News for February 2006

Is Your Church Dormant?

February 01, 2006 / Steve Vistaunet

During this cold, wet and often frozen time of year, those of us who like growing things can hardly wait until spring. In a few short months, those dead, dormant sticks around our homes will leaf out and flower, much to our delight and the culinary satisfaction of an endless variety of deer, bunnies and Northwestern slugs.

Adventist Health News Notes

February 01, 2006 / Heather Wheeler

Adventist Medical Center recently launched a new wound healing and hyperbaric medicine program to benefit patients with chronic wounds. The new program will be located on Portland hospital’s main campus and will feature hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Hyperbaric therapy is effective in the treatment of a variety of wounds and involves patients entering a specially designed pressurized chamber where they breathe 100 percent oxygen.

Distinguished Faculty Lecture Focuses on Women in Early Adventist History

February 01, 2006 / Kristi Spurgeon

Beverly Beem, associate professor of English at Walla Walla College, presented the 2005 Distinguished Faculty Lecture in November. The presentation, entitled “My Soul Is on the Wing for Glory: Voices of Early Adventist Women,” focused on the role women played in Seventh-day Adventist heritage and development as recorded in the Review and Herald between the years of 1850 and 1881.

An Evening of Reading

February 01, 2006 / Lisa Dills

Skagit Adventist School students in grades K–4 brought their families to a special evening of food, fellowship, and listening to good books.

The evening—with pizza, games, crafts, and stories—promoted literacy in preparation for an upcoming book fair. The best part of the evening for students and parents alike was the option to come in their pajamas and slippers.

The children particularly enjoyed listening to their pastor, Pat Grant, read.