Roundup Members Their Fishing

February 05, 2019 / Norma Trent / Church

In Montana, we know fishing: fly fishing, lure fishing, fishing from boats, fishing from shore. We enjoy fishing in rivers or in lakes. Fishing is part of our heritage in Big Sky Country, something for which we are famous. Why can't we be famous for another type of fishing?

Beaverton Holds 'Youth Only' Worship

February 05, 2019 / Cheryl Dondino / Church, Youth

Thirteen youth, primarily from grades four through 12, provided piano or vocal selections to offer their talents praises to God in the first “youth only” worship service at Beaverton (Ore.) Church to close the Sabbath the evening of Nov. 10, 2018. Other youth provided additional supporting roles as master of ceremonies, as well as hospitality greeters handing out programs.

An Email From Nowhere Connects Couple to a New Somewhere

“Good afternoon, I found your email online and was hoping you might be able to help us concerning getting baptized. My husband and I live in remote Alaska and are hoping to find a Sabbath church to be baptized in. Thank you for your time and help with our request.”

These were the words the Hillside O’Malley Church secretary read on the screen when she opened her email one Tuesday afternoon. They were penned by Eric and Denny Weathers, from a remote island in the Prince William Sound.

Savoonga Church Celebrates Christmas on Bering Sea

February 02, 2019 / Elouise Hawkes / Church, Christmas

Dec. 21, 2018, had arrived. As the time for our Christmas program drew closer and closer, we realized Alaska's Savoonga Church was going to be filled to capacity. We were right.

The church was packed with about 100 people. There was standing room, only with folks spilling out into the foyer and the Sabbath School room. As the narrator began the Christmas story, 20 kids participated by acting out the story as told in Luke 2:1–20  and Matt. 2:1–12.