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September 10, 2020

Oregon Conference Hosts Evacuees

With countless fires ranging around the Northwest and Oregon, the Oregon Conference has opened up their Gladstone Park campground to evacuees in RVs. Let's continue to keep each other in prayer during these trying times.

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Auburn City Church Feeds a Need

Auburn City Church's parking lot is one of the designated COVID-19 test sites for King County. Cars typically start lining up at 6:30 a.m. and capacity is often reached by 10 a.m. Some people end up waiting three or four hours. The tests are free for those without insurance. Along with the COVID-19 test site is the church's drive-through food bank. Watch the video below.


Auburn City Church Feeds a Need

Watch this video showing the outreach the Auburn City Church is providing to the community. Providing free food and COVID-19 testing. Click to watch this video.

Adventist Health Releases Mission-Focused App

The Adventist Health mission calls each employee to stay connected and to help transform the whole community. To increase this connectedness, Adventist Health released the Simply Mission app earlier this year. The app offers features to lift, inspire and raise the hope each day to both Adventist Health associates and church members across the North American Division.

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From Poker Player to Pastor

Read about the transformational journey of one Northwest member from partying and gambling to a Northwest pastor.


5 Steps to Becoming a Digital Evangelist

Only 20% of Americans regularly attend church, and only two in 10 millennials consider regular church attendance important. The church no longer has the option of embracing change or leaving it to the next generation. The time is now; otherwise, we will become irrelevant. Change is never easy, but anything is possible with the Lord.

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Strong Relationships Add to Resilient Faith in Young Adults

How can the church respond to increase dropout rate of young people and offer strong, lasting relationships to young people in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis? Here are some suggestions how churches and parents can come alongside young people to support and encourage them in their spiritual walk through strong connections.


Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week
Opal Creek, Opal Creek Wilderness, Oregon Credit: Lincoln Weaver
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The Hardest Climb

"Like many of you, my personal world has been very challenging this year. COVID-19 has affected our family, causing intense emotional pain. The pain has driven me to my knees. The pandemic and the shift away from face-to-face ministry have given me pause to consider the ways I love and relate to other people." Continue reading John Freedman's editorial.

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Live With Jesus to Love Like Jesus

We say we are Christians, but do we act like we walk with Jesus? Do we become exasperated, shouting and creating chaos? Or do we stay calm, be peaceful and work to create places of refuge? How do we love like Jesus?

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