February 2012

About this issue:

What are Adventists in your church doing to make a positive difference in the community? Throughout 2012, every Gleaner issue will feature members who are being "Salt in Our Communities." The February Gleaner highlights Our Sisters’ House, giving new directions of hope in Tacoma, Wash.

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February 01, 2012 | Steve Vistaunet
Some people retire with visions of sandy shores and days of leisure. Bettye Blakeney's … read more

Editorial

February 01, 2012 | Gordon Pifher
What Would You Like to Do? "Hello Gordon, what would you like to do?" A computer- … read more

Let's Talk

February 01, 2012
Since Let's Talk has a button link right on the front page of this site, it does not … read more

Intersections

February 01, 2012
Remembering Norm Klam Memorial services were held January 14 at the Meadow Glade Church … read more

Intersections

February 01, 2012
Remembering the Campgrounds Looking at the [December archive photo], I believe it's … read more

Let's Talk

February 01, 2012
Since Let's Talk has a button link right on the front page of this site, it does not … read more

Perspective

February 01, 2012 | Cindy Chamberlin
He was born to a poor Mormon sheepherder. By age 14, his father trusted him to move … read more

News

Adventist Health

February 01, 2012 | Brittany Dobbs
Adventist Health physicians dedicate their lives to healing others. Providing care, … read more

Alaska Conference

February 01, 2012 | Quentin Purvis
In a time of financial challenge, and despite being between pastors, the Hillside O' … read more

Idaho Conference

February 01, 2012 | Eleanor Brandon
A host of new members — 24 to be exact — are the result of a two-year sowing and … read more

Montana Conference

February 01, 2012 | Virginia Davis
The first snowstorm of the season howled outside but inside the Stevensville (Mont.) … read more

Montana Conference

February 01, 2012 | Louise Atkinson
Flathead Adventist Radio (FAR) moved from a rented county location to the Kalispell ( … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2012 | Holley Bryant
Hood View Junior Academy (HVJA) in Boring, Ore., is proud of their Oregon Green School … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2012 | Richard Cook
Brother and sister Joe and Abby Azrak were baptized at the Gladstone Park (Ore.) Church … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2012 | Carol Bovee
This year’s Fall Festival hosted by the Milo Adventist Academy (at Days Creek, Ore.) … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2012 | Jayne Kack
The Seventh-day Adventist Community Church of Vancouver (Wash.) opened their doors to … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2012 | Larry Hiday
While removing the old Columbia Adventist Academy (CAA) boiler building in the summer … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2012 | Debbie Stanton
Alumni, friends, parents, students and staff gathered at the Rivergate Adventist … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2012 | Lorraine Miller
Wednesdays at the Gresham (Ore.) Church are very busy. A small group arrives early and … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2012 | William Hurtado
More than 60 Milo Adventist Academy students stepped out of their comfort zones during … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2012 | Linda Wilson
This year marked the 15th year the Kelso-Longview (Wash.) Church offered their … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2012 | Liesl Vistaunet
Both international and American students at Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) benefit … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2012 | Carlene Will
The Clark County CHIP (Complete Health Improvement Program) Association is proud to … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Shari Krall
The Upper Columbia Academy Foundation (UCAF) was greatly blessed in 2011 with the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Jon Dalrymple
More than 110 young people made requests to be baptized while attending the fall Upper … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Maritess Robles-Branson
Owen Bandy recently returned to the Upper Columbia Conference and began serving as the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Terry Lee
How did area Pearl Harbor survivors spend the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Lois Smith
The Ritzville (Wash.) Company recently participated in several activities to share God' … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Patty Marsh
"A merry heart doeth good like a medicine," came to life for listeners of Carla Gober … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Francis Browning
Located in the quiet little town of Spray in Eastern Oregon, where deer roam the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Jack Staff
Humble as she has always been, Mary Oliver Pick of Sandpoint Church in northern Idaho … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Sophia Rich
Upper Columbia Academy’s (UCA) October Week of Prayer was something new for everyone. … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Karen Drechsel
Bonners Ferry (Idaho) Church members had been planning, working and praying for this … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Ruth Davis
The Northport (Wash.) Church reached the community with a variety of programs and … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Michelle Weslotsky-Stanfill
The sounds of giggles and laughter filled the air at the first It's a Kid's Christmas … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 01, 2012 | Kathy Marson
Churches in Spokane, Wenatchee and Yakima, Wash., each host a huge event every December … read more

Walla Walla University

February 01, 2012 | Rosa Jimenez
Jonathan Ive. Michael Graves. Hella Jongerius. Even if these names don't ring a bell, … read more

Washington Conference

February 01, 2012 | Alonzo Wagner
As part of its strategic plan for ministry, the Emerald City Community Church (ECC) in … read more

Washington Conference

February 01, 2012
A congregation begins as a group, grows into a company and finally becomes a full- … read more

Washington Conference

February 01, 2012
2012 prayer initiatives: church growth, financial stewardship, spiritual gift … read more

Washington Conference

February 01, 2012 | Jessi Turner
Auburn (Wash.) Adventist Academy focused on the community during the holiday season as … read more

Washington Conference

February 01, 2012 | Colette Newer
Eighteen people from the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) participated in a … read more

Washington Conference

February 01, 2012 | Cindy Hartley
Skagit Adventist Academy (SAA) in Burlington, Wash., invited 150 low-income community … read more