News for October 2010

An Angel Held the Keys

October 01, 2010 / Earl Brockman

Could the God of the universe be interested in something as lowly as keys?

My wife, Ginger, and I are once again convinced that God knows about, is interested in and will answer prayers concerning the simplest of, albeit meaningful, experiences of life.

Church Member Trades Nap for a GLOW experience

October 01, 2010

On Sabbath afternoon, July 10, what I wanted to do most was go home and take a nap since it was my first Sabbath home after spending two weeks working hard at the General Conference ABC. Through several providential experiences, Jeff Kimmel, literature ministries leader for the Idaho Conference, had presented the GLOW (Giving Light to Our World) program at the Meridian Adventist Church that morning.

Verano Activo Para El Ministerio Hispano De Upper Columbia

October 01, 2010

Normalmente el tiempo de verano se caracteriza por abundancia de sol, mucho calor y sobre todo, vacaciones. Tiempo para gozar de la naturaleza. La naturaleza que nosotros, quienes vivimos en el noroeste de los Estados Unidos disfrutamos. Sin embargo, aunque muchos hemos tomado tiempo libre para gozar de estas cosas, el ministerio Hispano de la Conferencia de Upper Columbia reporta numerosas actividades durante el verano. Por ejemplo el distrito de Sunnyside, Mattawa y Grandview estuvieron de fiesta evangelística desde Julio 24 hasta Agosto 7.

FYI

New NPUC Executive Secretary Elected

John R. Loor Jr., has accepted the invitation of the North Pacific Union Conference executive committee to become the new NPUC executive secretary. Loor, who has served as Montana Conference president since 2000, will succeed Bryce Pascoe who retired Aug. 1. He expects to assume these new responsibilities in October.

Meeting Them Where They’re At Students Know Outreach Begins at Home

October 01, 2010

Walla Walla University students are determined to make the world a better place — starting at home.

High Five, launched in the mid-90s, is an outreach to junior high students in the Walla Walla Valley focusing on five themes: service, spiritual growth, missions, leadership and social. Weekly meetings include discussing scripture, meeting with returned student missionaries, delivering care packages, or fellowship.