14 September 2023 |
ADRA Works to Provide Relief in Morocco After Deadly Earthquake
“The epicenter of the earthquake was in the High Atlas Mountains, 71 kilometers (44 miles) southwest of Marrakech. According to the UN, the tragedy has displaced over 300,000 people, left thousands injured and homeless, and killed more than 2,900 people.” Full story at ADRA’s website.
Adventist Information Ministries Provides Course to Aid in Suicide Prevention
“This training teaches AIM staff how to validate a caller, de-escalate intense emotion, and watch or listen for signs of depression or suicidal ideation. It also offers steps to take when they suspect someone is in danger, including initiating that often uncomfortable conversation beginning with, ‘Are you OK?'” Read full story at NAD News site.
NAD Hires Robert Burrow for First Separate Office of General Counsel
“The North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists (NAD) is pleased to welcome Robert (Bob) Burrow in the new role of NAD General Counsel. On June 27, 2023, the NAD executive committee elected Burrow to serve in this capacity; he officially began in August.” Full story at NAD News site.
Memorial Service for Fritz Guy to Be Held September 16th at La Sierra
“The event will be live-streamed through the church website and Facebook page, which can be accessed here: https://lasierra.church. For a biographical sketch and obituary announcement, please click here.” Event page found here.
Loma Linda Receives $200,000 Donation from Inland Empire Charities
“Stater Bros. Charities and Believe Walk co-founders Annie Sellas and Cathy Stockon, along with Inland Women Fighting Cancer, presented a check for $200,000 to Loma Linda University Cancer Center on August 31. The funds were a portion of those raised at the 15th annual Believe Walk held in October 2022 and will help sustain patients’ access to essential wellness services at the Cancer Center.” Full story at Loma Linda University Health site.