To Seek & Save the Lost

May 10, 2024

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Sabbath School Information

Sabbath School Mission Statement:

"Learning to be like Jesus, to seek and save the lost"


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Worship Service Information

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Stone Tower Church Announcements & Activities

May 10, 4:30 pm: Tone chime rehearsal in the sanctuary


Sabbath, May 11:

11:00 am:  Communion Service

11:00 am: Elder Leo Zakhariya speaking

1:15 pm:  Sabbath Fellowship Group meets

2:30 pm-7:00 pm:  Social Committee invites the church to join in a hike at Lacamas Park. Take a family- and dog-friendly stroll around the lake. The hardpack dirt trail is about 1-½ miles long. Complete the trail twice to get 3 miles and let the kids explore the playground! Brad and Joy Nunn are opening their home afterwards for vespers and snacks!

Park and meet up at 3344 NE Everett Street, Camas, Washington. Overflow parking found on NE 35th Ave on the north side of the lake. See the newsletter for links and maps. Click the map to go to the website.


May 14, 6:30 pm: Elders' meeting

May 15, 7:00 pm: Prayer Meeting


May 16, May 23, May 30, 7:00 pmThinking Well, Living Well, Women's Mental Health Seminar


Sabbath, May 18:

11:00 & 2:00: Guest speaker, Dr. Michée Badé is the new director of the Set Free in Christ Institute for Adventist Frontier Missions. He is an ordained minister and has been a frontline worker for AFM for the past 17 years in West and North Africa. He is married to Elmire, and they have two children, Eliora (19) and Elie-Dana (16). 

1:00 pm: Fellowship meal

1:15 pm VBS meeting: Do you want to put your talents and skills to work for the children in our community? Everyone who is interested in serving and attending a July VBS in 2024, please meet in the primary room.

2:30 or 6:30-10:00 pm: Youth will meet at 2:30 to hike at Eagles Rest (if

good weather) or join Lents youth at 6:30 for a joint Vespers and Gym Night (if bad weather).


May 19, 11 am: Children and families are invited to a hike with Children's Ministries at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, 19255 SW Pacific Highway, Sherwood, OR 97140-9292 (See map at the bottom of announcements). This trail is generally flat, except for descending short switchbacks at the beginning of the trail near the parking lot. The river trail is 1 mile each way and is great for wildlife observation and photography. The trail is gravel but may be muddy this time of year. Bring appropriate shoes, clothing, water and a sack lunch. Binoculars and bird identification books may also be useful. (Click map below to go to the website.)

May 19, 9:00 am Work Bee:  If you are not able to go to the Tualatin Wildlife Refuge hike, please join the deacons in a work bee at the church. Potential tasks include sorting through paints and supplies, organizing storage areas, cleaning up the parking lots, cleaning gutters and window wells, trimming bushes, etc. Contact Frank for details.

May 19, 5:00 pm: NW Veg potluck in the Fellowship room. Bring plates & utensils plus a plant-based dish with a card listing its ingredients. Bring enough to serve 4-6 and increase the amount 4 servings for each additional person in your party. 


May 21, 5:30 pm: Finance Committee meeting


May 21, 7:00 pm: Church board meeting

May 24, 6:30 pm:  Youth Vespers at Stone Tower


Sabbath, May 25, 1:00 pm: Fellowship meal

1:30 pm:  Music Department meeting

2:30 pm: Health & Temperance presentation: Simple Herbs & Remedies for Serious Ailments (flyer below).


SAVE THE DATE -- Sunday, June 23, 2024, when our Music Department will present the first of three presentations in a series entitled Sacred Music Study. June's presentation will focus on important definitions as well as the original purpose of music. This event is open to all Stone Tower church members and guests, as well as to our sister churches. More information to come!

Women's Locker to be created for our ladies in need, both in the community and in the church. The Locker is open for donations of gently-used modest clothing, brand new top and bottom undergarments (sized

S-XXL) and female essentials. Please see any member of the Women's Ministry team for more information and to donate. The Locker will be open to the public June 1st.

