A Look Back

September 01, 2004 / Tara Jeske

For more than a century, Walla Walla College (WWC) students have been making their mark in the world, and they start before they ever leave campus.

Edmonds Reaches Out in Faith

September 01, 2004 / Kathy Dixson

The Adventist Church in Edmonds, Wash., is guided by its statement of purpose: “Our mission is to lead people into a maturing new life in Jesus Christ.” Venturing into new territory, the church participated in 40 Days of Purpose, an outreach designed to help believers and non-believers discover and develop their God-ordained vocations in this life.

Youth Rally Draws Multidenominational Crowd

September 01, 2004

More than 300 youth attended the "Are You Really Free?" youth rally May 7–8 at the Burlington (Wash.) High School. Organized and emceed by Marcoe Belmonte, North Cascade Church youth pastor, the rally included students from 40 non-Adventist churches as well as the North Cascade youth.

Matthew Gamble was the inspiring guest speaker. Laurie Skouge, guest vocalist, and a praise band, Dan and the Neon Iguanas, provided the music.

Auburn Student Leaders Learn Skills While Serving Peers

September 01, 2004 / Amber Serns

There are numerous opportunities for leadership at Auburn Adventist Academy, and the students take their jobs very seriously and dedicate much of their free time to them. The student clubs, class offices and job responsibilities available on campus give students a variety of ways to develop their skills.

Orcas Residents Get May Day Surprises Thanks to OCS Outreach

September 01, 2004 / Diane Wachter

Knock, knock…“Happy May Day!” As a kid I remember hanging flowers on my friends' and neighbors' doors, ringing the doorbell, then running to hide as I watched their reaction.

For several years, Orcas Christian School (OCS) has been carrying on the tradition of giving out May Day flowers, giving out 800 flowers to the Orcas Island community last year alone. Kids hand the flowers to whomever opens the door and say, “Happy May Day!”

Enumclaw Members Take Jesus to Philippines

September 01, 2004 / Darla Riotto

Enumclaw members with Bob Stephan, their pastor, and Dennis Meidinger, a physician, traveled as missionaries to Card Badien on Cebu Island, Philippines, in April to present multimedia Evangelistic meetings. Youth baptized in a previous mission trip provided music for every meeting.

The Philippines have been referred to as the poor man’s Hawaii, and $500 will build a church like the one in which they worshiped, which consisted of a floor, pews and a roof without walls. The conditions are primitive with no bathrooms.