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Page 8 Hells Canyon Journal September 2, 1992 anaries Trave, to Russia Pastor and Mrs. Roger Martin of the Richland and Baker Seventh Day Adventist Church lea from Boise Au- gust 24, for Sochi, Russia, where they will hold evange- listic meetings and conduct seminars. Sochi is located on the Black Sea and is a resort area, with a population of 300,000. Sochi is on the same latitude as the Richland and Halfway area. The Seventh Day Adventist Church in Sochi has about 100 members. "Russia has not e oyed freedom of religion that we take for granted," Maureen Stanciu said, "and now that it is open, many denominations are going over to help with spreading God's word. People are also going over to teach classes for pastors and church leaders on how to reach the people." Jerry Nickell, head of the physical therapy department at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Baker City, and his wife, Toni, 8tdm~tN MIoto Pictured Left to Right: Jerry Nickell, Toni NickeU, Nancy Martin, and Pastor Roger. are also in Sochi, where they will provide music and con- duct "stop smoking" clinics. Bible School Enjoyed in Richland The Seventh Day Adventist Church in Richland enjoyed a wonderful week of Vacation (exercise); Clean and Clear, (the importance of water); Sweets, (sugars); Free to Say Nancy Martin and, Toni. membersoftheRichlandSDA Nichols will hold children's meetings and classes for teachers of the children in the church. "The women took with them numerous boxes of ma- terial that had been donated by people from all over the Church to have a part in this project. We started out with the idea of sending Sabbath School and Vacation Bible School items, and other ex- amples used here, and ended up packing 4 large boxes. Valerie T henko, whose bus- lists again. Originally, we intended to make up every- thing we sent but were told that they love to do this kind of hing, so we made samples and sent the material for them. Each teacher will re- ceive a packet. hen, someone suggested it would be nice to send a gift for each woman in the church. We made up packets in ziplock bags that contained scissors, needles, pins, thread, safety pins, flower and vegetable seeds, and but- tons. We were also told that tooth brushes were in short supply, and thanks to Dr. Warren Whitnah, Baker City, were able to send some." This material and the party's luggage were shipped directly to Moscow, where it was met by a church member for further transport to Sochi. "We wish to thank the Pine- Eagle Co-op," Mrs. Stanciu said, "for the donation of flower and vegetable seeds, Dr. Whitnah for the tooth- brushes, and Eagle Valley Feed and Seed for making seeds available at reduced cost. "It was lots of fun; now we're awaiting word that ev- erything arrived safely." Bible School in August, de- No (drugs and alcohol). Northwest," Mrs. Stanciu band Rodney's ancestors spite temperatures that The Learning Center said."Newspapereandmaga- came from Rmmia, was able soared over 100 degrees, classes were followed by a zines toll us how little they to secure a book of songs we [ The place tO "The men as well as the Bible lesson, and instead of have in the way of teaching are familiar with, written in [ HB/IS women were involved thiscrafts, a cookingsohoolwhere [ shop and dine in year," Maureen Stanciu said, healthy snacks, bread, cook- materials. They just aren't Russian, and we sent several Canyon Country =and the children seemed to ies and salads were made. available there, and there is copies of that. enjoy the men being there. Each day, three ofthe chil- =We had 41 children from dren presented a skit that were available, send, = Mrs. Stanciu said, the Richland, Halfway and emphasized one ofthe Learn- "It's been a roaljoy for the hen them xlmade " Keating area, with 4 coming ing Centers. from Vancouver, Washington, "We're looking forward to Thisyear'sBibleschoolwas "We wish to thank all who called"Kids in the Kitchen." helpedandespeciallythepar- ROPER 14 ou. ft. Frost free Each day the children went to ents who sent and brought a different..=__Learning Center their children faithfully every REFRIGERATOR FREEZER I I 8 SlI where the following health day. For participants from principles were emphasized: threeto 70yeareofage, itwas SALE PRICE $449.O0 I q. PRICE- $489.00 Your Body, Fit and Free, great fun." b NO No w/g d ..................... ESYERN Atri . 1912 Main St.. Baker City eovs , s2 .e2s iAm do ' VALLEY BARBER & BEAUTY SHOP Walk-ins are welcome 893-6190 Main St, reet, Richland in the Brook Wholesale Bldg. I~ JGL jmm~ A A A A A~ A ~AAA~ ~ A A ji~ A A " i i Interest Rates Are Lower Now Than They Have Been In Years ...NOW MAY BE THE TIME TO PURCHASE THAT NEW HOME See your contractor...then see us for a loan. eer Bank IF.S.m. 503-523-5884 I~Dg~ bm~md tmmal! Country Closet 166 North Main St. Halfway, OR 97834 (503) 742-2622 n OI B R ir ct R ~r h d,