The Stone Tower Tone Chime Ensemble needs up to five new chimers. If you are interested in learning to play the chimes and can be available for regular rehearsals, please contact Jeanine Goodwin.

Stone Tower needs people: 1) who can help on an Advertising Team to write, design and produce flyers and social media content for evangelism.

2) who can lead or help with Vacation Bible School -- likely in July. If you can help, please contact Elder Brad at elderBNunn@gmail.com.

Sabbath Fellowship Group

will meet downstairs in the ABC room this week, 1:15.

Click the picture for lots of resources.


"Pray without ceasing."

(1 Thess. 5:17)

Did you know we have a special prayer time

on Sabbath mornings?

Come join us at 9:30 am

in the front of the sanctuary to pray for our church and our members.

Come to the Hour of Power at Stone Tower

Wednesdays at 7:00 PM.

Please ring the doorbell or knock hard.

We meet in the kitchen.



Click on the picture for a video corresponding with

My Bible First Kindergarten and Primary Lessons


To browse a variety of personal evangelism resources, click below:




Prayer Group meets EVERY evening at 7:00pm PDT. Join the North America Prayer Group through zoom by clicking this link:

Password: 247247

June 24-29 The RoC Fellowship Adventist church will be hosting VBS and would like to invite the members of your church and community to join us.

See Oregon Conference Connections news here
See NW Adventists news here
Purchase tickets here

SAVE THE DATE:  Upstream Camp, July 15-19, 2024

A Campmeeting Family Programming Alternative

Give your family an extra dose of nature and faith at Upstream Camp! Your children will enjoy an incredible week of fun and discipleship training–of learning to go against the flow–with an Adventist-based day camp on the shores of the E. Fork Lewis River in Battle Ground, WA.  Camp for the week or attend day-camp style.  Free for parents who attend with their children and volunteer for the week, $150 for the week per family for kids with parents on site; $350 per child who needs a camp counselor, $40 for a one-day pass per family. Go to www.upstreamcamp.org to register or text Highest Education Director William Hurtado at 360-600-1561 (a DBA of Laurelwood Academy).

Need a nice gift for a graduate? Click the picture above to go to the

Oklahoma Academy Publishing website.

(Click the picture to go to the website)

PACS Food Pantry 11020 NE Halsey St, Portland, OR 97220

Drive-through hours: Mon-Fri 9-11:00am and every first Thursday of the month 5-7:00pm. If someone you know needs food please tell them about PACS. Any questions, call 503-252-8500 or email: info@pacsonline.org.

PACS Thrift Store: Sun 11-4:00pm, Mon-Thurs 9-5:00pm, Fri 9-2:30pm.

Donation drop-off center: Mon-Thurs 9-1:00pm and Sun 11-2:00pm.

Gateway Grace Dental Clinic accepts uninsured patients for low-cost preventative dental care. Call 503-907-6768, email dental@pacsonline.org.

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Communication Card

We want to hear from you! If you have questions or concerns you would like to voice, or if you would like a personal visit, phone call, or another service offered by our church leadership, click the button below. If you need to speak to an elder or would like Bible studies or to be baptized, or if you’d like to transfer to Stone Tower from another church, all of this can happen through our one point of contact below. Please click on the button below to communicate with us! Your message will be forwarded to the appropriate ministry leader for consideration. We are eager to hear your thoughts.


If you have a vegan recipe you enjoy please email it (or the link) to the secretary address below, and I will share it.

And a picture would be extra awesome!

The Sabbath begins at 8:30 pm today

A shout out and Thank You to Melissa Brownell for another

gorgeous picture of the tulip fields at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Woodburn, Oregon!

If you have a photo you'd like used in the newsletter (preferably also sending a meaningful quote -- but not absolutely necessary!) email it to the Secretary address below, and I will do my best to use it.

Bulletin & Newsletter info. due: Wednesdays by 12:00 pm 

E-mail items to: secretary@stonetowersda.org

Stone Tower Seventh-day Adventist Church

3010 NE Holladay St., Portland, OR 97232

(503) 232-6018 | StoneTowerSDA.org

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