children's ministries

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Welcome to Children's Ministries

The Oregon Conference Children’s Ministry Department exists to equip, develop and inspire volunteers to lead children and their families to follow Jesus.

Oregon Conference Children's Ministries is here to encourage, support, resource, network and train members from our churches to minister to children in their church and community.

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children's ministries leadership Conference

  • Spanish training day September 28, 2019
  • English training day  September 29, 2019

Both trainings are held at the Holden Convention Center.  19500 Oatfield Rd, Gladstone, OR 97027

Learn from North American Leadership and Presenters along with Oregon Conference Personnel.

Find out more about Spanish training day.  Register

Find out more about English training day. Register

Save the date for Healthy Kids NW November 17, 2019!

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Resources available to help you learn more about leading a successful Sabbath School program at your church.

Learn about Training Certifications


The Adventurer program was created to assist parents in their important responsibilities as their child’s primary teachers and evangelizers.

Learn more about the Adventurer program

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Vacation Bible School

Visit our Oregon Conference resource center to check out items for your VBS or Sabbath School.* There is a $10 resource fee for checking out resources payable by check or invoicing your church. For more information, contact us.

Tips, ideas, resources and community available when you join our VBS Facebook group.

*Resource center loaning is not available July 11 – 29, 2020 due to all resources being utilized for Camp Meeting.

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Sabbath School

Beginner. Ages birth – 2 years old

Kindergarten. Ages 3 – 4 years old.  View craft list to use for 4th Quarter lessons (PDF)

Primary. Ages 5 – 9 years old.  View craft list to use for 4th Quarter lessons (PDF)

Junior. Ages 9 – 12 years old

View the Children's Ministries coordinator job description (PDF)

Sabbath School app

Get the Sabbath School app on iTunes or the Google Play store.

Training Courses

These self-guided courses provide solid, practical and creative preparation for immediate implementation in your local Sabbath School.

Take the Sabbath School Survey

Help us collect information about children's Sabbath School by taking our survey! It is six questions and helps us gather needed info for future Sabbath School Training events.

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Upcoming Events

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Our Team

Contact one of our team members at (503) 850-3500

Shirley Allen


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Wendy Witas

Associate Director

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Gloria Beerman

Assistant Director

Mon. - Wed. 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

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Monica Smith

Administrative Assistant

Tues. & Thurs., 9 am to 2 pm

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