June 2016

About this issue:

Adventist Community Services volunteers encompass all ages, genders and nationalities. They are the heart and soul of every community outreach effort. Read more about what they do around the Northwest in our June Gleaner feature.

More Features

May 31, 2016 | Brian Vistaunet
Portland Adventist Community Services is one of the largest Adventist Community … read more
May 31, 2016 | Cheri Corder
Strong and enduring, yet flexible enough to meet an individual community’s changing … read more

Editorial

August 27, 2016 | Max Torkelsen
When the Apostle Paul described God’s church as a body with differing parts, but of … read more

Intersections

César De León will begin a new role in June as the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC … read more

Intersections

April 06, 2016
This year’s Northwest Prison Ministry Retreat brought ministry teams to Gladstone, Ore … read more

Let's Talk

August 27, 2016 | Steve Vistaunet
Providence has often been a stumbling block for the human experience. Advent believers … read more

Perspective

August 27, 2016 | Seth Pierce
People stay “in touch” with machines more than people. Of course someone will protest … read more

Perspective

June 25, 2016 | Martin Weber
Out of breath and dripping with rain, I leaned on a back-alley dumpster as the man I … read more

News

Acción

June 17, 2016
¿Has alguna vez deseado ser testigo presencial de un momento histórico? ¿Ser parte de … read more

Adventist Health

June 17, 2016 | Mary Faith Bell
Adventist Health embraces wellness for employees, believing a healthy workforce is … read more

Alaska Conference

June 17, 2016 | Lynette Goude
Spring break in Togiak became an adventure for the 23 youth who enjoyed a trip to … read more

Alaska Conference

May 11, 2016 | Tajhicia West
Anchorage Community Adventist Church and other Adventist churches in Anchorage came … read more

Idaho Conference

June 20, 2016 | Joe States
The last weekend in April started so cold and rainy, the Golden Eagles Pathfinders … read more

Idaho Conference

June 18, 2016 | Kathy Knuth
The Idaho Conference Adventurer program had its first Adventurer Family Camp Experience … read more

Montana Conference

June 17, 2016 | Phil Hudema
Eleven seventh- and eighth-graders who attend Mount Ellis Elementary School in Bozeman … read more

Montana Conference

May 11, 2016 | Phil Hudema
The Montana Conference Pathfinders held their fair this year on the campus of Mountain … read more

Oregon Conference

June 20, 2016 | Benjamin Lundquist
NOTE: Benjamin Lundquist, new Oregon Conference young adult ministries director, shares … read more

Oregon Conference

June 20, 2016 | Cheri Corder
“I am shocked that you are here!” the woman exclaimed after seeing “Seventh-day … read more

Oregon Conference

June 18, 2016 | Liesl Vistaunet
Rita Barrett, Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) Spanish teacher, was named 2016 Honor … read more

Oregon Conference

June 17, 2016 | Jeremy New
“I’ve been sayin’ for months that we were gonna win,” a confident Nicholas Anspach, a … read more

Oregon Conference

June 17, 2016 | Lonnie Wibberding
On Global Youth Day, which fell on March 19 this year, 43 youth and staff stormed the … read more

Oregon Conference

May 13, 2016 | Kathy Hernandez
More than 120 middle school students participated in Milo Adventist Academy’s second … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 21, 2016
There’s something powerful about gathering with other believers to worship together and … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 18, 2016 | Tamara Michalenko Terry
Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) Academy Day was literally a hair-raising experience this … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 18, 2016 | Tamara Michalenko Terry
The annual Grandparent Weekend/Spring Arts Festival was held this past spring on the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 17, 2016 | Emily Duffield
What does it mean to be uniquely Adventist? To discover the answer, young people from … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

June 17, 2016 | Julie Savino
A group of students, staff and church members from Cascade Christian Academy (CCA) and … read more

Walla Walla University

June 21, 2016 | Kim Strobel
Walla Walla University held a dedication ceremony in April for the newly formed Donald … read more

Washington Conference

June 21, 2016
Three academy mission trips originating in western Washington allowed Auburn Adventist … read more

Washington Conference

June 21, 2016 | Heidi Baumgartner
Parousia Russian-Ukrainian Church is humbly in awe of what God orchestrated with the … read more

Washington Conference

June 21, 2016
Sixteen students from Skagit Adventist Academy (SAA) in Burlington were making their … read more

Washington Conference

June 20, 2016 | Stacy Tejel
On a Friday morning when students are typically studying in class, Auburn Adventist … read more

Washington Conference

June 20, 2016
Olympia Christian School (OCS) launched a chapter of the National Junior Honor Society … read more

Washington Conference

June 20, 2016 | Karen Carlton
It's never too early for students to start thinking about career options, so Lewis … read more

Washington Conference

June 18, 2016 | Heidi Baumgartner
In addition to bettering a community, mission trips are about training a new generation … read more