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By Kathy Marson
UCC Names New Associate Superintendent
At the July 2018 meeting of the Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) executive committee, Archie Harris was voted to be the new associate education superintendent. Harris fills the vacancy left by Rochelle Stanton, who moved to Arizona with her husband...
UCC Creates New Multicultural Ministries Department
The Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) executive committee invited Walter Pintos-Schmidt in July 2018 to lead a new department — multicultural ministries. This new department will encompass Hispanic, Slavic, Native American and multiethnic ministries...
Retreat Focuses on 'Triumphant Despite Scars'
“During the weekend of the Hispanic Women's Retreat, 'El Retiro de Damas,' the Lord allowed me to touch the edge of His cloak,” says Angelica Vasquez. Vasquez is one of more than 290 women in attendance at this year’s retreat at Camp MiVoden in Ha...
Teen Pathfinders Offer Helping Hands
In Matt. 25:40, Jesus says, “Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.” This year during spring break, almost 100 teen Pathfinders and their staff put this verse into action as they gave o...
Amen Chapter Opens in Upper Columbia Conference
Health ministry in Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) continues to be influenced by former health director and obstetrician Jay Sloop. His untimely death in Kiev, Ukraine, in May 2013 was a sad time for many in UCC. It was his plan that with every he...
More Than a Painting Dedicated in Upper Columbia Conference Lobby
More than new artwork was dedicated in the Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) office lobby at the past conference executive committee (CEC) on Feb. 22, 2018. Paul Hoover gathered members of the CEC along with office staff in front of a picture of the...
Beginnings of Deary and Troy ACS Centers
The year was 1982, and the place was a little white house behind Deary Church in western Idaho. Etta Ginter, Alice and Leland Reiber, and Mike and Bernita Linderman started what they called “Dorcas.” This community service expanded with an additio...
Camp MiVoden Receives Award of Excellence
Camp MiVoden in Hayden, Idaho, received the Norm Middag Award of Excellence at the recent Association of Adventist Camp Professionals (AACP) meeting held Nov. 28 to Dec. 3, 2017, at Pine Springs Ranch in California.
Upper Columbia Makes Difference in Houston
A few weeks ago, a group of six individuals from Upper Columbia Conference (UCC) flew to Houston, Texas, to help with the relief efforts there. Hurricane Harvey uprooted thousands of families, destroying homes and businesses of all in its path.
Camp MiVoden Holds Staff Reunion
On the weekend of Sept. 21–24, 2017, former Camp MiVoden staff and their families rolled in to Camp MiVoden in Hayden Lake, Idaho, and enjoyed a short version of summer camp. The weekend culminated with a farewell for Bruce Christensen, who is ret...