News for 2004

Hope for Cable TV

December 01, 2004 / Derrell Mundall

Hope Channel North America

Hope Channel International (major European languages)

Esperanza North America (Spanish)

Esperanza South America (Spanish)

Esperanza Portuguese

Hope Channel Africa (French, Portuguese)

Hope Channel Asia (major Asian languages)

Hope Channel Muslim (Arabic, Javanese)

New on the WWC Website: "About Face"

December 01, 2004 / Tara Jeske

Walla Walla College's Website will soon debut a new feature designed to acquaint members of the college family with people they might not meet during the course of their day. "About Face" profiles randomly selected students, faculty, and educational support members with a short interview and a black and white portrait. A new profile will be added twice monthly throughout the school year.

Faculty member: Rob Frohne, professor of engineering

Describe yourself in three words:

PSAA "Connect" 2004 Spiritual Retreat

December 01, 2004

Students enjoyed an exciting time at Puget Sound Adventist Academy’s (PSAA) annual Connect retreat held at the Walla Walla College Marine Station at Rosario Beach. They had a great time hiking, biking, and bonding as a school.

“It was a good time of chilling and bonding with my friends,” said Parnell Ballard of the retreat.

Connect is designed to provide an opportunity to connect with God, build friendships and trust among the students, and offer service to the community.

Skagit Adventist School 's New Addition A Volunteer Effort

December 01, 2004 / Pat Mehler

Skagit Adventist School (SAS) recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the new addition to their school building. Dedicated on Sept. 11, this large new addition will help meet the needs of the school now and in the future. During the service the teaching staff were also honored and dedicated for the new school year.

Families from the North Cascade and Mount Vernon churches, and those from the Spanish Church that meets at the school each Sabbath, participated in the event.

BHAG from and for BHAG Buena Vista Celebrates Expansion

December 01, 2004 / Stuart Rich

Have you ever heard of a BHAG? The faculty, staff, parents, students, and constituent church members of Buena Vista School in Auburn have. It stands for Big Hairy Audacious Goal.

Buena Vista recently completed the construction phase of a BHAG with a major addition to its physical plant. Due to increasing enrollment over the past several years, some grades were nearing, or even exceeding, the maximum number of students established by the school board.

Women's Retreat 2004 New Beach Location a Success

December 01, 2004 / Wilma Bing

Change can be exciting. This year the Washington Women’s Retreat moved to Ocean Shores, Wash., after 20 years in Canada. Apparently the new location in the Washington Conference was attractive. Attendance increased to almost 100!

We had a weekend of gorgeous sunshine, ocean waves, and sandy feet! The theme, “Beautiful Feet,” was based on Isaiah 52:7: “How beautiful are the feet of them that bring good news.”