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Bible Readings for March 2024
The Hopeful: A Gateway for Cinema Evangelism
Connection Brings People to God
Storycatcher and storyteller
By Dick Duerksen
Lighting Our World: Inspiring Each Generation to Reach One More
Each person, like each pane in the stained-glass window, has a unique role in illuminating the world with the love of Jesus. Together, we create an enduring narrative of faith and grace in our shared mission to brighten our world for Jesus.
Connecting With Warm Springs
In May 2022, over a hundred volunteers came together to help meet needs and connect with the residents of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in central Oregon.
Lincoln City Celebrates with Community Sunrise Service
Pastor Bill Mayne of the Lincoln City and Nestucca Seventh-day Adventist churches was invited to be the speaker for this year’s Interfaith Association Easter Sunrise Service in Lincoln City.
Journey Church Starts New Journey in Bible Study
In mid-January, Journey Church (formerly Kelso-Longview Church) in Kelso, Washington, began a new journey in Bible study and church fellowship. The goal: to provide an opportunity for church members and their friends to get together and dig deeper...
Students Bring the Manger to Life in Lincoln City
“Don’t be sad, Little Joshua. God has a special place for those who feel left out.”
Oregon Conference Says Farewell to Longtime Communication Director
NOTE: This article has been in process for too long! The Oregon Conference technically said "goodbye" to Gary in August 2021, yet we're still finding out just how much he did. We miss you every day, Gary! —The OC Communication Team
“We’ve been looking for a new way to get involved with our community,” said Roscoe Shields, Sharon Church pastor. “So, we started looking at Halloween.”
Bringing the Dream to Life
Most good experiences begin with a dream. For the Oregon Conference, the dream was crystal clear: Create a virtual camp meeting experience that help people fall in love with Jesus.
Gold Beach Food Bank Forges Deep Community Connections
“It all started way back in the ’80s when my grandson would not go to sleep," says Lila Thorp. "I drove him around town and up in the mountains and up the river on the back roads where we saw people who were houseless, cold, wet and hungry. My mot...
Students Head Back to Class
By the end of January 2021, all 32 Oregon Conference schools will be meeting in person. “It’s not been easy,” says Gale Crosby, Oregon Conference vice president for education, “but God’s been leading us through the challenges every day.”