planned giving
& trust services

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Estate planning is an essential part of both financial and retirement planning.
Tim Peterson
Director, Planned Giving
& Trust Services
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estate and gift planning

Estate planning is an essential part of both financial and retirement planning. Planned Giving and Trust Services is a unique mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. We provide useful estate, and gift planning information. For example: everyone should have an Advance Directive; most people should have a will; and some would do well to consider having a trust.

Our planned giving consultants are happy to provide information, discuss options and answer questions regarding your specific situation. And we can often see that appropriate documents—wills, trusts, advance directives, etc.—are prepared for you by a qualified attorney. Our services generally are free to those who desire to include the church in their planning.

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Services we offer include:
  • Durable powers of attorney
  • Guaranteed lifetime income — charitable gift annuities
  • A new estate plan, a will, living trust or update an existing plan
  • Create an advance directive

Territory Map

Our trust officers have various counties they cover shown in the map at right. You can also use the map to get directions from your home to the Oregon Conference headquarters if you have an appointment at the office. Download a territory map (PDF)

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Red counties — Ted Perry

Yellow counties — Andre Scalfani

Green counties — Glen Gessele

Blue counties — Tim Peterson

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Our Team

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

Tim Peterson


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Glen Gessele

Associate Director

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Ted Perry

Associate Director

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Kody Hendrickson

Association Treasurer

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Andre Scalfani

Associate Director

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Ivalee Clark

Administrative Assistant

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Sylvia Peterson

Accounting Clerk

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Nancy Rader

Administrative Assistant

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