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Education Day

Thursday, July 18  |  All day event

Our 32 schools and 17 preschools are on the front line of mission, charing the love of Jesus every day with our students and our communities. Stop by the Education Tent to learn about our schools, inquire about scholarships, or participate in our 5th Annual Scavenger Hunt (more information in the Gazette). You won't want to miss Thursday evening in the main tent, as students, teachers and principals share what God has been doing for His kids.

Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, July 18  |  Start at the Education Tent

‘Tis the season for sunshine, friends, allergies, adventure, and snow cones! The Education department’s 5th annual Scavenger Hunt is taking place on Thursday, July 18, from 11:30am ‘till 1:30pm, and again from 4:40pm to 7:00pm. Come by the Education Tent (below Hilltop Bathroom) to pick up instructions. Grab a camera, because this is going to be fun!

K-12 Scholarship Fund

Thursday, July 18  |  At the evening meeting in the Plaza Pavilion

We have an opportunity to make a huge difference in the lives of students! We have received a “double match”! For every donation to the K-12 Scholarship Fund that comes in before, during, and for the month after camp meeting this year we have a supportive church member who will “double match” your donation up to $50,000! This will help students attend your local Adventist school and learn about Jesus every day. Remember, for every $1 dollar that you give, $2 additional dollars will be added up to $50,000! Let’s make sure to reach our goal and we can help our precious young people get to know their best friend Jesus. Thank you for believing in our young people and for your ongoing support. The offering this evening of camp meeting will go towards this scholarship fund, or you can give online at www.OregonAdventist.org. Just look for “Donate” in the top right corner, and choose “K-12 Scholarships.”

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, July 18  |  10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Friday, July 19  |  10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Registration takes place in the Holden Convention Center lobby and the Blood Mobile is in front of the Snack Shack.

You can help save a life! Sign up Tuesday and Wednesday at the Red Cross table in the Holden Center Lobby from 9:00am-8:00pm! Due to the popularity of this event, our Red Cross Blood Drive is scheduled for two days—using two blood mobiles—on Thursday and Friday. Donors must be 16 years old with signed Red Cross parental consent form. Save time by pre-scheduling an appointment online at: www.redcrossblood.org, sponsor code: SDAconference, or call 1-800-red-cross.

Fun Run/Walk 2019

Friday, July 19  |  7:30 am start time
Meet at the InfoCenter

All ages are welcome to participate in the annual Gladstone Camp Meeting 5K Fun Run/Walk (3.1 miles)! We encourage you to avoid long lines on Friday morning by pre-registering online before 12:00noon on Thursday, July 18 at http://bit.ly/ORFunRun2019 or at the InfoCenter in the Plaza until Thursday evening. Friday morning registrants please arrive by 7:00am. Signed waivers are required for all participants. Minors must have a waiver signed by a parent! A limited number of t-shirts will be available for purchase. If you pre-ordered a t-shirt, please pick it up at the InfoCenter by Thursday; the starting line is under the large banner near the InfoCenter. The run/walk begins at 7:30am and ends by 9:00am. Enjoy the beauty of nature throughout the grounds, get acquainted with new friends! This free event is sponsored by your Oregon Conference Health Ministries Department.

Big Lake Youth Camp at Camp Meeting

Sabbath, July 20  |  1:30 – 2:30 pm
Earliteen Pavilion

All Big Lake staff, former staff, volunteers, families and supporters – you are invited for dessert at the Earliteen Pavilion. Come enjoy a meet and greet with the 2019 summer staff and hear what's happening at camp this summer from Pastor Les Zollbrecht, camp director.

Veterans Recognition

Sabbath, July 20  |  3 – 4 pm
Terrace Green – adjacent to the Education Tent

ATTENTION VETERANS: – Receive your new commemorative coin by joining retired Army chaplain Del Griebel and his wife, Terrie, at the Oregon Conference Office, in the upstairs boardroom on Sabbath afternoon to honor veterans and their families with some cool drinks and refreshments, and of course, fellowship with other veterans and their families.

Adventist Single Adult Ministries Potluck

Sabbath, July 20  |  Following the church service
Zull Hall

Bring your food and a smile! If you didn’t come with food, please join us anyway. Plates, cups, napkins, and plasticware will be provided.

Gladstone Homecoming Concert

Sabbath, July 20  |  3 – 5 pm
Plaza Pavilion

On Sabbath afternoon, the Plaza Pavilion will host a Gladstone Homecoming Concert from 3 – 4 pm and special guest Larry Ford of the Gaither Music Homecoming series from 4 – 5 pm.


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Be a Good Neighbor

If you are parking in the Gladstone Community, please do not park in such a way that will block driveways or access roads. Gladstone welcomes us each year as we double their population, so please help us make the impact on the City of Gladstone a positive one!

Animals & Pets

Animals and pets are NOT allowed at camp meetings with the exception of certified assistance animals. Comfort, therapy and emotional support animals DO NOT meet the definition of an assistance animal under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn more

Lost & Found

Lost and found items can be turned in at the InfoCenter. Items not claimed by 11 am on Sunday are taken to the Oregon Conference headquarters and held for three (3) months, before being donated to PACS.

Gladstone Gazette

The Gladstone Gazette can be found in the Gazette distribution boxes around campus each morning starting on Tuesday during general camp meeting.