January 2014

About this issue:

Walla Walla University has set the stage for the next 10 years with a strategic theme of Sabbath Jubilee. Read more about it and the university's five major commitments to the future in the newly redesigned January Gleaner.

Editorial

December 16, 2013 | John McVay
The congregation uses a set of assigned Bible verses for each Sabbath service. So it is … read more

Intersections

January 03, 2014 | ordination
Reports from the Theology of Ordination Study Committee (TOSC) at each of the 13 … read more

Let's Talk

January 01, 2014 | fear | Steve Vistaunet
Deep in the recesses of my memories I can recall serious conversations about “The End … read more

Perspective

November 21, 2013 | Seth Pierce
At the end of each week I enjoy tormenting my type-A, goal-oriented personality with … read more

News

Acción

December 26, 2013 | Claudio Diaz
A tan sólo 60 millas al sur del Monte Rainier en el Estado de Washington, siendo la … read more

Adventist Health

January 07, 2014 | Divya Joseph
Changes in health care policy and increasing medical needs of individuals have the … read more

Alaska Conference

December 20, 2013 | Howard Williams
Wrangell Church recently hosted a mini Vacation Bible School, themed "Hay Day for Jesus … read more

Alaska Conference

December 18, 2013
The ongoing Christ Our Hope evangelistic series being held at the Anchorage Community … read more

Idaho Conference

January 06, 2014 | Eve Rusk
Fifty-two local church elders from almost half of the churches and companies in the … read more

Montana Conference

Mount Ellis Academy (MEA) in Bozeman saw the installation of an exercise trail during … read more

Oregon Conference

January 06, 2014 | cottage grove | Peggy von Bargen
The Party in the Park, held Aug. 24, 2013, in Cottage Grove’s Coiner Park, brought … read more

Oregon Conference

January 01, 2014 | Jennifer Burkes
The first Sunday of most months, the Grants Pass CHIP (Complete Health Improvement … read more

Oregon Conference

January 01, 2014 | Jennifer Burkes
Everything accomplished by students and staff at the Grants Pass Adventist School this … read more

Oregon Conference

Roseburg Junior Academy (RJA) has celebrated school spirit with a spirit week for the … read more

Oregon Conference

January 01, 2014 | Yolanda Jahn
“Come over to Macedonia and help us.” Doesn’t this sound familiar? The Prineville … read more

Oregon Conference

January 01, 2014 | Chad Reisig
At Milo Adventist Academy in Days Creek, Ore., student chaplains are charged with … read more

Oregon Conference

December 26, 2013 | rvaa | Michelle Wachter
Rogue Valley Adventist Academy (RVAA) in Medford has welcomed two new staff members to … read more

Oregon Conference

December 26, 2013 | Larry Scofield
All heaven, along with the Falls City Church family and Darlene Strand’s children, … read more

Oregon Conference

Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) girls’ physical education students joined the efforts … read more

Oregon Conference

December 12, 2013 | eagle crest | Cheri Corder
It was new and it was daring, but this year’s Oregon Conference women’s ministries team … read more

Oregon Conference

November 25, 2013 | Liesl Vistaunet
Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) staff and students joined the greater Portland … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 07, 2014 | Jennifer Mundall
Five, four, three, two, one ... go! Four kid-carved, 5-ounce pine cars take off down a … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 06, 2014 | Joe Hess
Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) welcomed more than 160 students to its annual Technology … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 19, 2013 | Kathy Marson
Summit Northwest Ministries recently made a transition from its rented church in Newman … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

The Othello (Wash.) Pathfinders began their annual food outreach program for the … read more

Washington Conference

January 07, 2014 | Heidi Baumgartner
Walter Dietz picked up the mail one day and found a flyer for an interesting Bible … read more

Washington Conference

December 20, 2013 | Eileen Richmond
Service to others is an integral part of growth and learning. Service projects at … read more

Washington Conference

December 18, 2013 | Heidi Baumgartner
Lynnwood Church is a young, growing, vibrant church with a love for Jesus and a burden … read more

Washington Conference

November 26, 2013 | Heidi Baumgartner
“You need a church building,” he said. It was a nice thought for Belfair Church, which … read more