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  • LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

    Posted on Jan 18 2018

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    Dr. Terry Lyndon Johnsson grew up in Portland, Oregon and attended Portland Adventist Academy. From a young age he struggled with severe dyslexia, but persevered and pushed on. He was the first Afr...
  • PURVIS TO DEPART ALASKA

    Posted on Jan 12 2018

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    Quentin Purvis, Alaska Conference vice president for administration, will be leaving the Alaska Conference, effective March 1. He will be traveling across the continent to take up a new role as pas...
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    Adventist Health Portland has opened the doors to a new health clinic and urgent care facility in Banks, Ore. It is the only health clinic in Banks, and the only urgent care facility in in the far ...
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    On Dec. 28, 2017, the ADRA Canada board of directors voted the unanimous decision of the search committee and elected Stephen Matthews as the executive director of the Adventist Development and Rel...
  • THE FINAL ONE PROJECT COMING UP

    Posted on Jan 12 2018

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    The final One project gathering will take place in San Diego, Calif., on Feb. 11-12. The two-day conference is focused on developing a stronger faith in Jesus through community and conversation. Th...
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    Each year Adventist Health Portland throws a community concert with the price of admission being canned goods for the Oregon Food Bank as well as socks for Portland Rescue Mission. This year, the b...
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    Christian Record Services for the Blind is excited to announce Jeri Lyn Rogge as the organization’s director of editorial and outreach ministries. Rogge, who served as Christian Record’s communicat...
  • WWU CELEBRATES 125 YEARS

    Posted on Jan 03 2018

    On Dec. 7, 2017, Walla Walla University (WWU) celebrated the 125th anniversary of the first day of classes on campus in 1892. Since that day, WWU has expanded from a single building in College Plac...
  • NW CAMPS RECEIVE NORM MIDDAG AWARDS

    Posted on Jan 03 2018

    Four conference-run camps in the Northwest each received the Norm Middag Award of Excellence this past week from the Association of Adventist Camp Professionals. Sunset Lake, Big Lake (Oregon Confe...
  • HOOVER ANNOUNCES SPRING RETIREMENT

    Posted on Jan 03 2018

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    Paul Hoover, Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) president, announced his intention to retire in a meeting with the conference executive committee ‪on Dec. 5. To allow adequate time for the conference ...
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    Byron Dulan has accepted the invitation of the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) executive committee to become vice president for regional affairs. Dulan has served the Washington Conference in...
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    Gilbert "Gil" Plubell, long-time leader in Adventist education, died at his home in Boring, Ore., on Thanksgiving evening, Nov. 23, after a long illness. He had just turned 87. Plubell served in th...
  • NEW FACES AT THE CONFERENCE OFFICE

    Posted on Dec 20 2017

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    No doubtedly, if you visit the Oregon Conference Office in the near future you'll see some faces that are new to you in this space. Here's a little introduction:Dick Duerksen has been reassigned by...

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