17 August 2023 |
Adventists Join Relief Efforts in Hawaii After Maui Wildfires
“Adventist Community Services Disaster Response (ACS DR) has joined the relief and recovery efforts in Hawaii; and plans continue to take shape as organizations join hands to support those affected by the wildfires that burned through Lahaina and other parts of Maui this past week.” Full story at NAD website.
AdventHealth Renames and Initiates Management of Five Colorado Hospitals
“We are excited to directly manage the operations of our hospitals and care sites in Colorado, to welcome our caregivers and team members back into the AdventHealth family and to continue to provide whole-person care to the communities we serve,” said Terry Shaw, president/CEO for AdventHealth.” Full story at AdventHealth website.
“Young people are increasingly longing for deep connections, and churches across the world have an opportunity to make that happen. While there may be a decline in youth church attendance, research shows that young adults’ need for genuine relationships within their communities remains strong.” Full story at Adventist Review site.
Outreach to the Community Results in 54 Baptisms for Northwood Church in Ohio
“A tiny Northwood church in Ohio with about 15-20 members in average attendance welcomed 54 new members through baptism following its gospel outreach a few days ago… besides the nightly messages from the speaker, the church provided free clothes, school supplies, food, transportation, music, vacation Bible classes, snow cones, prizes, inflatable bouncy house games, and other giveaways.” Full story at Ohio Conference website.
Andrews Bible Commentary Sent to Every School in North American Division
“Students in every Adventist school in North America will have access this fall to the new “Andrews Bible Commentary” through an initiative financially sponsored by three organizations, according to John Wesley Taylor, president of Andrews University.” Full story at Lake Union Herald website.