Gerizin De Peña, evangelist and pastor, was born in Hijuey, Dominican Republic. His parents — a lay-evangelist couple who traveled preaching the Good News Gospel — had dedicated him to God as an infant to become a gospel preacher. In his earliest years, De Peña was convicted he must become a pastor and evangelist. De Peña [...]
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February 11-12, 2022, the Albany Church in Albany, Oregon, hosted Neil Nedley, founder and medical director of the community-based and residential Nedley Depression and Anxiety Recovery Programs and the creator of the series, Optimize Your Brain. Nedley also serves as president of Weimar University, a higher education college that houses the world-famous NEWSTART program in central [...]
Witnessing too many well-armored Goliaths beating down Davids has taken a toll on my soul. I could try to avoid the news. Unfortunately, denial does not stop the bleeding. It only serves to mask an unjust reality that demands action.
Our family has been watching the news together for the past four weeks. Both of our kids have learned a little about the war in Ukraine at their school. They have both been asking to watch the world news in the evening to see how the people in Ukraine are doing. Of course, they are [...]
Have you ever heard about Bobbie the Wonder Dog? That's what the news reporter called him when they heard about his story. You see, Bobbie accomplished something so amazing, it seems hard to believe. Bobbie's owners, Mr. and Mrs. Brazier, and their daughters, Leona and Nova, took him on a road trip. They traveled [...]
It's already the third school year during the COVID-19 pandemic. It's not been easy. In fact, it has been stressful. Despite the pressure on teachers, parents and students, Skagit Adventist Academy in Burlington, Washington, was able to offer in-person instruction since September 2020. Teachers and staff say they are grateful the 20-21 school year ended without [...]
The phone rang late on New Year’s Eve, relaying the worst news. The Smiths* had not returned from their trip to Kotzebue. Edna and Jose, Arctic Mission workers, sprang into action. As members of the Selawik search and rescue team, they knew that they would be working against the clock. Temperatures would continue to drop [...]
The Montana Herald is the official communication publication of the Montana Conference. We have transitioned to a monthly email newsletter highlighting ministries and stories from churches as well as conference news, departmental updates and even Board of Director updates. You can subscribe by going to montanaadventist.org.
It may surprise you to learn that your mental and physical health are connected in powerful ways. How your body feels can affect how your brain feels — and vice versa. Mental health conditions — particularly depression — can increase your risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. In fact, depression is just [...]
The General Conference plans to stream the Special GC Session on the Adventist News Network website. Here is a link to their live events page: https://gc.adventist.org/live/ As the Special Session starts, the livestream will be available.
Speakers Watch Seminars Here Steve Allred Plenary Speaker Steve Allred, an attorney and ordained minister, served as an academy Bible teacher and church pastor for more than 14 years before taking a hiatus from church employment to practice law.He [...]
NPUC Staff Bio Photo Bio Photo Bio Photo Bio Photo Becky Meharry appreciates the opportunity she has to support teachers and superintendents throughout the North Pacific Union Conference and help make their jobs easier. “My dream would be to [...]
Christ-centered. Hope. Wholeness. Our mission is to reach all people within the North Pacific Union and the world with the distinctive, Christ-centered, Seventh-day Adventist message of hope and wholeness. Churches Schools Members About The North Pacific Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists serves as [...]
Adventist Community Services is the official community outreach ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist church in the North Pacific Union territories which comprises of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. ACS serves the whole person, a concept known as holistic ministry whose mission is to “serve communities in Christ’s name.” Our [...]
Congratulations to the Gleaner as they mark their 115th anniversary of sharing news and information for members of the North Pacific Union Conference! Adventist Health is grateful to be part of this ministry by providing hope and healing to the communities of the Pacific Northwest. In celebration and reflection of this shared purpose, Alex Bryan, Adventist [...]
“Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. Yesterday’s jury verdict in Minneapolis brought a collective exhale of relief among my African American friends. I was on a video conference call as the verdicts were read. I literally felt the tension in the meeting ease following the jury [...]
A lot of us have been able to slow down our busy Pacific Northwest lifestyles this past year due to the pandemic. It’s been a shift in our family, and it’s one I am actually quite thankful for. In this slower paced lifestyle, we’ve had time to eat at the dinner table each night, more [...]
Although COVID-19 has impacted a great deal of life’s activities, Oregon's Albany Adventist Church actively planned to share Jesus Christ with the community. To enrich the lives of the church family, church leaders decide to host han in-person evangelism seminar at the beginning of 2021. Brian and Heidi McMahon were invited to share the good [...]
Churches all around the globe experienced sudden shifts in ministry last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the challenges the Asian/Pacific churches experienced, their pastors and members were led by the Holy Spirit to move forward with sharing the good news of Jesus with their communities and beyond. One such story comes from Greater [...]
For the second time in 10 months, members of the global Seventh-day Adventist Church's executive committee have voted to postpone the quinquennial session of the denomination, originally scheduled for late June 2020, due to challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.