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OCTOBER 6. 1980 GLEANER ^%Wl NORTH PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE mentioned? I find it incredible that an article LETTERS Letters are welcomed for publication. The former member of the same church. Let me say now that I do not believe that the major- ity of Seventh-day Adventists would agree with the statements Mr. Martsch made con- in a Christian paper talking about a Christian education totally omits Christ. I'm disap- pointed. Sharon Zumwalt editor reserves the right to reject letters and cerning Ellen White, or her writings. where necessary, to edit for continuity and My main objection to the above- Walla Walla, Wash. space requirements. Letters must be signed mentioned letter is the statement that "to and should not be over 250 words in length accept the writings of Mrs. E. G. White is to We don't feel every article in the except, where, in the editor's discretion, more accept the Bible, while to reject them is to GLEANER has to mention God or His Son space is available. Address letters to Editor, reject the Bible." ( Testimonies. Vol. 5, p. 98) Jesus Christ. Perhaps it might be better if they Box 16677, Portland, OR 97216. I strongly disagree with Martsch's state- did. There are, however, three references, ment because he is saying that all those who "Christian teachers," "Christian educa- do not accept her writings will not, or do not, tion," "Christian school." We feel this aspect accept the Holy Bible. Nothing could be has not been neglected. I just received my Sept. 1 issue. I was further from the truth! He goes on further to reading the letters and Ted Martsch's letter say that before Christ comes, everyone in the really had my attention. It also made me world will decide his or her destiny by how Thank you so much for your support in our think and I discovered that the last part "be- they accept these messages (of E. G. White) recent visit to the States, for the homes fore Christ comes everyone in the world will which God has given in these last days opened, hearts opened, and pocketbooks, decide his or her destiny by how they accept through the writings of Mrs. E. G. White. too. Special thanks to Elder Aufderhar in these messages which God has given in these According to Mr. Martsch, no one will arranging for our slides program at our AAA last days through the writings of E. G. make it to heaven unless they accept the Camp Meeting. Many thanks, also, to those White" is prophesying. writings of Mrs. E. G. White as equal to, or of you who are helping the School of the We must ever remember "to the law and to superior to, the Holy Bible. Also it would Plains on a regular basis and those whose the testimony: if they speak not according to appear that according to him the Seventh- hearts are here with us. this word, . . . there is no light in them." day Adventists are the only ones who will Thank you. Elder Mel Rees, for your We as individuals must study what the make it to heaven! I strongly disagree with ministry at camp meeting, for your dedica- prophets of this day in our churches are say- such radicalism. See what Jesus had to say to tion to missions, for your hospitality and ing. John concerning those who were casting out your generosity. I always appreciate my mind's being devils in the name of Jesus, but who were not Thank you, GLEANER, for giving us drawn back to what the scriptures say. We of their group. (Mark 9:38-39; see also Luke space to express thanks from our students must ever be watchful of blind trust in some- 9:49-50) Need I say more? and faculty alike. one else's study of God's word. There is a Your brother in Christ Jesus, and a We are not yet out of the woods, but the message for each one of us by the power of member of the Open Bible Church. Thank Lord knows our needs. the Holy Spirit. you. Charlie Klinke Surely, our Father will not let us down. Leonard E. Davis Correo Aereo 2156 With a desire for truth and a prayerful study Medford, Ore. Villavecencio Meta of God's word, by the power of the Holy Colombia, South America Spirit, we will know what is truth. Kathy Joyner The letter from Mr. Martsch led me to do Gresham, Ore. some investigation. His quotation from Tes- timonies, vol. 5, p. 98, is quite incorrect. It speaks of accepting the testimonies of Jesus; FROM THE EDITOR I wish to take exception to a letter which are the testimonies of Jesus limited solely to During October, when the fall colors appeared in the Sept. 1 GLEANER. The let- the writings of Mrs. White, or is she the only ter in question was signed by Ted Martsch. are at their brilliant best, many Advent- source of the Spirit of Prophecy as his quote My wife is a member of the Medford from Testimonies, vol. 8, p. 298, would ap- ists travel the New England states Seventh-day Adventist Church, and I am a pear? Read on in the paragraph he quoted where the beginnings of the denomina- from and it states, "God has spoken to us tion can still be noted. through His word. ..." 1 fear many of us as a A favorite visiting place is the white people have forgotten the purpose of Mrs. White and her instructions to us about the frame church in the township of Wash- use of her writings. ington, N.H. This church is considered I NORTH PACIFIC UNION CONFERENCE "The testimonies of Sister White should the birthplace of the first Sabbathkeep- (USPS 394-560) not be carried to the front. God's Word is the ing Adventist congregation. unerring standard. The testimonies are not to Address all correspondence to: take the place of the Word. . . . Let all prove Located adjacent to the church is a GLEANER. their positions from the Scriptures and sub- cemetery where many of the early Ad- North Pacific Union Conference stantiate every point they claim as truth from ventist pioneers are buried. P.O. Box 16677. Portland. OR 97216 the revealed Word of God." (Evangelism, p. Carrol! Farnsworth, who lives in (503)255-7300 256.) She is not to be a sign of ourallegiance with Walla Walla, sent us a picture of the October 6, 1980 Vol. 75, Number 19 God; in fact. "The Bible, and the Bible alone, cemetery where many of his relatives Editor. Morten Juberg is to be our creed, the sole bond of union, are buried. His grandfather Cyrus was Assistant Editor. Ed Schwisow . . ." (Selected Messages, vol. 1, p. 416.) 21 years of age in 1844 and three years Published by the North Pacific Union I fear by misquotations such as in this last Conference of Seventh-day Adventists letter we are apt to use Mrs. White as a snare later married Delight Oakes, daughter for many, to lead us away from God, not as of Rachel Oakes Preston, who brought Please Note—Every reasonable effort is made to screen both editorial and adver- the light that points to Him that she is. the Sabbath knowledge to the early be- tising materials and to avoid error in this One reference that was used is relevant, lievers. publication. But the North Pacific Union now, as never before—God gives us a choice to learn present truth. If we reject it, it will be Farnsworth writes that he was born in Conference GLEANER does not accept 1884 and joined the Washington Church responsibility for categorical or typo- our fault if we are lost in the time of trouble. graphical errors, nor for advertisers" (Selected Messages, vol. 1, p. 40.) in 1902, where he still retains his mem- Claims. Lilho U.S.A. CP29764 Mrs. Kathy Cox bership. Gresham, Ore. Second-class postage paid at College Place. Washington. Published semi- monthly at Color Press. Subscription. $6 I am writing concerning the article " It Can per year. Be Done! WWC Student Proves Christian A reader writes asking where edible Education Is Obtainable" in the Aug. 18 soybeans can be purchased. If you have POSTMASTERS: Send form 3579 to issue of GLEANER. Cheng's achievements North Pacific Union GLEANER, P.O. Box are certainly praiseworthy. And it can be any information, contact Henry Na- 397, College Place. Washington 99324. appreciated that he acknowledged the others tions, 1437 NE. D St., Grants Pass, OR who helped him. However, where is God 97526. GLEANER October 6. 1980 page 2 1,000 Lay Bible Ministers for Christ and His Church By Richard D. Fearing President, North Pacific Union Conference The world meets infinity in the matter whether you use an open Bi- What would it be like if 1,000 Lay human soul. There is nothing more ble, the new 20th Century Bible les- Bible Ministers in the North Pacific appropriate than to work with minds sons, the Dukane Encounter ma- Union Conference would win four — to change minds that were im- chine, the New Life-Spirit television souls to Christ and His church each mersed in worldly aspirations and series, or other proven or unproven year? turn them in favor of Christ and His series of instruction. If a person en- I think I know. Our present church eternal kingdom. There is an almost structures would soon be packed. irresistible call to find one's true New churches and companies would spiritual self by giving one's mind to come into existence even more study and exposure to others who rapidly than now. Pastors, are seeking (consciously or uncon- evangelists, Bible instructors and sciously) for a new pathway in life. Richard D. Fearing interns would have their hands full In the next few months, each con- "binding off' interested people. The ference in the North Pacific Union church would still have problems but Conference will be structuring and they would seem rather insignificant. increasing programs that will assist Satan would be very angry for the intelligent, balanced and dedicated last thing he wants is a STRONG lay individuals in becoming Lay Bible joys being with people and is not movement among God's remnant Ministers. The Lord is calling by His afraid to make some mistakes on the people. Spirit those who would "live, eat, way to victory for Christ, there will If there is a desire in your heart to sleep and breathe" soul-winning en- open a field of ministry that will be so be a Lay Bible Minister and you are deavors — those who will find un- fascinating and rewarding as to sur- willing to pay the price of study, re- usual pleasure in presenting the plan pass all other callings. hearsal, defeat, observation and per- of Christ to many in the Pacific Someday there will be a strong lay severance, please join your Confer- Northwest. movement that will move mightily ence LBM training program. Your The basic idea is to find a method across North America impelled and life-style will change but you will that suits your personality and to empowered by the Holy Spirit. This grow as a practicing Christian as you develop those traits of witnessing movement will dovetail with and "give away" your faith in Him and that will reach and win men and complement the work now going on tell others what Jesus has done for women for Christ. It doesn't really in our churches and institutions. you! "Mom, I love you." Deserted Mother I shouldn't feel lost; I've had eight * aaf p=s I've looked at the photo album, years of their lives to myself. Even walked through the house a half though I was tempted now and then dozen times, seeking something that to get a job because of finances or won't be here anymore — the pres- boredom, for me it has been the right Horttn JBbcrtt. P.O. t ence of children day in and day out. choice to stay home with Shad and My daughter Syann left me today Syann. When I go out looking for a for a new and exciting life as a job, my resume will look very bare, schoolgirl. Her brother Shad left for but my heart will be filled with school last year. That was easier to memories. I thank God for giving me handle for I still had Syann attached my two memory makers. to my apron strings. Today is a day I I'm going to meander on outside knew would come. No more little girl and maybe mow the yard. It might be to say "Mom, when's lunch?" lunch time when I'm finished. "When's Shad coming home?" "I'm Susan Skinner bored. Let's go somewhere." Sedro Woolley, Wash. About the Cover The setting for the tranquil scene on the GLEANER cover is in the Tumwater *rr"'iTcn-J""uh« _____^T\ Canyon, east of Stevens Pass in central Washington. Photographer Ken Stewart, Kirkland, Wash., writes that it was taken in the middle of October, late evening. Stewart, a native Washingtonian, is a graduate of Walla Walla College and is vice president and manager of a polyester coating firm. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page Ten-Year Tradition: present group, came to Woodland in 1907 looking for a farm to buy. "This is the place I've seen in my Cedar Creek, Woodland Members dreams," he said, when he purchased the property on which the camp meeting is now held. Hold Annual Camp Meeting Evangelistic meetings in 1916 were the means of bringing Adventist beliefs to the area, and Levi Swanberg was By Marten Juberg among those baptized. At first, church services were held in members' homes, Towering cedar trees form the walls. but later they built a church on the knoll Between the branches, worshipers look where the present sanctuary stands. upward and catch glimpses of the blue The new church was dedicated in 1960. sky, the ceiling for the cedar cathedral. When Levi Swanberg died, his prop- Appropriately enough, looking erty was divided among his children. through imaginary picture windows, His legacy lives on as worshipers enjoy one gazes on the peacefully flowing the wooded setting that he loved so Cedar Creek. This is the site for the much. annual Woodland-Cedar Creek camp meeting, held annually in this sylvan setting for the past decade. Cedar Creek member Bob Swanberg Dr. Richard Hammill, a retired General Con- makes the location available for the ference vice-president, was the Sabbath speaker for the camp meeting. camp meeting, one of a half dozen simi- lar, relatively unnoticed sessions which He has a weekly Bible class in his are held throughout the Northwest. home, made up mostly of university The tranquil park area in southwest- students who don't have much knowl- ern Washington attracted more than 400 edge of the Scriptures. visitors on a recent weekend. Oregon Dr. Richard Hammill, recently re- Conference Secretary Rankin Wentland tired General Conference vice presi- opened the Friday night service with a dent, spoke during the morning worship slide presentation on his recent services, as well as at a Sabbath after- Vietnam-Cambodia trip. noon program. Dr. Hammill now makes Visitors received another first-hand his home near Olympia, Wash. report on Sabbath from Lenny and Ann A music program utilizing area talent Pastor Michael Petricko baptized six young Atkins, who told about their experi- filled in the early Sabbath afternoon people as a climax to the camp meeting. ences in Nairobi, Kenya. They serve as hours, while the entire camp meeting house parents for Maxwell Adventist was climaxed with a baptism of six Academy and he pastors the 1,000- young people by the Woodland-Cedar member church in Nairobi. Creek pastor, Michael Petricko. Speaking of the hunger for knowledge Mrs. Elaine Swanberg, a Cedar Creek in Africa, Atkins said, "It's a pleasure member, provided the visitors with a to pass out literature because people are glimpse of the history of Adventists in eager to get material to read." the area. Levi Swanberg, father of the Marten Juberg is editor of the GLEANER. A glimpse of mission life in Kenya was pro- vided by Lenny and Ann Atkins. The Cedar Creek-Woodland camp meeting was held on the property of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Swanberg. Behind them is the peaceful stream, Cedar Creek, for which the area is With a backdrop of tall cedar trees, visitors to the named. The Swanbergs are wearing leis given Cedar Creek-Woodland camp meeting enjoyed to them by their granddaughters who just re- Sabbath services out of doors. turned from a visit to Hawaii. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 4 began to pound loudly as she walked toward me. I was still holding my breath "Through the Eyes of a Child' and that wouldn't last much longer. "As the lady, a Mrs. Reid, began to talk about the skunk, my heart slowed By Linda McCabe down and I could hear her say it was a pet and it wouldn't smell up the room or "I was kinda scared to go to Vacation "We learned a song about praying. It me. Whew! Out came my breath. I Bible School 'cause the church looked says we can pray morning, noon and could breathe again! so big and I didn't know anyone. But my night and God will hear and answer us. "During the two weeks at VBS, we Mom said I should go 'cause it was sup- This was new to me 'cause we don't were also visited by a ferrett, a boa con- posed to be fun. I had my doubts, having pray at my house. It's a nice feeling, strictor, a talking bird, a tarantula, an never been before. though. My Mom and Dad don't listen alligator and a duck. I learned God made "Come Monday morning I got up and to me much so now I can tell everything all of these and they used to be friendly got ready.. . very slowly. My Mom kept to God. to people all the time. hurrying me 'cause some lady I didn't "We learned the pledges, some more "I liked craft time. I made a recipe even know was coming to pick me up new fun songs, sang some old songs and holder for Mom, wind chimes out of and that didn't make me too happy. heard stories about God's creation. Do ceramics to put on the patio, a potholder When she came, she already had a car- you know it took God only seven days? and a seahorse out of different shapes of load of strange kids. They were bounc- "Then we marched back downstairs macaroni. ing up and down and yelling at each to our room. Upstairs they told us if we "Then we got to go out on the front other. But I get carsick so I sat very came six days to VBS we would get a lawn and have a glass ofjuice. The apple , quiet. Besides, I was still scared. book of 20 stories called, What was my favorite. It made me feel so "We parked near the church and Stopped the Music? Now that I know good, except when I spillsd it in my went in through a big doorway. All at shoe. once I found myself talking with a smil- "Then it was time for the goodbye ing, kind-looking lady. (I figured if they prayer. The teacher asked God to watch smiled they must be nice.) She asked me over us until we came back. That made my name, address, phone number and me feel good inside. We were given let- some other things that were put on a ters for our Moms and Dads. Teacher small white card. Then she put a name said it wasn't fair for Mom and Dad not tag on me so everyone would know my to have a Vacation Bible School so they name. were going to get a "Home VBS "In another room, I was introduced Course." I took home a package of to my teacher and other children. I'm Bible studies for them. If my Mom and not so scared anymore. My room has Dad finished them by my graduation trees and grass and flowers — kinda' night they'd get to graduate, too. There like being in a park. Some trees even were only six lessons, so it wouldn't be have fruit on them. so hard. "A lady with pretty red hair came by "The days went too fast. Soon it was and asked the teacher to get us ready. my graduation night. I was so proud as (For what, I didn't know. So I kept my we marched in and took our places, in eyes and ears open!) There were lots of front of all the parents. I carried a flag. nice teachers who came to line us up. After all, what's there to be scared of? This seemed to be a busy job. Someone We led our families in saying the pledges was always getting out of line and we and then Pastor Ray Erwin gave our kids were busy being happy. I found out theme talk. Listening to his talk gave we were going upstairs for what they our parents an idea of what we had been called General Assembly. this, I'm gonna come every day and put the sticker by my name. I like that. learning these two weeks. "As quietly as we could we marched "Each room had a special part in the "We each got our own workbook to upstairs to a big room. They called it the program. Some sang songs and recited write and color in each day after our San-chew-airy. They played 'Onward, stories about God. If it was too hard to poems. Others recited the Ten Com- Christian Soldiers' and I thought, 'Hey, do, our teachers helped us. Then we mandments from memory. I know that song!' went back to our special chairs. This "The littlest children came in with "We found ourselves sitting on long was exciting 'caase our teacher would sunbeam masks and singing about being benches where our legs could swing back always say, 'Turn around and look on God's Sunbeams. and forth. Some of the kids were really the back of your chair.' If we had a boy "Next year, I'm going to come again brave. They carried flags and said sticker, we would get a balloon. If we and bring my friends. I'm going to tell pledges in front of everyone and seemed had a bird sticker, we would get a pen- them there's nothing to be scared of." to like doing it. I might try that on cil. Each day the prizes changed. Every another day, but for now I'm happy kid got a prize. where I am. "One day I was sitting quietly in my Linda McCabe was the director of the chair listening to the teacher when the Klamath Falls VBS. door opened. In walked a lady with a skunk! My first thought was to hold my nose and get out fast, but the skunk was at the only door to the room! My heart GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 5 enrollment of 25! Also, she found one The Dalles Members Hold Their more young mother interested in taking the Five-Day Plan that Pastor and Mrs. Letcher and Dr. Paul Lim were con- VBS up the River, 30 Miles Away ducting. Even the prejudice of the janitor was overcome and he allowed his own chil- By Winona Letcher dren to attend. Several times he en- gaged in a serious Bible discussion with Members of The Dalles, Ore., Church problem solved, it was full steam ahead. Pastor Letcher. parted with tradition this year and held The VBS leader, Joan Bunch, wanted By the end of the second week, en- their Vacation Bible School at Rufus — to go to Rufus early to get the rooms rollment had grown to 42. The night of a small town of 300 population 30 miles ready since the janitor said he couldn't the graduation program, all the children east up the Columbia River. Rufus is in have the rooms ready until 7 a.m. of the brought their parents and the small Sherman County — one of the few re- morning VBS was to begin. He was less cafeteria room was full of excited chil- maining "dark" counties in Oregon. than enthusiastic about the success of dren wanting to show them all of the The conference health van, which an Adventist VBS there, probably be- good things they had made at VBS. was in The Dalles in May, is indirectly cause he was an active member of The wonders of God's Creation were responsible. another denomination. enacted, with some of the children rep- Mr. and Mrs. Norman Sullivan from Monday morning came. The rooms resenting stars, others trees and flow- Rufus visited the van that day. After were ready at 9:30 a.m. There were ers, and there were even a miniature being tested on the pulmonary function seven children from The Dalles and 12 Adam and Eve! And how they all sang! machine, both told Pastor Robert adult and teenage workers. Would there It was very exciting for those who had Letcher that they would like to quit be anyone else? Sure enough, Mrs. Sul- worked so hard to make the VBS a suc- smoking. Pastor Letcher suggested the livan came with her three children and a cess to see how the prejudice (or was it Five-Day Plan to Stop Smoking and sister-in-law to take the Five-Day Plan just lack of interest?) of the previous they expressed an interest in attending with her. Soon two more children came. week had changed to appreciation. one when possible. Would that be all who would respond And what about the Sullivans? Mr. In a few weeks, Pastor Letcher de- from all the invitations that were passed Sullivan told his wife that if she gave up cided to call on the Sullivans in Rufus. out on a previous Sabbath and the post- tobacco, he would, too. Perhaps the fol- As a result, the idea was born of holding ers and newspaper articles? What was lowing note of appreciation from Mrs. the VBS and a Five-Day Plan at the wrong? Sullivan and the others who took the same time for any interested smoking Mrs. Sullivan went to work and Five-Day Plan will tell the story: mothers. However, there was one big rounded up some more children, and by "Please tell everyone who came to problem. In a small town with no public the end of the week, there was a total Rufus to teach our children and who auditorium, where could it be held? The gave so much of themselves that we pastor found out that in former years all said, 'Thank you.' Also thank you other churches had used the public all for your support and kindness elementary school for Vacation Bible when we gave up and got rid of Lord Schools. Nicotine. (The ladies didn't want to When The Dalles Sabbath School call tobacco Lady Nicotine.) Sure superintendent Wally Stewart and the hope you will be back next year. pastor contacted the Rufus school prin- Bless you all." cipal, he was cooperative. With that Will this be all? Not if we can find a Winona Letcher is the wife of The place to hold a Story Hour on Sabbath Dalles Pastor Robert Letcher. __________ afternoons. Since other obstacles were A participant in the Rufus VBS closing pro- overcome, this one surely will, also. gram. Instigator of the Five-Day Plan to Stop Smok- ing being held in connection with the Rufus Vacation Bible School was Charlotte (Mrs. Susie Warden, left, and Jill Stanton of the conference VBS team, Joan Bunch, director, and Norman) Sullivan. Terry Bergren, with guitar, lead Rufus VBS song service. