The mission field has moved into your neighborhood. Refugees and immigrants from all over the world are calling the Northwest home. Is your church serving the mission field in your community? Watch this video showing how the Rockwood Adventist Church, in Portland, Ore., has expanded their congregation by adding a worship services in the Karen language, serving a group of refugees from Myanmar.
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HE SAID GO Missions Conference 2016: The purpose of this conference, to be held on Nov. 18-20 in San Diego, Calif., is to serve as a catalyst for missions, not only overseas, but also in domestic service. It is our prayer that our local church members become active in their communities and abroad. In order to accomplish this task, we are inviting medical professionals, our union and conference leaders, university/college presidents and their respective chaplains, along with their missions coordinators, to be part of this special gathering. We are also inviting youth directors, youth pastors, academy chaplains, and young adults. From Native American mission opportunities, including the Siberian Eskimos in northern Alaska, to Guam-Micronesia Mission territory, it is our prayer that everyone attending will choose to respond to the opportunities of service that God may present to them. Watch the video; and click here for more information.
Guam-Micronesia Mission still urgently needs 43 more people to fill vacancies – down from the original 56. Many of the schools are stretched thin with temporary help to start the school year, and await volunteers to fill these positions. Volunteers should be between ages 18 and 70 with at least one year of college, baptized members of the Adventist church and committed followers of Jesus, and who are able to fund their own airline ticket. The mission school will provide volunteers with accommodations, a modest living allowance, and accident/ illness travel insurance. Positions available include classes in both elementary and high school levels, and volunteers are expected to commit to a full school-year (approximately 10 months).
View needed positions: http://hesaidgo.org/#/long-term-mission/urgent-needs
To apply: http://hesaidgo.org/#/long-term-mission/apply
More information: firstname.lastname@example.org; (301-680-6493)
by Alisha Paulson
Source: He Said Go
“These past three months have definitely included some of the most challenging moments in my life. I really enjoy teaching, but there have been some moments where all I want is to go into my room and stare at the wall. Surrounded by nothing but peace and quiet. My nine 5th and 6th graders have a very wide skill level gap in between them, along with the 7th and 8th grade class. So it’s been interesting…. Read the rest.
Read Walla Walla University student missionary Alisha Paulson’s blog about “Island Life” in Kosrae, Micronesia.
“Voluntourism,” the idea of taking a trip to volunteer for a charitable cause, may be popular, but is it really worth it? Does it help those most in need? Heather Ruiz explores this question in a recent Walla Walla University (WWU) Collegian article, after she spent time traveling through West Africa for ADRA. What is the best way to help? How can we still feed and clothe those in need, yet not make them dependent on the gifts we bring? It is the time of year when many students have decided to go on and have started fundraising for mission trips during spring break. Before going, make read this! It’s contains very valuable information. Read the full article in the WWU Collegian.
On March 20, a total of 37 missionaries (including 9 students from Portland Adventist Academy and Upper Columbia Academy as well as 12 SOULS NW students) arrived in Tarapoto, Peru to preach the gospel in 22 different churches. Communication has been difficult there, but Jason Worf, Director of SOULS NW, has been faithful in posting stories daily to his blog. Read about the wonderful, life changing things that are happening right now in Peru by clicking here.
Most people know what happens at their local church and many know what their local conference does, but what about beyond that? The General Conference communication department has released a short video explaining how your local church is connected to churches and people on the other side of the world. The video includes statistics about the larger world church and is a great resource for members and non-members alike. Watch “Adventist People Connected.”
The North Pacific Union Conference is sponsoring a mission trip to Tarapoto, Peru and we would like for YOU to join us!
Needed: Speakers and support team members for 30 sites
- March 19-30, 2014
- Preaching/Teaching the Bible
Go to our website for more details and to register for the trip!
In March, more than 40 individuals from around the North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) completed a successful mission project to the city of Alajuela in Costa Rica. Nearly 40 short term missionaries, including twelve students from Auburn Adventist Academy, Portland Adventist Academy and Walla Walla University, conducted evangelistic meetings at 21 sites throughout the city. Women’s ministry leaders from the six Northwest local conferences each preached at a different site and also spent a day presenting seminars on women’s ministries within the North Costa Rica Mission. The project goal of 100 baptisms was surpassed with a total of 135 individuals accepting Jesus as Savior. Plans will be announced soon for the 2014 NPUC evangelistic project.
And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come. Matthew 24:14
Needed: Speakers and support team members for 48 sites
Location—In partnership with these Seventh-day Adventist OrganizationsInter-American Division South Central American Union Conference North Costa Rica Mission Alajuela
- March 22-30, 2012 (Orientation Thursday, March 21)
- Preaching/Teaching the Bible
Estimated Participant Cost: $1,140-1,980
- Estimated Airfare $800-1,200 (Fly into San Jose, Costa Rica)
- Estimated Lodging & Meals at Central American University
- Meals: $12 per day or $4 per meal.
- Guest Room: $50 per night, double occupancy.
- Dorm Room: $25 per night, double occupancy; $30 per night, triple occupancy; $40 per night, quadruple occupancy.
- Click on the links to see pictures of the University: courtyard, central corridor, view 1 from the central corridor, view 2 from central corridor.
- Miscellaneous Expenses $100 (there will be a $28 exit fee paid in cash at the airport upon departure)
For complete details and to register for the trip, please visit our missions website at www.npucmissions.wordpress.com.