News Briefs for January 26, 2023
26 January 2023 |
Adventist Student Establishes Ambulance Service in Northern Mexico
For the past two years, Gustavo Rivera, a third-year medical student attending Montemorelos University in northern Mexico, has been running his own private ambulance service. Seeing the demand for ambulance service in Montemorelos when he began studying, he pulled some savings together and obtained a loan to purchase a Type III ambulance, which is equipped to provide urgent care services during the transport of patients. Calling the ambulance service Pulso Vital (“Vital Pulse”), Rivera runs it with his wife and two other certified paramedics who also study at Montemorelos University. Read full story at the Inter-American Division website.
Adventist University of the Philippines Celebrates 106th Year with Full Weekend of Activities
Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) will be celebrating their 106th Founding Anniversary Celebration this weekend, with the theme: Advancing, Unwavering, Persevering. Activities will include a Community Service Day, music and sports festivals, a Thanksgiving & Fundraising Banquet, research and career exhibits, and more. See full poster for events at AUP’s Facebook page here.
Adventists Distribute £10,000 in Relief in a United Kingdom Community
With a global brand value of $849 million, Tottenham Hotspur football club is one of the wealthiest in the United Kingdom Premier League. In contrast to the location of its new state-of-the-art stadium in North London, the borough of Haringey is the fourth-most-deprived area of child poverty in London. Two miles down the road from the stadium, the local Adventist church describes itself as “Tottenham’s Lighthouse Church,” which has developed an outreach mission to meet the long-term needs of the community. Read full story at the Trans-European Division website.
Adventists Publish New Testament in Romani
On November 15, 2022, the first translation of the New Testament in Romani, published in the Czech Republic, was presented in Smíchov. This was announced by the Gustav-Adolf-Werk (GAW) of the Evangelical Church in Germany. Deutschlandfunk radio also reported the event on January 6. The publisher of the translation is the Adventist church congregation in Trebechovice pod Orebem. Romani is the language of the Roma. It is spoken throughout Europe and beyond in various country-specific dialects. Read full story at the Inter-European Division website.
Adventist World Radio Welcomed by Holy See at Vatican “G9” Radio Summit