Welcome to our Conference!
Welcome to the web home of the Idaho Conference. It is our hope that you will catch a vision of what God is doing in our part of this world.   We are the headquarters for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Southern Idaho and Eastern Oregon.

From farming to white water sports, from skiing to technology—the communities and people of Idaho and Oregon have a lot to offer. From our headquarters in Boise, Idaho, we provide resources and leadership for ministry to more than 6,500 members in our 51 congregations across the conference.  

We operate 10 elementary schools and Gem State Adventist Academy, a boarding and community high school, which educate many of our children and their friends in the community. Camp Ida–Haven, our year–round camp located on Payette Lake in McCall, Idaho, provides a fun, Christ–centered summer camp program to several hundred children. Churches, families, and other groups enjoy the scenic, retreat setting the rest of the year.  

Explore our site – find a place to visit, a place to call home. It is our hope and prayer that wherever you go, you will see Jesus shining through each of us.

Our Mission

Raise up people across Southern Idaho and Eastern Oregon who are so in love with Jesus that they share the fullness of His love as expressed in the Three Angels’ messages of Revelation 14. 

Our Vision
In the next 3 – 5 years move the focus of the Idaho Conference from a top-down bureaucracy to a cutting-edge, equipping, lay-driven, pastor-coached conference that is growing in personal spirituality and soul winning, with financial stability to fund mission and ministry.

(Mission and Vision were adopted by the Idaho Conference Board of Directors in April 2015 and was presented to the delegates at the May 2015 constituency session)

Daily Devotional

True beauty

We often hear that "beauty is skin deep," but that is inaccurate. Prettiness is skin deep. True beauty radiates from the inmost being and thence out through the skin. We tell the story of Esther as the tale of a beautiful girl who wins the heart of the king, and uses her feminine wiles to influence him. But what we see on closer examination is a woman of amazing humility, whose winsome character and shrewd reason persuade a king and rescue God's chosen people.

This story also serves to caution us about our faith in our own judgments of who is devout and who is not. And it gives comfort to those who feel themselves "left behind." Mordecai's caution to Esther warns us as well: "Who knows if you haven't come to the kingdom for such a time as this?" God places each one of us where, if we devote our lives and talents to Him, we will play an indispensale role in His great plan of salvation.

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