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 6 Vacation Bible Schools Provide Evangelistic Opportunities in Northwest * EDITOR'S NOTE: the giant collages they made while they dren who wish to take it. Each summer scores of Vacation repeated verses pertaining to God's Marguerite Knauft Bible Schools add spice to the run-of- creation. _ . Communication Secretary the-mill activities of Advent is t Of course, songs played a major part Eagle » churches in the Northwest. in both the activities of the week and the The Eagle Church recently com- In times past these schools may have Friday night program. Judy Moore pleted a successful week of Vacation been regarded as substitute babysitters guided the craft program with help from Bible School. More than 100 children for busy parents who were only too glad Carol Goatley and Delma Moore as well enrolled in the school and 20 adults at- to move children away from underfoot. as the rest of the staff. Is VBS impor- tended the Family Life Seminar. This is no longer the case. Today, tant? If you come to Kenai, Alaska, you The theme "God's Wonderful practically every VBS has plans for will agree that it is and that it always will World," under the direction of Sharlene I follow-up, an organized plan to con- be. Guille and Sheral Poland, assisted by tinue the contact with the children and Fran Venable, musical director, and their parents. Nancy Robinson, pianist, was further I For many churches, the VBS has be- IDAHO enhanced by a large free-turning world come a fruitful means of evangelism. that hung above the rostrum by a heavy Following are reports submitted to Twenty-two Vacation Bible schools cord tied to the ceiling beam. the GLEA NER regarding schools held were conducted by Idaho Adventist A little forest with God's animals this summer. churches this past summer, according provided the background giving further to a report from James B. Gray, Sabbath evidence of God's wonderful love in School director. creating the world. Although God took ALASKA Of the 1,053 youngsters enrolled, 723 were nonmembers. Giving assistance in only six days to create His world, it took Howard and Fran Venable, LeRoy and Kenai the VBS sessions were 281 people. Sharlene Guille and Jan Larmer nearly The Kenai Church just completed a three weeks to finish their world. successful Vacation Bible School. One Weiser Each night Christian character vir- hundred percent of the church family tues were reflected by a story from More than 70 children attended the participated in the preparation and pre- Pastor Heitzmann. Live animals were Weiser VBS which was held for two sentation of the program. Twenty-six used to emphasize the type of virtue weeks this summer. A follow-up corre- children attended each day. portrayed. spondence course is planned for chil- Doris Gibbs and Lillian Cornish led a The Family Life Seminar taught by lively song service followed by the Harold and Nelma Drake and Ben and theme discussion presented by Carol Bev Rue, marriage counselors in Boise, Grizzell. Next came lesson time with was outstanding. The couples taught Julie Brown leading out in the kinder- communication between husband and garten. wife, parents and children, what to do On Friday night, the children pre- with anger, temperament, parenting and sented a program where a tree, a fish, a self-worth. Open discussions and star, a flower and a lion proclaimed question-and-answer periods were "God made me." held. Carol Grizzell led the primary divi- Following the close of the program, sion through seven days of creation and members, parents, guests and visitors Mary Lynn Grizzell's juniors displayed Weiser VBS were invited to partake of refreshments and fellowship. A follow-up to VBS entitled "Candid Leader Elaine Warner, assisted by Gladys The children's group who participated in the Kenai VBS. On Friday night, all but two children Sparks, instructs children in the kindergar- were on hand for the program. ten division of the Eagle VBS. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 7 Camera Just for You" was presented Delores Rummel and Sheryl Kulhanek the end of July. This was a slide presen- taught the craft classes. Lauri Baird had tation of VBS in action. charge of the refreshments. The pro- Dorothe Johnson gram was well attended by children and Communication Secretary parents. A story hour has been planned to follow the interests. Elgin, Ore. Mabel Jones Vacation Bible School held at the Sabbath School Superintendent Elgin Church was successful with Bon- nie Way as coordinator assisted by Pastor Garey Gantz and others. The at- tendance held up well with about 30 Karen States, left, and Nancy States helped MONTANA with the crafts at the Payette VBS. Montana continues to reach out children. The action songs taught to the children by the pastor created a lot of meant in my life." Truly, Vacation through the ever-growing child interest and activity. Bible and nature Bible School can be a soul-winning evangelism program. The Sabbath stories were enjoyed by all. The charac- agency. School Evangelism Department an- ters in the Bible stories of creation James B. Gray nounced that Montana saw the best seemed to come to life as they were Sabbath School Director VBS results in conference history this taught by the leaders and teachers of Idaho Conference past summer. each division. There were 27 schools reported with Arts and craft classes, taught by An average of 127 children attended total enrollment of 1,126 young people. Kathy Michel, yielded many attractive daily during the Vacation Bible School According to current church growth ex- items which the children were delighted held recently at the Payette Church. perts, one strong indicator of church to take home with them. Children ages 4 through 12 met from 9 growth is the number of non-Adventist Goldie Spainhower a.m. till noon for Bible stories, arts, participants in the VBS program. This Communication Secretary crafts, music and recreation. figure reached 820, which is a record Janice Appel was the VBS leader. high for the state. Payette Nancy States was her assistant. Bible Diane Degeraty, Sabbath School It's not too often that a 15-year-old worker, Bruce Avery, had the daily evangelism coordinator, adds, "We are boy assists in Vacation Bible School, theme talk. Teaching the various age excited with the VBS follow-up started, but as I observed Kevin Trees working groups were Norma Miller, Ruth in that there have been 14 new Neigh- with some kindergarten children at the Karmy, Lorraine Gross and Gladis Un- borhood Bible Clubs started and six Payette VBS he seemed to be doing a rue. Crafts were taught by Erlinda new branch Sabbath Schools, all as a good job. While talking with him, I met Romulo and Joyce Appel. result of the Child Evangelism pro- Laurie Lee and heard the following Closing exercises were held at the grams." story. church on Friday evening. In addition, there were youngsters During VBS last year, Kevin was hav- Plans for follow-up include a visit to enrolled in church school this fall who ing some trouble managing the children. the home of each child who attended were influenced by VBS. Several at- He decided to ask Laurie, a friend of with hopes to arrange Bible studies for tended summer camp and were started his, to come and give him some assis- the families. in Pathfinders. tance. She accepted the invitation and, Arrangements have been made for a Will Degeraty according to Kevin, had a wonderful number of the children to attend sum- Sabbath School Director way with the children. She also greatly mer camp. Montana Conference enjoyed the lessons and stories that Joyce D. Klocko were presented. Communication Secretary Following VBS, Laurie accepted Kev- in's invitation to attend church. This Sun Valley led to Bible studies by Pastor Harsha On the morning of the twenty-third of and baptism. Last year, she attended June, we opened the doors of our Gem State Academy and plans to attend sanctuary to 30 eager boys and girls who again this fall. had awaited our annual Vacation Bible While talking with Laurie, she gave School. Nineteen of these children the following testimony: "Kevin will come from non-Adventist homes. Eva- never know how much that invitation to lyn Barker, Tess Sisti and Mabel Jones assist in Vacation Bible School has were teachers for the three divisions. Mrs. Dori Conklin, Trout Creek VBS leader, with children during parents' night program. Bridget The last two weeks of July were a busy time for the members of the Bridger Church. Someone from almost every family was involved in the annual Vacation Bible School. In some in- stances, only dad was left at home to attend to the farm chores. Laurie Lee and Kevin Trees assist kindergar- But, as usual, the fruit of this dedi- ten child at Payette VBS. Sun VaUey VBS cated effort made it all worthwhile. The GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 8 the earliteen lessons. Mareta Brusett, a City/Dallas, Brookings, Cathlamet, member of the Jordan Church, taught Clatskanie, Glide, The Dalles, Sweet the parents of three juniors who at- Home, Vernonia and Madras. tended Vacation Bible School. Following are some of the reports There was a good attendance of par- from the 1980 VBS: ents and others who enjoyed the closing program on Friday afternoon. Bonanza Annabelle Moore Despite many setbacks and discour- Communication Secretary agements, members of the Bonanza, Ore., company recently conducted a Vacation Bible School for children in OREGON their area. Two members have suffered broken That there is more than one way to arms and another a broken leg, one conduct a Vacation Bible School was member's car collided with a semitruck shown this past summer by leaders and that seriously injured him and an elder Recess time at the Bridger VBS. workers in the Oregon Conference suffered an accident in which his toes where 76 such schools were held. were cut off in a power saw. Bridger VBS has always been well at- Having a VBS for the children in con- tended, but the response this year was Nancy Yoder, a junior leader in the junction with a Five-Day Plan to Stop company said, "We could almost feel above average. With three other Smoking for the mothers was one inno- churches holding Vacation Bible the devil at work among us." vation. There were evening schools and Yet, the members conducted a suc- Schools in Bridger this summer, the daytime schools, one-week and two- Adventists still had the largest enroll- cessful Vacation Bible School for 40 week sessions. children. Yoder reports that 82 children ment. Total enrollment was 111, and at Children were treated to a variety of least 90 of these were non-Adventists. and parents attended the closing pro- attractions such as watching a police gram. Actually, that is about the norm for dog track by scent, seeing a puppet our Vacation Bible School in this small community. Many of these children show on healthful living or watching Cave Junction parts of a large wall mural be colored in When it was decided to have a Vaca- have no other church affiliation, but a each day until the whole was com- tion Bible School, much enthusiasm lot do come to us from the other pleted. One group observed the stars was shown by the members, who of- churches. We are happy that we can, in and a meteor shower at night through a fered their services as leaders, teachers, this way, win friends for God and for telescope. craft instructors and helpers. Several Adventism. Alma Martz, coordinator of the Child preliminary meetings were held, with Lee Lucas Evangelism Center, reports that two Dottie Chadwick and Juanita Winton Communication Secretary youth teams of four each were spon- leading out. Many prayers were offered sored by the conference to assist several that we might do the will of the Lord and Jordan churches with their VBS programs. that He would bless our efforts for the The Jordan, Mont., Church con- These were, Team No. 1: Susie War- children. ducted a successful Vacation Bible den, leader, from Walla Walla College; Each morning we had a rousing song School under the leadership of Susan Gaelyn Cook, Milo Academy; Karen service, led by Teri Moran. We then had Hageman. A total of 30 attended, four of Dassenko, WWC; and Jill Stanton, the flag drill and pledge of allegiance to whom were from Adventist homes. Laurelwood Academy; and, Team No. the American flag, the Christian flag and Two earliteen young people, Cindy 2: Nancy Dasher, leader, from WWC; to the Bible. The younger children went Gregg and Kent Clark, who are not Ad- Tami Kelm and Corinne Watson, both to their class, which was taught by ventists, have been attending Vacation from WWC; and Dagny Phillips, from Maria Knight and Colleen Grizzell. Bible School for several years and Milo Academy. Juanita Winton and Dottie Chadwick served as assistants as well as studying The VBS teams helped at Falls led out in the sanctuary as we studied about creation. The children enjoyed the daily demonstrations. Primary class was taught by Donna Starr and Cathy Otis. While learning about God's world, including insects, many children brought tomato worms in jars to show. They enjoyed the work- books and songs. The junior class, taught by Charles and Patricia Fitzgerald, studied birds. Four teams were used for study. Each team had the name of a bird. The chil- dren loved to answer quizzes on the Bi- ble. Two non-Adventists who attended have registered for our school. Crafts were a very important part of our program. Josie Elmore was the leader and was assisted by Verma Smith, Ethel Miller, Hazel Slanacker This happy group participated in the Jordan Vacation Bible School. and Mrs. Miele. The children were GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 9 proud on graduation night to show their Sabbath School and church after VBS. nonmember parents were given the parents the lovely gifts they had made. Norma Brunson booklet, Because of You. Each day our assistant pastor, Tom Communication Secretary Follow-up is being held through a Knight, presented the story of "Swift parent visitation program. Arrow." The children were spellbound Hood River Bonnie Sanford as the story unfolded. Tom also played The bridge across the Columbia River his guitar and sang with the children. was closed 15 minutes each hour for Kelso-Longview Prizes were given for attendance and renovation work. This did not deter A point system was used at the quietness. those living on the Washington side Kelso-Longview VBS. Children re- Those taking part in the VBS in- from attending the Hood River VBS this ceived points for attendance, bringing cluded: Olive Watson, sergeant at arms; summer. Several parents and teachers guests, good behavior and knowing Hazel Falkenhayne, head registrar; arrived with their boys and girls an hour memory verses. Extra points were Theresia Moran, song leader; Leona early to be on time. earned for memorizing other assigned Harper, pianist for the primary-junior This was the first VBS of the Hood Bible portions such as Psalm 23, the division and song service; Terrie Mor- River Church since 1975. Members vis- Beatitudes, the books of the Bible and an, pianist for the kindergarten class; ited door to door inviting children or the Ten Commandments. Ninety per- Dottie Chadwick, VBS leader; Juanita leaving doorknob invitations. cent of the juniors independently Winton, assistant leader; Inez Johnson, Director Bonnie Sanford reports that learned extra verses and their teacher cradle roll. nearly three-fourths of those who came had to add extra assignments to keep The success of our VBS cannot be were nonmember children. Of the 22 them busy. They were so well behaved attributed to any one person. It was our children in kindergarten one day, only and enthusiastic to learn more that their Father's answer to our prayers, indi- four were Adventists. teacher took them on a beach trip. vidually and collectively, that made it Craft leader Evelyn Johnson and her Many parents at the closing program all possible. We know that each child helpers used all donated materials for spoke of their appreciation of what their was seeing the Christ reflected in each craft items. This included "Leggs" children had learned at the VBS. participant. hosiery containers glued together and A total of 80 were registered. Ten of Leona Harper decorated with shells and rocks to make the juniors signed up for Bible studies. Communication Secretary cactus planters. A follow-up story hour is planned and Mary Roberts drove from Mosier to Sabbath School papers are being sent to Hood River every day to present a na- the nonmembers. Cedar Creek, Woodland ture story of astonishing facts about Cora Risley The Cedar Creek and Woodland some of God's creatures. Leader churches held their Vacation Bible Each primary and junior child was Klamath Falls Schools at the same time. Pastor given a copy of this year's junior devo- We began our VBS in Klamath Falls Michael Petricko gave the devotional at tional book and encouraged to spend by sending our fliers around the neigh- both places. time each day with their best Friend. All borhood and asking our church family Cedar Creek had 87 children enrolled, to help by inviting all the children they with 54 non-Adventists. Some of the could. The primary and junior classes adult helpers came from the Meadow gave out postcards. Glade and Ridge Dell churches and Each time a child brought someone brought youngsters with them. new to VBS they were given a mystery Leader Kay Ekman says that 95 per- gift. Our numbers grew daily. Three cent of the children with their parents children won a special prize for bringing came to the graduation. The church is the most children the entire time. continuing contact with some of the Every youth was signed up for a Bible families and is inviting them to correspondence course. evangelistic meetings. There were 111 children enrolled. Sandra Swanberg Seventy-one were nonmembers. Two Communication Secretary sets of parents completed the Six Steps Mary Roberts tells nature story to Hood River Vacation Bible School children. to Eternal Life series and graduated Woodland reported 62 children en- with their children. The VBS staff is rolled. Vaughn Krieger was leader, with visiting and encouraging those who Dolly Groger as co-leader. Although the program was well staffed with church haven't finished the lessons. members, several non-Adventist mothers stayed to help. At the Thursday evening closing pro- gram, one of the fathers of two junior boys remarked, "This is the first VBS my boys have ever attended and they loved it!" The mother then explained, "They have always gone to VBS, only to another church." To which the Dad responded, "Well, they have enjoyed this one the most!" Hood River kindergarten children enjoy rec- Linda McCabe, left, director, and Kathy And the mother agreed. This is one of reation time with supervisors Kelly Rasmuson Davis, right, assistant, at Klamath Falls VBS, the two families who started coming to and Debbie Garvin. lead the children in the theme song. