The Best Meal of the Month

February 20, 2019

When Oregon Conference members, Carol and Mike Altman, heard that the Clark Center in downtown Portland needed cooks, they jumped in to help. That was 17 years ago, and the Altman's volunteer team is still cooking up a storm every Monday evening. The Clark Center seeks to help transition men from life on the streets to appropriate housing, job training and other opportunities. “We’re the haystack experts,” says Carol, “but we don’t call it that. The men would have no idea what we’re talking about.

Our Wish for a Christ-Centered Christmas

December 20, 2018

A glowing fireplace with yuletide log, children caroling in the streets, brightly wrapped packages — these are images of Christmas so many hold dear.

But when the Word became flesh, there was little celebration, no red carpet, not even a welcome mat.

If not for the heavenly choir or star in the sky, even the shepherds and wise men would have skipped the occasion.

Fire Safety for Your Ministry [ARM]

October 18, 2018

When it comes to fire prevention and safety practices, two items will lead to better life safety in the event of a fire: 1) Regular drills and 2) building inspections are the way to minimize injury and loss. Furthermore, these two key factors are an important part of risk management for any ministry.

Join David Fournier, chief client care officer of Adventist Risk Management, Inc. (ARM), in this webinar on the loses and causes of fires, self-inspections, prevention practices, and how to respond in a fire emergency.

Dear Donor: A Letter from WWU Students [WWU]

September 13, 2018

Sabbath, Sept. 29, Northwest members will have an opportunity in their churches or through to contribute to a special offering for Walla Walla University (WWU). Watch this video in which WWU students express their gratitude for all the support our churches and members provide through prayers, mentoring, hospitality and financial support.

WWU Student Missionary Shares Passion for Service [NAD]

August 23, 2018

Madeline Ringering, Wenatchee Adventist Church member, is a student missionary (SM) at the Pohnpei Adventist School in Micronesia. Ringering, who is a junior at Walla Walla University, was committed to, yet anxious about, being an SM. After completing one year as an SM, Ringering is going back this fall to the mission school to teach the same group of students, moving from first grade to second. In this video, Ringering, who is featured on the August 2018 Adventist Journey magazine cover, explains why.