December 2005

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December 01, 2005 | John Kriegelstein
How does a church with a membership of only 85 people build a new church worth $2.75 … read more
December 01, 2005
Gary Andregg accelerated smoothly as he left Townsend, Montana, the low rumble of his … read more
December 01, 2005
Church volunteers use their hands and hearts in service to the Lord. GLEANER photoread more

Did You Know?

December 01, 2005
Charitable Giving The events of 2005 have called for an unprecedented response from … read more

Editorial

December 01, 2005 | Jere Patzer
The story is told of a little guy who was given two quarters before going to church. … read more

Fresh Start

December 01, 2005 | Fresh Start | Karl Haffner
Russian comedian Yakov Smirnoff tells a delightful story about choosing joy over sorrow … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2005 | Julie Lee
The annual Maranatha convention was held Sept. 30–Oct. 1 at the Gladstone Park … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2005 | Steve Vistaunet
Beautiful weather, dynamic presentations and active fellowship characterized the 2005 … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2005 | Jeane Zachary
Recently the board of directors at Gospel Outreach (GO), a faith ministry based in … read more

News

Adventist Health

December 01, 2005
It can strike while you’re doing the dishes or visiting with colleagues. Its … read more

Alaska Conference

December 01, 2005 | John Kriegelstein
Three years ago, JanaBelle Gordon and several of her friends from the North Pole … read more

Alaska Conference

December 01, 2005 | Bobbie Grimstad
After more than 11 years as pastor of the Palmer Church, Neil Biloff and his wife … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2005 | Nicole Batten
It isn’t often that a 14-year-old chooses to spend her free time sharing Jesus with … read more

Idaho Conference

December 01, 2005 | Cathy Law
"I just love shopping at your store!” a teenager exclaimed, who had come into the … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2005 | Virginia Davis
The first Cowboy Camp Meeting was held Aug. 25–27 at Elk Springs Ranch near Florence, … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2005 | Betty Toews
Glacier View Adventist Christian School began the year with 23 students. A kindergarten … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2005 | Korine Rea
I came to Mt. Ellis Academy my freshman year because of my grandma who told me about … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2005 | Sandy Jenkins
The day was warm and bright, and the Havre Church family was looking forward to a … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2005 | Linda Glatts
The deep "bong" of the authentic American Indian drum called to order the beginning of … read more

Montana Conference

December 01, 2005 | Linda Glatts
Montana Christian Women’s Retreat 2005 A Woman’s Walk with God "Do you ever feel like … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2005 | Steve Vistaunet
Beautiful weather, dynamic presentations and active fellowship characterized the 2005 … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2005 | Jeane Zachary
Recently the board of directors at Gospel Outreach (GO), a faith ministry based in … read more

North Pacific Union

December 01, 2005 | Julie Lee
The annual Maranatha convention was held Sept. 30–Oct. 1 at the Gladstone Park … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Jean Gren
Several years ago, Russell Engle had a stroke and became dependent on his wife’s care. … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Elizabeth Fish
At Livingstone Adventist Academy, prayer is very important. Prior to school starting, … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Richard Dower
The Pathfinder club from the Orchards Church in Vancouver, Wash., launched a bold … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Rhonda Reedy
The Columbia Gorge Church began in 1978 when the first Sabbath School and church … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Ed Tillotson
For the ninth consecutive year, students, staff members, and the pastors of the 12 … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Amy Schrader
More than 150 women gathered at Camp Kuratli in Boring, Ore., for the eighth annual … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Patty Hyland
The Cave Junction Church traditionally enjoys outdoor church at the Grayback Forestry … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Julie Segura
Primary and junior Sabbath School class members at Dallas, Ore., studied about the … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Richard Cook
Ten backpackers from the Gladstone Park Church went from Potato Hill North to Cold … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Francine Delmore
Scott Price and Kavitha Nelapudi were baptized on Sabbath, June 25, in the Eugene … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005
Revival at Milo A Challenging Week of Prayer Inspires Commitment Never has a week of … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Amy Schrader
On Sabbath, Sept. 10, Aaron Payne was ordained to the gospel ministry at Meadow Glade … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Larry Popplewell
Delissa Hilaire was going down Martin Luther King Boulevard in Portland when she … read more

Oregon Conference

December 01, 2005 | Amy Schrader
The Oregon Conference children’s ministries and youth departments partnered to present … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Cheri Corder
Upper Columbia Academy (UCA) students had already raised more than $1,700 for Katrina … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Kimberly Johnson
Lewiston’s Christmas Cantata Preparations for this year’s 34th annual Christmas Cantata … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Angela Ford
It was an exciting moment for me to see the children standing up on stage at the … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Kathy Marson
When An-Marie Kromminga first heard about the 777 commitment, she deliberated before … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Carol Nord
They called it “Summer Splash!” One of the newest church plants in the Upper Columbia … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Debbie Christensen
Church members, friends and community members met at the Touchet Church on Sabbath … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Kathy Marson
Doug R. Johnson has recently accepted the invitation of the Upper Columbia Conference … read more

Upper Columbia Conference

December 01, 2005 | Doug Johnson
Nearly 300 people from all over the Northwest traveled to the Spokane Valley Adventist … read more

Walla Walla University

December 01, 2005 | Kristi Spurgeon
A group of Walla Walla College students and faculty found a personal mission and gave … read more

Walla Walla University

December 01, 2005 | Kristi Spurgeon
Get out and help others. That’s the theory behind Walla Walla College’s annual Service … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Sandra Clay
There were many teary eyes as the students from Puget Sound Christian Youth Chorale ( … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Doug Bing
The Washington Conference Executive Committee along with officials from the North … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Rachele Deininger
Serving on God’s S.W.A.T. Team earlier this year, Rachele Deininger, a Bremerton (Wash … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Wilma Bing
What is God’s purpose for each of us? This is a question that Washington Conference … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Melanie Felton
Homeless at Christmas. What could be worse? To be homeless and a child at Christmas. … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Doug Bing
Spanish-speaking members from throughout the Washington Conference converged on the … read more

Washington Conference

December 01, 2005 | Doug Bing
The North Cascade Spanish Church recently invited Ramon Canals, North Pacific Union … read more