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 10 Two new girls are attending the Sab- night, each division made a special pre- not Jesus say,' 'forbid them not to come bath School and one parent is attending sentation to honor parents. For exam- unto me." the Tuesday night Bible class at the ple, the kindergartners carried house- For several years, South Salem rent- church. cleaning items or wore aprons as they ed a church, until they could build sang, "I'm Helping Mommy — Happy, their own, but even then, the people Laurelwood Village and Happy Home!" whom they rented from let them use Academy A spaghetti feed had been held earlier their church, rent free, to hold VBS A joint venture of the village and in the summer to help raise money for each year. academy churches, Laurelwood's VBS the crafts which were displayed for the This was the second year we've held had a total of 71 enrolled, with 20 non- 75 parents and friends who attended. VBS in our new church and God has Adventists. Since VBS, six or seven children and blessed His people. Each year the Salem While the lesson theme was on Crea- their parents have attended the Madras newspaper runs a list of churches hold- tion, the program emphasis was Sabbath School and church services. A ing VBS for the summer. Usually, the strongly on health. Each morning be- follow-up Bible story hour started in Adventist churches are the only ones fore opening exercises a nature film was September in connection with the Wed- who operate for two weeks. Why is shown. Guests who brought features on nesday evening prayer meeting. This that? Could it be that other churches are health included two medical doctors has been an ongoing practice with 15 to finding it hard to get help, also? and a dentist. Judy Wright from Forest 20 regularly attending last year's story Our craft leader, Debbie Peck, a new Grove and her two daughters presented hour. convert, has been in charge of crafts the health programs using puppets. Vicki Devine past two years and that staff has done an All children attending grew alfalfa Communication Secretary excellent job. Each division leader and sprouts and planted a plant. Some made Roseburg staff member was very dedicated. macrame hangers and the older children A Catholic lady saw our VBS listed in Roseburg's VBS leader, Delphine made wicker baskets and baked bread the newspaper and wanted her three Cochran, posted a large wall mural to put into the baskets to take home. sons to attend. Our graduation service which she had drawn with black felt-tip Coordinators were Helen Boyd, Sue was held Sabbath morning and we in- pen to depict Creation, showing Adam Way and Roxie Bluhm. Color slides and Eve playing with the animals. Each vited the families to stay for a potluck. taken during the week by Art Hensel day she colored in what was created on Bee Thompkins were shown at the Thursday night Assistant VBS Leader the day being studied. graduation program. Every day, without telling the chil- Marjorie Gate dren, she would purposely leave out Sweet Home Communication Secretary The Sweet Home VBS was run with something created on that day, and each very little "personpower," using leader day the children noticed what was left McMinnville out. On graduation night, the children Kathy Skinner, two ladies in crafts and "Just as Harry Truman at Spirit Lake the four students on the conference were given smaller copies of the mural VBS team. would not accept the warnings of a to take home and color for themselves. soon-erupting Mount St. Helens and At the closing program, 28 children Of the 85 children who attended, was lost, so many people who don't graduated — 21 of whom were non- there were 31 nonmembers. Teachers heed the warnings given in Scripture members. A mother with four children said they were especially blessed by concerning these last days will be lost in received a large white copy of The De reactions of the non-SDA children. the time of the end." sire of Ages. She and two of her These discussions were a part of the Judy Woods daughters later attended Sabbath junior program at the McMinnville VBS Communication Secretary School. during June. Carla Little, herself little South Salem Those ten years of age and up were more than a teenager, directed the In a time when it's getting harder and invited to help two weeks later with a junior activities. harder to get someone to serve as VBS car wash to raise money for the building Of the 22 registered, only seven had workers, Mrs. Linda Qualley willingly fund. Those who came were treated to a an Adventist background. Of the 34 took the job as leader for South Salem. melon feed and then all went swimming. primary age children led by Joanne True, it seems to be the same faithful Four of these non-Adventist girls later Kirk, four were Adventists, and of the few who help each year, but we'd rather attended Sabbath School. 30 kindergarten children registered, 16 have a few who believe in VBS than Kathy Skinner had Sabbath School experience. many who serve from a sense of guilt or Leader It was a joy to see the enthusiasm of whatever. You can never work with the adults and children alike. We con- young people and not receive a blessing! Tabernacle vened at our new church instead of the VBS is surely approved by God, for did Several of the 48 enrolled in the Port- school where we usually met. We won- land Tabernacle VBS had attended pre- dered if the rural location would deter viously, according to the leader, Elsie attendance. However, parents and Herington. One VBS child is already other adults seemed happy to bring the coming to Sabbath School. Children's children. papers are mailed to each one who at- tended, and parents are periodically vis- Madras ited and given literature. An evening Vacation Bible School Members baked healthful cookies was held at Madras for 78 children — and only unsweetened fruit juice was the largest ever held there, according to served for refreshments this year. The leader Adele Millard. Of these, 58 were children enjoyed the supervised play nonmember children. period. At the graduation services Friday South Salem VBS Kindergarten division. Elsie Herington GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 11 Valley View Throughout the year, the Valley View and a dentist, Dr. John Houghton, and his assistant talked about proper dental UPPER Church in Medford has an active child care. The Medford Fire Department brought out a ladder truck and a water COLUMBIA evangelism outreach through several story hours. The two-week Vacation truck to help explain fire prevention and Brewster, Wash. Bible School this summer was directed safety. Not everyone would award ribbons to by Sharon Maier, who reported a total As a VBS follow-up, four church rats for being a big attraction in "God's of 90 children enrolled. Of these, more ladies have registered 100 children for Wonderful World," but obviously, than half were from non-Adventist their story hours. A non-Adventist girl Thunder, Lightning and Sunshine were homes. Twenty-four of these were chil- invited all the juniors for a swim in her popular with the 96 boys and girls who dren who have been attending the pool. The group was also taken to Ken- registered for Brewster's Vacation neighborhood story hours. neth Harenden's home for a glimpse Bible School. Besides the pastor, there were 27 or into astronomy. He had the children The frisky little creatures were among more adults and youth of the church look at the stars and the meteor shower, the week-long inhabitants of a much- involved in leadership or assisting in the using his equipment. alive nature area dreamed up by leader three division, crafts, music, recre- Sharon Meier Linda Livingston to span foyer and ation, babysitting or serving refresh- stairs of the church. A skittering gerbil ments. Veneta and her babies — fond of their old shoe We had a lovely time in our Vacation house — were vote getters, too. And Specials included the showing of a pet Bible School in Veneta this year. even for Sabbath's 11 o'clock gradua- South American boa constrictor Ninety-seven children attended, 53 of brought by a retired mail carrier. Bessie tion program, one of the early greeters whom were nonmembers. Sabo showed items from Africa where to incoming visitors was a friendly hen We were especially thankful for our she and her husband, Dr. Cornell Sabo, whose egg-laying triumphs were an- young people who worked in our Vaca- nounced in a dit-dit-dah cluck. were missionaries. Gary Ledbetter, of tion Bible School. Dan Collman and Indian heritage, acquainted the children Burton Walter led out in the games for Leadership courage was briefly with some of the customs and artifacts dampened when it was learned the the children. Several of the young ladies of American Indians. An officer from long-set date for opening coincided with helped in classes and crafts. Marsha the county sheriffs department brought Hanson started as babysitter and ended the town's second-session swim les- "Bronco," a dog whom he has trained sons, but the conflict made only a small up as general assistant, doing every- for use in police work. Bronco demon- dent in attendance. In fact, there were a thing needed from serving juice to help- strated his skill in tracking by scent. ing the little ones with crafts. few registrants whose parents quietly Equipment was furnished by the tele- Susanne Hanson created a lovely set- whisked them away from VBS for an phone company to help the children ting for the story of creation with the hour's lesson and returned them, drip- learn how to use a telephone correctly life-size trees, scenery, and Adam and drying, to get in on the major portion of Eve she had painted. With stuffed ani- the day's agenda. mals, plants, sun, moon and stars, she God's creation, love and power were had something new for us to enjoy every emphasized through the week, not only day. One visiting parent at the program by Pastor Mickey Meyer's theme story was heard to comment, "Isn't it just and the classroom Bible lessons, but by beautiful!" as she looked at the creation a series of nature nuggets — a film on scene on the stage. underwater secrets, wonders of the Pastor Hanchett presented the crea- starry skies with astronomy buff Cliff tion story in general assembly each day West, Tom Golden's picture sequences and also at the program. and comments on feathered friends, and We were so pleased to have most of the mysteries locked up in tiny seeds as our students return with their parents to illustrated by Ranee Feltch. the program as this had not been so in The final nature topic, with boys and the past. girls swarming about live models on the Crafts are fun at Valley View VBS. One girl attended Sabbath School and lawn, was a variation on the theme of church afterward. The next Sabbath she and a friend were at friendship camp at Big Lake. Another little girl cried after the pro- gram because Vacation Bible School was over. An alert teacher promptly in- vited both the child and the parents to church. "That is just what we need," was their response. Each of these 53 children will be con- tacted and invited to a story hour and Bible Club starting in September. Some already attended last year and are look- ing forward to starting again. We be- lieve we shall see some of these children in the kingdom. Pastor Mickey Meyer discusses "Feet," as A feltboard creation scene is put together by Bernie proudly poses with owner Sandra Valley View kindergarten youngsters, with the Nancy Stewart Schmale (Loriiyn Thomas in right back- help of teachers. . .. VBS Director ground). GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 12 "Feet." The pastor contrasted foot shapes aged 19 each day. They made bread, and functions of a horse, dog, turtle, apple pie, homemade breakfast plus a chicken and, finally, the chubby, pink of craft. The emphasis was health. Each a baby. Then, as a climax to the study, visitor received a subscription to Body- he reviewed a bit of what Jesus' feet had wise, a health magazine. done — in service and sacrifice — and Colored slide pictures were taken of challenged the group to follow Jesus' each child and shown the night of the footsteps. final program. Youth have changed and can change Eston Alien again the course of earth's history, indi- cated the pastor in his brief sermon fol- Sandpoint, Idaho lowing the closing program by the de- About 100 children registered for Va- partments. "What Is the Worth of a cation Bible School at Sandpoint this Child?" clinched the essence of the summer and greatly enjoyed it. week's thrust on God's kindness in cre- Under the direction of Patti Smith, ation and for His creatures. Sabbath School division leaders and Following up on the study of that others put forth a tremendous effort in There was standing room only at the Yakima behalf of these little prospective souls VBS for some of the activities. kindness, a weekly Bible story hour was announced by Mrs. Livingston to con- for Christ. One field trip also took them to the con- tinue through the rest of the summer. The local radio station KSPT and the trol tower at the Yakima airport. Fire Mrs. Fred Schnibbe newspaper Sandpoint Daily Bee pro- engines and ambulances with their Communication Secretary vided good advance announcements. crews captivated the interest of all ages Two reporters from the Bee attended at the Vacation Bible School. Oroville, Wash. the "graduation" exercises and pub- "Creation" being the central theme, The Oroville Vacation Bible School lished the photographs they took. the primary children were introduced to had an enrollment of 70 boys and girls, B. V. Tibbets growing radishes from seeds. They ea- 66 of whom were visitors. Communication Secretary gerly watched their daily growth. As a follow-up, they had a Tuesday An unusual craft became a favorite — morning Bible School with 38 enrolled. Yakima, Wash. flower pots in the form of hands. White The future for success in decisions for More than 120 children and youth at- gloves were filled with plaster of Paris. Christ looks good. tended the Vacation Bible School held When hardening, they were shaped like a Many other churches are following for two weeks in the Yakima Church hand holding a cup. When completed, the summer program with story hours recently. they held a small painted tin can which and other special occasions for the chil- As Garth Gryte described the many held a plant. dren. activities provided, his overall com- The leaders found a simple way to Eston Alien ment was, "Two weeks are far too short. increase their enrollment. Each day, as How I wish it could have lasted longer." a member brought a friend, he received Lewiston, Idaho A new aspect was brought in this year a nice gift. The Lewiston Vacation Bible School — a more extensive series for the youth Miriam Clark, director of VBS, was proved to be a real success in reaching entitled "Careers." Twenty-four young ably assisted by Dorothy McCoy, Kit young people for Christ. They had a people listened attentively to a doctor, a Case, Sharon Pierce, Claudia Flaiz and total attendance of 60. Of that number, dentist, an engineer, an architect and a Garth Gryte, as well as others on a part- 20 were visitors. beekeeper as well as others who told time basis. The junior-earliteen attendance aver- them of the various phases of their jobs. A follow-up program is being planned by the lay activities department. Lead- ing out will be Vivian Briggs, who has been having a successful Story Hour in her home for many years. Members and visitors of VBS will soon have their own weekly Story Hours and Bible Study groups. Edith V. Harrison Communication Secretary WASHINGTON Oak Harbor On a summer evening, the parking lot was overflowing. Inside the church, latecomers could not find seats and stood in the back aisle. The parents and friends of more than 80 community chil- dren had come to Oak Harbor Church for Vacation Bible School graduation. In the back row, left to right, are the Lewiston helpers: Brad Davis, Susan Baker, Betty Johnson, During the program, parents listened Sheryl Doty, Marilyn Stonebraker, Phyllis Wagner, Kathi Stellyes, Edie Matoske, June Chris- tensen, Shannon Nash, Lora Flowers, Gilda Brewer, Becky JefTers and Delma Baker. Susie as their children sang songs they had Stentzel not shown. never heard only two weeks earlier. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 13 Several honor students repeated Bible There was another reason. One verses. Afterwards proud children led school morning at a particularly rushed their parents to division rooms where moment, Donna felt a tug on her hand crafts, workbooks, charts and bulletin and when she stopped and looked boards displayed activities of the Bible down, a student, a girl with blond hair School. and a smile, pressed into her hand a Refreshments were served as parents single red rose. and teachers became acquainted. Dan Fahrbach When asked about their favorite ac- Communication Secretary Closing program at Startup. tivity, children gave a variety of an- swers. "My favorite thing was the dif- Startup dance warmed the hearts of the faithful ferent animals, the chicken and chicks One of the features of the program leader and helpers and they felt amply especially." "The visit by the fire given at the close of the Startup, Wash., rewarded. It was especially encourag- truck." "I liked the stories." "My fa- Church's Vacation Bible School was ing to have so many nonmembers in at- vorite was the Countdown song." the colorful visual effects which de- tendance, and the beautiful spirit-filled "Cookies and juice." picted the Seven Days of Creation, the program was well received. One mother Eighteen church members were in- theme of the week's study. was heard to say that her children had volved in different facets of the pro- As anyone knows who has ever attended two previous Vacation Bible gram. These people plan to continue helped with VBS, it takes months of Schools in the area. She stated that she their involvement with the community planning, good organization, methods had a bit of difficulty in getting them out children in the coming months by visit- of contacting and many dedicated of bed so they would get to the schools ing in the homes of the Bible School workers. Under the guidance of Mrs. on time. However, they were up and students. They will also lead in a Neigh- Pat Chastain, an exceptionally fine about and on their way for our VBS borhood Story Hour. Leaders of the school was conducted at the church in without any urging. Pathfinder Club also expect to gain new Startup, for five busy days in August. Following the program, the parents members from interested students. Approximately 15 adults spent many and guests were treated to homemade After the graduation program a very hours in order to make this a most suc- cookies and punch. Then, while the tired Donna Conard, the VBS leader, cessful venture. guests toured the rooms and saw the helped in the final cleanup. Asked if, The first day there weren't many reg- lovely things the children had made dur- after the weeks of hard work and plan- istered but it didn't take long for the ing the week, the youngsters proudly ning, she was glad it was over, she re- children who came to spread the word stood by enjoying the goodies and plied, "Not really. We have reached so and approximately 60 youngsters en- watching, noting with pleasure the ap- many people. As church members, we joyed the variety of activities and proj- proval of all. have come closer together. And I love ects planned for them. Fannie Bacon these children." On Friday evening a splendid atten- Communication Secretary ing the supernatural element or con- Did God Speak? sidering the content and teaching of her words, this is all they see. But Ellen White alone is not on trial. Adventism is on trial. God is on trial! By Ray Whitley Many also forget that religion is not a democratic process. If it were, then a Did God actually speak to Ellen views history as something to dissect, to vote could be taken and the Sabbath White? Did He show her scenes, events pull apart and expose the foibles of changed —just like that! In fact, that is and occurrences? Was she permitted to those who were revered in the past. The exactly just what did happen once. look into the past, the present and the discipline as taught denies revelation or Though congregations can decide on the future? She says that these things oc- the supernatural. color of the church carpet or the shape curred! "As the Spirit of God has It seems as though the historic disci- of the church building, the principles opened to my mind the great truths of pline attempts to put the worst possible upon which Adventism and Christianity His Word, and the scenes of the past construction upon what is viewed — are founded are not negotiable. God has and the future, I have been bidden to with suspicion, with cynicism, with dis- revealed them. Well, so we believe. make known to others that which has dain. Supposing that the supernatural is been thus revealed — . . ."' If this did impossible, the historian of this disci- Has God Revealed Principles? not occur, then she lied — or at least pline looks for any other possible expla- But has He really revealed princi- was terribly deluded. nation that would rule out divine inter- ples? Is Adventism His idea? If so, how Today, we live in a skeptical climate. vention or revelation. has He revealed these principles? By Many who view and examine Ellen We have had a rash of such evalua- prophets, you say. But is this just an White do so from the viewpoint of the tions of Ellen White recently. They look influence, a strong feeling, an impres- so-called historic discipline. The histo- at her and see that she was human and as sion? We would not deny that God im- rian today is of a different breed. He such was subject to all the frailties of presses people, but is this all that occurs human nature. They conclude that since in the life of the prophet? she was human, certainly, she must "Seers," the Scriptures call men to Ray Whitley is a retired engineer and have gotten her ideas from the contem- whom God has spoken, and chosen and inventor who lives in the Portland, Ore., porary culture, not revelation. Why, to whom He gave visions. These are area. didn't she copy others' words? Not see- God's directly appointed messengers. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 14 See how it was with John the Rev- who gave their signed testimony lie? If came over Sister White's face, as she elator. Jesus communicated scenes so, why? Did Loughborough, Gilbert, turned and said in a tone of puzzled and words to John through an angel, and Robinson and others lie? Did they fabri- inquiry, 'Last night!' . . . Elder Robin- John was told to write. He was told to cate? son states, ... 'I shall never forget.' " tell what he saw, 2 and so it has been with J. N. Loughborough writes, "On Of course, no one could, no one who most of the prophets. Moses was an ex- June 2 in Jackson she wrote eight pages had actually been there and seen what ception. It was face-to-face communi- of foolscap." (This was a name for a had occurred. 5 cation with him although he never saw type of paper used in those days.) He We suspect that the real reason for the face of God. So, the words are man's continues that this vision she was given calling Ellen G. White Victorian and words and the expressions are man's concerned conditions shown her within otherwise demeaning her to a lesser po- expressions, but the message is from the church. He said, "She gave me a sition is that what she says cuts across God. pencil copy of the vision she had writ- the desires of the heart. The new moral- Now the big question: Is a message ten." With this copy in hand, ity, the free culture and the revised ethi- from God less important if given by one Loughborough was in a good position to cal standard prevalent today have con- means than if given by another means? evaluate some succeeding events. formed many, even among the people For example: Matthew writes about Eight days later the Whites and the who profess to be waiting for their Lord. Jesus and tells what Jesus said. So does Loughboroughs arrived in Vergennes, And, unfortunately, conformed is the John. Which is more important? Or how Mich. Mrs. White said, "James, we correct word. about the Psalms or Isaiah? All come have reached the church where the Then one more question. Do the prin- from the same God. woman lives I saw in vision." She con- ciples of the message work that she says There is another point. Some put a tinued to comment about the various are from God? Then how about the op- mystical aura about a prophet, as the people coming to the meeting, remark- posite concepts so generally held — the Jews regarded Moses. But it isn't the ing how each felt about this woman. She ones taught by the higher institutions of prophet; it is the message that is impor- had never seen these people before ex- learning today, by those who claim re- tant, not the instrument. Also many cept in vision, the one given her in lease and freedom from the bondage of overlook the fact that not every word Tyrone and written down in Jackson the restrictive Judeo-Christian code? the prophet writes or speaks comes di- later — three weeks later. How do the principles of this concept rectly by revelation. Paul wrote to Eventually, this woman entered with work? And what are the results of each? churches to correct troubles as they a young man and an old man and they Perhaps as Adventists we need to were reported to him. He was not al- sat down. Mrs. White arose to speak. take another look and see the purpose of ways given a vision about the particular She quoted, "Be ye clean that bear the the light given us. Is it wise counsel or instance, but he wrote what he knew vessels of the Lord." Loughborough mere superstition? Is it counsel from was in accordance with what had been remembers that "she said that it was not God or just religious advice and com- previously shown him. So where does God's order to call a woman to travel ment? It is Adventism or evolution, one that leave us? Is the message from God? about the country with any other man or the other, and the two philosophies We accept the epistles of Paul as such. than her husband." don't mix. Long-Distance Analysis She plainly pointed out the woman and said, "God has plainly shown me 1. The Great Controversy, introduc- Armchair philosophers do a long- that she is violating the seventh com- tion by author, p. xi. distance analysis today on the basis of mandment." The woman slowly arose 2. Rev. 1:1, 2. an imperfect and partial record. 