December 2006

About this issue:

Did You Know?

December 01, 2006
Because this section doesn't amount to much without its page design, it is not … read more

Editorial

December 01, 2006 | Jere Patzer
For the First Time A number of years ago our family was having evening worship. We were … read more

Let's Talk

December 01, 2006
Let’s Talk Since Let’s Talk has a button link right on the front page of this site, it … read more

Fresh Start

December 01, 2006 | Karl Haffner
For Christmas 2004, Richard and Donna Hamann found a way to make their entire town … read more

Let's Talk

December 01, 2006
Let’s Talk Since Let’s Talk has a button link right on the front page of this site, it … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2006 | Steve Vistaunet
Northwest Adventist families will soon be receiving in their mailboxes a very special … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2006 | Todd Gessele
The Northwest Spotlight on Mission DVD was sent in late October to key leaders in each … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2006 | Gary Dodge
Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) can now be rolled over to a charity without being … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2006 | Monte Church
Within the Native American culture, genuine greatness is seen in the way people treat … read more

Northwest Pioneers of Faith

December 01, 2006 | NPUC History | Doug Johnson
When Isaac Van Horn, the Northwest’s first Adventist minister, left the region the … read more

Perspective

December 01, 2006 | Susan Cherne
Christmas is a time to bring the whole family together, to share great fellowship, … read more

News

Adventist Health

December 01, 2006
Most days, Tomi Horn doesn’t feel like a missionary. For the past 25 years, this 2006 … read more

Alaska Conference

December 01, 2006 | John Kriegelstein
Office Guest Room Becomes Birthing Room When Gideon Donavon Kack give his first lusty … read more

Alaska Conference

December 01, 2006 | Brant Berglin
The Second Mile Church in Anchorage rents from the Skyline Foursquare church. While the … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2006 | Donald Klinger
"How will we ever raise enough money to build a sanctuary?" It was February 2004 and … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2006 | Eve Rusk
Idaho Conference Members Get Ready to ShareHim Evangelism is taking on a new face in … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2006 | Leo Beardsley
For a number of years the members in North Central Montana have enjoyed a weekend of … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2006 | Penny Horan
Karl Johnson, Lewistown personal ministries leader, and a small band of nine volunteer … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2006 | Keri Newell
Mt. Ellis Academy students organized and hosted a free fall festival at the elementary … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2006 | Steve Vistaunet
Northwest Adventist families will soon be receiving in their mailboxes a very special … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2006 | Todd Gessele
The Northwest Spotlight on Mission DVD was sent in late October to key leaders in each … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2006 | Gary Dodge
Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) can now be rolled over to a charity without being … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2006 | Monte Church
Within the Native American culture, genuine greatness is seen in the way people treat … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2006 | Mark Cockerham
Salem Adventist Community Services has served the Salem community for many years, … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2006 | Randy Robinson
The sale of the Oregon Conference headquarters in Clackamas was completed Oct. 11, and … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2006 | Elizabeth Fish
Under the leadership of their teachers, Sharon Cutz and Elizabeth Fish, Livingstone … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2006 | Gary McLain
In 1996 a small group of Seventh-day Adventists started worshiping in a living room, … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2006 | Linda Schrader
Marilyn K. Renk, pictured left, Oregon Conference Health and Community Services … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2006 | Liesl Vistaunet
It’s the goal of every Adventist school to work closely with their constituent churches … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2006 | Linda Shaver
Vancouver (Wash.) Church members rejoiced and celebrated during its sanctuary grand … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2006 | Lara Dowie
Columbia Adventist Academy (CAA) is proud to offer an educational and spiritual … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2006 | Lynda Haley
Milo’s Cornerstone Industry Thunderbird Wood Products Offers Jobs for Students On the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2006 | Elaine Drury
Vacation Bible School season may be over, but not in Troy, Idaho. “Why can’t we have it … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2006 | Claudia Flaiz
The Anchor Point church plant in Stanfield, Ore., wanted to tell people in the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2006 | Karen Drechsel
Arm wrestling was a high point of the fun and fellowship at the Bonners Ferry Church … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2006 | Curtis Rittenour
Spokane Valley Celebrates 10 Years in New Sanctuary The welcoming shofar (ram’s horn) … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2006 | David Wallace
Most Christians are familiar with the 10/40 Window (a geographic region containing the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2006 | Angela Oetman
"Do we have to build our shelters while it’s raining?” was the plaintive question asked … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2006 | Carmen Slavens
The students weren’t the only ones excited about starting the new school year. Upper … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2006 | Darlene Clark
Sabbath, Sept. 23, was a very special day for Jake, Lynda, and Shelby Wheaton as they … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2006 | Kathy Marson
After 42 years of service in the Adventist church, Jim and Fran Kilmer retired on Aug. … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2006 | Susan Bailey
The Yakima Adventist Christian School (YACS) 14th Annual Mini Camp meeting was held Oct … read more

Walla Walla University

December 01, 2006 | Kristi Spurgeon
Five people have joined the Walla Walla College faculty this year: Linda Ivy , … read more

Walla Walla University

December 01, 2006 | Kristi Spurgeon
Parents, grandparents and siblings descended upon the Walla Walla College (WWC) campus … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2006 | Kathy Nixon
“Picture” God at Work Photography Ambassadors Capture Portraits at Country Fair The … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2006
Exciting things happen on a mission trip when the majority of the participants are … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2006 | Diane Ball
When the Arlington, Wash., Adventist Community Service Center signed up to stock a Rest … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2006
Sunset Lake Camp is providing a new support network for parents of campers who want to … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2006 | Karissa Rogers
The ocean has been guarding many mysteries since the beginning of time. For the past … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2006 | Lisa Knudsen
The North Cascade Church is growing and starting to burst at the seams! The beginners/ … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2006 | Esther Doss
More than 2,300 Deaf people attended the DeafNation Expo in Seattle, Wash., this fall. … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2006 | Leslie Badgley
A special dietary needs program is one of the services Tacoma Adventist Community … read more

World Church

December 01, 2006 | Herb Ford
New Road on Pitcairn Island Completed GLEANER Readers Helped Pitcairn Islanders in the … read more