Welcome to Communication

The Communication department tells the stories of the Oregon Conference, seeking to connect our members, churches and conference leaders to each other and to our collective mission. We serve the conference office team, the local churches and the public in various ways.

How We Can Help

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Training Seminars

We provide training to churches in many aspects of church media. Recently, we’ve provided audio engineer training. In the works: Video production and live streaming. Need training for your volunteers? Let us know.

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Video Production

We love to tell the stories of our churches through video. We’ve been known to recap events, record interviews, and produce video packages for events. Need help with a video production? Let us know!

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Live Event Production

The biggest event we produce is Gladstone Camp Meeting each summer. We make sure that all of the technical details are cared for so that attendees (in person and online) can completely focus in on the message. We’ve been known to produce and live stream other events throughout the year.

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Church Consulting

Communication is hard. We can help churches and schools think through their communication strategy to improve the connection with their people. We love coming up with solutions to communication problems. Contact us!

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Graphic Design and Layout

We work on projects as simple as a single poster, or as complex as branding and visual design for an entire event. The goal: to amplify the values and goals of our clients through our visual approach.

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Conference News and Perspective

We capture the stories of people, churches and schools throughout our conference, publishing them on our website, in Connections or in the Gleaner. Have a story idea for us? Submit your story here.

Submit an announcement!

Our churches and schools can promote their events here on the Oregon Conference site.

Submit announcement

Submit a story!

Stories are potentially used on our website, in Connections or the Gleaner.

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resources and info for

media relations

The Oregon Conference of Seventh-day Adventists communication  department is available to answer news media questions.

When church organizations seek to tell their stories in the broader community, we help connect them to the media resources that are interested.

When church organizations find themselves at the center of media attention, we provide assistance in managing media demands and communicating the right message.

About the Oregon Conference

The Oregon Conference of Seventh-day Adventists represents over 130 churches and 32 K – 12 schools in Oregon and southwest Washington. The conference headquarters, located in Gladstone, Oregon serves its constituency by providing ministry and logistical support to pastors, teachers and over 36,000 members. The Oregon Conference is part of the world-wide Seventh-day Adventist Church which has a ministry presence in 217 nations and includes over 20 million members.

Media Inquiries

Juan Pacheco
Oregon Conference Spokesperson
(503) 850-3525

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Our Team

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

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Juan Miguel Pacheco

Assistant to the President for Multimedia Communication
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  • Media relations
  • Church consulting
  • Video production
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Krissy Barber

Associate Director
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  • Graphic design and layout
  • Event graphics
  • Newsletter and print editing
  • Office coordination
  • Customer relations
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Mitchell Kessler

Assistant Director/Project Coordinator
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  • Video projects coordination
  • Graphic design
  • Video production and editing
  • Live-streaming consulting
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Kaleb Eisele

Digital Content Specialist
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  • Social Media
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Photography
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Desiree Rinza

Administrative Assistant
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  • Customer Relations
  • Announcements
  • Project Management
  • Scheduling