I always think that one of the most amazing stories of obedience is the story of Abraham. He really didn’t know God that well but he trusts him enough to obey when he says to move. He trusts him enough to give his own son. He trusts him to learn what this God of love is about.
If you are seeking a religious exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination, there are four important things to keep in mind.
The North American Division has put together a series of links to offer guidance about vaccines from national and international health organizations, the General Conference, and healthcare experts. The COVID-19 vaccine is highlighted in particular. Also included here are practical articles, NAD statements, and more.
This week the number of open hospital beds in Oregon dropped precipitously as the cases of COVID in the Pacific Northwest increased each day. In response, the state has issued new indoor public space mask mandates for everyone over the age of 5. While there are a couple of exceptions, when swimming, eating, singing performance or public speaking, this rule does apply to all of our Oregon entities; schools, churches, and community service centers.