September 2011

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See what has the North Pacific Union Conference has done during the past five years to support and enhance the Adventist mission in the Northwest. Read the special report to Northwest members in the September issue of the Gleaner.

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September 01, 2011
Fast Facts Legal work for estate planning fills 60 percent of David Duncan's time; the … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts In the Northwest there are about 13 million people and 97,133 Seventh-day … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts Hispanic membership and tithe have both increased 15 percent over the last … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts More than 100 areas of study are featured, including four graduate degree … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts More than 2 million pages are printed each month to provide the GLEANER to … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts There are 536 certificated, full-time K–12 teachers in 112 schools within … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts More than $44 million in appropriations was passed on to local conferences … read more
September 01, 2011
The delegates on these pages represent those individuals or positions designated as of … read more
September 01, 2011
NAD Committee Dan Jackson Tom Evans G. Alexander Bryant Executive Committee Kami Borg … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts The Institute for Mission and Ministry has sponsored 20 Faith in Focus forum … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts Monte Church travels more than 120,000 miles every year to visit far-flung … read more
September 01, 2011
"Our greatest need is in prioritizing. In these economically difficult times we have to … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts Alaska Adventist Community Services director, received the President's … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts There are over 53 network servers within the NPUC. NPUC IT manages 38 of … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts The NRLA works within legislative, civil, academic and other public arenas … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts $35 million in trusts and annuities are administered annually, representing … read more
September 01, 2011
Fast Facts Max Torkelsen II has particular interests in furthering the Lord's work … read more

Editorial

September 01, 2011 | NPUC Executive Committee
Ammon, Donald R. Barahona, Doug Borg, Kami * Canals, Ramon * Clark, Dick * Corder, Jon … read more

Editorial

September 01, 2011 | North Pacific Union Conference
Dear fellow members: The North Pacific Union Conference was organized more than 100 … read more

Let's Talk

September 01, 2011
An old story tells of a hopeful young bachelor searching eagerly for the Perfect Woman … read more

Intersections

September 01, 2011
In the Caring Heart Award Winners article [July 2011 GLEANER] Herbert Sweezey's parents … read more

Intersections

September 01, 2011 | North Pacific Union Conference
With the North Pacific Union Conference constituency session coming up Sunday, … read more

Intersections

September 01, 2011
A Journey of Faith The Let's Talk column on "Fate or Faith" in the June 2011 issue of … read more

Intersections

September 01, 2011
Can you identify these distinguished gentlemen? Do the names Walde, Cottrell, Johnston … read more

Let's Talk

September 01, 2011
An old story tells of a hopeful young bachelor searching eagerly for the Perfect Woman … read more

Perspective

September 01, 2011
During challenging economic times, Northwest Adventists are more apt than ever to ask … read more

Perspective

September 01, 2011
The advisory group met six times: Aug. 26, 2010; Nov. 18, 2010; Jan. 17, 2011; March 3 … read more

Perspective

September 01, 2011
GLEANER: What expectations did you bring to the initial meeting of this committee? RUTH … read more

Perspective

September 01, 2011
North Pacific Union Conference Ad Hoc Mission Advisory Group members encountered a … read more

News

Acción

September 01, 2011
Más de 800 personas se dieron cita el último fin de semana de Junio en la Academia del … read more

Adventist Health

September 01, 2011
The world is becoming innovative. Now more than ever, people and businesses are trying … read more

Alaska Conference

September 01, 2011 | Sandy James
On June 25, Jo Ellyn Baham and Tracy Salazar made a public profession of faith through … read more

Alaska Conference

September 01, 2011 | Ken Crawford
In an endeavor to reach the population base of the Last Frontier, which includes some … read more

Alaska Conference

September 01, 2011 | Butch Palmero
"We believe that teens can be involved in church-planned community service events," … read more

Idaho Conference

September 01, 2011 | Don Klinger
"Disciples in Action" was the theme for the 52nd-Session of the Idaho Conference, which … read more

Idaho Conference

September 01, 2011 | Byron Fesler
Recently 24 students and adults from four Idaho Conference elementary schools took a … read more

Idaho Conference

September 01, 2011 | Eve Rusk
Anthony Thomsen, pastor of The Experience in Meridian, Idaho, was ordained on Sabbath, … read more

Montana Conference

September 01, 2011 | Ashley Peterson
With a new school year fast approaching, Mount Ellis Academy has been in full swing … read more

Montana Conference

September 01, 2011 | Darren Wilkins
Last summer, in what seemed like every nation, tribe and tongue, people were talking … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2011 | Greg Brothers
Special Online Content Here’s a quick guide to who wore what at the Oregon Camp Meeting … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2011
Visit gleaneronline.org to learn more about Gladstone Camp Meeting. Read "A Quick Guide … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2011 | Phyllis Woods
Vacation Bible School at Sunnyside Church in Portland, Ore., drew more than 134 … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2011 | Jann Biegel
In January 2011 when the Brookings Church invited the community to a Revelation Now … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2011 | Jeanine Goodwin
It is not often that we as a church family have the opportunity to meet together with … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2011 | Church | Dennis James
Monday morning, June 13 marked a significant event in the Forest Grove (Ore.) Church. … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2011 | Greg Brothers
Go to Gladstone Camp Meeting. Stand in the main plaza. Wait long enough, and you'll see … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2011 | Liesl Vistaunet
Tim Erich, Portland Adventist Academy social studies department chair, recently … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2011 | Joyce Gallentine
With a mixture of joy and excitement, students from the Mid-Columbia Adventist … read more

Oregon Conference

September 01, 2011 | Diana Carter
The King's Heralds performed several concerts in the Oregon Conference this past summer … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 01, 2011 | Shari Krall
The Upper Columbia Academy Foundation is excited to announce the development of a new … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 01, 2011 | Marilyn Morgan
The book We Can Keep Them in the Church , compiled by Myrna Tetz, urges leaders in … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 01, 2011
As the evangelistic series, led by Brian McMahon, drew to its conclusion in May, the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 01, 2011 | Linda Anderson
The Irrigon Church was proud to have hosted the All About Jesus Revival Seminar … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

September 01, 2011 | Jon Dalrymple
Eight young adults lit a flame of inspiration across Eastern Washington this summer. … read more

Walla Walla University

September 01, 2011
Auditions for WWU students at Positive Life Radio take place three times each year. … read more

Walla Walla University

September 01, 2011
Melissa Erbenich remembers when she was five years old, sitting on her mom's lap on … read more

Washington Conference

September 01, 2011
Auburn Adventist Academy supporters recently organized a community garden tour called … read more

Washington Conference

September 01, 2011
Did you know ... 83 percent of Washington Conference churches are working together to " … read more

Washington Conference

September 01, 2011
Albert Kegley from Shelton, Wash., remembers attending Washington Adventist Camp … read more

Washington Conference

September 01, 2011
Forty service-minded teenagers and chaperones from western Washington volunteered for … read more

Washington Conference

September 01, 2011 | Joan Case
Thirty-three people participated in a Nedley Depression Recovery Program in February … read more

Washington Conference

September 01, 2011 | Brian Gang
Behind every successful school is a supportive church — and the Mountain View Christian … read more

Washington Conference

September 01, 2011 | Raschelle Casebier
Washington Adventist Camp Meeting attendees got their blood pumping in a new activity … read more