Carlton Complex Firestorm Offering


This Sabbath (Saturday), October 18, we will be taking a special freewill offering at the end of the service for the continuing relief of the Carlton Complex Firestorm that hit Okanogan County this summer. (Excerpt of message from Patty Marsh, Upper Columbia Conference Community Services Director) Often at the moment of the disaster compassionate people […]

Prayer for Ebola Virus Victims


General Conference President Ted N.C. Wilson asks the world church to pray for God’s intervention. Wilson has expressed deep concern for people threatened by the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa and urged Adventists worldwide to band together in praying for God’s intervention. More than 3,000 people, primarily in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, are believed to […]


Close up of map of africa with a note pined saying "Stop Genocide"

Roxanne Wickward teaches history at Upper Columbia Academy.  When she taught a unit on genocide recently, little did she know where it would lead. Roxanne wanted her students to realize that there is much more going on in the world than what they see in their community or even on Facebook.  So she spent that summer raising money […]

Guest Speaker: Tammy McGuire – Alumni Weekend

Tammy McGuire and Mountains

It’s alumni weekend at the academy and we are excited to have Tammy McGuire as our speaker for Sabbath. Tammy McGuire is a college professor at Pacific Union College, a former teacher of UCA and a “denizen of the wilderness” as much as possible. When Tammy was an English teacher at UCA she was a […]

Shining for Jesus


If you could go to a place where you were at total peace, where all your needs were met, where you felt love, acceptance, security and significance–wouldn’t you want to stay there? In this sermon, guest speaker Volody Nesteruk shares how you can find that place and stay there forever.  That place is in the […]

Are you Shining for Jesus?


This week UCA Church welcomes Pastor Volody Nesteruk to our worship service.  Pastor Volody is the senior pastor of the Spokane Linwood Church and the Slavic Adventist Church.  His sermon, titled “Shining for Jesus” teaches people how to live as the chosen people that God intends us to be.  The Bible declares (1 Peter 2:9) that […]


Kids in uniform by tent

Pathfinders meet every Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. in the elementary school multipurpose room.  Our church Pathfinder club is for kids in 5th through 8th grade and is part is a worldwide organization of Pathfinder clubs sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church.  Young people of any religious persuasion, or none at all, are welcome and encouraged to join.  Its a […]

Being Changed

budist idol statues

Idolatry. Typically understood as an issue for worldly pagans during Bible times. So, then it shouldn’t be an issue for modern Christians, right? Wrong. On Sabbath (Saturday), September 13, Pastor Jon explores every human’s bent towards worship of self. As the idols of selfishness are exposed in your own heart, you might realize you need […]