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The Tale of Betty the Visiting Chicken
Dick Duerksen
April 8, 2021

The small quiet town of Boring, Oregon, near the base of Mt. Hood, is home to DeVere and Cynthia Crawford who have been adopted by Betty the Chicken.

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"Forgive our debts..." What about ourselves?
Sara Withers
April 8, 2021

“Do what you say you are going to do.” This is a motto living in my mind every day. I’m realizing more and more that if I make plans to do something, even if those plans were just made in my mind and not said out loud, I feel obligated to follow through. If I don’t follow through I think of myself as “not good," a failure.

Announcements
Oregon Conference Connect Annual Town Halls
Communication
April 7, 2021

April 5, 6, 12, 14, 27, 2021

Various locations
News
Spectrum Editor Bonnie Dwyer To Retire
Communication
April 6, 2021

Bonnie Dwyer, editor of Spectrum magazine and executive director of Adventist Forum, has announced that she will retire at the end of 2021. Bonnie has served as editor of Spectrum for 23 years.

Announcements
WWU is Currently Hiring
Communication
April 2, 2021

Positions Open Now

Walla Walla University | Walla Walla, Wash.
Features
Postcards from Marcia
Dick Duerksen
April 2, 2021

The poems began in 2003 when God gave Marcia the idea of writing a short poem, putting it on a postcard, and then mailing the postcards to each of the church members who were housebound and unable to attend church in person. “Even if I couldn’t visit everyone,” Marcia thought, “at least they would all have a note of encouragement.”

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Big Lake Lodge – Memories of The Old, Update on The New
Gary McLain
March 25, 2021

This past week I got to visit Big Lake Youth Camp. The old lodge made some good memories for thousands of us through the years, but it was so good to see the progress of the new lodge being built. Ross von Pohle, facility manager at Big Lake, gave me a tour.

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North American Division Leaders Call for Support of Asian-American Communities
Communication
March 18, 2021

In the face of growing violence against the Asian-American community, the Adventist Church in North America (NAD) calls on members to stand up and support their Asian-American friends and neighbors.