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PAA Emphasizes Service and Mission

Apr 15, 2014 1:30 pm

PAA Emphasizes Service and Mission Emphasis on service at Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) was demonstrated during a dedication chapel for the many staff and students participating in five different missions during spring break. “Your PAA staff and teachers have a goal,” said Stephen Lundquist, head of PAA’s religion department, during the assembly. “It is our goal to see every student, during their time at PAA, experience at least one mission trip before they graduate. We want you to know what it’s like to be the 'hands and feet of Christ.'” Read more

Oregon Pathfinders Hold 'Calling on Jesus' TLT Convention

Apr 15, 2014 1:30 pm

Oregon Pathfinders Hold 'Calling on Jesus' TLT Convention Teen Pathfinders in grades 9–12 attended the Oregon Conference Teen Leadership Training (TLT) Convention Jan. 31–Feb. 2 at Camp Adams in Molalla, Ore. It was expected to be a wet weekend throughout, but on Sabbath morning the rain stopped. Following Sabbath morning worship everyone went outside for a hike in the forest. The sun shone through the trees as the teens participated in a spiritual leadership scavenger hunt activity written and facilitated by Rachel Scribner, a mentor from the Riverside Pathfinders in Washougal, Wash. Read more

Professor’s Expertise Benefits Online Mathematics Platform

Apr 15, 2014 1:30 pm

Professor’s Expertise Benefits Online Mathematics Platform Students often take grading for granted. Professors sometimes must sift through hundreds of assignments per week. On top of their lectures and open office hours, they must take time to grade each assignment quickly and fairly. Jonathan Duncan, a mathematics professor, is making homework easier for teachers and fair for students through WeBWorK, a software platform for homework. For the past seven years he has been part of its software development and contributing to the coursework library. Read more

Closer to God

Apr 15, 2014 1:30 pm

Closer to God Over the last month, we have seen an explosion of spiritual growth around the Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) campus. It all started with a student-led week of prayer. One of the main themes for the week was God's plan for each student’s life. Many students gave their lives to God, and student-started prayer groups have been formed. Read more

The Work Continues

Apr 10, 2014 11:52 am

The Work Continues More than 300 delegates, representing the entire membership of the Washington Conference, gathered Sunday, April 6, at the Auburn Academy Church in Auburn, Washington, for the 59th constituency session. All three conference officers were re-elected: John Freedman, president; Doug Bing, secretary; and Jerry Russell, treasurer. All department directors nominated were returned to their posts. Read more

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