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Official Statements
Statement on Racial Justice
Communication
May 30, 2020

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.

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Staying Connected in Sweet Home
Tawny Sportsman
May 28, 2020

On Friday, May 8, 2020, six members of the Sweet Home Church arrived at the church fellowship hall where there was a variety of blooming potted flowers, books, cookies, and church directories. The flowers were for Mother’s Day! Those who weren’t mothers got a bag of homemade cookies. There was something for everyone!

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NAD President to Retire July 1; Replacement Process Defined
Communication
May 26, 2020

Daniel R. Jackson and his wife, Donna, have served at the NAD headquarters since his election in June 2010 at the GC Session in Atlanta, Georgia.

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WWU Will Reopen Campus in the Fall
Communication
May 26, 2020

Walla Walla University will welcome students back to its campuses in fall for the 2020-2021 academic school year, prioritizing safety and quality education.

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Oregon Prayer Conference Transitions to New Leadership Team
Communication
May 22, 2020

The Oregon Prayer Conference has a new leadership team.

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Starting the Reopening Process
Communication
May 15, 2020

We can’t wait for the day that every church building is open and again hosting in-person worship services each Sabbath for our faith communities throughout the Northwest! At the same time, the safety of every church member is so important to each of us! How do we keep our members safe while beginning to reopen our gathering places?

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Impact Your Health 2020 Clinics on Hold
Communication
May 1, 2020

"The Impact Your Health Executive Committee has reluctantly decided to place our IYHP 2020 free clinics ON HOLD. We have not given up, but are accepting the wise guidance of many who have counseled us to push the “pause” button. Our next steps will be led by how life in Oregon progresses in the coming months."

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Dan Linrud Shares the First Phase of The Path Forward
Jonathan Russell
May 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many rapid and unexpected changes to our lives. Please take time to watch this video as Dan Linrud shares an important message about how Oregon Conference churches will weather the storm.