“These past several months have been extremely stressful for pastors and church leaders as we’ve tried to navigate a pandemic situation for which none of us have ever prepared. With the addition of Elder Rick Jordan to our Ministerial team, we will be able to provide more support to our pastoral staff as we negotiate the steps toward reopening our churches and re-engaging our communities."
In the face of growing violence against the Asian-American community, the Adventist Church in North America (NAD) calls on members to stand up and support their Asian-American friends and neighbors.
Coming together for camp meeting is the highlight of our year, a special opportunity to experience common faith and enjoy the fellowship of believers. Since pandemic restrictions do not allow us to meet together at the Gladstone campgrounds, this year’s event will be a new way of meeting – programming that allows us to gather both online and in person.
It’s All About Jesus! The mission of Oregon Conference churches and schools is to focus on Jesus in all things, knowing, loving, and serving Jesus and others as we share Jesus with the world. Sometimes, that feels challenging. Yet our communities need the peace that Jesus brings even more today than ever as we address the COVID-19 pandemic together.
That’s why the Oregon Conference is committed to cooperating with the guidelines of local health authorities and government agencies to promote the public health and wellness of our communities. We are especially concerned for those who are most at risk for severe complications of COVID-19.
Thanksgiving weekend, November 28, the Coos Bay Adventist Church suffered a fire in the church's community service building. Now the community is coming together to restock and help the church begin again.
In the inclusive spirit of Jesus’ ministry, the Oregon Conference Executive Committee marked its commitment to racial diversity through three significant historic actions during their committee meeting via Zoom on Thursday, December 3, 2020.