22 June 2023 |
ADRA and Young Adventists Assist with Haitian Flood Cleanup
In early June, Haiti experienced some of the worst flooding ever seen throughout the country, with incredible damage to homes, agriculture, and livestock. ADRA and young Adventists from local church youth groups have been helping with the cleanup. Full story at Adventist Review site.
Pastor João Wolff, Former South American Division President, Dies at 92
The Adventist News Network reported the passing of Pastor João Wolff on June 11, 2023. He served the church as the South American Division president from April 1980 to July 1995. Full obituary at the ANN site.
Adventist Leaders Visit Iraq to Consider Re-Opening Adventist Organizations
“The travel freedom now possible represents a meaningful step toward that future as the country opens to both tourists and international professionals.” Adventist leaders strategize towards re-opening Iraqi Adventist hospitals, schools, and churches. Full story at Adventist Review site.
Largest Indigenous School in North America Celebrates 20th Anniversary
On Friday, May 12, 2023, “The pride was palpable at the 20th-anniversary open house of Mamawi Atosketan Native School in Maskwacis, Alberta, as parents watched their children doing traditional steps in colorful regalia.” Full story at NAD news site.
North American Division’s University Student Leader Advisory Provides Dialogue with Church Leadership
“During three meetings a year, students have the floor to share their needs directly with the people who can make a change, encouraging conversation and bridging the gap between church institutions and young adults.” Full story at NAD news site.