14 December 2023 |
Washington Adventist University Alum Releases Christmas Movie in Theaters
Founder of Sonset Friday Entertainment, a multi-award winning production company producing faith and inspirational content, Anthony Hackett has produced a Christmas comedy that was released in theaters on December 8th. As an alumnus from Washington Adventist University, he majored in Religion with a focus on Metropolitan Ministries. Information about the movie can be viewed here, including a trailer. To read more about Sonset Friday Entertainment, go here.
Blue Shield Members No Longer Covered at 17 Adventist Health Hospitals
“Blue Shield of California members will no longer be covered across 17 Adventist Health hospitals, the hospital system recently announced. The two sides had been negotiating a new contract but were unable to come to an agreement. The contract was terminated on Dec. 1, affecting Blue Shield of California commercially insured Medicare Advantage and Medi-Cal Managed Care plans.” Full story at Fierce Healthcare website.
Southern Adventist University Alumnus New Head of Hope Studios
“Kevin Christenson, a Southern Adventist University alumnus, is now head of Hope Studios, a recently established cinematic department under Hope Channel International, operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He and his team are currently working on a film documenting the start of the Adventist Church, titled The Hopeful.” Full story at Adventist Review website.
New Site Opened to Expand Adventist Braille Resources
“Christian Record Services, Inc. (CRS) is pleased to announce the opening of its new office space dedicated to the production of braille resources. This expansion marks a significant commitment to serving the worldwide visually impaired community and enhancing access to braille literature for all.” Full story at NAD News website.
Youth Ministry Continues to Grow in Greece Post-Pandemic
“‘We have an ongoing commitment to nurturing Greek Mission youth, and in particular, it is a blessing to witness the Athens youth group develop into an organized church with a clear missional focus,’ Greek Mission president Claudio Gulyas said. ‘Our plans involve transforming the church into a network of youth groups within the Athens area, to enhance their impact in reaching out to their peers.'” Full story at the Trans-European Division website.