3 Some as predicted in the vision and slowly 3. A notable example of armchair circumstantially view the life of Ellen G. said, "The-Lord-knows-my-heart." philosophy looking backward and at- White and decide upon the degree of And then she sat down. Later, she ad- tempting to fit it all in to neat little boxes inspiration. Some even declare — mitted Mrs. White spoke the truth. 4 on the basis of speculation and cynically purely a contemporary echo — her and critically examining an inadequate work resulted from just environmental The Salamanca Vision record is an Old Testament Commen- influence plus an active mind. One more incident that is known as tary (compilation) edited by Herbert C. But one also must remember that if he the "Salamanca vision." Mrs. White Alleman and Elmer E. Flack, p. 779, applies such a critique to Mrs. White, he was shown a meeting of men weeks be- comments on the Book of Daniel by must also apply the same rule to all the fore it occurred. One morning an angel George G. Hackman, 1948. prophets. And that would declare Ad- awoke her. He told her to go to the It typifies efforts to remove the ventism a fraud and on the level with the ministers and relate some of the things supernatural element of revelation — Greek oracles, or Joseph Smith or shown her at Salamanca. She arose simplistically extrapolating. He con- others. quickly and wrote for two hours. cludes portions of Daniel certainly must The big question is not whether Ellen She entered the meeting unan- have been written after the fact. This White made mistakes in judgment, but nounced with a package of manuscripts type of reasoning seems to be a modern- did God speak to her? Was it real? Then under one arm. "With clearness Mrs. ized version of the higher criticism dis- we must also ask, "Is Adventism real?" White spoke of the views and attitude of cipline of the 1900s. for the only contact Adventism has had the chief speakers in the council meet- Alfred W. Martin, A.M., S.T.V., in directly with God is through the ing. She referred to the harsh spirit man- The Life of Jesus in the Light of Higher prophetic gift of Ellen White. That is our ifested by some, and the wrong posi- Criticism, 1913, speculates that even claim. tions taken by others. She closed her the thoughts of the Sermon on the But what are the facts? Is all this sub- remarks with a most earnest appeal.... Mount were borrowed from contem- stantiated? There are about 17 affidavits A solemn conviction rested upon the poraries, and the miracles were all ex- and accounts by eye witnesses of the assembly .... One brother arose and plainable as naturalistic phenomena. condition of Ellen White while in vision, said, 'Sr. White, . . . The meeting you 4. Divine Predictions, F. C. Gilbert, in the book The Second Advent, by J. referred to was held in the Review office pp. 123-129. N. Loughborough. Did these people chapel last night.' The expression that 5. Ibid., pp. 239-247. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 15 Need Some Enthusiasm? Check Out a Northwestern literature Evangelist By Ed Schwisow Successful salesmen sell enthusiasm. these, he can take comfort in the mem- "Who limits your sales?" challenges ory of what God has done for him so the discussion leader. "You do!" often in the past. His colleagues in the audience nod For he must accept a life of depend agreement. ence. Dependence upon God for wis- Ken Collier, a veteran literature evangelist "Who makes the decision to buy or dom and strength — and yes, the en- from Myrtle Point, Ore., radiates some of the thusiasm — to sell; dependence upon good old colporteur magnetism that helps him not to buy? You!" effectively present Christian books. The enthusiasm infects the crowd. his family for understanding and emo- Once again, they relive the vision of tional support; and finally, dependence eral outstanding sales performers in the sales dynamics pushing aside misgiv- upon his fellow church members to reap group. ings — of disarming Christian en- where he has sown. But visiting lecturer J. Clyde Kinder, thusiasm at work for God. Quick wealth and a comfortable re- North American Division associate di- The challenge to sell enthusiasm right tirement simply cannot attract new re- rector in the General Conference Pub- along with their literature became a cruits to long-term literature lishing Department, spoke to an impor- password at the Aug. 19 to 24 annual evangelism. For, while the successful tant concern. Literature Evangelism Institute. To- Christian book salesman monitors his "One of our most important chal- gether, Pacific Northwestern colpor- performance by the yardstick of sales lenges is to lift their eyes to higher goals teurs trammeled the shores of Hayden volume, his best reward comes as a new — sales goals which they could reach if Lake, hiked through the forested hills Christian comes to Christ because of they could catch a vision of their tre- and shared the highlights of their sales what he has read. mendous potential as Christian sales- experiences. And then, there's the vision of a men," Kinder said. The conclave brimmed with the finished work, so vital to the colpor- "While today's (average) colporteur sounds of optimism. teur's outlook on his work. It's a hope may be earning just as many dollars as But, yes, they took time to ponder the which breeds the kind of enthusiasm he was several years ago, those dollars low points — when enthusiasm, even which sells. today represent fewer books. We need for the stolid colporteur — seems to As I came to know the hopes, dreams to expand our goals and look to doubling wane in the grip of direct sales pressure. and plan of action which many of or tripling our sales. I know it can be For there is no doubt that literature new colporteurs saw in their future, I done, if the colporteurs believe it's pos- evangelists are motivated more by mis- felt the well-tempered edge of urgency sible." sion than money; by sharing rather than and mission, honed by a seemingly un- Larry Gasser, one of the sales leaders salary. The deepest thrust of despair movable faith in their divine calling. from the Washington Conference, en- threatens when the salesman faces the Reality could not permit them to couraged his colleagues: "Sell as if you question, "Is my work really making a speak only of broken sales records and expect your customers to buy. You difference? Is it worth it?" At times like greenbacks like the leaves of autumn — have to be positive of your sale's poten- though reports showed that a comfort- tial." Ed Schiwsow is assistant editor of the able life-style is quite possible in full-time One of the colporteurs' greatest GLEANER. colporteur work, as evidenced by sev- hopes is to see their past clients placed in contact with church pastors and laymen for follow-up work. "There is a limit to how much follow-up work we can do. We must get the books into the homes. But there's a Hiking and mountain climbing enthusiast Literature evangelists, district leaders, publishing department spokesmen and many family Frank Gearhart chats with fellow literature members joined in to share the enthusiasm generated at the 1980 Literature Evangelism evangelist Alden Radke as the Radkes' young Institute. son settles in for a Sabbath-afternoon stroll. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 16 work to be done after the books are it. I'm not in this only to sell things. This baptisms per member as the LEs, the there. Some of these people are very is something I want to do for the church membership in the Northwest sympathetic to the church and its be- church." might grow between 50 and 100 percent liefs," one LE commented. Literature evangelists represent each year. As if to second the concern for souls about one in every 1,000 church mem- There was good reason for en- expressed by her colleague, Mary Mad- bers in the Northwest. But their influ- thusiasm in the colporteur ranks as they dox, literature evangelist from Idaho ence in winning souls far exceeds what left their six-day institute retreat, to re- Falls, said: "I could never be in sales the ratio might suggest. It has been cal- turn to their positions as able field rep- work, except as a literature evangelist. culated, in fact, that if all members of resentatives for their faith throughout Would I sell Avon? I wouldn't think of the church were responsible for as many the Northwest. Conversions Happen — Even at Institute By Ed Schwisow Lyle Maddox knows how to train more after-hours dog training. ature evangelists, vibrant with Christian dogs — to mold the mind and manners Although Mary found that the litera- love and eager to share their love stories of Fido, Fang, Fifi or Freda with easy ture sales helped fill the void created of life in God's service. command. From cur to canine courtier, when her children had moved away, it Lyle was intensely moved by what he from pup to garage commando, the proc- seemed as if she and Lyle were growing saw. The love and enthusiasm seemed ess under Lyle's care takes only ten apart. Somehow, they no longer shared to engulf him as he was caught up into days. a common focus. the mainstream of the institute events. But for the trainer himself, conver- Throughout their marriage, they had What had happened in his wife's life had sion to a more Supreme Master hap- enjoyed easy communication, though, obviously taken place on a grand scale pened over several decades. The deci- by common consent, little was said among many other men and women sion to submit his life to Christ came about religious matters. But now, dur- with common goals and an intense de- only as he witnessed the transformation ing their time together, Mary felt she votion to their church. in the life of his wife Mary after she had to share her daily experiences with He felt compelled to make his deci- became a literature evangelist. Lyle. She told him of the joy of meeting sion publicly before these men and Theirs was a stable marriage. A true and making new friends in their homes. women — former engineers, bakers, believer in gentle discipline and self- She also told him of the many opportu- X-ray technicians, farmers and a host of control, Lyle has served for 17 years as nities she found for telling others of others who had dedicated their lives to a bus driver for the Department of En- Christ. full-time Christian outreach. ergy in the Idaho Falls area. Lyle sensed the change in his wife. "I Lyle gave his testimony during the During that time, he and Mary reared watched her grow as a Christian. By the institute communion service. Two their five children. way she lived and acted, I began to weeks later, on Sept. 15, 1979, he was But Mary attended church alone or realize that she had something worth baptized in his home church at Idaho with her daughters while Lyle enter- thinking about," Lyle remembers. Falls. tained the sons. He had no interest in The strength of her witness for God "What I saw and heard while I was at becoming a churchgoer. played a hand in bringing Lyle to last year's institute helped change my But two years ago, a change came to evangelistic meetings sponsored by the life, when I saw the conviction and en- the Maddox household. With the chil- Idaho Falls Church in the fall of 1978. thusiasm these people had for Jesus," dren on their own, Mary found extra He began taking Bible studies, but felt Lyle testifies. time she felt she should devote to God. no urgency to prepare for baptism. "The Lord hasn't yet called me to be With her husband's approval, she en- "I don't really feel ready for anything a literature evangelist, but I'm not rul- tered the literature evangelism work. like that," he replied when asked to ing it out. When I retire from my current Meanwhile, Lyle took on more and commit his life to God. job, it may be that the way will open for But he enjoyed his studies with the Mary and me to work together." pastor, James Parmele. To Lyle, it But his goal is to attend the LE insti- seemed that the minister had ready an- tute each year to relive the experience swers to all of his questions about reli- which marked the turning point of his gion. "But he didn't push me to make a life. And, as he becomes more involved decision," Lyle remembers. The in his religion, he's giving less and less studies continued. time to training dogs. Together, Mary and Lyle attended "People don't appreciate the value of the Literature Evangelism Institute held a well-trained dog, and they often won't last year at Camp MiVoden. It was the take the time to give the dog commands. first time either had attended such meet- The dog will rapidly revert to his old ings. As they traveled, they imagined ways." spending a few placid days by the Lyle knows he will never return to his lakeside, interspersed with sales pep own old way, for he has undergone a talks and some helpful hints from more more perfect conversion which sprang experienced colporteurs. from the love of God as radiated by the They were hardly prepared for what literature evangelists of the North- Lyle and Mary Maddox they found. They joined a corps of liter- west. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 17 Gem State Academy Opens School ends, the juniors and seniors and the freshmen and sophomores, respec- tively, are going to Idaho's Camp Ida- Year with Recent Record Attendance Haven for two-and-a-half days of get- ting acquainted. Also, the second week of school was Week of Prayer at the By Colleen Macaulay academy with Philip Samaan from the North Pacific Union Conference. At Gem State Academy, the 1980-81 its doors and hearts to a crowd of new The school is thankful for the good- school year is bringing great spirit, ex- and returning students. When the day will of the community. This fall a local citement and a good enrollment. For the finished, Principal Connelly was happy concern, the Laura Cunningham Foun- staff, the year began Aug. 18, the date to announce a recent record enrollment dation, presented Gem State with a gift Principal Cyril Connelly assigned for of 247 teenagers. , of $5,000. This and other warm re- the opening of presession. Besides Lois Simmons, the girls' dean, and sponses make the students and faculty comparing notes on the past summer her assistant, Muffy Harvey, are an- additionally thankful that they can show activities and discussing the new year's ticipating a stimulating year with an their love to their community by par- policies, the GSA faculty welcomed overflowing dorm, several rooms have ticipating in an active outreach program two guest speakers. three girls in them, and only two tele- headed by Pastor Bob Reynolds and Dr. Vernon Schafer, a clinical psy- two telephones and two washers and Taskforce outreach worker Laurie Hel- chologist from Walla Walla, Wash., dryers, (more have been ordered!). The lie. The many students in the outreach conducted a presentation and discus- faculty are delighted with the enroll- units respond to calls for help with sion on interpersonal dynamics in an ment, and the students' morale is high. housecleaning, yard work and visiting. organization. He stressed the necessity As Marianne Patton, guidance coun- of having both "high-changers," or in- selor, put it, "Our high enrollment indi- novators interested in new methods and cates the spirit of the students." systems, and "low-changers," or those On the afternoon of the first day of more cautious, in an organization, and school, Aug. 25, the student body and the importance of these two types in faculty caravaned to the Boise River, learning to listen and cooperate. some 25 miles from the academy, where The second guest was Tom Wilson they inflated and launched rafts and from Nampa, a local psychologist who inner tubes. The current carried them specializes in stress management. He ten miles to their destination in the cen- gave a three-hour presentation com- ter of Boise. "This activity is a great plete with seven questionnaires for each mixer," said Wayne Wentlend, assis- staff member which helped each deter- tant principal and boys' dean. "Many mine personal stress levels. Wilson students are away from home for the Rich LeDuc, left, manager of the Idaho First ended his presentation with suggestions Academy first time, and this helps them meet new National Bank, presents Gem State check for principal Cyril Connelly with a for handling potentially stressful situa- friends." $5,000. tions. In fact, the first month of school is full The Idaho Conference has only 4,300 The faculty were now ready for the of exciting activities. On the first Satur- members, but those members are active big day — registration, Aug. 24. At 8:30 day night of the year, the student body in their support of their academy. Their a.m., Gem State Academy again opened sponsored GSA's annual corn roast financial and moral support along with on the field behind the girls' dorm. The their prayers are three of the big reasons Colleen Macaulay is a correspondent boys' club is planning an overnight why the 1980-81 school yearpromises to for Gem State Academy. camping trip to the desert for the second be one of the best ever for Gem State Saturday night. Academy, During the third and fourth week- Yearbook editor, Rinda Clark, right, greets Mary Alien and Dan Priests, new GSA stu dents from Mississippi, at the annual hand A highlight of the first day of school at GSA is the annual raft and inner-tube ride on the Boise shake. River. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 18 When a 'Practice Session' Is for Real By Corina Piercey A young couple, Curt and Loretta months prior to the handbill inviting Friday night through Sunday. These McCombs, came into the Osburn, them to the meetings. training seminars would ultimately en- Idaho, Seventh-day Adventist Church That Wednesday Curt and Loretta, able Lay Bible Ministers to become as during the Wednesday evening Witness- having recently weathered a stormy ex- proficient as professional ministers in ing Class. Assuming from the happy perience in their lives, had received finding interests, giving Bible studies, glow on their faces that they were their second Signs. When he read it, gaining decisions and preparing people church members belatedly joining the Curt was impressed to find Christ and for baptism. class, the witnessing instructor, Pastor join a church. He had heard of Advent- Lay Bible Ministers fill out a special Curtis Miller, explained to them that the ists from his family background, but had monthly report to the conference which class work for the evening had just been never belonged to any church. Loretta outlines their activities. Although it is a completed, and the members were was a Lutheran. Curt wanted to waste new program and reports have not yet ready to go into the community to begin no time in going to church and, knowing been received from every participating practicing what they had learned. He that most churches hold prayer meet- member, to date we have recorded 742 invited them to join one of the witness- ings on Wednesdays, he and Loretta house calls, 582 Bible studies given, 18 ing teams who were leaving to visit a decided to attend that evening. They decisions for Christ, and 8 baptisms re- neighborhood home. arrived at the Adventist church not ported. We hope that when 600 persons The couple glanced at each other knowing that prayer meeting had been are involved with the program, each one strangely, but nodded agreement. They taken over by a witnessing class. winning at least one person per year, a would join a team. Names and address- That night Curt and Loretta gave their minimum of 600 baptisms per year will es of homes to be visited were then hearts to Christ and Bible studies com- result — a figure about equal to our cur- assigned and the class members divided menced, culminating in their baptism a rent reported baptisms in this confer- into teams. Pastor Miller reminded short time ago. The story does not end ence. them, before departure, that this was there. Now Loretta's mother is taking The next Lay Ministers' Training the first course of visits to be made dur- Bible studies, too, and she is witnessing Seminar will be held at Camp MiVoden, ing the training series. to other family members. Heaven alone Oct. 10-12. Upper Columbia Confer- "You will practice what you have will reveal the final end of this story. ence director of lay ministries, Pastor learned about approaching a home, ring- Curtis Miller, will coordinate the semi- ing the doorbell, greeting the person nar. Gunnar Nelson, ministerial secre- who answers the door introducing the tary of the Texas Conference, will be reason for your visit, gaining entrance the featured speaker, teaching classes into the home, and giving your personal throughout the weekend on "The Art of testimony and gospel presentation," he Leading Persons to a Decision." said. "It is a practice session, because Theodore Carcich will speak at the 11 you will be visiting Adventist homes o'clock service on Sabbath, and confer- where the people know you are coming ence secretary, Clarence Gruesbeck, to use them as guinea pigs for your prac- will talk about "The Dynamics of Small tice training. Next week our visits will Group Evangelism." On Sabbath after- be the real thing." noon a sacred concert will be presented As the teams headed for their cars, by a new group, "Chapter Twenty- Osburn Church pastor, Randy Phillips, Two." whispered to Pastor Miller, "Please To date, three seminars have been take that young couple with you to the held, covering topics on how to find home you will be visiting." Pastor Randy Philips explains a scripture pas Bible study interests, how to make the Later, in that home, during the prac- sage to Curt and Loretta McCombs, who were first call, personal prayer-and-study tice, everything progressed according recently baptized in Osburn, Idaho. life, the stewardship of time, how to to the training manual and the witnesses The Upper Columbia Conference is meet objections, how to chain- in training were performing well. It was convinced that a Lay Bible Ministry will reference a Bible, how to choose the during the gospel presentation and prac- pay with souls won for Christ. One year proper Bible studies, one-to-one tice appeal for decisions to accept ago, the Lay Bible Ministry program evangelism, and how to know when a Christ that Curt and Loretta were dis- was launched in our conference, calling person is ready for baptism. Instructors covered NOT to be members of the Ad- for the development of teams in every have been chosen from our own local ventist Church. church, dedicated to leading persons to conference staff and experts have been What brought them to the church in Christ and preparing them for baptism. called to teach from other parts of North the middle of a training class? The an- Pastors were asked to recommend to America. swer is a thrilling story. The training the program members who demonstrate Many churches already have Lay class was one of several activities to the gift of personal evangelism. These Bible Ministers entered in this program; prepare the church for public evangelis- persons would recognize that they re- some do not. If your church does not, tic meetings. Another project was send- quire an occupation to provide the and if you are interested in becoming a ing Signs to every boxholder for three necessities of life, so like Paul, they Lay Bible Minister, immediately con- would "make tents" to support their tact your pastor or the Upper Columbia Corina Piercey is office secretary in the "vocation" of winning souls. department of lay ministries. It may be Upper Columbia department of lay The conference would provide quar- God wants YOU at the next Lay Minis- ministries. terly seminars, held regionally, from ters' Training Seminar. