December 2011

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Savor the Savior. Read about a new look at the Sabbath by Max Torkelsen in the December issue of the Gleaner.

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December 01, 2011 | Max Torkelsen
"And He said unto them, ‘The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath: … read more
December 01, 2011
"The primary purpose of soup is not to be preserved in a bowl but to be eaten and … read more

Editorial

December 01, 2011
Over the river and through the woods, the holiday rush is on. In the midst of frantic … read more

Let's Talk

December 01, 2011
Several months ago, with weather still warm and sunny, my wife and I purchased a boat. … read more

Intersections

December 01, 2011
Enter our GLEANER Christmas drawing for a chance to win a several special gifts from … read more

Intersections

December 01, 2011
Do you recognize the location for this photograph? Perhaps you, a friend or family … read more

Intersections

December 01, 2011
Nearly 200 Adventist communication professionals and interested students combined … read more

Intersections

December 01, 2011
Romans 8:28 is True [Regarding Let's Talk, October 2011] Almost six years ago, we lost … read more

Let's Talk

December 01, 2011
Several months ago, with weather still warm and sunny, my wife and I purchased a boat. … read more

Perspective

December 01, 2011 | Cindy Chamberlin
While looking for a GLEANER story, I uncovered a most intriguing event. Historians mark … read more

News

Acción

December 01, 2011 | Nessy Pittau
Fue un fin de semana del todo bendecido para aquellas que tuvieron el privilegio de … read more

Adventist Health

December 01, 2011
Walla Walla General Hospital Earns Top Marks from The Joint Commission Out of more than … read more

Alaska Conference

December 01, 2011 | Ephraim Palmero
Church members and friends from across Alaska joined hands to walk the main business … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2011 | Shannen Schmitz
Nearly 40 Golden Eagles Pathfinders, Adventurers, Eager Beavers, Little Lambs and staff … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2011 | Karen Lifshay
Members of five congregations in the Eastern Idaho pastoral district united to reach … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2011 | Cathy Allen
Mount Ellis Academy (MEA) students and faculty had the opportunity to personally thank … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2011 | Angela Poch
The Eureka (Mont.) Church youth class gave their time and talents to reach out to their … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2011 | Thomas Kennedy
The students of Grants Pass (Ore.) Adventist School (GPAS) honored local police … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2011 | Helen Shreve
The Molalla (Ore.) Church was filled with "Pandamania" for one week in July with bamboo … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2011 | Liesl Vistaunet
Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) welcomes back Mark Kooy to the fine arts department. … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2011 | Lindsay Kelstrom
Commitment to service is a hallmark of Columbia Adventist Academy in Battle Ground, … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2011 | Phyllis Woods
The busy little town isn't on a map, but it really exists ... in a city park, in … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2011 | Tobi Pawson
Members of the Christmas Valley (Ore.) and La Pine (Ore.) churches gathered for a … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2011 | Jael Baldwin
Urged on by the Linn County Health Department and the Albany Police Department, … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2011 | Karen Wechner
The Eugene (Ore.) and the Eugene Korean churches celebrated the baptism of one of their … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2011 | Katie Torkelsen-Spoo
From time to time, there are moments that capture the incredible privilege it is to … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2011 | Jay Wintermeyer
The Upper Columbia Conference celebrated with local Hispanic members in Wapato, Wash., … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2011 | Renee Martin
Diapers are a big deal at the Richland and Pasco (Wash.) churches. In some instances, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2011 | Eric Barber
Men from across central Washington gathered at the picturesque Camp Chelan during the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2011 | Kathy Marson
The Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) graduated their first class of 10 students from the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2011 | Linda Anderson
The Irrigon (Ore.) Church hosted its second-annual gospel and patriotic concert on Sept … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2011 | Jon Dalrymple
Nearly 114 young people made requests to be baptized while attending the Upper Columbia … read more

Walla Walla University

December 01, 2011
Walla Walla University's (WWU) Rosario Beach Marine Laboratory, Anacortes, Wash., … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2011
God is at work in people's lives as they are "Unlocking Revelation," learning about … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2011 | Corienne Hay
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise and Development named Brian … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2011
If you drove around Kirkland, Wash., on a sunny day in mid-October, you likely would … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2011 | Tami Rowe
Seventh- and eighth-grade students at Skagit Adventist Academy in Burlington, Wash., … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2011 | Alethea Miller
The Northwest Christian School in Puyallup, Wash., featured Seth Pierce, new senior … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2011 | Anita McKown
The Intercity Transit board of directors recently awarded the Olympia (Wash.) Christian … read more