July 2014

About this issue:

Missions has always been a part of the Adventist church and mission trips are a great way for young people to share Christ in many different ways. In this issue, the Gleaner looks at the mission trips Northwest youth took this Spring and the impact it has made on them.

More Features

June 23, 2014
Thirteen Northwest academy students were recipients of the $500 Caring Heart Award … read more

Editorial

June 24, 2014 | Max Torkelsen
Adventist education is a core value of the Seventh-day-Adventist Church. From our very … read more

Let's Talk

June 20, 2014 | Steve Vistaunet
"A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion" … read more

Perspective

June 24, 2014 | Martin Weber
Why do children grow up Seventh-day Adventists and then leave the church? Last month we … read more

Perspective

June 24, 2014 | Seth Pierce
We are all partial. Partial to chocolate over vanilla, partial to football over … read more

News

Acción

De los padres de hoy se debieran decir adaptadas aquellas mismas palabras dichas de los … read more

Adventist Health

June 11, 2014
Newmyer Appointed President of Northwest Region and Adventist Medical Center - Portland … read more

Alaska Conference

June 16, 2014 | Quentin Purvis
The Alaska Conference is proud to announce the soon arrival of Nathan Stearman and his … read more

Alaska Conference

June 16, 2014 | Ken Crawford
One Sabbath each month, the Anchorage Junior Academy (AJA) students attend one of the … read more

Idaho Conference

June 05, 2014 | Patrick Frey
March 18 to 31, 2014 “OK, remember: Don’t lose your passports and stay with a buddy.” … read more

Montana Conference

May 22, 2014 | Myron Madden
Mechelle Peinado, a teacher at Mount Ellis Elementary School in Bozeman was presented … read more

Oregon Conference

June 23, 2014 | Michael Brackett
“And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you … read more

Oregon Conference

June 23, 2014
For spring break this year Columbia Adventist Academy (CAA) in Battle Ground, … read more

Oregon Conference

June 23, 2014 | Liesl Vistaunet
Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) in Portland, Oregon, students participated in five … read more

Oregon Conference

June 20, 2014 | Laurel Rogers
Almost every home-school family has heard one oft-repeated question: “But what about … read more

Oregon Conference

June 20, 2014 | Paul Knobloch
Rivers Edge Adventist Company in McMinnville celebrated its fifth anniversary in May. … read more

Oregon Conference

June 12, 2014 | Youth | Dennis James
A surprise greeted the members of the Forest Grove Church as they arrived May 3 for … read more

Oregon Conference

June 05, 2014 | Liesl Vistaunet
Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) senior Kyle Zimmerman was inducted into the Oregon … read more

Oregon Conference

June 02, 2014 | Jennifer Neil
If the shoe fits … wear it! But if it doesn’t, then what? The students at Three Sisters … read more

Oregon Conference

June 02, 2014 | Michelle McMillen
What is known as the Easter season saw many special presentations at the McMinnville … read more

Oregon Conference

May 29, 2014 | Liesl Vistaunet
Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) students, staff and parents had the privilege to hear … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 23, 2014 | Joe Hess
Twenty-seven students from Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) in Spangle, Washington, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 23, 2014 | Elaine Blake Hinshaw
The offer came out of the blue. “Would your Missions 101 class be interested in a … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 23, 2014 | Ruth Lenz
A group of 12 adults and 15 eighth- through 10th-graders from Palisades Christian … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 16, 2014 | Tamara Michalenko Terry
The Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) Cascade and Columbia auditoriums in Spokane, Wash … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 12, 2014 | Ann Lamberton
Jeff and Terri Weijohn with Kevin Rambler serve food at the annual Mother's Day Bruch … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 12, 2014 | Marta Beaubien
Excitement crackled through Crestview Christian School (CCS) in Moses Lake, Wash., the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 05, 2014 | Patti Schultz
More than 900 people came to witness the story of the death and resurrection of Jesus … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 22, 2014 | Myron Madden
Geoff Heald, a teacher at Lake City Junior Academy (LCJA) in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, was … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 15, 2014 | Julie Savino
While some of the Cascade Christian Academy (CCA) student body went to Belize for a … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 06, 2014 | Julie Savino
Thirty-four students and adults from Washington's Cascade Christian Academy (CCA) and … read more

Walla Walla University

June 20, 2014 | Taylor Sarrafian
Brainpower from both sides of the state came together in May when six Microsoft … read more

Washington Conference

June 30, 2014 | Craig Mattson
Northwest Christian School (NCS) in Puyallup formed an international partnership in … read more

Washington Conference

June 23, 2014
This year at Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) in Auburn, Washington, we were truly … read more

Washington Conference

June 23, 2014 | Rachel Mountain
Late one Wednesday in March, a contingency of 37 excited people representing Skagit … read more

Washington Conference

June 16, 2014 | Linda Taber
Character, scholarship, leadership and service are the guiding principles of the … read more

Washington Conference

June 16, 2014 | Troy Ahrens
Does a homeland mission trip make the same difference as an international mission trip … read more

Washington Conference

June 16, 2014 | Heidi Baumgartner
Emily Carlton eagerly came to school on April 17 with a few extra items: a green puppy … read more

Washington Conference

June 12, 2014 | Craig Mattson
Julie Kaas needed a restart in life after a divorce and facing life as a single mother … read more

Washington Conference

June 12, 2014 | Rachel Mountain
Courage is defined as “the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face … read more

Washington Conference

June 12, 2014 | Cindy Miller
Kirkland Adventist School's fifth-grade class started building friendships at an … read more

Washington Conference

June 05, 2014 | John Gatchet
It was a “hands-on” spring week of spiritual emphasis at Mountain View Christian School … read more

Washington Conference

June 02, 2014 | Tami Rowe
This school year, the fifth- and sixth-grade students at Skagit Adventist Academy in … read more