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 19 A Year of Miracles around 180 degrees." From another part of the country, someone who helped as a receptionist in By H. M. S. Richards, Jr. one of the meetings writes: "I brought my sister, her husband and their five What a year of miracles 1980 has been $5, but I was reminded the Lord doesn't children and they were baptized. I thank for the Voice of Prophecy! I can't think need our money, anyway — it's just that God and I'll love Him forever." of anything more exciting than seeing a we need to give it." Whether it's through the evangelistic miracle — or being a miracle. That's Because of this kind of sacrificial giv- association, the Bible School, or the right, you and I are miracles! A Chris- ing, the Voice of Prophecy is being broadcast, I'm so thankful that God is tian is one of God's miracles. heard daily on 49 more stations than it using the Voice of Prophecy to trans- Recently, a woman from the Seattle was a year ago. form people into miracles for His king- area wrote of a miracle God had per- But now the challenge is even greater! dom. What a privilege it is to be on the formed in her life. I'll let her tell the With the broadcast reaching additional front lines fighting in the battle between story. thousands of searching hearts, we must good and evil! "Brother, I don't even know your keep the message on the air — we must Recognizing the need to do even more name, but God moved through you to be there when we're needed. through Christ's power to bring people set me free! The letters coming daily to Box 55 in to a decision for Him in this final crisis, '' When I heard that you were going to Los Angeles are exciting to read as we are recruiting 100,000 Seventh-day speak on 'the unpardonable sin,' I al- people tell what the broadcast means to Adventists in North America to join us most turned the radio off. Previously, them. as Prayer Warriors on Oct. 11. the very thought of it would cause me to "I am not a Seventh-day Adventist, All across the continent, Prayer War- break out in a cold, fearful sweat. I was but I certainly appreciate the Voice of riors will be remembering the Voice of so afraid that I would find out there was Prophecy," writes a woman from Til- Prophecy ministry in prayer. What a no hope for me. lamook, Ore. surge of strength will be sensed on that "As you began talking, a peace came "This program has taught me many day as God is petitioned in behalf of our over me that truly overpowered the things and has been an asset to my needs and the needs of those to whom strong gripping fear that usually took spiritual growth. Thank you for your we are ministering! hold. While I listened, the truth indeed program." Another resident of Tillamook wrote Also on this day — a day set aside for set me free!" all Adventist church members to pre- Friend, God is changing lives today in to request a vegetarian cookbook which was offered on the daily program over sent a special offering for the Voice of miraculous ways — indeed, He is set- Prophecy — these Prayer Warriors will ting the captives free. I'm so glad He has station K.TIL. She said, "I was a patient in the Adventist hospital for about a be giving a gift to help fight in the battle chosen the Voice of Prophecy as one of for souls. His life-changing agents. week last year and some of those veg- From Lynnwood, Wash., a happy etarian dishes were really good." If 100,000 Prayer Warriors will give Christian wrote: "I feel such a peace in Then she went on to say, "Your pro- $50 each on Oct. 11 — one dollar for my heart since I began keeping the Sab- gram now replaces my soap opera. And every year the Voice of Prophecy has bath. I didn't realize I was breaking the believe me, I sure get more out of your been on the air — there will be funds fourth commandment. I took it for program. Also, since I stopped watch- enough to cover North America with granted that keeping Sunday was fine. ing the soap opera, my six-month-old the gospel. "I pray for God's blessing on you for baby has been noticeably calmer and Won't you accept the challenge to helping me find the truth, and for all the happier." join the thousands across North other people's lives you have touched." Last, but not least, I must share some America on Oct. 11 who are going to be One of the most exciting miracles this of the miracles which have taken place Warriors with us? past year has been the way in which during the past year in the Voice of As I reflect on the miracles of the past people have responded to the challenge Prophecy Evangelistic Association. year, I can't help looking forward to the of my dad's dream to be "on the air, Following a crusade in Coeur d'Alene climactic miracle to take place when our every day, everywhere." this past November, one of those bap- work on earth is finished. If we will only From Corbett, Ore., came this inspir- tized said: "I was just about at the end accept the invitation, we have been ing letter: "I'm amazed at how God of my rope when the VOP team came to promised a home with Jesus where works in your behalf. Just when I hold its meetings. I attended the crusade peace, joy and love will reign forever. thought I'd have to write out a check to and gave my heart to Christ. Today, I'm I can't wait to be a part of that mira- you for only $20, I received some a witness of a life which has turned cle! money in the mail from my son for Mother's Day. "As I prayed how God would have me use it, I felt impressed to send a big Besides H. M. S. Richards, Jr., director- share of it to the Voice of Prophecy." speaker, and H. M. S. Richards, founder- A dear sister in Portland wrote: "I speaker emeritus, the Voice of Prophecy broad have still not been able to find work, but cast team includes (standing, left to right) John Ramsey, King's Heralds first tenor; Jerry Pat- wanted to send in a little, anyway. It ton, second tenor; Del Delker, broadcast soloist; hurt my pride to give so little above tithe Jim Avars, bass; Jack Veazey, baritone; and Jim and church offerings, but I've been Teel, accompanist and arranger. shown this attitude was wrong. It's only H. M. S. Richards, Jr., is the director- speaker of the Voice of Prophecy. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 20 PEOPLE IN Review and Herald William G. Johnsson, associate pro- fessor of New Testament at Andrews TRANSITION University and associate dean of the Seminary, has been elected associate editor of the Adventist Review. Upper Columbia in 1968, he worked as a pastor in Min- An Australian, Dr. Johnsson is the Gary Palterson, pastor of the Walla nesota and Nebraska. first non-North American to hold an Walla College Church, has accepted a In 1977, Staddon enrolled at Loma elective office on the Review staff. His call to become president of the Linda University where he received service for the Adventist Church began Georgia-Cumberland Conference with two master of science degrees, one in at Vincent Hill School in India where he offices in Calhoun, Ga. nutrition and the other in physiology. was dean of boys. He taught religion at Tim Berry, associate pastor of the Mrs. Staddon is the former Sharon Spicer College for 12 years, and in 1972 Walla Walla College Church is moving McHenry whose grandfather, father was appointed Dean of the School of to Atlantic Union College where he will and two uncles were missionaries in In- Religious Studies at Spicer. He held this be teaching in the theology department. dia. The Staddon family includes two position until 1975, when he was invited sons, Jack 6, and Jeff 5. to join the Seminary faculty at Andrews Oregon University. New pastor for the Gladstone Park The newly appointed associate editor Church, is Richard L. Warner. Warner Idaho holds a bachelor of divinity degree from recently came from Loveland, Colo., Bob Busch has been named associate London University, a master's degree where he has been pastor for the Camp- pastor of the Payette, Idaho, Church and a Ph.D. in biblical studies from ion Academy Church the past six years. and will work with Pastor George M. Vanderbilt University, as well as a mas- He succeeds Larry Boyd who is now Harsha. ter of arts degree in theology from An- pastor at Scappoose-St. Helens. Before his move, Busch pastored two drews University, a bachelor of Born in Davenport, Iowa, he received years in Burns, Ore., and was an as- technology degree from Adelaide and a his college education from Union Col- sociate pastor for a year in Caldwell. bachelor of arts from Avondale College. lege, Lincoln, Neb., with graduate Busch and his wife, Julie, are natives Dr. Johnsson is married to Helene studies at Andrews University, Berrien of Portland, Ore. The family includes Margaret Taylor, an elementary school- Springs, Mien., and Loma Linda Uni- three children, Jason 10, Jeremy 5, and teacher. The Johnssons have two teen- versity, Loma Linda, Calif. Jamie 3. aged children, a son and a daughter. He began his ministry in Iowa in 1950 and was ordained to the gospel ministry in 1954 at Nevada, Iowa. He has held subsequent pastoral and teaching as- signments in Minnesota, Colorado, California, Washington and Nebraska. His parents are Dr. and Mrs. G. T. Warner of La Sierra, Calif. His wife, the former Shirley Wilmot of Des Moines, Iowa, also attended Union College. The Warners have two adult children: Joni Bell, R.N., a Shirley and Richard Theron Staddon Bob Busch William G. Johnsson pastor's wife at Grants Pass, Ore., and Warner Heidi Lane of Fresno, Calif. Alaska Theron Staddon has been named the new pastor of the Palmer congregation. CONFERENCE NEWS He replaces Melvin Pond who moved to needed to talk with him, keeping his Alberta, Canada. IDAHO interest away from tobacco and giving Born in Missoula, Mont., he spent the Eagle Church Sponsors him new ideas as well as words of en- early part of his life in the Treasure State couragement. Successful Five-Day Plan Dr. Seeley advocated quitting "cold and then moved to Colorado. After graduation from Pacific Union College Most of the Eagle Five-Day Stop turkey" and told them they would need Smoking Plan participants quit during to make many changes in their life pat- the first two days. The clinic, held at the tern habits. He advised them to breathe church, was conducted by Pastor Al deeply and rub their arms and bodies Heitzmann and Dr. Jack Seeley, a while under the shower to cause friction Christian doctor practicing in Boise. to help ease some tension. Spicy foods Each smoker had a Seventh-day Ad- and drinks with caffeine were an en- ventist "buddy" who sat beside him ticement to smoking so he advised them during the session. During the day, the to shun tea, coffee, cola drinks and to go smoker needing encouragement could easy on steaks and the spice racks, and call his buddy for words of advice and keep the lid on catsup bottles. Taking confidence to help ease the inner strug- brisk walks and drinking plenty of water gle and torment. In turn, the buddy and fruit juices were also suggested, as Gary Patterson Tim Berry would call his partner periodically if he was avoiding comfortable seats and GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 21 Elgin Couple Celebrates 66th Wedding Anniversary A golden wedding anniversary is an unusual event, but for a couple to cele- brate their 66th anniversary is indeed a blessed and an outstanding experience. Such is the case of Omer and Bethel Harwood of Elgin. Bethel recalls the first time she saw These participants in a Five-Day Plan spon Omer. He was riding his pony as fast as sored by the Eagle Church successfully quit it could go. A romance blossomed into smoking. Omer and Bethel Harwood love and on Aug. 8, 1914 Omer and sofas in front of the TV. Bethel were united in holy wedlock at The Harwoods moved to Oregon in Pastor Heitzmann told them that in Guthrie Center, Iowa. 1923. Just four years ago, they moved to their own way they could ask Christ to Eleven children were born to this Elgin. Both are active for their ages, and give them the victory. He pointed out union. They are: Clayton of Cottage are able to attend church services. Mr. that the promises are there and if they Grove, Ore.; Oscar of Amity, Ore.; Harwood will soon celebrate his 90th asked they would receive. Mabel, Ross, and Marie all of Eugene, birthday. The buddy will continue to keep in Ore.; Marvin of Shively, Calif.; Neal of When asked the secret of their long contact with his partner to give him ad- Swiss Home; Walton of Roseberg; years spent together, Harwood chuck- ditional strength, encouragement and Velma of Golden, Colo.; Donald of led, "No fights, I guess." Mrs. Har- support to gain a permanent victory Ketchikan, Alaska, and Rex of Elgin. wood's advice to married couples is over the habit and lead him to a better Omer comes from a family of 11 chil- "Try to stay together and settle your way of life through Jesus Christ. dren and Bethel from a family of seven, differences, especially if there are chil- yet both agree "that young couples dren." should not have large families today. Goldie Spainhower Living costs are so high." Communication Secretary MEDICAL-MINISTERIAL RE TREAT. Idaho Conference pastors and wives enjoyed their annual retreat at beautiful Camp Ida-Haven July 15-20. Dr. Edward Heppenstall was the fea tured speaker. Pictured here are Pastor and Mrs. Ron Stroud discussing a theological point with Dr. Heppenstall. COUPLE CELEBRATE 60TH ANNIVER SARY. Burrel and Elizabeth Windle, longtime residents of Payette, recently cele brated their 60th wedding anniversary. Be tween 250 and 300 well-wishers, relatives and old-time friends gathered June 29 for a recep tion held in their honor. The reception was held in the Treasure Valley SDA School gym. It Mel Rees presented a series on was co-hosted by the couple's two daughters, stewardship that was very in Ellen Osburn and Dorothy Bowman, both of formative and greatly ap Payette. preciated. Sun Valley pastor, The gift table contained a money tree made Mike Jones, and Payette op from sagebrush — a reminder of the early tometrist, George Iwasa, are days when the newly married couple lived in pictured with Rees, Dr. and the sagebrush hills of Little Willow Creek. Mrs. Iwasa prepared a delici Burrel was born near New Plymouth, ous Oriental dinner for the Idaho. His wife came to the area from North group. Dakota when she was 23. They have lived in Payette County all their married life. A history of the life of the couple was written by Laurie Loomis and read by Carolyn Toombs, grad- daughters of the \V indies. While the party was under way, the great grandchildren decorated the Windle car with streamers, tin cans, balloons aned a big sign that said "Just Married, 60 Years." When the party was over, the couple drove their car through main street, as newlyweds often do. The Shepherdess Club was fortunate to have The Windles are members of the Payette Dr. Warren Fish, of La Grande, Ore., as their Church. Elizabeth has especially been active in the children's divisions and the Dorcas featured speaker. Left to right, Ruby work, as well as a deaconess. Heitzmann, Shepherdess Club president, Joyce D. Klocko Mrs. Gerda Fish and Dr. Fish. Communication Secretary GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 22 ternoon, Ted Lutts, Oregon Conference treasurer, welcomed the church mem- bers to their new church and com- mended and challenged them in their continued efforts to complete the church. Just two months later, the members were able to hold their official grand opening service on Aug. 15 and 16 with four former pastors and the present pastor, Skip Bell, joining in the cere- monies. They included Pastors Manley Miles, Charles Brown, Arnold Lien, and David Schmidt. Also participating were the three conference officers, Jack Harris, president, Rankin Wentland, executive secretary, and Lutts. Repre- FIVE-DAY PLAN HELD. Several Five-Day Stop Smoking Plan series have been held in this senting the community was Oregon area. The most recent one peaked at an attendance of 21. At the end of the series, 17 people received certificates denoting victory. In this group was a lady who had been raised in an Senator Debbs Potts who had joined in Adventist home until she was 12 years of age and then she became lost to the denomination. She the groundbreaking service two years tells us that we "found her" and she is having Bible studies and occasionally she attends church. earlier. Mrs. Mike Jones Sun Valley Company The Sabbath afternoon service of commitment was concluded with a sac- red concert by organist David Hegarty of San Francisco, on the church's new OREGON 6th and Evelyn Streets was the first of Rodgers 990 three-manual organ. Construction of the church has been a two special celebrations. The opening Grants Pass Church Moves service was begun with a Sabbath work of love for many of the members. School program in the old church and Before the project got under way, the Into Newly Built Facility reading of the church history by Dr. building committee surveyed the abili- Rising above Grants Pass, Ore., a Harold Campbell, Sr. ties of the members and the number of spire atop the new Seventh-day Advent- Then a large percentage of the con- hours each week they could help. ist church near the north entrance to the gregation walked the six-tenths of a mile Schedules were established and the city seems to catch the eye of every to the new church. Because theme for members went to work. passing traveler and draw it toward the weekend was taken from Psalm 84, The project seemed to unify our heaven. "How lovely is thy dwelling place, O members who participated, remarked For more than a year, the whole Lord of hosts!" a banner with the text John McFeeters who led in the con- community has watched as the church printed on it was prepared to be carried struction program after the framing has grown from its foundation and fi- by the Pathfinder Club members in the rough construction was completed nally take a prominent place at the march to the new church. under the direction of Ken Adams. northern terminus of the Redwood The congregation sang as they Sabbath School division leaders con- Highway. walked. Some remarked that it was a tributed suggestions for the design of The site of the structure was chosen meaningful experience, reminiscent of a their departments. All departments partly because of its commanding visi- similar walk conducted 29 years earlier were constructed in such a way that bility on a hillside between Northeast to the then new church on Evelyn they could have sunlight during their 7th and 9th Streets. Street. regular Sabbath services even though The move from the old church site at At a special musical program that af- the building has two levels, explained Right at home in their new church, Grants Pass children gather around their pastor dur A fan-shaped sanctuary with vaulted ceiling provides seating for 750 people in the new Grants ing opening Sabbath morning worship service Pass Church. for a children's story. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 23 Olin Nations, building committee long construction process. two movie projectors, three fade and chairman. Senator Potts seemed to sum up the dissolve projectors, as well as a An unusual feature of the church is its attitude of the members as he spoke at recorder/player for special sound ef- central supply room for all Sabbath the commitment service Sabbath after- fects. The pictures are rear-projected School divisions. All materials are noon. onto a triplicate screen. stored in this room and a member has "It just does something to you to have Each evening the system was set to been assigned to check equipment in been here to see the ground broken (for begin with "sing-along" music and and out. By this means, Nations says, this new church) and then come back words shown on the screen so early- we hope to reduce supply costs. and see it finished and to be able to stand comers could join in. Whether or not The sanctuary which will seat about here behind the pulpit. I've watched one could sing, the pictures behind the 750 is fan-shaped and behind the con- with interest and pride as it was being words made it worth while to be early. gregational seating are a series of rooms built. This church not only belongs to Fowler then took the congregation on a for Sabbath School classes, a nursery the members; it belongs to the commu- trip to somewhere special and con- and an infant training chapel which has nity." tinued creatively using his whole au- regular church pews. Robin Martin diovisual system for his lecture. The covered entry and an extra large Communication Secretary Featured music was provided for the narthex were especially designed to ac- meetings by the Fowlers as well as by commodate the 665-member congrega- members from Brewster, East tion as they come and go during wet and UPPER COLUMBIA Wenatchee, Cashmere and Chelan. cold weather. Even though the town of Chelan is Deaf churchgoers have also received Evangelist Fowler Holds preoccupied with the needed tourist special consideration through the instal- business and fruit harvest during this lation of a transmitter and individual re- Meetings in Lake Chelan part of the year, there were nonmem- ceivers which can be used anywhere in Evangelist and Mrs. Les Fowler, as- bers in attendance nightly with some the church. Total floor space is 29,000 sisted by Bob and Sylvia Clayton, com- being particularly interested in follow- square feet. It was designed by the Bal- pleted a month of "Revelation up Bible studies. And, as one of the siger, Peterson, Shewbridge architec- Panorama" meetings in the Lake Che- members said, "Even though I have sat tural firm. Construction costs will be lan Church with the congregation link- through many series since becoming a about $1,000,000. ing hands and singing "Blessed Be the Seventh-day Adventist, God used Thousands of hours were contributed Tie That Binds." Evangelist Fowler to bring out more by members in completing the church, Fowler has a computerized au- beautiful things in our beliefs I hadn't much of it by retired members who diovisual system to illustrate his lec- before contemplated." worked day after day throughout the tures. The set has ten slide projectors, Elaine Huey Opening Night Lecture: 'The Last People to See Hitler Alive" and Hope Unlimited Singers 7:30 p.m. