July 2011

About this issue:

Check out the July Gleaner feature "Free as Lambs," discussing Adventist early childhood education. Also read great stories from our schools throughout the North Pacific Union Conference.

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July 01, 2011 | Jennifer Scott
We've been open for over 2 years, it will be 3 years Sept 2, and our newest total of … read more
July 01, 2011 | Jonathan Beckner
Little Friends Christian Preschool and Childcare is located in La Grande, a rural town … read more
July 01, 2011 | Cindy Chamberlin
EDITORS' NOTE: Historically societies are often defined by the way they treat their … read more
July 01, 2011
Is early childhood education a dilemma or an opportunity? Biblical counsel and words … read more
July 01, 2011 | Polly Johnson
Twenty-five years ago the Mt. Tabor (Oregon) Adventist Church was searching for an … read more
July 01, 2011
Thirteen Northwest academy students were recipients of the $500 Caring Heart Award … read more
July 01, 2011 | Ashley Bailey
Kids' Place Preschool came into existence because two moms felt a need to provide … read more

Editorial

July 01, 2011 | Max Torkelsen
The Bengali poet, Rabindranath Tagore, once observed, "Every child comes with the … read more

Editorial

July 01, 2011 | Max Torkelsen
A few simple words from Ellen White are embedded in the very fabric of our Adventist … read more

Let's Talk

July 01, 2011
They were gathered around the restaurant table — husband, wife and two girls. Between … read more

Intersections

July 01, 2011
These fine folks do not deserve to disappear into the GLEANER archives, unnamed and … read more

Intersections

July 01, 2011
Dear Counselor ... "Lately I've noticed texting from my mobile phone has become an … read more

Intersections

July 01, 2011
Idaho Constituents Elect Officers Delegates met Sunday, May 22, in Caldwell, Idaho, for … read more

Intersections

July 01, 2011
WWU Not the Only One Although I'm currently a student at Pacific Union College, in … read more

Let's Talk

July 01, 2011
They were gathered around the restaurant table — husband, wife and two girls. Between … read more

News

Adventist Health

July 01, 2011
Adventist Health recently launched a new corporate website. After months of working on … read more

Alaska Conference

July 01, 2011 | Bobbie Grimstad
As the fastest growing Adventist church school in the North Pacific Union Conference, … read more

Idaho Conference

July 01, 2011 | James Cortez
The Eagle Church in Eagle, Idaho, was blessed on Mother's Day Sabbath. The title of the … read more

Idaho Conference

July 01, 2011 | Russ Johnson
Boise Central Church, a recent start-up church near downtown Boise, Idaho, recently … read more

Idaho Conference

July 01, 2011 | Linda Klinger
Gem State Academy has many "greats." One such person is Wayne Hooper, class of 1938. … read more

Montana Conference

July 01, 2011 | Archie Harris
More than 100 students from around the state met April 1 in Billings, Mont., at the … read more

Montana Conference

July 01, 2011 | Lori Flower
In August 2010, Highland View Christian School in Butte, Mont., opened with six … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Larry Hiday
Usually 6:30 a.m. isn't the time to ask academy students to show up for school. But on … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Jon Dickerson
Adventist young people are eager to serve. When Livingstone Adventist Academy, in Salem … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Liesl Vistaunet
A Portland Adventist Academy teacher recently won an Alumni Awards Foundation award for … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Grace Emori
On Dec. 18, 2010, 16 high school students from Medford, Ore., arrived at Fjarli … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Greg Middlestetter
Remember back a few years ago, when there were competitions in Sabbath School to see … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Mary McIntosh
Tawny Sportsman was the speaker at the Riverside Church in Washougal, Wash., for Mother … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Mary McIntosh
Riverside Church members, in Washougal, Wash., have embarked on a health adventure: the … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Mary McIntosh
Journaling has been known to unlock the secrets of the heart, and that is exactly what … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Jael Baldwin
On March 9, the Albany (Ore.) Church kicked off a 13-week trial of a midweek Family … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Tracy Wood
It's a typical cloudy spring day outside, but inside it's an exciting, fun-filled … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Kate Mayne
On Milo’s mission trip to the beautiful country of Guatemala, I saw signs of God … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Tawny Sportsman
Nearly 75 "missionaries," from a dozen churches around the Oregon Conference, recently … read more

Oregon Conference

July 01, 2011 | Carol Bovee
Looking for a safer environment and higher academic standards for their son, Neil, who … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 01, 2011 | Jay Wintermeyer
On Monday, May 23, the Upper Columbia Conference office staff met for one last worship … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 01, 2011 | Jon Dalrymple
Weather forecasters predicted rain and even tornadoes during the recent Upper Columbia … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 01, 2011 | Darin Patzer
If you were on a mission trip, and a villager walked up and handed you her dying child … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 01, 2011 | Anita Roberts
Back in January, members of the Coeur d'Alene Church began planning an Easter drama … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 01, 2011 | Brian Harris
On Sunday, April 10, the Cascade Christian Academy bus pulled out from the school … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 01, 2011
Blue Mountain Television is a viewer-supported Seventh-day Adventist broadcast ministry … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 01, 2011 | Katie Woolever
To the pioneers of the Seventh-day Adventist message ... who have handed on to us the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 01, 2011 | Kathy Marson
The Mattawa (Wash.) Spanish Church began as a company in 2003 due in part to a dream … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 01, 2011 | Joe Hess
Troy Patzer, Upper Columbia Academy principal and Debbie Nelson, vice principal for … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 01, 2011 | Elaine Kubler
Arletta Parton, mayor of Goldendale, Wash., broke ground for Goldendale Adventist's … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

July 01, 2011 | Phyllis Eckler
John Bradshaw, speaker-director of It Is Written , opened the first weekend of the … read more

Walla Walla University

July 01, 2011
The Walla Walla University's Edward F. Cross School of Engineering has been offering … read more

Walla Walla University

July 01, 2011
Registration is now open for the FIRST LEGO League Regional Robotics Challenge to be … read more

Washington Conference

July 01, 2011 | Stefan Danilov
Two seniors at Puget Sound Adventist Academy, Stefan Danilov and Mina Mirmotahari, were … read more

Washington Conference

July 01, 2011 | Rachel Jordan
Weeks of Prayer are fundamental for any Christian school. Lower elementary grades at … read more

Washington Conference

July 01, 2011
Nicole Riederer found her career calling on Sabbath at 12:15 a.m. Sabbath in Loma Linda … read more

Washington Conference

July 01, 2011
The Washington Conference office of education is geared up for a summer of transitions … read more

Washington Conference

July 01, 2011 | Pam Chaney
Completing the new building for Lewis County Adventist School, the junior academy in … read more

Washington Conference

July 01, 2011 | Carmen Slavens
Orcas Christian School in Eastsound, Wash., is running a pilot program this semester … read more

Washington Conference

July 01, 2011
Ruthie McPherson's first-grade classroom oozes with color, creativity — and koalas. … read more

Washington Conference

July 01, 2011 | Helen May
The Port Orchard Church, under the leadership of Virlyn Dodge and Vicki Mathison, … read more