March 2018

About this issue:

The March Gleaner is our annual Images of Creation special, featuring some our Creator’s most beautiful artwork in the Northwest. The full gallery of photos is also online at GleanerNow.com.

Editorial

February 26, 2018 | John Freedman
On a recent Monday morning I awoke, excited about the prospects for the week. Jumping … read more

Intersections

April 26, 2018
The King's Speech Thank you, thank you, thank you, Alden Thompson, for this intelligent … read more

Intersections

April 26, 2018
We inadvertently administered the "fountain of youth" to 90-year-old Lyndel Hieb, whose … read more

Just Like Jesus

March 13, 2018 | Dick Duerksen
“Empath.” It is in The New Yorker magazine, so it must be a real word. “On The Oprah … read more

Perspective

April 10, 2018 | Seth Pierce
Recently I bore the crushing burden of a stopover in Fiji after preaching for a camp … read more

Perspective

March 15, 2018 | Martin Weber
Saturday night is a busy time for 911. Frank and Sue were clubbing at the close of a … read more

News

Acción

February 03, 2018
Encuentro con líderes el viernes y encuentro de Grupos Pequeños el sábado Conferencia … read more

Adventist Health

February 04, 2018 | Judy Leach
The city of Portland, Ore., recently recognized Terry Johnsson with the prestigious … read more

Adventist Health

January 18, 2018
Terry Johnsson, vice president of mission integration for the Pacific Northwest Region … read more

Alaska Conference

February 09, 2018 | George Dronen
Oct. 28, 2017, was a happy day in Alaska's Dillingham Church. Dan and Theresa Breeden … read more

Alaska Conference

February 08, 2018 | Vecous Waite
The Bethel Church, which means “house of God,” hosted the 2017 Angel Seminar Oct. 21 … read more

Idaho Conference

February 11, 2018 | Eve Rusk
This year's camp meeting is June 12–16, 2018, on the campus of Gem State Adventist … read more

Idaho Conference

January 30, 2018 | Leland Spencer
The Long Creek Church held their annual Christmas fellowship dinner on Dec. 16, 2017, … read more

Montana Conference

February 05, 2018
Dec. 30, 2017, was a beautiful day for the Darby and Hamilton churches of Montana as … read more

Montana Conference

Darby, Mont., welcomed a new mayor, Willard “Buck” Titus, on Jan. 1. Titus is the town' … read more

Montana Conference

January 18, 2018
Montana Conference has a new vice president for administration and finance. Matthew … read more

Oregon Conference

February 11, 2018 | Kathy Hernandez
Four-year senior Taleigha Schnoor, as a freshman, was among the first group of students … read more

Oregon Conference

February 10, 2018 | Liesl Vistaunet
Just days before 2018 began, Jason Bibb accepted the offer to officially lead Portland … read more

Oregon Conference

February 06, 2018 | Marty Jackson
Jan. 20, 2018, was a very special Sabbath for Cedar Creek Church in Woodland, Wash. … read more

Oregon Conference

February 05, 2018 | Larry Hiday
While we often read Gleaner articles about sharing Christ on mission trips, the … read more

Oregon Conference

February 03, 2018 | Denise Williams
The members of Sharon Church in Portland, Ore., welcomed their new pastor, Garth Dottin … read more

Oregon Conference

February 01, 2018 | Terrie Leen-Griebel
Terrie Leen Griebel, Oregon Conference women’s ministries coordinator, along with Jane … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

April 13, 2018 | Cathy Law
Kamiah (Idaho) Church members planned a "Carols for Christ" worship service during this … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 07, 2018 | Julie Hagele
Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) in Spangle, Wash., is thrilled to announce the opening of … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 06, 2018 | Kathy Marson
The year was 1982, and the place was a little white house behind Deary Church in … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

February 02, 2018 | Cathy Law
With guitars, a banjo, voices and enthusiasm, members of the Kamiah Church went old- … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 31, 2018 | Larissa Bitton
After more than 33 years of service, Bruce Christensen officially handed off the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

January 30, 2018 | Kathy Marson
Camp MiVoden in Hayden, Idaho, received the Norm Middag Award of Excellence at the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 23, 2017 | Julie Hagele
The Family Weekend at Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) began Nov. 17, 2017. In the past, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 22, 2017 | Julie Hagele
Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) hosted approximately 250 students from Adventist … read more

Walla Walla University

February 08, 2018
More than 500 people attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Dec. 7, 2017, to mark the … read more

Walla Walla University

February 07, 2018
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) reaffirmed … read more

Washington Conference

April 13, 2018 | Andrew Armstrong
The Auburn (Wash.) Adventist Academy class of 2018 invited local professionals to speak … read more

Washington Conference

April 13, 2018 | Katie Henderson
Every pastor prays for a smooth start of their evangelistic series … but for some … read more

Washington Conference

February 14, 2018 | David Patrick
What if you could learn to add international flavors to your dinner plate? More than 60 … read more

Washington Conference

February 12, 2018 | Heidi Baumgartner
Lyapa Simuzoshya sat by herself at a table and watched as young adults filtered into … read more

Washington Conference

February 10, 2018 | Anika Zebron
Kirkland Seventh-day Adventist School (KSDA) and Puget Sound Adventist Academy (PSAA) … read more

Washington Conference

February 09, 2018 | Jerry Russell
The Washington Conference financial staff learned awhile ago the importance of praying … read more

Washington Conference

February 04, 2018 | Katie Henderson
Renton Church Overcomes Darkness With Prayer When a transformer blew and knocked out … read more

Washington Conference

February 02, 2018 | Heidi Baumgartner
Washington Conference commissioned Auburn Adventist Academy chaplain Jennifer Woody on … read more

Washington Conference

January 31, 2018 | Katie Henderson
In early December 2017, the Chehalis (Wash.) Church celebrated the retirement of their … read more