May 2018

About this issue:

Adventist education partners with parents across the Northwest to inspire young people toward a life of spiritual growth and useful service. The May Gleaner features a potpourri of Adventist school activities in each local conference, as well as a helpful guide for parents and students considering further education at Walla Walla University.

More Features

April 25, 2018
Adventist schools across the Northwest, more than 100 of them, created active … read more
April 25, 2018
Northwest Adventist Education by the Numbers 107 schools 14 academies 93 elementary … read more

Editorial

June 11, 2018 | Growing Young | John Freedman
I’m writing some thoughts here from the South Guatemala Mission of the Seventh-day … read more

Intersections

April 25, 2018 | Growing Young
"Growing Young" is a term being heard frequently around some Northwest Adventist … read more

Just Like Jesus

June 12, 2018 | Dick Duerksen
Life is all about timing, showing up at the right moment, being there when you’re … read more

Perspective

May 04, 2018 | Seth Pierce
Several years ago, I preached a sermon on grace at one of our colleges. After the … read more

Perspective

May 04, 2018 | Martin Weber
Forty-seven years ago, a car accident almost killed me while driving to a Bible study. … read more

You Said It

June 13, 2018 | Karie MacPhee
EDITOR'S NOTE: This perspective from Lincoln City, Ore., no doubt echoes the sentiments … read more

News

Acción

May 10, 2018
Este retiro anual es para hermanos y hermanas en posición de liderazgo eclesiástico … read more

Adventist Health

May 11, 2018 | C.J. Anderson
Each year the Adventist Health Foundation recognizes people in the Portland, Ore., … read more

Alaska Conference

May 07, 2018 | Tupai Papaofo Loitoa
The youth of the Alaska Samoan Church in Anchorage, Alaska, have been active in past … read more

Alaska Conference

April 30, 2018 | Lynette Goude
The Togiak Church had a clothing giveaway on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Togiak is a small … read more

Idaho Conference

April 30, 2018 | Melanie Lawson
Romans 12:13 was a continuing theme for the students, staff, families of Boise Valley … read more

Idaho Conference

April 26, 2018 | Melanie Lawson
Several years ago, Boise Valley Adventist School (BVAS) accumulated a debt to the Idaho … read more

Montana Conference

May 02, 2018 | Brian Schaffner
Boom, thud, boom. The muffled noise woke me from my sleep. The wind was howling, and … read more

Montana Conference

April 30, 2018 | Brian Schaffner
For the past three years, I have been witness to God’s incredible blessings at Mount … read more

Oregon Conference

May 14, 2018 | Kathy Hernandez
Kaitlin Walters, a Milo Academy freshman, writes: Before I came to Milo, I was … read more

Oregon Conference

May 11, 2018 | Liesl Vistaunet
Today’s teenagers are being called the first “post-Christian” generation in America. … read more

Oregon Conference

May 08, 2018 | Jennifer Burkes
The Grants Pass Seventh-day Adventist School and the community of Grants Pass, Ore., … read more

Oregon Conference

May 07, 2018
Eight Pathfinder clubs participated in the conference-level of Pathfinder Bible … read more

Oregon Conference

May 03, 2018 | Malaika Childers
At Meadow Glade Adventist Elementary School (MGAES) in Battle Ground, Wash., students … read more

Oregon Conference

May 03, 2018 | Andrea Jackson
Roseburg (Ore.) Junior Academy began its student week of prayer on March 19, 2018, with … read more

Oregon Conference

May 01, 2018 | Rachel Blackburn
Students in Kimberly Clifton’s fifth-grade class at Tualatin Valley Academy in … read more

Oregon Conference

April 30, 2018 | Larry Hiday
“Learning” and “meeting the mission of Seventh-day Adventist Christian education” are … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 10, 2018 | Holley Bryant
You have 100 sheets of regular-weight copy paper and one roll of scotch tape. Can you … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 09, 2018
A new class was added to Upper Columbia Academy this year: anatomy and physiology dual … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 04, 2018 | Kathy Marson
Health ministry in Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) continues to be influenced by former … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 03, 2018 | Dana Martin
The 2017–2018 school year has been a year of giving back at Harris Junior Academy (HJA … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 02, 2018 | Elaine Blake Hinshaw
One of the core values students at Walla Walla Valley Academy (WWVA) in College Place, … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 01, 2018 | Shelley Bacon
“Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord … will not grow tired or weary … but … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

May 01, 2018 | Sandy Larsen
It was just a small bottle of oil. Maybe a couple of ounces and not as much as the … read more

Walla Walla University

April 11, 2018 | John McVay
The Walla Walla University community gathered last month in our campus church sanctuary … read more

Washington Conference

May 08, 2018 | Katie Henderson
Hearts of Gold Hearts of Gold Dinner Auction set a record-breaking attendance level and … read more

Washington Conference

May 04, 2018 | Linda Taber
Intense concentration — interrupted by bouts of discussion, redesign and testing — took … read more

Washington Conference

May 03, 2018 | Crysti Wallace
The last Friday of every month, students at Sky Valley Adventist School in Monroe, Wash … read more

Washington Conference

May 03, 2018 | Katie Henderson
Buena Vista Seventh-day Adventist School in Auburn, Wash., has participated in regional … read more

Washington Conference

May 02, 2018 | Eddie General
Bernadette Polinar has been a baptized member of Greater Seattle (Wash.) Filipino- … read more

Washington Conference

May 02, 2018 | Anika Zebron
Nine students in grades five, six and eight from Kirkland (Wash.) Seventh-day Adventist … read more

Washington Conference

May 02, 2018 | Katie Henderson
Eunice Reyes, a local entrepreneur and member of Volunteer Park Church in Seattle, Wash … read more

Washington Conference

May 01, 2018 | Gina Hubin
Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) in Auburn, Wash., sent two student groups during spring … read more

Washington Conference

May 01, 2018 | Adria Hay
Grays Harbor Adventist Christian School students prepared meals for the homeless in … read more