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  • WORKING ACROSS FAITHS

    Posted on Jul 31 2017

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    What happens when a Mormon, a Catholic and a Seventh-day Adventist walk into an apartment complex? The answer: Something good. Members of the three churches did some heavy lifting July 20, moving 2...
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    To help fill a huge need for ongoing mental health care in Portland, Ore., Adventist Health is opening a new behavioral health program called the Emotional Wellness Center. The center offers both i...
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    Claudia Santellano has transitioned into a new role as the Walla Walla University (WWU) alumni and parent relations director. In her new role, Claudia will organize the university's alumni events a...
  • PAA BEGINS SEARCH FOR NEW PRINCIPAL

    Posted on Jun 28 2017

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    Portland Adventist Academy is sad to announce the resignation of Sheldon Parris as principal. Mr. Parris shared the news with teachers, students, parents, and pastors on Tuesday morning and stated...
  • JESUS 101 WINS TELLY AWARD

    Posted on Jun 28 2017

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    The Telly Awards has named Jesus 101 as a winner for the 38th Annual People’s Choice Telly Award for the program titled "Chosen: The Marginalized Woman (The Bleeding Woman)." Jesus 101 is a media m...
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    David Salazar will join the Washington Conference as the new Youth, Pathfinder and Adventurer director in August. Salazar, who currently serves as a pastor in the Central California Conference, has...
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    The Northwest Region office of Adventist Health announced Monday, June 19, that pending plans to transfer control of Adventist Health/Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH) to Providence Health & Serv...
  • Southwestern Adventist University’s annual dig for dinosaur bones in northeastern Wyoming commenced on June 1 and will run through the month. Art Chadwick, Southwestern research professor, with the...
  • Montana Conference delegates embraced new directions as they met in the 62nd Regular Constituency Session on June 18 in Bozeman, Mont. They elected Ron Halvorsen Jr. as president, to replace Merlin...
  • MARANATHA FOUNDER PASSES

    Posted on Jun 02 2017

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    John Dodd Freeman, the founder of Maranatha Volunteers International, a charitable organization and a supporting ministry of the Adventist Church, passed to his rest on May 22 in Salem, Ore. He was...
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    The annual Society of Adventist Communicators convention will be held in Portland, Ore., Oct. 19–21 this year. The event is designed for students, volunteers, local church communicators and profess...
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    When Eric Johnson accepted the call to be vice principal for development and alumni relations for Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) in Spangle, Wash., this school year, he had no idea what the Lord had ...
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    Adventist Church leaders in Russia issued a statement last week refuting reports that the church is facing closure. Since Russian authorities banned the operation of Jehovah's Witnesses churches in...
  • CUSHMAN TO BE NEW PUC PRESIDENT

    Posted on May 25 2017

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    Bob Cushman, vice president for academic administration at Walla Walla University (WWU), has accepted the position of president of Pacific Union College (PUC). Cushman, a 1979 WWU graduate, returne...
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    Peter Fackenthall will assume a new role as principal at Auburn Adventist Academy (AAA) this summer. He returns to the academy where he taught history, Bible and speech from 1994–99 and served as v...
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    Seventh-day Adventists in Chiapas, Mexico, are still in shock after a rented bus carrying 46 church members, mostly young people, fell into a 90-meter ravine yesterday killing 16 and sending 26 to ...
  • RUSSIA BANS JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES

    Posted on Apr 24 2017

    Russia’s supreme court today declared Jehovah’s Witnesses to be an extremist group and banned them from operating within Russian territory. The ruling also gives heightened concerns to other religi...
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    Discovery Mountain, the Voice of Prophecy’s all-new radio adventure series for kids, has just launched! The setting is a summer camp in the mountains, and the characters are engaging and fun. Throu...
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    During the annual Seventh-day Adventist world church spring executive committee meeting on April 11, in Silver Spring, Md., members voted to adopt a new identity guideline system for global use. Wi...
  • During the annual spring meetings, at the world headquarters in Silver Spring, Md., the Adventist Church executive committee voted a statement on Transgenderism, or Gender Dysphoria. Church leaders...
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    Randy Terry, Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) treasurer for the past six and a half years, will leave the Northwest to begin a new role as treasurer for the Texas Conference on May 1. Randy's wife, ...
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    Two documentary short videos produced for the Associated Students of Walla Walla University won important Sonny awards at the 2017 Sonscreen Film Festival, held April 6–8, 2017, in Loma Linda, Cali...
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    On April 1, 2017, Paul Penaranda, an AVS volunteer passed awaywhile being treated for an illness. A memorial service was held at the South Philippine Union Conference church on Sabbath, April 8. Pe...
  • MIVODEN FREE OF CRITTERS

    Posted on Apr 04 2017

    Bed bugs have found their way to the Northwest. They even found their way to Camp MiVoden sometime in the spring of 2016. Following several valiant extermination efforts, the good news is that the ...
  • The Johnson Amendment, which in 1954 prohibited tax exempt organizations from endorsing or opposing candidates for office, is under fire from groups who claim it constrains their religious freedoms...
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    Adventist Health has announced plans to transfer control of Walla Walla General Hospital (WWGH) and related services to Walla Walla Providence in Walla Walla, Wash., this summer. As part of the tra...
  • The Christian Record Services, Inc. Board of Directors announced plans in early 2016 to restructure the organization and relocate to new headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. Their new location in sou...
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    Adventist college and university student leaders asked questions on a wide range of topics during the first Facebook Live Event “Is This Thing On?” on March 14. The almost two-hour Q&A session with...
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    Earlier this year, La Sierra University’s Center for Near Eastern Archaeology director Doug Clark penned his signature on a grant that will launch development of a long-planned, state-of-the-art mu...
  • PAA STUDENTS ARE HEADING TO CUBA!

    Posted on Mar 15 2017

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    Doors to the gospel are opening in Cuba! A group of students from Portland Adventist Academy has been invited to collaborate with Andrews University in a mega-evangelism event in Holguin, Cuba in M...

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