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2 Rockwood Seventh-day Adventist Church Arnold and Margaret Scherencel 1910 SE. 182nd Ave. Crusade Speakers Portland, Oregon An outstanding program for the Portland area *Music groups 'Family films 'Medical leactures "Illustrated Bible lectures every night (,ar\ and Mary; Rustad Thomas and Peggy Palzer Chuck Godfrey Crusade Organist Wvnnton Bunnell, M.D. Medical Lecturer 'Nutrition class Musk Coordinai Crusade Coordinators Send names of interests to: *Wedding and reception Pastor Gary Rustad *Nursery for preschoolers 1910 SE. 182nd Ave. 'Comfortable new Rockwood Church Portland, OR 97233 GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 24 member congregation was started by along with many other endeavors. members of the Spokane Linwood The church will be built primarily by Church in April, 1978 and is currently member and other volunteer help and is meeting in the Springhill Grange hall on expected to be completed by next spring Coulee-Hite Road outside northwest or summer. Spokane. Roger W. McDonald The new church will be located on Communication Secretary Seven-mile Road at Coulee-Hite and Four Mound Roads. The building will have a total of 5,900 square feet of floor WASHINGTON space with the sanctuary seating 100. Those taking part in the Countryside Washington Holds groundbreaking ceremonies were (from the Participating in the ceremony were right) Jim Homburg, building committee Spokane County's Third District Com- Unusual United Retreat chairman and builder; County Commissioner missioner, Jerry Kopet, and officials of Bringing all the pastors, teachers and Jerry Kopet; John F. Wilkens, Upper Colum the Upper Columbia Conference. bia treasurer; Clarence Gruesbeck, Upper Co office staff of a conference together for a lumbia secretary; Pastor Henning Guldham- KUDY radio talk show host, Ken retreat is not an easy task. However, mer; and Henry Reimers, former land owner. Campbell, sang a song he had especially Glenn Aufderhar, president of the composed for the occasion. Washington Conference, remarked that, Countryside Members Break According to Henry Reimers, previ- to his knowledge, it was the first time in Ground for New Sanctuary ous owner of the land, it was first home- 15 years that these three groups had A groundbreaking ceremony was steaded by the public-spirited Pratt fam- taken the opportunity to meet together. held recently for the new Spokane ily. Mrs. Amerella Pierce Pratt was a The occasion that brought these Countryside Church. The now 45- niece of President Franklin Pierce. The groups to the Oregon Conference Pratts started a school and a post office, campgrounds from Aug. 22 through 27 COMING The Joy of Sharing TO HERMISTON, About eight years ago, two young One Sabbath I stood up to wel- OREGON ladies came walking into the church just about the time Sabbath School come my class and to my surprise I saw Esther. "Esther, is that you?" I was to begin. A lady in the church said. She smiled and said, "It's me." noticed they were strangers so she I was so glad to see her! brought them to my class and I wel- I talked to her after Sabbath comed them. I felt impressed to School. She was married and her change the lesson study and talk husband was working, or he would more of the love of God. This is my be with her. The next Sabbath he great theme, anyway, for it is the accompanied her. From then on, great love of God that will hasten they came regularly and they Jesus' return and draw the people to brought Judy's two children. Judy Him. had seen such a change in her chil- After the class was over, they told dren she wanted Esther to take them DAVID PARKS me how they enjoyed it. I invited each week. SPEAKER them to come back. The two sisters, We were having evangelistic meet- Esther and Judy, came to church ings; I invited them to come and they FOCUS ON LIVING several times. did. They also wanted Bible studies PROPHECY They both visited my home; we had good talks about Jesus, and I told so I took the Dukane projector to them. Pastor Charles Lickey also vis- SEMINAR them how much He loved them. They seemed interested, as both had ited them and gave them studies. Esther's husband, Jerry, was an Adventist background but had working every other Sabbath, but he OCTOBER 18- drifted away. Judy called me one day wanted to join the church along with NOVEMBER22 and asked if I would come to her Esther. He asked his boss for Sab- home and give a Bible study and she baths off, but was refused so Jerry SEVENTH-DAY would invite some of her neighbors. I quit his job. Jerry and Esther were ADVENTIST CHURCH gave a study on the love of God. baptized this spring and they are a W. 9TH AND HIGHLAND We visited back and forth for some happy couple. Judy comes at times; time. Esther moved away; she wrote she is on my prayer list. HERMISTON, OREGON several times and I lost my connec- Never give up. God hears and an- tion with her. I called Judy and she swers prayers. We can take no glory PLEASE SEND NAMES had not heard much from her, either. to ourselves, for only God can bring OF INTERESTED PERSONS I had the girls on my prayer list for them in. But what a joy to work with IN THE HERMISTON AREA TO: a long time and I didn't know where and for God! PASTOR GUNNAR SJOREN they were. I thought of them many Marge Stinson P.O. BOX 272 times and it must have been five Lay Activities Secretary HERMISTON, OREGON 97838 years since I had heard of them. Puyallup, Wash. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 25 was more than a retreat. Aufderhar ex- Adventist Church has most often pre- David Crockett, photographer for a plained that the retreat was a workshop sented. The subjective gospel is telling Seattle, Wash., television station. designed to assist those attending in im- others about what the gospel has done in Crockett was trapped at the western proving and utilizing soul-winning the life. "Blended together," explained base of Mount St. Helens when it skills. "Every teacher is a minister," Gray, "they warm the heart," prepar- erupted on May 18. Aufderhar said, "and every pastor is a ing a person for receiving Jesus Christ. "If people come for nothing else but teacher." Gray has authored several Bible les- David's presentation," Damazo says, Des Cummings and Don Gray were son study guides including "The Bible "it would be worth it. That should be a invited to speak to the group about the Speaks" and "My Bible Says." pretty dramatic program." Crockett cooperative, soul-winning respon- In addition to large group presenta- will be presenting a movie and tape re- sibilities of the church and school. tions, the pastors and teachers could cording he made during his experience Cummings is assistant professor of attend several smaller classes covering on Mount St. Helens when he believed youth ministry at Andrews University topics such as "Wardrobe Coordina- he was facing certain death. Theological Seminary and Gray is the tion" (for the ladies) and' 'The Holidays According to Damazo, the purpose of ministerial secretary of Lake Union as a Key to Ministry" (for the pastors). the seminar is to, "develop a fraternity Conference. Also available were several educational and tie-down with the church for the Cummings examined how the schools exhibits which were open for browsing. business and professional people in the could be truly Christian as well as ac- Larry Bunnell church. It's Green Lake's method for tive, evangelistic institutions. Observ- NPUC Communication Intern building a stronger church by bringing ing that students need "love educa- people together who otherwise tion," Cummings defined love as, "a Green Lake Church Sponsors wouldn't get together." plant that is grown in the common Businessmen's Seminar In the past four years, the seminar has ground of spiritual unity, watered by the addressed the ethical problems faced by spring of communication, warmed in What does a church with an uncom- the Christian in business and the rela- the sunlight of affection, growing for mon number of professional and suc- tionship of diet and stress. This year a eternity." cessful business people do for a service simultaneous seminar for teenagers en- Such an understanding of love, to their denomination? The answer for titled, "How to Teach Your Parents to Cummings believes, would allow stu- Seattle's Green Lake Church has been Talk," will continue Green Lake's at- dents to effectively battle undesirable the sponsoring of an annual seminar for tempt to meet the diverse needs of the concepts of love in modern society. Adventist business people. Adventist Church. Gray spoke about the Christian's "ob- This year's Christian Business Semi- The teen seminar will be directed by a jective" and "subjective" witness. The nar, entitled, "Body Recall," will take pastor, a family counselor and a child objective witness is the process of ex- place Nov.7-9 at the Salishan Lodge in psychiatrist. Taking place at the same plaining the gospel from a biblical Gleneden Beach, Ore. Check in will time as the medical symposiums, it will standpoint which, Gray believes, the begin at 2 p.m. on Friday with the re- be open to parents and teenagers con- mainder of the day devoted to getting cerned about the problems of parent- acquainted, dinner and a medical sym- teen communication in modern society. posium. Damazo characterizes the weekend The three medical symposiums dur- as being "pretty much for anyone, but ing the weekend will feature nine spe- slanted to businessmen." Registration cialists from various medical disciplines fee is $25 for the business seminar and discussing the most common problems $10 for the teen seminar. The registra- they see in their specialties and how to tion is tax deductible and does not in- prevent them. clude the cost of meals and lodging. "There will be a liberal use of visual Those interested must preregister by aids," says Dr. Ray Damazo, seminar sending a check to Dr. Raymond coordinator. "We're going to eliminate Damazo, 855 106th Ave. NE., Bellevue, redundancy and encourage the physi- Wash. 98004. The check should be made cians to talk in layman's language. We payable to the Green Lake Adventist want the symposiums to be as practical Church. as possible." The specialists, including a pediatri- cian, a surgeon and a psychiatrist, NEW MEMBERS IN ELMA. So far this year, nine have been baptized as new members of among others, will define the three most common problems they address in their INSTITUTIONS the Elma Church. Genell Hartnell was bap areas of expertise. Then for 15 minutes Many Patients Benefit from tized as a result of Bible studies held in her they will examine how these problems home with another dozen people in atten might be prevented. After these presen- THF/NW Health Program dance. Three of these have been baptized and studies will continue with the others this fall. tations, there will be an opportunity for A recent study of patient reaction to These baptisms followed the Dan Knauft questions from the audience. the conditioning program at Total evangelistic meetings held in Elma and are all Sabbath morning, Pastor Lawrence Health Foundation/Northwest, Yaki- the result of Bible studies by lay members of Downing of the Green Lake Church, ma, Wash., gives strong confirmation to the congregation. Those baptized include (back row from the left) Kathleen and Dan will speak at 9:30 on, "Healer's its benefit. Patients consistently rated MacKay, Genell Hartnell, (middle row) Dar- Touch." Following the 10:14 a.m. med- themselves as having achieved a rin Kartell, Jeff Cooper, Lanita Thompson, ical symposium, the day will be open for marked improvement in overall health, (front row), Guy Thompseon, Trease Kramer, physical stamina and mental outlook. Andria Mullen. hiking and beachcombing. Norma Hartnell Saturday evening's program, "The Considering the wide range of religious .;', Lay Activities Secretary World Turned Black," will feature affiliations represented among Total GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 26 Health (THF/NW) patients, it was es- spiritual vitality and can look forward to my church affiliation, I would seriously pecially interesting to note the high rat- a happier, fuller life. Many no longer consider SDA." (C. C.) Springfield, ing given to improvement in spiritual find it necessary to rely so heavily, if at Ore. vitality. all, on medications upon which they had "I think if I had not gone to THF/NW The most common referral source is previously been dependent. I would be dead now. My cholesterol the patient's physician, followed Those who benefit most are those has dropped 70 M.G.'s and the tri- closely by relatives and friends. It is who 1) have suffered heart attacks, 2) glicerides 195 M.G.'s. My heart spe- interesting to see the growing interest of have a defined liability to heart attacks cialist was surprised at my improve- physicians in what THF/NW can do for or stroke, 3) have had bypass surgery ment. I have been told I am almost nor- their patients. More and more physi- and need to sustain its benefit, 4) expe- mal as far as my heart is concerned." cians are coming to see the program in rience severe leg pains due to poor (E. U.) New Meadows, Idaho. perspective. While almost anyone can blood supply, 5) congenital and dietary "The program at THF/NW was such "benefit," it is a unique kind of patient overweight, 6) chronic gastric disor- a boost in every way. The personnel for which the program is specially de- ders, 7) diabetes, 8) mild depression and were all such dedicated Christians and signed. 9) stress. so interested in helping us spiritually, A great many patients, suffer from It surprises many to discover that by mentally and physically." (E. R.) Hot anxiety-producing and debilitating dis- eating a properly balanced diet of nu- Springs, S. D. orders which require a marked change tritious, appetizing foods, they can eat "Before starting the program, I could in life-style if they are to survive and hearty, satisfying meals and still lose not walk up the stairs in my home. I avoid an early death. Fortunately, a weight. The average weight loss is 11 spent most of my time in bed and was great many are able, based upon routine pounds per patient. And it is the kind of not able to do any housework. Now I visits to their own physicians, to under- loss that stays off, because it is not feel well and am walking every day. I stand their needs and make the adjust- based on fads, health-threatening crash thank God for THF/NW's dedicated ments that are necessary. Some, how- diets, or starvation. people. I needed help and guidance and ever, are not able to make these ac- This medically managed treatment received them at THF/NW." (J. M.) commodations and often face bleak program came into operation because of Yakima, Wash. prospects. the concern of a group of dedicated Ad- "It was expensive, but for me it was These, the program at THF/NW is ventist physicians in Yakima who rec- worth it. My doctor here has been especially designed to help. It affords an ognized a need in their own practice. If happy with my progress. I now save $20 opportunity for the patient to "get there is a secret to its ultimate success, a month on medicine and about $50 a away" to a restful atmosphere in a beau- it lies in the quiet, purposeful service of month on groceries." (G. B.) Port Or- tiful setting of sweeping vistas and lush a concerned, caring loving staff of chard, Wash. orchards. For 26 days, patients live in a workers whose dedication to "their" "My stay at THF/NW was one of the grand mansion that displays the unique patients uniformly is given a very high most beautiful months I have ever opulence of a former time. Here they rating. Thus the Foundation is making spent. THF/NW started me on a road to become immersed in a total program its mark both now, and for eternity, in spiritual health and I am to be baptized that provides the incentive and guid- the lives of those it serves. The patients at the Stateline Church. My whole ex- ance they need for a new way of life. themselves tell it best. perience at THF/NW has improved not It begins with a three-day orientation "It was a pleasant experience and only my life, but the lives of my whole during which they get the feel of the added a new dimension to our lives. My family. 'All things do work for good!' " place and get to know their "fellow- husband benefitted a great deal from our (G. L.) Walla Walla, Wash. sufferers." During this time, acomplete stay — and has been faithfully following Information regarding Total Health medical workup is done on each patient the program since coming home." (E. Foundation/Northwest can be obtained by the staff physicians. This includes B.) Walla Walla, Wash. by calling (509) 965-2556 collect 9 a.m. history and physical, a review of prior "We went to THF/NW to better my to 5 p.m. medical records, cardiac function wife's condition — which was really Philip Benson evaluation (including monitored tread- improved. If I ever decided to change Chaplain THF/NW mill exercise tolerance testing), pulmo- nary function assessment and spirome- ter analysis, laboratory evaluation of blood values and chemistry, and con- tinuing consultation with staff physi- cians based upon individual need. GENERAL NEWS Photograph of Former the picture and if it is a group photo- Meanwhile patients begin a round of graph. lectures and discussions which continue NPUC Officer Sought Anyone willing to loan a picture, throughout their 26-day stay, and which The NPUC communication depart- please send it to the above address. Pho- cover a wide range of topics embracing ment has been collecting pictures of tographs will be copied and returned various aspects of health, nutrition, former NPUC officers for an office dis- after a brief period of time. All photo- exercise, motivation, goal-setting, play. At this point, all of the pictures graphs will be handled with care. self-discipline, spiritual vitality and have been collected except one of S. W. simple trust in God's loving concern for Nellis. Nellis was vice president of the Nutrition Instructors Class them. Physical stamina is rebuilt NPUC from 1912-1915. through balanced nutrition and a gradu- If you have a picture of Nellis or know Draws Hundred Participants ally intensified program of exercise. of where one might be obtained, please One hundred men and women from By the time patients leave, they have contact the Communications Depart- around the Northwest recently partici- a new outlook on life, have learned a ment, North Pacific Union Conference, pated in a five-day Nutrition Instructors life-style, through practice, which they P.O. Box 16677, Portland, OR 97216. Class to increase their expertise in cook- can sustain on their own, have enriched When writing, please indicate the size of ing healthfully. The program was jointly GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 27 sponsored by the North Pacific Union who love gospel music to accumulate Ford Completes PUC Conference, Upper Columbia Confer- the best and many of the new renditions Teaching Responsibilities ence and the Walla Walla College home by the Heritage Singers in a combina- economics department and was con- tion never before available to the public. Desmond Ford, a visiting professor of ducted on the college campus. Records and tapes are available through theology from Avondale College in Aus- Morning classes were taught by ex- Adventist Book Centers or by writing tralia, has completed his teaching re- perts in nutrition including John directly to Heritage Classics, 9614 NW. sponsibilities at Pacific Union College, Scharffenberg, M.D., M.P.H.; Don 8th Ave., Vancouver, Washington, according to an announcement by Pres- Hall, D.H.Sc., M.P.H.; and June 98665, for ordering information. ident J. W. Cassell. Bishop, M.S., R.D. Topics of special Jim Brooks Coming on an exchange teacher pro- interest to the basic as well as the ad- gram for a two-year period, Dr. Ford vanced students ranged from "The Use had extended that stay an additional year. Adventist Writers Group Since December 1979, he has resided in of Oil in Cooking" to current informa- tion regarding milk, cheese and eggs. Formed in College Place Washington, D.C., while preparing a Additionally, students received An Adventist writers' club has been position paper on his theological in- notebooks containing approximately formed in College Place, Wash., with 16 terpretations of the sanctuary doctrine 170 pages of practical, interesting and people attending the first session. of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. scientifically documented resource ma- The club is an outgrowth of interest in Affiliation of the Napa County and terials. writing coming from classes taught at Australian Adventist colleges was es- The afternoons were spent in labs the Upper Columbia camp meeting by tablished in 1956 in order to qualify Av- where the students practiced making Morten Juberg, North Pacific Union ondale graduates for advanced study, meals that were both attractive and nu- communications director. especially in theology. Degrees have tritional. Officers of the club, all from the Col- been conferred by Pacific Union Col- The instruction will be helpful in lege Place area, include Ellen Dana, lege in a program approved and in- planning the family menus of the partic- president; Dotti Frasier, secretary- spected by the Western Association of ipants. The primary purpose, how- treasurer; Lucile Dickson and Grace Schools and Colleges. ever, of the class was for the students to Streifling, program chairpersons. No new exchange is being made for become qualified to conduct nutrition Plans call for the group to meet the fall term. classes as a form of outreach in their monthly in the Industrial Technology local church community. building on the campus of Walla Walla Quiet Hour Dedicates New Jere D. Patzer College. The meeting time is 7:30 p.m., Chapel/Recording Studio NPUC Director of Health Services the first Tuesday of each month. Further information about the club For 62 years, Ida Jane Tucker pro- Heritage Singers Invited to can be had by contacting Ellen Dana, vided a special type of companionship 522 SE. 6th, College Place, Wash. for the founder of The Quiet Hour. She Presidential Inauguration gave Bible studies, visited interests and 99324. Phone 529-9576. The Heritage Singers, known widely This is third Adventist writers' group did sermon research. When her hus- by Adventist and other gospel music- in the Northwest. Others include the band was sick, she even went on the air loving audiences in this country and in Christian Scribes based in Portland and for him. several foreign lands in which they have the Adventist Writers Association in the Her death on Aug. 9, 1979, was thus a traveled and performed, have been Seattle area. loss not only to her husband, J. L. honored to be invited to sing at the pres- Tucker, but also to The Quiet Hour. idential inauguration in Washington, Many tributes and gifts were given in D.C., in January. her honor but still her friends wanted to Max and Lucy Mace, founders and do something special. directors of the group, received the The result was the decision to build a news shortly after their return from a chapel which would function as a re- successful concert tour of the Hawaiian cording studio in her honor at The Quiet Islands in August. The Maces admitted Hour headquarters in Redlands, Calif. their Hawaiian trip served a twofold Less than a year after her death, this purpose in that they were more than chapel was dedicated on Aug. 3, 1980. ready for a visit to that choice vacation- More than 300 friends attended the land after a tightly scheduled concert opening ceremonies. They heard a tour for the previous three months in the touching dedication address by Pastor states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho Elmer Walde who began his ministry and California. with The Quiet Hour in 1939. Music was Another item about which the Heri- presented by members of the Tucker tage Singers and their friends and sup- family and a video tour of the new facil- porters are excited is the recent release ity was conducted by her son, La Verne of the first five volumes of the "Heri- Tucker, who also led out in the act of tage Classics Library." This consists of dedication. a collection of both new and old favor- The highlight of the activities for most ites newly recorded in a series of 30 was the added joy that came into the life separate albums which are packaged of J. L. Tucker. He obviously enjoyed three albums per volume. Records, cas- telling the audience of his love for Ida sette tapes, or eight-track tapes are Jane and of his plan to spend eternity available. The Heritage Singers have been invited to sing with her and his Quiet Hour family. The ten volumes will enable those at the presidential inauguration in January. Charles J. Eusey GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 28 ANNOUNCEMENTS at Glacier View Ranch, Colo., Aug. 10-15, 1980, and the issues discussed there. A large portion of the magazine will be devoted to a thorough presentation, in Memory Verses Needed Sanctuary Ranch, British Columbia; Ron question-and-answerform, of the issues con- June M. Johnson, Box 548, Salmon, ID Crary, Oak Haven Institute in Michigan; sidered at the Glacier View meeting. The 83467, has been working on a scrapbook of Wayne Dull, Eden Valley Institute, Col- editors will attempt to give a fair synopsis of memory verses from the year she was bap- orado; and Ralph Martin. the positions that have been taken and tized, in 1958. She has need of the ones for Wilson will give the keynote address at adequate answers supporting the fundamen- the following years: 1958; 1959; 2nd, 3rd, and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. tal beliefs of the church, as voted at the re- 4th quarters of 1960; 1961; 1st quarter of A series of workshops planned for Sunday cent General Conference Session in Dallas. 