February 2014

About this issue:

Across the Northwest, Adventist members gather each week for worship. Yet some congregations don't get seen as much. This month, the Gleaner's focus is on the church members who, each week, organize services for inmates in local prisons. Read the stories this month of lives changed through prison ministries.

More Features

January 28, 2014 | Steve Vistaunet
His handshake is firm. His smile quick. His eyes are bright and direct, this man who … read more

Intersections

February 06, 2014
New Corporate President Scott Reiner, Adventist Health executive vice president and COO … read more

Let's Talk

January 28, 2014 | Steve Vistaunet
I was out of my league and didn’t know it. Piloting a 50-foot monstrosity had mandated … read more

Perspective

January 28, 2014 | Seth Pierce
In Jesus' day the younger generation wrestled with their relationship to their elders … read more

News

Acción

February 06, 2014 | Juan Francisco Altamirano
“El método evangelístico más eficaz debajo del cielo es sembrar iglesias,” (C. Peter … read more

Adventist Health

January 25, 2014 | Divya Joseph
At Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH), amidst the hustle and bustle of hospital life, … read more

Alaska Conference

January 10, 2014 | Steven Steenmeyer
When Steve Steenmeyer accepted the call to lead the Hillside O’Malley Church’s … read more

Idaho Conference

January 20, 2014 | Melanie Lawson
Each year during the holiday season, Boise Valley Adventist School (BVAS) families … read more

Montana Conference

January 25, 2014 | Kristi Rich
There is joy and there is sorrow, excitement and anticipation, yet dread and perhaps a … read more

Oregon Conference

January 23, 2014 | Liesl Vistaunet
He pulls headphones out of his plug-pierced ears and begins to tell his story. “I like … read more

Oregon Conference

January 20, 2014 | Michelle McMillen
McMinnville Church members opened their pantries and pocketbooks for the 15th year in a … read more

Oregon Conference

January 15, 2014 | Larry Hiday
One of Webster’s definitions of philanthropy is “the desire to promote the welfare of … read more

Oregon Conference

January 15, 2014 | Sally McSherry
Operation Christmas Child is a worldwide children's project that uses simple gift- … read more

Oregon Conference

January 10, 2014 | Scott Steward
When Florence, Ore., opened the adoption process this summer for people and … read more

Oregon Conference

December 19, 2013 | sharon church | Denise Williams
Following the Lord's command to "go out into the highways and hedges, and compel [them … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 06, 2014 | Earl Brockman
After being closed for one year, Pend Oreille Valley Adventist School (POVAS), located … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 30, 2014 | Anne Lamberton
It was a high Sabbath at All Nations Center in Wapato, Wash., for Baldomar Zamudio. … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 25, 2014 | Marta Beaubien
More than 80 people filled the Moses Lake Church multipurpose room for a special lunch … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 23, 2014 | Marilyn Morgan
The Kettle Falls, Wash., community was blanketed with door-hanger invitations for … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 15, 2014 | Marta Beaubien
A chilly night in October found tumbleweeds scattered over the streets of Moses Lake, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 10, 2014 | Kathy Marson
Richard Kurtz, Milton Church (Milton-Freewater, Ore.) outreach coordinator, was … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 03, 2014 | Marilynn Colcord
The Pendleton (Ore.) Church’s Women's Ministries group met Nov. 14, 2013, and enjoyed … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 23, 2013 | Barbara Lepiane
Several hundred people packed into the Milton-Stateline Adventist School in Milton- … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 14, 2013 | pastor | Jay Wintermeyer
Alex Bryan has accepted the invitation to once again lead the Walla Walla University … read more

Walla Walla University

January 30, 2014 | Carolyn Green
Happy birthday, Associated Students of Walla Walla University! The year 2014 marks the … read more

Washington Conference

February 06, 2014 | John Freedman
Ever felt fearful in sharing your faith? The disciples did. The disciples were locked … read more

Washington Conference

January 30, 2014 | John McGhee
Whether you are an alumnus of an Adventist elementary school, junior academy, academy … read more

Washington Conference

January 23, 2014
Notice is hereby given that the 59th Regular Session of the Washington Conference of … read more

Washington Conference

January 20, 2014 | Colleen Radke
"Does it cost money?" asked a single mother. The family photos were free — along with … read more

Washington Conference

January 15, 2014 | Marc Lien
Monroe Church members feel like they are winners with the numbers 78, 268 and 8 because … read more

Washington Conference

January 15, 2014 | Joan Case
When Lacey Church members invited their community to join them in Tuttle Hall, next to … read more