On Tuesday afternoon, August 3, Big Lake Youth Camp was advised by Willamette National Forest Fire Dispatch to begin evacuating campers out of an abundance of caution due to a nearby wildfire.
The Oregon Conference of theSeventh-day Adventist Church joins the chorus of voices to lift up the memory of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and the multitude of other black brothers and sisters whose lives were taken by unjust racially-influenced violence. We join the outcry for justice and raise our voice to stand in support of all our brothers and sisters who continue to live in an oppressive shadow of racially-derived mistrust, fear and abuse by the dominant society.
The letter appealed to the GC administration to follow denominational tithe policy in regard to a recent (2017) extraordinary tithe return by a member of the Oregon Conference.
We celebrate all women and men called to ministry.
The General Conference (GC) administrative committee publicly released a document this week which recommends steps to address church entities not in compliance with the actions of a General Conference Session, the GC Executive Committee, or working policy.