1962; 4th quarter of 1971; #8 in 4th quarter, will present practical information on estab- 1978. lishing and operating self-supporting projects It Is Written Date Changes such as dark county evangelism, vegetarian A full page advertisement in the Sept. 15 Names Wanted restaurants, health food stores, conditioning issue of the GLEANER gave dates for two From Oct. 18 to Nov. 22 there will be programs and educational centers. half-hour special episodes on prayer for the It evangelistic meetings held in Pensacola, Fla. Futher information may be obtained by Is Written television program. The program, These meetings are sponsored by the contacting Dr. Larry Hawkins, Rt. 5, Box "Santa Claus Cries, Too," has been re- Alabama-Mississippi Conference and under 184, Walla Walla, WA 99362; (509) 525-4024. scheduled for Nov. 2 and "Blink a Star, the direction of Evangelist David Merling. Please," is now scheduled for Nov. 9. If you know of any relatives or friends or Attention, Medical Personnel know of any former Adventists living in the There is an urgent need for doctors and Milo Alumni Weekend Pensacola area, please send their names and nurses to continue Adventist medical work Milo Alumni Weekend is Nov. 7-9. Tell addresses to Pastor Milton Hallock, 5404 for Cambodian refugees in Thailand. If per- your alumni friends. Rawson Lane, Pensacola, FL 32503, or call sonnel are not available, the work that has Send current addresses to Klaus Forster, (904) 477'-1777. begun may have to be closed. Milo Academy Alumni, P.O. Box 278, Days Richard Hall, SAWS director for South- Creek, OR 97429. Sandia View Academy east Asia, reports that Adventists are staffing Honored classes, please contact your class Alumni, former students and teachers of several wards and a surgery unit in the ref- coordinators: 10-year, ('71) Eleanor Jewkes, Sandia View Academy, (formerly Spanish- ugee camps. There is a need for physicians 29727 Townshipline Rd., Mt. Lehman, B.C. American Seminary). Alumni Weekend Oct. and nurses who can do general practice. VOX IVO, Canada; 20-year ('61) Norm 17 and 18. Honor classes are 1950, 1960, There is also a need for surgeons, OB-GYN and Darleen Smith, 1660 Fernwood Dr., Til- 1970. Pastor Gary Rustad ('63) will speak specialists, O.R. nurses and anesthetists. lamook, OR 97141; 25-year ('56) Dr. Daryl Friday and Sabbath. Send current addresses Anyone willing to volunteer for at least a Wheeler, Route 1, Box 742, Yreka, CA to Jerry Ruybalid, Alumni Association month and preferably longer, should contact 96087. Executive Secretary, 1805 S. Hackberry, Don Hunter, G.C. representative based at Pecos, TX 79772. Loma Linda, Calif. His phone numbers are: Auburn Class Reunion office, (714) 796-7311; residence, (714) 785- Plans are being made for the 30-year re- Addresses Needed 5707. union of the 1951 class of Auburn Adventist Addresses are needed for the following in- Academy. Send your names, addresses and dividuals: Kennon Bush, Karen Cassel, Val- phone numbers and those of others you may erie Radford, Mrs. A. R. Tartar, Wm. and Family Life Seminar know to Betty (Thiel) Thompson, Rt. 2, Box Ella Tucker. Arena O. Dart will hold a Family Life 2688, Spanaway, WA 98387, or phone (206) Anyone knowing the address of any of Seminar at the Canyonville, Ore., Church 847-7110. these people please write to the clerk, Ash- Oct. 18-24. The first of the series will be held land Church, 1650 Clark St., Ashland, OR on Sabbath morning at 11 a.m. The rest of the Pianist Needed 97520. program comes the following evenings. A Sandy, Ore., gospel quartet needs a pianist. Must be willing to devote one night Missing Members Special Ministry Issue per week for practice and one weekend per If you know the whereabouts of the follow- The October Ministry will be a special, month for travel. Contact Bob Hawley, ing people, please contact Darlene Jones, double-size issue (64) pages, dealing with the 58425 E. Marmot, Sandy, OR 97055. Phone Federal Way Church clerk, at 19254 SE. Sanctuary Review Committee meeting held (503) 622-4827. 268th, Kent, WA 98031; or call (206) 630- 1334: Ruby Brown, Florence Cummings, Chris Leeson, Emma Pierce, Don Race, Diane Race, Marty Youngman, Jim and Pat Downs. Self-Supporting Convention Wildwood Institute and its affiliates will be June Strong the focus of reports on medical missionary work in North America and throughout the has written a new book world at the fourth annual Pacific Northwest Self-supporting Convention, Oct. 11-13, at the College Place SDA Church, College Place, Wash. Convention coordinator, Larry Hawkins, PROJEC M.D., says the highlight of the weekend meetings will be reports from new projects and interest outside the U.S.A. These re- ports will include Mt. Akagi Institute in Japan and a new academy on the island of Okinawa. Warren Wilson, president of the that is sure Wildwood Corporation, just recently back to be the most talked from Europe will report on self-supporting interests and new projects being pioneered in about book of the year. Germany, Norway and France. An update report of the recent opening of the new health conditioning center at Living Springs, N.Y., will be given by the director, Bill Dull. Larry Fleming will report on the new restaurant Get a copy at your ADVENTIST BOOK CENTER venture in New York City. Other speakers include Jere Franklin from GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 29 WEDDINGS My Favorite Recipe Bill Hatfield and Gail Bollinger, bie Smick, July 26, 1980, in Yuba EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA July 27, 1980, in Milwaukie, Ore. City, Calif. They are making their 1 15-oz. can tomato sauce 1 clove garlic, minced They are residing in Vancouver, home in Portland, Ore. 2 Tb. olive oil 2 Tb. tomato paste or Wash. Alden Olmsted and Louise Vi can water to thin catchup John Hewitt and Heidi Hann, Penhallurick, June 20, 1980, in July 20, 1980, in Edmonds, Wash., Milwaukie, Ore., where they are Simmer uncovered while preparing the rest. Fresh to- where they are making their home. residing. matoes may be used in place of sauce. Richard Hurst and Carolyn Bradley Personius and Laurie Toss together: Graham, June 8, 1980, in College Smith, June 1, 1980, in College Place, Wash., where they are re- 1 c. dry bread crumbs 1 tsp. salt Place, Wash. They are residing in l/2 c. parmesan cheese 14 tsp. seasoned salt siding. Loma Linda, Calif. Dwight Lanter and Luan Peck- 2 Tb. chopped parsley pinch of oregano Sidney Rittenbach and Nancy ham, Sept. 7, 1980, in Forest Schultz, June 2, 1980, in Farm- Grove, Ore. Their home will be in ington, Wash. They are making Peel one large eggplant and slice into quarter-inch slices. Cornelius, Ore. their home in Tillamook, Ore. Fry until tender in olive oil. (Don't use another type of oil). Rod Lucas and Marie Harrison, Richard Schmachtenberg, III, Place a layer of fried eggplant into shallow baking dish, June 15, 1980, in Portland, Ore. and Debra Reynolds, June 1, 1980, sprinkle with crumb mixture and top with small amount of They are now living in Salem, Ore. in Walla Walla, Wash. The couple sauce. Continue layering in this method, finishing with Aubrey Liles and Sylvia are residing in Seattle, Wash. sauce. Top with Mozzarella cheese and bake 15 minutes. Kirkman, Aug. 17, 1980, in Frederick Shumate and Maxine Enumclaw, Wash., where they May be made on Friday and baked about 30 minutes on Meador, Aug. 10, 1980, in Sabbath to heat through. will reside. Longview, Wash. They are mak- William Marshall and Dawnelle ing their home in Seattle, Wash. Shirley Meitzler Deming, Aug. 17, 1980, in Port- Lome Weis and Marilee Lynden, Wash. land, Ore. They are making their Eastman, Aug. 31, 1980, in Col- home in Salem, Ore. lege Place, Wash. They are resid- Philip Muthersbaugh and Deb- ing in Horse Shoe, N.C. GILLMAN—Charleen Paula born Nov. 18, 1907 in Alberta, Gillman was born Aug. 8, 1944 in Canada, and died June 13, 1980 in BITUARIES Portland, Ore., and died Aug. 5, Hermiston, Ore. He is survived by 1980 in Palo Alto, Calif. She is sur- his wife, Lola, of Boardman, Ore.; vived by her husband, James, and two sons: Perry, The Dalles, Ore.; two daughters, Gretchen and and Walter of Spokane, Wash.; BANKS—Burnice Rosalinda ville, Iowa, and died July 28, 1980 in Gwendolyn, all of Oregon City, stepdaughter, Joyce Mossuto; two Banks was born Aug. 19, 1894 in Moses Lake, Wash. She is sur- Ore.; parents, Charles and stepsons: Roger and Norman Payne, Okla., and died Aug. 17, vived by two daughters: Margaret Katherine Andregg, and brother, McPherson; a brother, Alf, Or- 1980 in Hillsboro, Ore. She is sur- Forrest, Walla Walla, Wash.; and Rodney Andregg, all of San lando, Fla.; five sisters: Lily vived by her brother, Theodore Isabel Moore, Ephrata, Wash.; a Mateo, Calif. Comm, Spokane; Lilac Neilson, Mahlo, Glencoe, Okla.; and son, Jerry Lowe, Klamath Falls, GOFFAR—Glenn Goffar was Summerland, B.C.; Olive Nelson, brother-in-law Wayne Banks, Ore.; two brothers: Nathan Pat- born Jan. 14, 1906 in Doty, Wash., Nelson, B.C.; Evelyn Johnson, Talmage, Nebr. ton, Wenatchee, Wash.; and and died July 23, 1980 in Glendale, Princeton, B.C.; and Sylvia Samuel Patton, Dutton, Mont.; Calif. He is survived by his wife, Edstrom, Kelowna, B.C. BEVIN—Mary Estelle Bevin was two sisters: Jeanette Davis, Moses lone; daughter, Darlene Ewert; MAYFIELD—Effie E. Mayfield born Jan. 16, 1885 in Worthington, Lake; and Margaret Tow, Havre, son, Dennis; and brothers, Harold Minn., and died Apr. 7, 1980 in was born Sept. 19, 1892 in Steam- Mont. Her husband, Grady, pre- and Wilford. His long denomina- boat, Iowa, and died Aug. 8, 1980 Chehalis, Wash. She is survived ceded her in death in 1957. tional career included pastorates in Puyallup, Wash. Survivors in- by her daughter, Edyth Sample of in both Oregon and California. clude two sons: George Smith, Olympia, Wash. DENNIS—E. Dean Dennis was born June 7, 1908 in College Place, HENDRICKSON—Ida Hen- Renton, Wash.; and Robert BRADFORD—Emma Bradford Wash., and died Aug. 8, 1980 in drickson was born Sept. 14, 1885 Mayfield, Buckley, Wash.; three was born Nov. 30, 1890 in Swift Caldwell, Idaho. Survivors in- in Finland, and died Feb. 18, 1980 daughters: Stella Stone, Ken- Falls, Minn., and died July 25, clude his wife, Hazel, Caldwell; in Portland, Ore. She is survived more, Wash.; Freda Burbank, 1980 in Gresham, Ore. Survivors three daughters: Verdeana Cox, by two daughters: Dolores Buckley, Wash.; and Mable include a daughter, Barbara Boise, Idaho; Donna Isaacs, Rodonick and Hjordis Dilley Yer- Bowen, Puyallup, Wash.; one sis- Blomberg, Gresham; and sister, Eugene, Ore.; and Renee Hudson, dis; four sons, Martin, Tor, Enoch ter, Alma Knox of Yakima, Wash. Ida Olson, Portland, Ore. Lake Oswego, Ore.; one son, and Harold. MEHEGAN—Mildred Mehegan BURBANK—Don Leslie Burbank Ronald, Bend, Ore.; a sister, Faye HOLBROOK—Jessie M. Hoi- was born in 1896 in Des Moines, was born Sept. 7, 1910 in Airlee, Scott, Deer Park, Calif.; and one brook was born Sept. 24, 1877 in Wash., and died Apr. 24, 1980 in Ore., and died Aug. 12, 1980 in brother, Dell, Nampa, Ida. Salmon, Ida., and died Aug. 16, Walla Walla, Wash. Her husband, Tacoma, Wash. Survivors include 1980 in Salmon. She is survived by William, preceded her in death in FLAIZ—Betty Flaiz was born July 1971. two sons: Robert of Los Angeles, 14, 1919 in Battle Creek, Mich., three sons: Brian, Boyd, and Calif.; and Ivan of Salem, Ore.; a and died Dec. 19, 1979 in Tracy, Charles; and a daughter, Verlin MILLER—William Walter Miller daughter, Barbara Ann Rochon, Calif. Survivors include her 91- Pierce. was born May 27, 1893 in Seneca, Kent, Wash.; a sister, Thelma year-old mother, Eleanor, and a Kans., and died Aug. 27, 1980 in Johnson, Tokyo, Japan. HUBBS—Vera Hubbs was born sister, Harriet Fisher of Tracy, July 23, 1905 in St. John's, New- Veneta, Ore. He is survived by his CASWELL—Ruth Emma Caswell Calif. Her father, Ross, preceded foundland, and died July 27, 1980 wife, Genevieve, of Veneta; two was born Feb. 18, 1897 in Kansas, her in death in 1947. Betty spent in Walla Walla, Wash. She is sur- children: David, Pleasant Hill, and died July 28, 1980 in Oregon much of her life in self-supporting vived by her husband, Oland Ore.; and Phyllis, Portland, Ore. City, Ore. She is survived by two missionary work. She spent 13 Hubbs, and daughter, Louise Lar- brothers: Charles Atkins and years in Honduras where she and SANDERS—Robert Norman San- son, both of Milton-Freewater, ders was born Sept. 30, 1944 in George Atkins, both of Bonners her mother were largely responsi- Ore.; a stepson, L. C. Folkes, Ferry, Idaho; three sisters: Daisy ble for establishing a church and a Walla Walla, Wash., and died Hughson, Calif.; two step- Aug. 16, 1980 in an apartment McDonald, Grants Pass, Ore.; church school. More recently, daughters: Leola Freeman, Col- Dora Lavoie, Bonners Ferry; and their two-story house was given to house fire in Honolulu, Hawaii. lege Place, Wash., and Mary Wal- He is survived by his parents, Mr. Mary Shiery, Ontario, Ore. the local conference to be used ter, Gresham, Ore.; a sister, Doris partially as a book center. and Mrs. Clifford Sanders, Coch- CHITWOOD—Pearl I. Chitwood Faw, Walla Walla, Wash. ise, Ariz.; and a sister, Lois, was born Aug. 1, 1898 in Ester- (Received Aug. 29, 1980) JOHNSON—Fred E. Johnson was Spokane, Wash. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 30 CLASSIFIED Registered Nurses Needed: Psychi Position Open: Life Care Center of atric and medical-surgical. Mod Coos Bay has opening for DNS in ern, 155-bed hospital. All shifts, 114-bed facility. Managed and ADVERTISEMENTS full or part time. Six-, eight-, owned by SDA chain. Salary twelve-hour shifts. Excellent sal commensurate with experience. ary, benefits. 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George Vandeman examines the Middle East — its politics and its prophecies — in this exciting new series of five special programs. Watch the major "showdowns" between God and his enemies down through history. The rebellion in heaven. Moses vs. Pharaoh. The story of Elijah. Christ's victory at Calvary. And Armageddon — the final battle yet to come. Learn about the part you will play in this great drama of the ages. Check your local listings for these special programs: NOVEMBER 16 - "Showdown in the Middle East" DECEMBER 7 - "A Place Called Armageddon" 23 — "Confrontation on the Nile" 14 — "Showdown at Golgotha" 30 —"Decision by Fire" YOUR FREE GIFT: On each episode, Elder Vandeman's latest book on the Middle East will be offered. Ask a friend to watch! GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 31 Retired Lady for Companion/Care Physical therapist: Full-time open 40 percent Discount on Furniture. Expecting Jesus Soon? "So You of Elderly Lady. Alert, not bed ing in Rehab setting. Excellent Discounts on carpets, watches, Want to Play" piano for Christ, ridden, cannot live alone. Home in employee benefits. Twenty-six phone answering machines, TVs, only Christ? Closing Out Sale: 6 College Place, Wash. Close to paid days off each year to enjoy in microwave ovens, appliances, sil books, $18.50. Quick, thorough, academy and church. $150 per the Florida sunshine. Contact Irv verware, cutlery, video recorders hymn-playing instruction. Bro month plus free room and board. Hamilton, Florida Hospital, (305) and more. Call wholesaler and re chure recommends; gives higher Write Robert Hunter, 1818 897-1998 (collect) or write Em tailer, Horace, in Seattle, (206) single volume cost. Delay no Westlake Ave., N., Seattle, WA ployment, 601 East Rollins, Or- 634-2144. Churches welcomed. longer! Star Music, Rt. 6, Flor 98109. (6) lando, FL 32803. (6) Note: Carpets are shipped factory ence, MS 39073. (A 1, 6, 3) direct to you. (6) Wanted: Manager for 92-Unit Director of Nursing for denomina Mobile Home Park in Ketchikan, tionally owned extended and in Organ-Piano Liquidation: 100 Instant Speed Reading Course. Alaska. Need to know how to op termediate care facility of 94 beds mostly new organs, church and Double reading speed in 7-10 days erate equipment or be willing to soon to expand to 175. Experience home models, grand and upright practicing 15 minutes per day. learn; able to work with general in geriatrics preferred. Send re pianos, etc. Never again will this Proven scientific system devel public; also have knowledge of sume to Portland Adventist Con opportunity come to you. O. oped at Loma Linda and sold all minor office skills. Couple pre valescent Center, 6045 SE. Ogden Co., Aurora, OR 97002. over the world. Lifetime manual ferred with or without children but Yamhill, Portland, OR 97215, at Phone (503) 678-5330. (P 6, 20, 3) increases speed, comprehension no pets. Church and church school tention: Don Buel. Call collect and enjoyment. Now save $14.50, (503) 231-7169 or evenings (206) Schrader Stoves Are Warm and short time special, only $20.00. nearby needing willing workers. 256-5280. (6, 20) Beautiful. Ten styles, all ap Call (907) 225-4707 or write Jay 8-day money back guarantee. Free proved. Made of 5/16" and 3/16" information. Check or money or Coon, Box 6500, Ketchikan, AK Business Opportunity: New mul solid steel; won't warp or smoke; 99901. (6, 20, 3, 17) tilevel company seeks distributors der, Development Skills, 4920 NE brick-lined. Can be closed to hold Glisan, #406, Portland, OR to handle all natural vitamins, food fire 12 hours or open like a fire Major Nursing Home Corporation supplements, dehydrated prod 97213. (P 1, 15, 6) Is Offering a Challenging Career in place. Quality built, durable, long-term care administration. ucts and natural herbs. Purchase guaranteed 5 years. Heat 600 to Present expansion has created 30% off retail - 25% extra paid on 3,000 sq. ft. Some can be adapted new openings in our immaculate $1,000. Write "Dehydrated to fireplaces. ICBO-approved REAL ESTATE: facilities, ranging from 124 to 240 Foods," Room 138, 1819 S. Cen stoves for mobile homes, sale tral, Kent, WA 98031. Phone (206) package, $695. Beautiful fireplace For Sale-Laurelwood: 1.55 acre, 3 beds. If you are a licensed ad 854-0581. (6) bedrooms, 1.5 baths, fireplace, ministrator looking for growth po insert with blower, $395. Brick family room, $79,900. Also, 2.29 tential and a chance to take charge Retired Teacher Needed to teach pads and chimney, 25% off; $50 off acre, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, fire in this demanding profession, take small one-room school, grades stoves. Glen Hovard's Schrader place in living room, family/ a look at Life Care Centers of below eighth, possibly 15 children, Wood Stoves, 11854 S.W. Pacific dining, $99,500. Dot Real Estate, America. Our approach to quality, located in southern Oregon. For Hi Way, Tigard, OR 97223. Phone Inc., 2537 Pacific Ave., Forest care, and efficiency is considered information, call (503) 826-2343. (503) 639-3744 or 638-4412. Grove, OR 97116, (503) 357-9566 the state of the art. Competitive (15, 6) (21, 4, 18, 1, 15, 6) or 640-1722. (15,6) salary. Excellent employee ben efits. Relocating opportunities Saftborn Steam Juicers. Extractor Small Acreages With View: 4-, 5- FOR SALE: ofjuices from all fruits, vegetables and 8-acre parcels near White from Hawaii to Florida. Send re sume to: 3520 Keith Street, NW., September and October Special - and herbs. Its gentle action leaves Salmon, Wash., with producing Cleveland, Tenn., or call (615) $375, for Zenith all-in-the-ear all natural vitamins intact. Free orchard, view of Mt. Hood and 472-4536 for an on-site look at Life hearing aid if you mention literature. Tim Bjelland, 1068 Cas Columbia Gorge. Prices start at Care's operations and the oppor GLEANER ad. Better Hearing cade Dr. N.W., Salem, OR 97304, $6,000 per acre and owner will tunities that await qualified pro Aid Service, 30 S. Colville, Walla (503) 585-6378. carry contract. Call (509) 493- fessionals. (6) Walla, WA 99362. (6, 20, 3) (7,21.4, 18, 1, 15,6,20,3, 17) 2372. (15, 6, 20) FALL COMMUNICATION WORKSHOPS A series of workshops for pastors and church communication secretaries is planned for this fall. Along with suggestions for better media coverage, there will be special presentations on church newsletters and bulletins. Union personnel participating in the workshops include Morten Juberg, NPUC communications director; Ed Schwisow, assistant director; and Larry Bunnell, intern. IDAHO October 12, Sunday, Boise Conference office 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 13, Monday, Twin Falls Church ' 7:00-9:30 p.m. MONTANA October 21, Tuesday, Missoula Church 7:00-9:30 p.m. 23, Thursday, Billings Church 7:00-9:30 p.m. 26, Sunday, Bozeman Conference office 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. UPPER COLUMBIA November 9, Sunday, Yakima Church 10:00-5:00 p.m. 11, Tuesday, Pasco Church 10:00-5:00 p.m. 13, Thursday, Walla Walla, IT Building 7:00-9:30 p.m. 16, Sunday, Spokane Conference office 10:00-5:00 p.m. WASHINGTON November 23, Sunday, Seattle Conference office 10:00-5:00 p.m. 24. Monday, Sedro Woolley Church 7:00-9:30 p.m. 25. Tuesday, Chehalis Church 7:00-9:30 p.m. OREGON November 2, Sunday, Portland Conference office 10:00-5:00 p.m. GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 32 Health Food Store: Located in new For Sale, College Place, 4-plex Hideaway: 40 acres with new Two Homes Near Battle Ground, shopping center. Excellent lease. $73,500. 