Sabbath Afternoon at the Mackenzie Center

After church, we enjoyed a relaxing Sabbath afternoon at the Mackenzie Center. We visited the wildlife exhibit housing many species native to Wisconsin, including wolves, a lynx, a bald eagle, deer, a great horned owl, a fox, and more. After climbing an observation tower for a nice view, we hiked through the rolling meadows [...]

Outdoor Church

Last Sabbath was our second opportunity to have outdoor services with the local Wisconsin Academy Seventh-day Adventist Church family. Through the summer months and into this year, the local church members have met in a grove of trees near the Lighthouse thrift store. It is a beautiful place within a stone's throw of the [...]

Door to Door in Richland Center

Last Sabbath afternoon, the study body traveled to Richland Center to help pass out literature door-to-door. Working with members from the Richland Center SDA Church, they began by stuffing small bags with literature. Next, they went from house to house, leaving the small bags of literature at each door. By leaving the bags at [...]

Sabbath at Kohler-Andrae State Park

This last Sabbath we enjoyed the beautiful the beach and dunes of Kohler-Andrae State Park near Sheboygan. The morning was sunny and warm. Dean Cho spoke for church in the Whispering Pines amphitheater. After a picnic lunch, we broke into our Sabbath School groups continued the studies we began last week. Our afternoon hike [...]

SA Organizes Campfire Vespers

As the sun sank low across the rolling fields, we gathered the welcome the Sabbath around a large blazing campfire out behind the women's dorm. The Student Association officers had planned the evening - the first vespers outdoor vespers this spring. We sang while we watched the fire burn, then listened as students shared [...]

Students Plan Afternoon Youth Meeting

Two senior girls organized a recent Sabbath afternoon meeting for the student body. After a praise time and opening prayer, students participated in a "sword drill", a game that involved looking up Bible texts quickly. After the game, two guys shared a short skit entitled "The Chisel" about God's work in our lives. The [...]

Friday Evening Afterglow

Often on Friday evenings after vespers we gather around the piano and sing together. Mr. Rasmussen plays the piano. Sometimes students join on their instruments. We sing our favorites from the hymnal - "O When Shall I See Jesus?", "It is Well With My Soul", "I'd Rather Have Jesus"- and many others. It isn't [...]

Distributing “The Great Hope” Door to Door

Last Sabbath afternoon was warm and sunny, a perfect day to be out in our community sharing the good news! All of our on-campus students traveled to the nearby communities of Rio and Randolph to take small bags of literature door to door. The bags, which we packed several weeks ago on another Sabbath [...]

Students Distribute GLOW Tracts in Columbus

A few Sabbaths ago, over 30 students and staff spent Sabbath afternoon distributing GLOW tracts in our local community of Columbus. Instead of knocking on doors, students hung small plastic bags on doorknobs. Each bag contained GLOW tracts and an individually wrapped candy. "GLOW" stands for "Giving Light to Our World." These pocket-sized tracts [...]

Mike Edge Speaks for Week of Prayer

During our most recent week of prayer, Elder Mike Edge described the building blocks of a relationship with Jesus. He spoke Thursday evening, for chapel and vespers on Friday, and again for church on Sabbath. The final meeting was Sabbath afternoon, during which he made a call. Several students decided to make a decision [...]