April 2012

About this issue:

Because Jesus has invited them to His feast, Don and Linda Deardorff are making sure the people of Nampa, Idaho, have a place at the table as well. In the April issue of the Gleaner, read how these relatively new Adventists are reaching their community with an everyday commitment to service.

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Editorial

April 01, 2012
One of the gifts I received this past Christmas was the first volume of the book Heart … read more

Intersections

Executive Committee Actions The North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) executive … read more

Intersections

April 01, 2012
Sunset Schedule Not Legalistic In response to the letter in the February 2012 issue of … read more

Let's Talk

April 01, 2012 | Cindy Chamberlin
NOTE from Steve Vistaunet: I'm handing this month's Let's Talk page to Cindy Chamberlin … read more

Perspective

April 01, 2012 | Cindy Chamberlin
While looking for a GLEANER story, I uncovered a most intriguing event. Historians mark … read more

Perspective

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

Perspective

April 01, 2012 | Edwin Lopez
El 14 de Enero, año 2012. Lugar: Jerome, Idaho. Con el cabello todavía húmedo, mientras … read more

News

Adventist Health

April 01, 2012 | Brittany Dobbs
As a home-health physical therapist at Adventist Medical Center (AMC) in Portland, Ore … read more

Alaska Conference

April 01, 2012 | Jean Francis-Gobah
The annual Alaska Conference Women's Retreat, held April 22–24, 2011, at Alyeska Resort … read more

Alaska Conference

April 01, 2012 | Ruth deGraaff
More than 50 women and their friends braved the early morning and sub-zero cold on Jan … read more

Idaho Conference

April 01, 2012 | Dan Knauft
Two years ago Emil and Marguerite Knauft could regularly be seen sitting in church on … read more

Idaho Conference

April 01, 2012 | DeeAnn Reedy
The Caldwell (Idaho) Church has seen the Spirit of the Lord move on the hearts of a … read more

Idaho Conference

April 01, 2012 | Shirley Maxwell
The Nampa (Idaho) Church Choir, directed by Wilker "Max" Maxwell, was joined by the … read more

Montana Conference

April 01, 2012 | Ruth Fish
The 20th anniversary of Montana women's ministries was celebrated Oct. 7–9 at Fairmont … read more

Montana Conference

April 01, 2012 | Twyla Geraci
Misty rain turned to snow as forecasted on Feb. 18. It was right on time to kick off … read more

Oregon Conference

April 01, 2012 | Debra Robillard
Adventists from four area churches helped Oasis Christian Center, an Adventist … read more

Oregon Conference

April 01, 2012
Project PATCH presented a weekend seminar in Portland, Ore., to answer a growing need … read more

Oregon Conference

April 01, 2012 | Kathryn Polk
The story of Gladstone (Ore.) Park Church member Hedi Jones' miraculous deliverance … read more

Oregon Conference

April 01, 2012 | Tracy Lang
Skyler Lee, a sixth grader at Kelso-Longview (Wash.) Adventist School, is being honored … read more

Oregon Conference

April 01, 2012 | Liesl Vistaunet
The first Portland (Ore.) Adventist Academy (PAA) Advanced Placement (AP) calculus … read more

Oregon Conference

April 01, 2012 | Moriah Winte
When most people look at me, they see a person with good friends, good grades and a … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

April 01, 2012 | Ruth Harms
Richland (Wash.) Church members welcomed a new sister in Christ from half a world away … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

April 01, 2012 | Jay Wintermeyer
The Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) believes effective evangelism takes place when the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

April 01, 2012 | Walter Pintos-Schmidt
The new year began with great blessings in the inland Washington area of the Upper … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

April 01, 2012 | Cassy Collins
"It's Girl World, and it's harsh, cruel and lonely." These candid words come from the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

April 01, 2012 | Cheryl Wallace
The Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) Bible Achievement Bowl was held in Moses Lake, Wash … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

April 01, 2012 | Cheryl Wallace
The subject of reconciliation in Christ drew the men of Upper Columbia Conference to … read more

Walla Walla University

April 01, 2012 | Martin Surridge
More than 700 people, including a large group of Walla Walla University faculty, … read more

Washington Conference

April 01, 2012 | Matthew Lee
Students in first through fourth grades at Skagit Adventist Academy in Burlington, Wash … read more

Washington Conference

April 01, 2012
In a triple-size hotel ballroom in downtown Seattle, Wash., nearly 700 leaders … read more

Washington Conference

April 01, 2012 | Bonnie Bowman
As an "adolescent" church plant, Anacortes (Wash.) Adventist Fellowship, a company of … read more

Washington Conference

April 01, 2012 | Jennifer McGhee
This school year, the sixth grade class at Buena Vista Elementary School in Auburn, … read more