2 Ig. homes on small 4-bedroom home needing finishing Wash.: Walking distance to Co Good terms. $35,000 including in acreages $152,900 and $164,500. touches and partially completed lumbia Academy and Meadow ventory. For brochure, write: In Walla Walla, duplex in mint guesthouse set among giant juni Glade Elementary. Four bed Gateway Realty, 140 W. Grant, condition, creek in backyard, 2 br. pers. $65,000. Mini-Farm: Let your rooms, large family room, fire Lebanon, OR 97355, (503) 258-2148. each unit, 10 min. from Walla horses, chickens, goats and milk place, over 1,950 sq. ft. on Vi acre (15,6) Walla College, $87,000; beauti cow call it home on 3.8 acres with with large garden. $74,900 . Three fully updated turn of the century 2-bedroom 12'x55' mobile home. bedrooms, family room, fireplace, Three Bedroom Home, adjoining home, only $47,900; and several Pole barn needing roofing and cor on 1 acre with large shop, creek, fir AAA. Large lot, basement, and more. Contact Gladys Ring, Cen rals included. $18,000. Contact trees. $78,900. More properties extra large outbuilding. Super spot tury 21, Dale Snider, Realtors, 118 Max Mays, (503) 576-2520, available close to these schools. for tinkerer, horse trader, healfu S. 2nd, Walla Walla, WA 99362. Christmas Valley Realty, Christ Call for information, Ina Tichenor, food store, etc. On highway. Call Ph. (509) 529-7160. After hours, mas Valley, OR 97638. (6) Art Lutz Co., Realtors, Battle Bill Crow (206) 939-4500. (6, 20, 3) (509)529-4655. (1, 15, 6) Ground office (206) 687-5131 or SDA Real Estate Brokers and As 687-4541. (1, 15, 6) For Sale: 1.7 acres, 30 miles SE. of sociates National Directory will be Business Opportunity in Farm Portland on bluff overlooking published Fall 1980. A valuable For Sale: Recreational property, Community. Service Station Clackamas River. View of Mt. reference distributed to over 3,800 50'x60', Lake Connor Park Pri Complex. Office space, mechanic Hood. Eight miles from Hoodview churches in U.S.A., Canada. To vate Camping Club. Thirty min shop, carpeted and newly painted Church and school. Priced for im be included, send business card. utes north of Seattle. Full services 1,100 sq. ft. building with kitchen, mediate sale, $7,500. Phone (707) Willie Manipol, Realtor, 1500 East — water, electricity, septic. appropriate for home. Located 100 963-2237. (6) Chevy Chase, Glendale, CA Swimming pools, tennis courts, miles SE. of Bend, Oregon. 91206. (6, 20, 3) clubhouses, hiking trails. (206) $50,000. Contact Max Mays, (503) One of a Kind, Spacious 771-5761. (6) 576-2520, Christmas Valley Re 6-bedroom, 4-bath tri-level, taste Caldwell, Idaho: Split-entry home alty, Christmas Valley, OR fully decorated. Storage that for sale or lease option, $47,500, $39,950—2 apartments with out 97638. (6) doesn't quit. Beautifully land 10% assumable loan. 2 miles from side entrances, presently rented scaped, sprinkler system, academy, Vi mile from elemen for $430 per month. Large im , 4-Bedroom Home, 2,700 sq. ft., 8 $159,500. Nearly new, 4-bedroom, tary, Vi mile from church. 2 bed maculate older home on corner blocks from Walla Walla College. 3-bath split-entry, fireplace, also rooms up, unfinished downstairs. lot, only $52,500. Mountain view Family kitchen, 3 baths, fully place for wood stove. Good area All electric. 80'xlOO' fenced back plus 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, full finished basement with double- $81,500. Lotsa livin' in 2,550 yard. 10'x30' patio. Terms nego basement, double garage, private sized bedroom and recreation square feet including full base tiable. (208) 642-4345. (1, 15, 6) area, $56,200. Beautiful cathedral room can be turned into extra ment. 2 fireplaces, private back ceilings with skylight in kitchen, apartment. Large storage area, ga yard. Close to WWC, $54,000. Beautiful 2-Year-Old Home With 3 large lot, finished basement im rage and carport. Garden space, 12 Multifamily building lots, excel Bedrooms and 1 Vi Baths for Rent in maculately and tastefully deco bearing fruit trees, raspberries, lent investment opportunity. For Hillsboro, Ore. Fenced and land rated. All located in College Place. strawberries, asparagus, grapes. real estate assistance, call Carol scaped. Close to church and ten- Ask for Burton Bliss, Aulis Peter- Elwood Boyd, 1022 Broadway, Ward, Wasser Agency, College grade school. Very clean inside son Realty. Office (509) 525-2880; College Place, WA 99324. (509) Place, WA 99324, (509) 529-0480 and out. Ready now. $495 month. after hours, (509) 529-7019. 525-2405. (P 15, 6, 20) eves. (509) 525-6271. (1, 15, 6) (503) 640-4359. (15, 6, 20, 3) (1, 15,6) NOV. 7-9 Don't miss Walla Walla College's Friday vespers will feature a panel discussion on the topic of the family. OPS Amateur Panel chairman will be Dr. Joe Barnes, a member of the college religion staff and chairman of the sociology department at Walla Walla Commu Hour Weekend nity College. Other panel members will be Darold Bigger, new pastor of the Walla Walla College Church, and Patricia Aichele, member of the Walla Walla Community College counseling staff and a family coun selor. During their discussion, they will be sharing their perceptions of the condition of the American family, and also offer suggestions that 'Friday vespers at 7:30 could lay the groundwork for solutions to some of the problems facing p.m. families today. Pastor Bigger will speak at the Sabbath morning wor ship service on a topic related to the family. Bigger recently joined the "Annual OPS Amateur church as senior pastor, after serving as a pastor in the La Sierra Hour Saturday night Church. He will also speak at the Sunday morning Parent-Son breakfast featuring local talent. in Kellogg Hall. The weekend will also feature, for the first time, a men's choir of present and past OPS members to sing an anthem and re 8 p.m. sponses at the Sabbath morning church service. Anyone who is in 'Parent-Son breakfast terested in participating in this choir should contact the men's deans, Sittner Hall, Walla Walla College, College Place, Wash. Music will be Sunday morning at sent to those interested, and rehearsals will take place after Friday 8:15 a.m. evening vespers, and between 10:20 and 10:50 a.m. on Sabbath morn ing. Gerald Ferguson of the college's music department, will direct the choir. Plan now to attend this Men's Club event! GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 33 Thinking About Moving to Ore Gorgeous Large 12-Room, 2-Story Non-Smokers' Insurance for gon? Let us help you with your Queen Antoinette home, 3,396 sq. Homeowners, Renters and Auto Real Estate needs in Roseburg and ft. plus attic, full basement, one will save you money. In greater surrounding areas of beautiful acre, near Salem, Ore. 4-car ga Portland area, please call: Helga Umpqua Valley. We are members rage, greenhouse, 20'x20' sepa Smith, 14441 S.E. Division, Port Body of Multiple Listing Service, so have many business opportunities as well as residential properties to rate multipurpose room. On bus line. $185,000. Financing avail able. Larry Sufficool, Leonard land, OR 97236. Business: (503) 760-5668; residence (503) 775- 8493. (P 1, 15, 6) Recall choose from in Douglas County. Blank & Associates. (503) 297- Manufacturer's Warranty — Not Call Charles or Pennie at Century 1736 or (503) 666-9134. (6) Professional Carpet Service— valid for three score and ten years 21, C. Todd Realty, (503) 459-2207 Special Prices on our carpets, without Preventative Maintenance. or (503 672-0156. For Rent: 14'x70' Mobile Home. vinyl, formica countertops, woven Attend Seminar. (4, 18, 1, 15,6,20) Garden, grapes, fruit, access to woods, miniblinds, wallpaper. We river. Domestic and irrigation will help you with all your decorat Maui, Hawaii: Deluxe beachfront water furnished. $200 per month. condo for rent. Sleeps 4. Beautiful Prefer retired couple. J. H. Tram ing needs. Professional Carpet view. Fully furnished. Off-season mel, Rt. 3, Box 3785, Prosser, WA Service - visit our showroom at rates. Mrs. Goble, 24208 SE. 448th 3839 N.E. Killingsworth, Port 99350, (509) 786-1228. (6) land, Ore., or call at (503) 281-1167. St., Enumclaw, WA 98022, (206) 825-3017. (18, 1, 15,6,20,3) For Sale: 1972 Marlette 14x70 with (P 6, 20, 3) 8x12 tip out. Two bedrooms, \Vi For Sale: 2 homes on single lot. baths, carport, swamp cooler. The Village Retirement Home of One mile from Pacific Union Col Garbage disposal, refrigerator, fers unusually fine fellowship, lege. Garden space, patio, lawn. stove, electric furnace, large gar cafeteria, health plan, church and Three bedrooms, two baths, One den spot, 60'xl20' lot. Three entertainment facilities, a com bedroom rental. $100,000. Will blocks from SDA church and munity of single-story dwellings carry second. (707) 965-3902. grade school. Quiet neighbor on 12 beautiful, landscaped acres. (1, 15, 6, 20) hood. Call (509) 287-2955, Farm- Send for free brochure. The Vil Grandma-Type House: Classy, ington, Wash. (15, 6, 20, 3) lage, 18001 S.E. Powell Blvd., solid, neat. Well insulated, gas Portland, OR 97236. Phone (503) heat. Wood stove, big basement. 19.7 Acres Choice Land 3 miles 665-3137. (A 4, 1,6) Sprinklers, fruit, grapes, garden. 5 SW. of Sandy and 30 miles from blocks from church. $39,900. Portland City Center. Three-room Forest Glen Senior Residence, Super Location: Walk to stores house, large shed, deep well and Canyonville, OR 97417 or call and shopping mall. 3-bedroom, pump, pond, Vi acre productive (503) 839-4266. Private apts., 2Vi-bath family home. Large blueberry bushes. $110,000. 116 meals, vegetarian available, maid rooms. Huge yard, apples, 2-car NE. 136th Ave., Portland, OR service, utilities, etc., all included. garage. $59,500, or offer. Myran 97230, (503) 253-3990. (15, 6, 20) Beautiful scenery and complete Maas Real Estate, 556 Chemeketa Retire in Eastern Oregon — living as low as $358 per month. St., NE., Salem, OR 97301, (503) 12'x72' trailer home on % acre, (P 6, 20, 3) 364-6227. (6, 20, 3) large shop, good garden, fruit Seppo's Body and Paint Service lo Older Type, 2-Bedroom House, large fenced lot, near Adventist trees. $25,900. Call (503)934-2664. Cliff Reich, Star Rt., Monument, cated at 8829 S.E. Stark is able to handle any job, large or small. Protect clinic, new church, park, stores, post office. Quiet, rural-like OR 97864. (6) Real Estate Opportunities in Idaho. Quality repairs at reasonable costs. Come on by. You'll be Your neighborhood, paved street, side walk, sewer, city water. $36,900. Business or investment property. 3,200 sq. ft. Great location. Good pleased you did. Open 7:30-5:00 Monday through Friday. Closed Health Mrs. Alvin Long, Box 808, Myrtle traffic How. $82,500. Also new sundown Friday through Sunday. Creek, OR 97457. (6) 2-bedroom home. Close to college Portland, Ore. Phone (503) 252- Team of nine medical specialists For Sale: 3-Bedroom, 3-Bath and shopping center. $39,900. 6759. Free insurance estimates. will discuss the three major prob Home. 18 mos. old. Formal living Many homes and acreages. Earl (A 4, 1, 6) lems he/she treats and how to and dining room. Professionally Dupper, 20-20 Realty, 333 Or PREVENT them. chard, Nampa, ID 83651. (208) Planning a New Home or a New draped throughout. Floor to ceil Roof? We do custom homes and ing stone fireplace with heatolater, 466-2020 or 466-6656. (6) roofing (commercial and residen Christian heat pump. 2 blocks off Foster Rd. tial) in the Portland Metro Area. in Damascus, Ore., 10 miles from SERVICES: We'd like to show you our work Business Portland Adventist Medical Cen and give you a bid. Jim Kenney, J. Seminar ter, approx. 6 miles from Hood- Beautiful Fiberglass Spas for fam K. Construction Co., Inc., (503) view school. Dbl. wall const, with ily enjoyment and hydrotherapy. 665-2625 or 226-7888, car 253. Salishan Lodge, Gleneden, cedar siding on 1+ acre. Lawns Thousands of therapeutic bursting (6, 20, 3, 17, 1, 15) and fruit trees in. Underground bubbles to gently massage and Oregon sprinkling system. Phone (503) relax you. Designed for indoor or Draperies-Special Sale for 658-5225. (6, 20) outdoor installation. Can furnish GLEANER Readers: Custom, NOVEMBER Roseburg - Usable 2Vi Acres Includ complete powerpack jet-action kit commercial, ready-made, shades, 7,8,9 for self-installation saving hun miniblinds and woven woods. ing 4-Bedroom. Septic, water, dreds of dollars, or we can install. Free estimates entire Portland 1980 electricity, ready to build or Beautiful, enduring colors coor Metro Area. Free UPS delivery M.H. Trees, view, l l/2 acre dinating ceramic tile for waterline anywhere in Northwest. All qual pasture, 1,936 sq. ft. greenhouse, enhancement. Need sales en ity custom work done in our work shed, barn. 7-8 miles to RJA., room. Affiliated 20 years with Sponsored by Green Lake church, shopping. Buyer to fi gineer and installer for certain SDA Church areas. Contact Hawthorn Marine Dale's Draperies, 12540 SE. Divi nance. $33,500. (503) 673-7813.(6) for factory direct prices. Phone sion, Portland, OR 97236. (503) REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00 per Oahu, Hawaii: Beautiful collect: (206) 466-3522. (1, 15, 6) 761-1810. Dorothy Nathan, SDA family beachfront condo for rent. Fully Drapery Consultant. Home phone SEND CHECK TO: furnished. Contact Richard Old-fashioned Battle Creek (503) 297-5406. (6, 20, 3) DR. RAY DAMAZO Molstead. Rt. 2, Box 314, therapy treatments, hydrotherapy massage, steam baths, poultice Home for the Active Retired in 855 106th Ave. NE. Sandpoint, ID 83864. (208) 263- wraps. We teach you how to enjoy beautiful city of Stayton. Newly Bellevue, WA 98004 2450. (6, 20, 3) a more complete health program. remodeled and refurbished home (206) 454-2722 House for Sale: 3 bedroom with "European-trained," licensed in excellent location. Private detached garage. Completely re corrective therapist. C. E. Miller, rooms, home-type atmosphere, Reservation Information for modeled inside and out. New sid 9224 S.E. Foster Rd., Portland, good food. Special diets, experi warded upon receipt of check. ing and paint; like a new house. OR 97266. Hours 8-6, Sunday- enced geriatric care. 819 N. Birch, Located in Granger, Wash., on 2l/2 Thursday. Call (503) 771-3333. Stayton, OR 97383. (503) 769- lots. $30,000. (509) 854-1347. (6) (P 1, 15, 6) 2461. (1, 15, 6) GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 34 SUNSET Carpet Cleaning Service: Newest Car Insurance Renewing? Wash truck-mounted equipment for ington residents give drivers' ages, deep cleaning action, not just sur records, vehicles, use. Also NORTH PACIFIC UNION 1 TABLE face clean. Only hose and cleaning homeowners, renters, boats. Low CONFERENCE DIRECTORY 1 tools go in home. Free estimates. cost Pemco—compare, save. An Investment project. Andy Phone, write today. Dick Stafford, 10225 E. Burnside J (503) 631-7210; Dwaine (503) 658- agent, 11723 N.E. 70. Kirkland, Mail Address: P.O. Box 16677 I 2018. (6, 20, 3) WA 98033. (206) 822-8823. Daylight Saving Time Portland. OR 97216 iij (A 7, 4, 1, 6, 3, 1) Phone: (503) 255-7300 ail Storm Windows and Doors: Re Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. placement windows, aluminum Farm Buildings: Pole and frame in 17 24 31 President .... .Richard D. Fearing siding installed. Free estimates. 10 construction. Will build new or re Coos Bay 6:43 6:31 6:20 5:10 Secretary ........R. C. Remboldt years experience. Call Andy (503) pair old. Excellent references. Medford 6:38 6:27 6:16 5:06 Treasurer ..........Duane Huey 631-7210 or Dick Oliver (503) 655- Call Miner Construction. (503) Portland 6:35 6:22 6:10 4:59 Assistant ......Merle Dickmatf! 1140 evenings. A Gladstone Park 667-0484. (P 1, 15. 6) Seattle 6:31 6: IS 6:06 4:54 Attorney ...... James K. Hopps* Church Investment project. Diesel Engines, rebuilt, for any ap Spokane 6:12 5:59 5:46 4:34 Communication .. .Morten Juberg (6, 20. 3) plication up to 150 HP, with new Walla Walla 6:17 6:04 5:52 4:41 Assistant ........Ed Schwisow Wenatchee 6:24 6:10 5:58 4:46 Intern ..........Larry Bunnell Single? Waiting for God to bring injection pumps and starters, Yakima 6:25 6:12 6:00 4:49 Data Center .Eugene H. Lambert that special person to your about !/2 new price. (206) 942-5671. Boise 7:10 6:59 6:48 5:38 Associate ........John Lawson doorstep? God says, "We must Diesel Engines, Rt. 1. Box 164-D. Pocatello 6:57 6:45 6:34 5:24 Associate .......Charles Smith act our part, and divine power, Raymond, WA 98577. (P A 1, 6, 3) Billings 6:38 6:25 6:14 5:03 Education ........T. W. Walters uniting with our effort, will bring * Associate. Secondary victory." CD 153. Give God a Building Contractors: We can save Havre 6:40 6:26 6:13 5:01 Curriculum .. .V. H. Fullertonj chance to work! Write Adventist you money on heating and air con Helena 6:51 6:38 6:26 5:15 Associate. Elementary !l Contact, P.O. Box 4250, Takoma ditioners, gas. electric, heat Miles City 6:26 6:14 6:01 4:50 Curriculum ........Erma Lee pumps, supplemental systems, Missoula 6:59 6:46 6:34 5:22 Certification Park, MD200I2.(6.20,3, 17. 1, 15) Registrar ...... Elaine Reiswig any size, complete York com Juneau 7:07 6:48 6:29 5:12 puterized heating systems in Home Health Education Office ;f Pisgah Estates Retirement Center Ketchikan 7:00 6:43 6:26 5:1(1 Manager ........Ron Woodrufff in beautiful North Carolina, near stalled anywhere in the state of Anchorage 6:04 5:42 5:22 4:02 Human Relations, :~ church, Adventist hospital and Washington and Portland area. Fairbanks 5:48 5:23 4:58 3:34 Evangelist ........E. A. White! Western North Carolina Medical Residential/Commercial. Call col Lay Activities, Center, ideal climate, scenery. All lect, (206) 825-1646. ATA Service Add one minute for each 13 miles wesl. Sabbath School . .D. E. Caslowl homes on ground level, carpeted, Specialties.Inc.(PA2,7,4, 1,6,3) Subtract one minute for each 13 miles Ministerial, Evangelism j electric heat, fireplace. For further east. Coordinator .. .William McVay Outreach .........Philip Samaan information, write: S. E. White, MISCELLANEOUS: Publishing ............Del Sudds Pisgah Estates, Box 6953. Wanted: Older Two-Place Airplane Associate ...... .Lee Andersoifl Asheville, NC 28806. Phone (704) Associate .......K. D. Thomasi 667-5508. (PA 1. 6. 3) for Pastor in Alaska. Must be low time and dependable. (Cessna 140 ADVENTIST Religious Liberty .. .A. R. Lickejj Associate .... .Glenn PattersoriJ BOOK type preferred). Contact Pastor Loss Control 1> Wanted—Residents: The Northern Mike Jacob, P.O. Box 3931, Director ........ J. W. Griffif California Conference of Kenai, AK 99611. (907) 283- Stewardship, '! Seventh-day Adventists is build ing an Adventist retirement facil ity in the beautiful Napa Valley in 4081. Wanted: Champion Juicer, used. (6) CENTERS ASI ....... Joseph C. HanseriJ, Trust...........C. F. O'Deli, Jr| Assistant ......... ,B. L. Cooftj Yountville, Calif. This 80-unit in For Sale: Acme Juicer in excellent Alaska Assistant .........R. L. Burns stitution will be ready for occu condition. Kirby Davis. Box 67, Treasurer .........L. F. Rieley 718 Barrow Street Tax Counsel .......Roger Rey pancy Nov. 1, 1980. Please con Malo. WA 99150. (509) 779- Anchorage. Alaska 99501 2314. (6) Youth Activities, "_, tact R. H. Roderick, Northern (907) 279-2458 Temperance, ...... Jere PatzeC California Conference, (415) 687- The Minor Prophets Are of Major Health | 1300, forapplications. (1, 15.6.20) Importance! Leslie Hardinge. Idaho 7777 Fairview Local Conference Directory 4 *| Do You Have Handcrafted Items Ph.D.. has recorded the life, times ALASKA—William WoodruffJ and work of Hosea, Joel, Boise, Idaho 83704 You Would Like to Sell? May pur (208) 375-7524 president; Eugene Starr^L chase or sell on consignment. (503) Zephaniah, Habakkuk, Obadiah, secretary-treasurer: 718 Bar-1 362-7570 or (503) 873-5126. Nahum, Jonah. Haggai. Malachi, Montana row St., Anchorage, AK 99501 j (1. 15,6) Amos. Micah, Zechariah. Vital 1425 West Main Street Phone: (907) 279-2455. | end-time messages. High quality IDAHO—Bruce Johnston, presi^ Bozeman, Montana 59715 dent: Reuben Beck, secretary*! Unadella's Catering Service for cassettes in brown vinyl albums. (406) 587-8267 treasurer; 7777 Fairviewjj groups up to 25. Delicious vegetar At ABC or Spoken Word, Box Boise, ID 83704. Phone: (208>i ian meals prepared to perfection. 5041, Oxnard, CA 93031. (6) Oregon 375-7524. Prepare food your home or mine. Live in the Country. The little 605 S.E. 39th Avenue MONTANA—Paul Nelson, presii Portland area. Reasonable. (503) Fruitland Church needs Portland. Oregon 97214 : dent: Vernon L. Bretschl 231-3789. (15,6,20) (503) 233-6371 ; secretary; Burt Pooley, treai missionary-minded people to lo surer: 1425 W. Main St.? Mershon Construction Company, cate in our beautiful northeastern Upper Columbia • Bozeman; Mail Address: P.OJ excavating, site preparation, Washington mountains. Land is S. 3715 Grove Road Box 743, Bozeman, MT 59715* driveways, landscaping, rototill- available. SDA school for chil P.O. Box 19039 Phone: (406) 587-3101, 3102. > ing, pole barn construction. Free dren. Contact Loren Price, Gen OREGON—H. J. Harris, presft Spokane. Washington 99219 dent: Rankin Wentland, secret estimates. Portland and Walla eral Delivery, Fruitland, WA (509) 838-3168 tary; Ted Lutts, treasurer; 605 Walla areas (503) 695-5631. 99129,1509)722-3601. (15,6,20) S.E. 39th Ave.. Portland, OH (15, 6, 20) College Place Branch 97214. Phone (503) 233-6371. " Magee Aviation, Inc. New and 508 S. College Avenue used Cessnas, all makes used. UPPER COLUMBIA—Donald Qj P.O. Box 188 Reynolds, president; Clarenci Christian Counseling and Take planes, cars and boats in College Place. Washington 99324 Gruesbeck, secretary: Seminars Available, Concilia trade. Financing available. Forthe (509) 529-0723 , treasurer; S. 371$. tion Counseling Associates. best possible deal, call Keith Grove Road. P. O. Box 190391 Dr. Lyle Cornforth, Director; Magee or Mike Baker (509) 884- Washington Spokane, WA 99219. Phone; 1427 S.E. 182nd (Dempsey 7166. Pangborn Field, Wenatchee, 20015 Bothell Way S.E. (509) 838-2761. WA 98801. (P 15, 6, 20) P.O. Box 1048 WASHINGTON—Glenn Aufdert Center) Portland. Ore. (503) har, president: Lenard Jaecks, 760-2624, or 38 Tremont, Col Bothell. Washington 98011 "Midlife" Parents: Are you disap (206)481-3131 secretary: Roy Wesson, trea* lege Place, Wash. (509) 529- pointed because your adult chil : surer; Mail Address: 2001f 5432. Individuals, couples, dren no longer attend church? Auburn Branch Bothell Way S.E., Box 1008; groups by appointment. Con Want to share encouraging prom 5000 Auburn Way S. Bothell. WA 98011. Phone}, tact for regular or scheduled Auburn, Washington 98002 (206)481-7171. ises? Please write: Lois Carscal- seminars. (P 15, 6. 20) len, Route 1, Box 102, Potlatch, ID (206) 833-6707 83855. (P, 6, 20, 3) Thursdays 12:00-6:00 p.m. only GLEANER October 6, 1980 page 35 Loma Linda's Breakfast Cup is a fresh new Since there's no trace of caffeine, it can't jangle coffee alternative that could change your daily your nerves or disturb your sleep. beverage habits—instantly. In fact, it's a wholesome tasty beverage your That's because of a delicious blend of deep- entire family will take to. 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