News Briefs for December 15, 2022
15 December 2022 |
Watergate Reporter Inspires Southern Adventist University Journalism Students and Others
Carl Bernstein, one of the reporters who helped uncover the Watergate scandal leading to the resignation of President Richard Nixon in 1974, spoke on Southern Adventist University’s campus this December. More than 1,500 students, employees, alumni, and community members attended the event. Read the story at: NAD News.
Pastoral Women in Australian Union Conference Invited to Apply for Scholarship
The Australian Union Conference (AUC) is offering a scholarship to women who feel called to ministry to support their vocational path. Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2023. Read more at Adventist Record, or go to this link to see scholarship specifications.
Brazilian Pastor Killed in House Robbery
Pastor Levi Araújo de Sousa, 36 years old, was killed by an armed robber who entered his residence on December 13, 2022, in Hortolândia, the interior of São Paulo. He worked at the Church of the Adventist University of São Paulo (UNASP-HT) in the city and was preparing to take over the Central Temple of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (IASD) in Itapeva, also in the interior of São Paulo. Read more here or here. (Must select “English” translation on Internet browser.)
Iowan Congregation Holds Car Clinic to Help Women
The Woodland Hills Seventh-day Adventist Company in Runnels, Iowa, United States, recently held a free car clinic for women. The two-day clinic taught basic car terms, how to change a tire, when to see a mechanic, how to choose a good used car, and more. Attendees were given a workbook to fill out and participated in hands-on activities. Read more at: Adventist World.
Efforts for Young Adult Retention in Australia
The Australian Union Conference has launched a project that aims to reach university students outside the church and provide support for Adventist students within secular universities. Disciple Focused Life Group Leadership is a four-year initiative that will place two young adults within chosen secular universities around Australia in an effort to set up life groups on campus. Read more at: Adventist News Network.