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.
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!
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.
The Oregon Prayer Conference has a new leadership team.
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?
"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."
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.