8 February 2024 |
Adventist Health and UCSF Health Make Plans to Purchase Madera Community Hospital
“Adventist Health and UCSF Health have revealed a new plan that could help reopen Madera Community Hospital. On Thursday, [Feb. 8] University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) officials announced they are planning to enter the bidding process to buy the hospital with Adventist Health.” Full story at ABC30 News website.
Center for Adventist Research Establishes New Endowment to Support Black Adventist Studies
“The Rose James Endowment will promote special projects and research on black Adventist studies in the area of race, ethnicity, and racism globally. This endowment will also promote spirituality, health, and evangelism within the black community.” More details at the Center for Adventist Research Facebook page or on their website here.
ADRA Austria Provides Solar PhotoVoltaic System to Hospital in Zambia
“In response to Yuka Adventist Hospital’s energy challenges in Zambia, ADRA Austria took a proactive step by supporting installing a solar photovoltaic system. This system was designed to provide a continuous energy supply to run critical equipment 24 hours a day, making Yuka Adventist Hospital less dependent on the unreliable power grid.” Full story at the ANN website.
Conflict Resolution Training Offered to Support Pastors in Ukraine
‘This training had commenced two months earlier with online modules and was facilitated by the Center for Conflict Resolution at La Sierra University in the United States and the Centre for Conflict Resolution Europe based at the Adventist Church’s British Union Conference. The program was offered free of charge to Ukrainian pastors in support of their ministry within the difficult context of war.” Full story at the Adventist Review website.
Illuminate: Arts and Faith Conference to Be Held at Southern Adventist University
“Southern Adventist University invites the community to explore the intersections of art and faith through presentations, performances, workshops, and conversations during its inaugural Illuminate conference to be held April 4-5 on the Collegedale campus.” Headliners include spoken word artist Propaganda and musician Andrew Peterson. More details at Southern’s Illuminate website.