Oregon Conference children’s ministry director, Shirley Allen, has been awarded the first annual “Leonard Bierlein Reach the Word for Jesus” award, by Ultimate Mission.
Over 36,000 people are counted as members in the Oregon Conference territory. That’s 36,000 individuals, called together into a community of faith to fulfill the mission that Jesus has given us. More than 36,000 stories of humans trying to make sense of life and family and faith. Kaleb will help tell their stories.
"At its heart, Growing Young calls us to be intentional and curious, to take Jesus’ message seriously and return to innovative movement that the Seventh-day Adventist church was founded from. As a young Adventist, this is exactly the dedication and interest that makes me feel connected to this church."
Women attending this year’s PDX Women’s Expo received a bit of hope and free Bibles thanks to Oregon Conference (OC) Women’s Ministries.
“What if we were to recapture the idea of evangelism driven by passionate, spirit-filled lay people?” This is the question posed by David Paczka, Oregon Conference director of Hispanic ministries back in 2017. From that question, the Give Me Five Initiative was born.
Thirteen teams of six gathered expectantly, awaiting the start of the 2019 Pathfinder Bible Experience. They’d been ready to “compete” a week earlier, but the event was postponed due to the Willamette valley’s “snowpocalypse”.
On Friday March 1, Brian Gosney announced to the Oregon Conference team that he has accepted a call to become a Senior Auditor for the General Conference Auditing Service (GCAS).