noise?” These were just … read more

Oregon Conference

October 01, 2003 | Dan Patchin
Eighteen students and four sponsors spent a week this summer defying gravity while … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2003 | Wayne Coffey
Bluebird Sabbath—What, is there a special Sabbath for Bluebirds? Well in a way there … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2003 | Kim Eastman
Shane Wood, an 18-year-old Cascade Christian Academy senior, organized two lucrative … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2003 | Louise Cole
Three young people from the Pendleton district were involved in Sonmer Ministries this … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2003
Children learned the joy of sharing God’s love by bringing 57 small toys for orphans in … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2003 | Jon Dalrymple
Richie Brower Ordained Richie Brower was ordained on June 14 in Spokane, Wash., where … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2003 | Elaine Kubler
When an aluminum plant near Goldendale, Wash., closed in March, leaving 700 unemployed … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2003 | Verona Schnibbe
Brewster Dives Into God's Word At Vacation Bible School A panorama of lifelike divers … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

October 01, 2003 | Denise Colley
Memorial Day weekend was certainly memorable at the Othello (Wash.) Church when Lyle … read more

Walla Walla University

October 01, 2003 | Tara Jeske
Kraig Scott, associate professor of music at Walla Walla College (WWC), will present an … read more

Walla Walla University

October 01, 2003 | Tara Jeske
It started as a 50-minute, Thursday night worship service in 2001. It was simple, short … read more

Walla Walla University

October 01, 2003 | Tara Jeske
Linda Emmerson, Walla Walla College (WWC) philosophy instructor, was honored with the … read more

Walla Walla University

October 01, 2003 | Tara Jeske
Positive Life Radio’s (PLR) Christmas in July food drive on July 25 collected more than … read more

Walla Walla University

October 01, 2003 | Tara Jeske
A Portland, Ore., woman recently donated to Positive Life Radio (PLR) a large Christian … read more

Washington Conference

October 01, 2003 | Darren McPherson
Polly’s Healing Center and its supporters held a benefit dinner and live auction at the … read more

Washington Conference

October 01, 2003 | Cheryl Williams
It’s not your ordinary summer job. You might serve 100 people a day at McDonald’s. You … read more

Washington Conference

October 01, 2003 | Amber Serns
"What if you had a perfect best friend"? That was the way Laura Warner, Auburn … read more

Washington Conference

October 01, 2003 | Maylan Schurch
In a day when most camp meetings have downsized to long-weekend events, the Washington … read more

World Church

October 01, 2003 | Celeste Ryan
Many Baptized at BAYDA’s “Knowin’ Him” Camporee "Knowin’ Him Through Heritage, Service … read more

World Church

October 01, 2003
Debbie Young of Quiet Moment Ministries, a small supporting ministry in Ypsilanti, Mich … read more

World Church

October 01, 2003 | Toini Harrison
Nine Adventist women who are making significant contributions to their churches, … read more

World Church

October 01, 2003 | Scott Rawson
What’s Good for Justices is Good for all Working Americans The Church’s Office of … read more