News Briefs for April 27, 2023
27 April 2023 |
Friedensau Adventist University in Germany is Venue for Conference on Sexuality
After much planning and prayer, sixty Family Ministries leaders from across the Trans-European (TED) and Inter-European (EUD) Divisions gathered at Friedensau Adventist University, Germany, from April 14-16, to explore a biblical view of sexuality. Full story at TEDNews site.
$350 Million Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Accuses SDA Church
Two Miami lawyers filed a federal class-action lawsuit on behalf of 62,000 Haitian-American investors defrauded by Eddy Alexandre with the assistance of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Full story at Newswires website.
Rocky Mountain Conference Sets New Guidelines for Independent Ministries
The Rocky Mountain Conference (RMC) Executive Committee adopted new policy guidelines for managing the relationship between RMC and “independent/supporting ministries” organizations. Full article at RMCNews site.
Pacific Union College Awarded Half Million Dollar Grant for Nursing Training
Pacific Union College’s School of Nursing has received a $540,000 grant from California’s Department of Healthcare Access and Information (HCAI), funding that will help address the statewide nursing shortage by expanding training opportunities. Full story at PUC site.
Brazilian Church Becomes a Blood Bank for a Day
Darke de Matos Adventist Church, located in the Manguinhos neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, opened their church to become a blood bank for the community during the Hope Impact initiative on April 1, 2023. Full story at ANN.