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  • ADVENTIST ARCHAEOLOGY EFFORTS LAUDED

    Posted on Jan 15 2016

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    Two of the top 10 biblical archaeology discoveries of 2015 reported by Christianity Today came from excavations sponsored by Southern Adventist University. Number 5 on the list is the Eshba’al insc...
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    A recent Washington Post article looked at the the benefits of Adventist restaurants. Here is an excerpt from the article: "Local and regional Adventist initiatives are giving rise internationally ...
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    Tillamook County is home to more than 300 homeless men, women and children. They live in the woods, in cars and in old trailers with no electric hookups or bathrooms. They live in tents and under b...
  • DONATED WINDOW RADIATES A MESSAGE

    Posted on Jan 15 2016

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    A brilliant new stained glass window has been installed at the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) office in Ridgefield, Wash. A gift from Monte Church, NPUC native ministries director, the windo...
  • REMEMBERING LARRY ZUCHOWSKI

    Posted on Jan 08 2016

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    Larry Zuchowski, pastor of the Edmonds Church in Edmonds, Wash., unexpectedly passed away Saturday night, December 19, after heart surgery complications. In a post by his wife, Gloria, she stated t...
  • FORMER WORLD CHURCH PRESIDENT DIES

    Posted on Jan 08 2016

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    Following a long bout with cancer, Robert S. Folkenberg, former Seventh-day Adventist world church president, died Dec. 24, 2015, just days before his 75th birthday. As world church president from ...
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    Pacific Press Publishing Association has announced the appointment of Robert Hastings as the new vice president for finance. Hastings, who replaces Martin Ytreberg, comes to Pacific Press from the ...
  • Milo Adventist Academy near Days Creek, Ore., suffered more than $2 million in storm-related damage during heavy winds, rain and power outages in December. With no power in most campus buildings fo...
  • Oregon Conference Statement on Result of Women’s Ordination Vote The decision to not allow each division of the General Conference to determine their support of women's ordination to gospel ministr...
  • On Saturday December 26, 2015 a series of strong storms hit the northern area of Texas, killing 11 people and damaging hundreds of buildings. The storms followed a period of overly warm weather whi...
  • ADVENTIST HEALTH PRAYERWORKS

    Posted on Dec 23 2015

    The Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Ore. is starting a new community prayer program. PrayerWorks looks to connect a community of people together then they pray. Visit AHPrayerWorks.org to pos...
  • DOBLMEIER TO SPEAK AT WWU

    Posted on Dec 23 2015

    Martin Doblmeier, director of The Adventists, The Adventists 2 and The Blueprint, will be speaking at Walla Walla University (WWU) in College Place, Wash., Jan. 5 and 6. Doblmeier will be showing h...
  • TRIBUTE TO JAY SLOOP

    Posted on Dec 23 2015

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    Jay Sloop touched many lives throughout his life. We've previously published in the Gleaner how the Yakima, Wash. Church celebrated his life. In light of the recent news, Fred Hardinge, General Con...
  • NEW NORTHWEST LEADERSHIP ROLES

    Posted on Dec 23 2015

    Dick Duerksen (left) has taken a new role as Oregon Conference assistant to the president for creative ministries. Dick and his wife, Brenda, recently retired from work with Maranatha Volunteers In...
  • COMPASSION 10 MILLION

    Posted on Dec 11 2015

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    The North American Division Ministerial department has started a new initiative for North America. Compassion 10 Million is an opportunity for each Adventist member in North America to be involved ...
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    A recent discovery announced last week has unveiled a seal impression from Hezekiah, king of Judah. The size of a thumbnail, the seal was identified this year in material from excavations done duri...
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    Nicholas Culver, a freshman at La Sierra University in Riverside, Calif., was found dead in his dormitory earlier this week. He is the third student to die while attending an Adventist university t...
  • HOMELESS TEENS LOVE HAYSTACKS

    Posted on Dec 11 2015

    For the past 25 years staff from the Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) office have been sharing Christ’s love by taking a monthly haystack meal downtown Spokane, Wash. to serve the roughly 20 street ...
  • THE ONE PROJECT COMING TO SEATTLE

    Posted on Dec 11 2015

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    The ONE Project, a regular event focusing on Jesus ministry and mission, will be examining "The Final Week" of Jesus' life on earth. The next such event will be held in Seattle, Wash., on Feb. 14–1...
  • NAD RESPONDS TO REFUGEE CONCERNS

    Posted on Dec 11 2015

    Dan Jackson, North American Division (NAD) president, has responded online to the discussion on how to relate to international refugees. In his blog this week, he says, "To close the door to refuge...
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    An F1 tornado touched down in Battle Ground, Wash. on Thursday, December 10, damaging dozens of buildings. Near the path of the storm, Meadow Glade Adventist Elementary, and Columbia Adventist Acad...
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    Police in Kiev, Ukraine, have identified a body recovered from a ventilation shaft of an abandoned building as that of Dr. Jay Sloop, the Seventh-day Adventist physician from Yakima, Wash. who went...
  • SHARE HOPE WITH AN APP

    Posted on Dec 07 2015

    The publishing department of the General Conference launched an app this year that allows users to to easily send inspirational books and excerpts to anyone via email or social media. The Sharing H...
  • Last week we included a link to a new Pew Research Center analysis focusing on the Seventh-day Adventist Church. However, did the Pew get the facts right about the Seventh-day Adventist Church in A...
  • WWU MSW TO RELOCATE IN MISSOULA

    Posted on Dec 07 2015

    The Walla Walla University (WWU) master of social work (MSW) program in Missoula, Mont., will relocate during Christmas break to property purchased by the university at 2415 Mullan Road in Missoula...
  • NPUC TITHE SHOWS MARKED YTD INCREASE

    Posted on Dec 07 2015

    Tithe figures reported from Northwest churches for North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) mission and ministry through the end of September show an increase of more than $3.5 million compared to the...
  • Over 200 attended the first Start a Wildfire evangelism conference, hosted by the North Pacific Union Conference evangelism department, in Gladstone, Ore. on Nov. 6 and 7. The two-day event focused...
  • FIJI'S FIRST ADVENTIST PRESIDENT

    Posted on Dec 07 2015

    Fiji’s new president was recently sworn in. His Excellency President Jioji (George) Konousi Konrote is the island nation’s first Seventh-day Adventist head of state. This is notable not only becaus...
  • Last week the Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) men's soccer team made school history by winning the State Championship title for Class 3A/2A/1A. PAA played the title defending Oregon Episcopal Scho...
  • A record storm tore through the Inland Northwest this week damaging several Adventist facilities. The storm caused building damage to Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) in Spangle, Wash., and with some p...

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