News for May 2018

Pocatello Church Members Learn to Connect With Native Americans

May 15, 2018 / Eve Rusk

A small group of church members gathered at the Pocatello (Idaho) Church on Friday evening, Feb. 2, 2018, to participate in a cross-cultural training seminar, led by Monte Church, retired North Pacific Union Conference Native ministries director. The Pocatello Church is near the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, home to the Shoshone-Bannock tribe. Pocatello Church members have for some time had an interest in reaching out to the Native Americans living on the reservation.

Why Milo?

May 14, 2018 / Kathy Hernandez

Kaitlin Walters, a Milo Academy freshman, writes:

Before I came to Milo, I was depressed and I really just felt unfulfilled. My grades were bad, and my spiritual life was nonexistent. I felt useless, and it seemed I didn't have a purpose in this world. 

Since coming to Milo, I feel much more full of life, and I have grown physically, mentally, academically and spiritually. I am no longer depressed, and I am learning new things every day and how to deal with my feelings, time and grades more effectively. 

Local Heroes Inspire Health, Wholeness and Hope

May 11, 2018 / C.J. Anderson

Each year the Adventist Health Foundation recognizes people in the Portland, Ore., community who give of themselves to meet the needs of others and names them Heroes of the Heart.

Proceeds from this year’s foundation gala benefited the lifesaving services at Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular. The generous gifts shared by attendees and the Adventist Health Foundation’s key partners will have an immediate and lasting impact on friends, family and loved ones in the local community.

PAA Responds to Gen Z Research

May 11, 2018 / Liesl Vistaunet

Today’s teenagers are being called the first “post-Christian” generation in America.

That’s according to a new Barna Group research study, which reports the percentage of Generation Z (current 13- to 18-year-olds) that identify as atheists is higher than any other previous generation.

Llamados a Ser Como Jesus

May 10, 2018

Este retiro anual es para hermanos y hermanas en posición de liderazgo eclesiástico voluntario en nuestro territorio. Se realiza en Camp MiVoden el tercer fin de semana de marzo y tiene por objeto congregar líderes en servicio.

Los pastores motivan a sus líderes a apartarse para motivar el espíritu, unificar criterios bíblicos, orar y buscar sabiduría en la multitud de consejo a fin de planificar estratégicamente las diferentes formas en que llevaremos a cabo la misión en nuestro territorio.

Learn God’s Design at UCA

May 09, 2018

A new class was added to Upper Columbia Academy this year: anatomy and physiology dual credit (APDC), which is taught by Judy Castrejón. The course is offered with the coordination of Walla Walla University in such a way that students who take pass the course automatically receive a total of eight college quarter-hour credits.

Big Picture of Ministry

May 08, 2018 / Katie Henderson

Hearts of Gold

Hearts of Gold Dinner Auction set a record-breaking attendance level and raised $201,185 for Auburn Adventist Academy student scholarships.

Fundraising Intensive

Twenty-five individuals with a vision of bigger and innovative ministry joined a growing cohort of leaders who are committed to funding innovative and effective ministries in the Washington Conference.