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  • Thirteen Northwest Pathfinder clubs (including the Bellevue-Kirkland, Wash., Sojourners pictured here) were represented at the North American Division level Pathfinder Bible Experience held April 1...
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    The Walla Walla University (WWU) Ethics Bowl team placed third on Friday, April 17, in the second annual Ethics Bowl competition sponsored by the Independent Colleges of Washington (ICW) held on th...
  • VOP HOLDS GRAND OPENING IN LOVELAND

    Posted on Apr 21 2015

    The Voice of Prophecy (VOP) celebrated the grand opening of its new headquarters with leased space in Loveland, Colo., last week. Shawn Boonstra, VOP director/speaker, says the ministry has truly c...
  • Walla Walla University (WWU) will offer a master of arts degree in media ministry beginning fall 2015. The two-year program will allow students to choose from one of two concentrations: media and c...
  • Walla Walla General Hospital in Walla Walla, Wash., has been named a 2015 recipient of the Women’s Choice Award® for America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care. This credential pla...
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    Mount Ellis Academy (MEA) in Bozeman, Mont., recently announced that Brian Schaffner (pictured here with his wife, Linda) will be the vice principal for finance, starting with the 2015–2016 s...
  • MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN SAN ANTONIO

    Posted on Apr 21 2015

    More than 6,000 people received in excess of $20 million in free Adventist health care from 1,700 volunteers at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio, Texas, last week. The three-day event was sponsored by...
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    Anthony White has accepted our invitation to join the NPUC communication team as digital media coordinator. Anthony is a 2013 mass communications graduate of Walla Walla University. Since graduatio...
  • INTRODUCING THE NEW ADVENTIST REVIEW

    Posted on Apr 09 2015

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    The new and improved print version of the Adventist Review is in mailboxes this week. With a new design and smaller size, some may have to look twice to recognize it. Not only is it physically easi...
  • When gunmen stormed Garrissa University College, located in Garrissa, Kenya, on April 2, they left nearly 150 people dead. Now local Adventist leaders report that 10 of the murdered students were A...
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    Donald Welch is joining Adventist Health/Northwest Region as regional chief financial officer (CFO). In this role, Welch will provide strategic direction and financial oversight for the three Adven...
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    Erik Edstrom (pictured here) and Jesse Churchill, two Northwest students at Walla Walla University (WWU), won the Best in Show award during the annual SONscreen film festival held April 2–4 o...
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    United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met earlier this week with Ted N.C. Wilson, Adventist world church president. During the private meeting, Ban Ki-Moon expressed concerns about grow...
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    The number of Seventh-day Adventist churches destroyed by Tropical Cyclone Pam has risen from 18 to 53 as church leaders count the cost of the March 14 storm on the South Pacific island nation of V...
  • The Walla Walla University (WWU) chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) held a gala in March to highlight their latest project: a new water system for the village of Pampa Chiri in Peru. More t...
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    Terry Johnsson, who currently serves as a popular on-air personality and chaplain at WGTS 91.9 in Washington, D.C., will be joining the Adventist Medical Center (AMC) team in Portland, Ore., as exe...
  • The North American Division (NAD) issued a statement last week in response to ongoing questions about the role of regional (African-American) conferences within the church mission and structure. Th...
  • Hope Channel is now available in the entire Los Angeles metro area via free-to-air television. LA is the second largest television market in North America. Hope Channel is already on...
  • Responding to requests, the North American Division Administration voted the following action concerning Regional Conferences:The North American Division has been given a mandate by both God a...
  • ADVENTIST HEALTH NEWS NOTES

    Posted on Mar 27 2015

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    Wesley Rippey (pictured), chief medical officer for Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Ore., is the hospital’s 2015 Crystal Angel Award recipient. He was recognized for his inspiring leade...
  • NAD APPOINTS CHAPLAINCY DIRECTOR

    Posted on Mar 27 2015

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    Paul S. Anderson has been appointed as the Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries (ACM) director for the North American Division (NAD). With this position filled, each of the of world church’s 13 di...
  • NW STUDENTS ON SPRING MISSIONS

    Posted on Mar 27 2015

    Academy students from around the Northwest are wrapping up Spring Break mission trips. Puget Sound Adventist Academy students are in Peru. Portland Adventist Academy mission projects incl...
  • CYCLONE DAMAGES VANUATU CHURCHES

    Posted on Mar 24 2015

    The South Pacific Adventist Record reports that at least four Seventh-day Adventist churches were flattened by a devastating cyclone that struck the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu last week...
  • To immunize or not is the question many parents are asking today. The news is full of debate on the perils or virtues of vaccinations. Schools struggle with policies of protection, while some paren...
  • Ken Crawford, Alaska Conference president, is challenging mission-minded medical workers to make Alaska their home. From the far-flung areas of Nome and St. Lawrence Island, to the southeastern tow...

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