News for 2013

Yakima REVIVE Ofrece una Experiencia Digna de Repetir

December 26, 2013 / Claudio Diaz

A tan sólo 60 millas al sur del Monte Rainier en el Estado de Washington, siendo la octava ciudad más grande del estado, se encuentra Yakima, ciudad que cuenta en la actualidad con una población de mas de 93,000 habitantes de los cuales cerca del 41 por ciento son hispanos. Es en esta ciudad donde durante la semana del 20 al 26 de octubre recibimos la visita del Pastor José Rojas para una gran celebración.

Long-term Relationships Result in Falls City Baptism

December 26, 2013 / Larry Scofield

All heaven, along with the Falls City Church family and Darlene Strand’s children, grandchildren and extended family, rejoiced and celebrated her baptism into God’s family on Oct. 26, 2013. Strand was baptized by Steve Gilmore, her brother-in-law and pastor of the Elgin and Enterprise churches.

Portland Adventist Academy Holds Pink Out PE

Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) girls’ physical education students joined the efforts of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by holding Pink Out PE.

Every October, a bouncing crowd of PAA girls, dressed head-to-toe in pink, walk and wave to all who pass them along the busy roads of PAA’s neighborhood. Their leader is the PAA girls' health and PE teacher, Linda Johnson, who has a unique gift for inspiring her students and others to live an active life in creative ways.

Milton-Stateline Adventist School Holds Talent Show and Silent Auction

December 23, 2013 / Barbara Lepiane

Several hundred people packed into the Milton-Stateline Adventist School in Milton-Freewater, Ore., for an evening of entertainment. Each of the 40 participants auditioned for a spot in the school talent show. The youngest performer was four years old, while the eldest participants were eighth-graders.

The evening was a joint effort between parents, community sponsors and school staff. Lloyd Perrin, Milton Church pastor, was an excellent master of ceremonies. The talent show together with a baked food sale and silent auction raised $1,400 for the school.

Cottage Grove Churches Hold Party in the Park

The Party in the Park, held Aug. 24 in Cottage Grove’s Coiner Park, brought together the local Adventist church and other area churches to distribute free school supplies and clothing to those in need. Large crowds showed up early to this much-anticipated event in hope of receiving many of the items needed to start the new school year. A free lunch was gladly received by those attending.

MEA Alum Gives Gift of Exercise

Mount Ellis Academy (MEA) in Bozeman saw the installation of an exercise trail during the summer of 2013 that is quite literally making a lasting impact both on the campus and in the lives of students. Completed just prior to fall registration, the Warren Walikonis Memorial Exercise Trail encompasses the campus at a total length of just under 1 mile and represents the latest fulfillment of another component of the campus master plan.

Cypress Serves the Community

December 20, 2013 / Eileen Richmond

Service to others is an integral part of growth and learning. Service projects at Cypress Adventist School in Lynnwood are planned both school-wide and within each classroom. The projects are scheduled throughout the year.

The first community service project of the school year was for Northwest Harvest. For the past 17 years, Cypress has partnered with Northwest Harvest to collect food for Washington’s hungry. Northwest Harvest provides food for all of the food banks in the state.