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Statement on OHA Advisory Meeting Regarding Mask Mandate Permanence Official Statements
Statement on OHA Advisory Meeting Regarding Mask Mandate Permanence

December 3, 2021

On December 2, the Oregon Health Authority held a rules advisory committee meeting to discuss a planned permanent indoor mask mandate. Public reporting of this meeting named the Seventh-day Adventist Church as a participant in this advisory committee. Here’s what that means:

Pastor Jana Lee Appointed New Director for Children's & Family MinistryNews
Pastor Jana Lee Appointed New Director for Children's & Family Ministry

November 5, 2021

On October 21, the Oregon Conference Executive Committee elected Pastor Jana Lee as the new director for Children's & Family Ministries.

Children's Ministries Director Shirley Allen Announces RetirementNews
Children's Ministries Director Shirley Allen Announces Retirement

October 28, 2021

Shirley Allen has announced her retirement from a career of advocacy, ministry, and support for children and those who believe in them. She will retire from her position in the Oregon Conference on December 31, 2021.

Executive Committee Votes Personnel Changes for Oregon Conference Office News
Executive Committee Votes Personnel Changes for Oregon Conference Office

October 26, 2021

At its meeting on October 21, the Oregon Conference Executive Committee took the following personnel-related actions:

Samoan Church Celebrates Mortgage BurningNews
Samoan Church Celebrates Mortgage Burning

October 8, 2021

In the small community of White City, Oregon, an Adventist congregation is thriving. The Samoan Seventh-day Adventist Church is committed to lifting up the name of Jesus in their community and preserving the customs, traditions, and language of the Samoan people in their church.