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Bible Readings for June 2023
Teach Your Children to Pray
Alaska Conference education superintendant and communication director
By John Kriegelstein
Arctic Mission Adventurers Receive Bible Worker Training
With more than 250 remote Native villages in Alaska, the Alaska Conference is intentional in its efforts to train and place lay workers in the areas beyond the reach of pastors. In January, 13 people from across Alaska gathered for training.A few ...
Sitka Teacher Rings Chimes in Tobago
The Mt. Pleasant Adventist Church had a problem. In their small West Indies' town on the island of Tobago, illiteracy and drugs are rampant. Unwilling to lose youth, church leaders made a plan: Operation Mustard Seed. The church would start a musi...
Bible Worker's Testimony Fuels Passion for Evangelism
Tony Sherman recently presented an evangelistic series for the Delta Junction community. Sherman is a young Bible worker who worked with the local pastor and is now providing spiritual leadership to the Adventist group; the full-time pastor was re...
Low-cost Technology Brings Gospel to Bush Alaska Brings Gospel to Bush Alaska
Judi and Gavin Thompson have a passion for getting the gospel into Alaska's Native villages—a vast mission field crying for hope within North America. Alcoholism and suicide are rampant in remote villages accessible only by air. And, with more tha...
Tribal Court Judge Ends Search for Bible-keeping Church
A trip to her local Fred Meyer store in Fairbanks, Alaska, two years ago, began a journey for Blanche Vest, a Tanana Chiefs Conference tribal court judge, that resulted in her baptism in Harding Lake during Alaska's Interior Camp Meeting in June. ...
Rescue Helicopter Joins Alaska Outdoor School
As a rescue helicopter approached Camp Tukuskoya near Wasilla, Alaska, students, who were learning first aid techniques, ran to observe the unexpected landing. Chad Bigelow, first aid instructor of Anchorage, Alaska, had secretly arranged for a cr...
Alaska Camp Meetings Share the Light
The never-setting sun offers Alaskan residents the opportunity to enjoy nearly nonstop camp meetings. Starting June 20–22, church members from the interior towns of Alaska converge annually on Harding Lake about 50 miles southeast of Fairbanks for...
Pathfinder Camporee Features Cool Waters and Warm Hearts
With the ice out of Flat Lake by barely a week, nearly 50 Pathfinders from four clubs gathered at Camp Tukuskoya for Alaska's annual spring camporee Memorial Day weekend. Arriving at Mosquito Point by car and bus from Anchorage, Palmer and Fairban...
Recent Convert Inspires Anchorage Members
On a Friday last September, Donavon Kack, pastor, received a call from Tina Steenmeyer asking where the church was located. She had been listening to 3ABN and wanted to attend. Steenmeyer walked through the doors of the Hillside-O'Malley Church th...
Volunteer Teacher Falls in Love With Alaska
Though being paid nothing, Misty Rowe has been fully responsible for a classroom of kindergarten through second-grade students this past year. She was not even given her own place to live. On top of teaching full-time in the Dillingham Adventist S...