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Shirley Allen Awarded the Leonard Bierlein Reach the Word for Jesus Award
Dick Duerksen
May 10, 2019

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.

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The Oregon Conference Welcomes Kaleb Eisele
Jonathan Russell
April 19, 2019

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.

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PAA Announces Principal Decision
Communication
April 16, 2019

This week Portland Adventist Academy (PAA) announced that Mechelle Peinado has been named principal of the 109-year-old school.

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NW Schools Awarded Versacare Grants
Communication
April 1, 2019

Fourteen Northwest Adventist schools are among the recipients of nearly $1.2 million in grants from the Versacare Foundation, including $920,000 to 118 primary and secondary schools across the North America Division (NAD).

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Growing Young
Kaleb Eisele
March 21, 2019

"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."

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Hundreds of Bibles Handed Out at the PDX Women’s EXPO
Communication
March 13, 2019

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.

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Give Me 5 Hispanic Ministries Initiative
Jonathan Russell
March 8, 2019

“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.

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Thirteen Teams Participate in Oregon Conference Level Pathfinder Bible Experience
Jonathan Russell
March 8, 2019

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”.

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Oregon Conference Treasurer Brian Gosney Accepts Call to Join GCAS
Communication
March 1, 2019

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).

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VBS Fun Day!
Communication
February 28, 2019

Oregon Conference Children’s Ministries hosted VBS Fun Day to inspire local church leaders to cultivate VBS...