March 2012

About this issue:

How does a church reach out beyond its own four walls to effectively touch the community? In the March Gleaner, discover how the Orchards Church in Vancouver, Wash., has sponsored a successful summertime youth-led ministry to area parks for the past seven years. Learn how it could work for your church too.

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  • A Lesson in a Casserole

    The service is almost over and already the smells from the kitchen are drifting through the sanctuary. It is fellowship meal Sabbath, and the thought of having more of Mrs. Brown's famous casserole adds to the growling of your stomach. When you en...
  • Letters

    March 01, 2012
    Still Misses Nature CoverEvery day our mailbox brims with personal bills, business bills, magazines, advertisements. Bills go one place. The ads are easy to dispose of. Then there are the magazines, each with cover picture and design to silently s...
  • Fast

    March 01, 2012
    The hard truth hit in fourth grade. Within my little school, I had heretofore owned the fleetest feet, propelling me to the front of every race. First place was an everyday occurrence. The view from the back of the pack was unfamiliar territory.Th...
  • A Lesson in a Casserole

    The service is almost over and already the smells from the kitchen are drifting through the sanctuary. It is fellowship meal Sabbath, and the thought of having more of Mrs. Brown's famous casserole adds to the growling of your stomach. When you en...
  • News and Notes

    March 01, 2012
    McVay Announces Return to TeachingJohn McVay, Walla Walla University (WWU) president, plans to resign effective July 1 so he can return to the classroom."It has been an honor to serve as president of Walla Walla University," he says. "The work has...
  • Sidebar In Their Own Words

    March 01, 2012
    Transcribed from a conversation with Melvin West and Loren Dickinson and recorded by Gordon Wildman.Mel West remembers ..."We chose a theme song. The theme song was an instant success [and] people very early on grabbed on to that song. I've heard ...
  • Letters

    March 01, 2012
    Still Misses Nature CoverEvery day our mailbox brims with personal bills, business bills, magazines, advertisements. Bills go one place. The ads are easy to dispose of. Then there are the magazines, each with cover picture and design to silently s...
  • News and Notes

    March 01, 2012
    McVay Announces Return to TeachingJohn McVay, Walla Walla University (WWU) president, plans to resign effective July 1 so he can return to the classroom."It has been an honor to serve as president of Walla Walla University," he says. "The work has...
  • Fast

    March 01, 2012
    The hard truth hit in fourth grade. Within my little school, I had heretofore owned the fleetest feet, propelling me to the front of every race. First place was an everyday occurrence. The view from the back of the pack was unfamiliar territory.Th...
  • Sidebar In Their Own Words

    March 01, 2012
    Transcribed from a conversation with Melvin West and Loren Dickinson and recorded by Gordon Wildman.Mel West remembers ..."We chose a theme song. The theme song was an instant success [and] people very early on grabbed on to that song. I've heard ...

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