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Volunteers for Jesus Reach Kids at Camp Meeting

Aug 19, 2017 8:00 am

Volunteers for Jesus Reach Kids at Camp Meeting As a child, growing up in South Africa, I remember singing the words, "Volunteers, volunteers, how I love the name. Volunteers, volunteers, Jesus to proclaim." You probably did too, if you are from the same era as I am. I just didn't realize that many years later that would be true in so many different ways and circumstances and that I would be dependent on volunteers to plan, lead and move forward in every aspect of the ministry to which God has called me. Read more

PAA Remembers Mrs. Winter

Aug 18, 2017 4:00 pm

PAA Remembers Mrs. Winter Thelma Winter, Portland Adventist Academy (PAA, formerly Portland Union Academy/PUA) teacher for 31 years and a pillar in Adventist education, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2017, just shy of her 102nd birthday. Over her 50-year career, Winter taught Spanish, English, advanced placement English, history and Bible and was a school librarian. After a short retirement in 1981, she returned to the classroom for another 20 years, stopping at PAA and Emerald Junior Academy in Oregon and at Bakersfield Adventist Academy and Newberry Park Academy in California. Read more

Adventist Health Expands Services in Oregon

Aug 18, 2017 8:00 am

Adventist Health Expands Services in Oregon Adventist Health has expanded its mission to provide health care services to the community of Vernonia, Ore. Located between the Portland metropolitan area and the northern Oregon Coast Range, Vernonia is geographically isolated by 30 miles from health care in neighboring communities. Adventist Health Tillamook Medical Group, which specializes in providing rural health care, is now providing expanded access to care in Vernonia by offering primary care, urgent care and laboratory services. Radiology services will be added this fall. Read more

Loor Announces NPUC Retirement

Aug 17, 2017 4:58 pm

Loor Announces NPUC Retirement John Loor Jr., North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) executive secretary/vp for administration, has announced plans to retire on Jan. 1, 2018. His announcement was shared with the NPUC executive committee during its regularly-scheduled meeting on Aug. 17, in Ridgefield, Wash. Read more

Gladstone Camp Meeting Celebrates Kids, Reformation

Aug 17, 2017 4:00 pm

Gladstone Camp Meeting Celebrates Kids, Reformation Camp meeting is marked by planning, anticipation, exertion, exhaustion and spiritual uplift. Planning for the next year begins right after camp meeting is over. Camp meeting week itself is both fun and exhausting. As one leader told me, “I’ve never been quite as ‘happy-tired’ as Sunday morning this year.” Read more

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