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Jun 2018
Lebanese president affirms Adventist Church’s service :: Adventist News Network

Jun 13, 2018 | Beirut, Lebanon | John Issa & ChanMin Chung, Middle East and North Africa Union A delegation of eight from the Middle East and North Africa Union and Middle East University visited the Lebanese presidential palace accompanied by the newly elected Member of Parliament (MP), Dr. Edgar Traboulsi on June 12, 2018.  His Excellency Michel Aoun, President of Lebanon, received the representatives. Rick McEdward, president of the church’s regional headquarters, thanked the President for a country that provides such......

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Jun 2018
Adventist Review Online | Adventists Inaugurate Daycare and Community Center in Germany

June 12, 2018 New facilities add to a growing network of care for all ages. By: Seventh-day Adventist Church in Germany News (APD) & Adventist Review The Seventh-day Adventist Church recently opened a new daycare and community center in Bad Aibling, Bavaria, Germany. In a festive inauguration ceremony followed by an open house, the local congregation also celebrated the opening of renovated premises. The “Haus Wittelsbach” retirement home also operates onsite, which can house up to 194 elderly and dependent people. The combination of parish, daycare, and retirement home makes the property a cross-generational......

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Jun 2018
Multiple launch for Hope Channel Sweden :: Adventist News Network

Jun 12, 2018 | Stockholm, Sweden | Rainer Resfäck On February 10, 2018, Seventh-day Adventist churches in Sweden celebrated the official premiere of Hope Channel Sweden. Rather than having a grand opening ceremony at some fancy media center, the celebration was held across all the local congregations. Church members celebrated with balloons and drank juice served in cups with the Hope Channel logo. They also received Hope Channel promotional material that they can share with their friends. The rational is that Hope Channel Sweden will......

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Jun 2018
Adventist Review Online | School of Nursing Celebrates Milestone of 10,000 Graduates

June 12, 2018 At Loma Linda, graduating class reminded of the “very sacred nature” of their service. By: Heather Reifsnyder, Loma Linda University News An explosion of digital fireworks accompanied Alyssa Vega as she marched across the stage to receive her diploma from the School of Nursing of Loma Linda University (LLU) during commencement June 10. Vega became the School of Nursing’s milestone 10,000thgraduate in addition to receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The class of 2018 comprised 210 students receiving bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees. They are the 112th......

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Jun 2018
Revelation of Hope yields over 19,000 baptisms in Tanzania :: Adventist News Network

Jun 07, 2018 | Mwanza, Tanzania | Prince Bahati, ECD Communication Director More than 19,000 people were baptized after attending a Revelation of Hope series given by Seventh-day Adventist evangelist Mark Finley in Mwanza, Tanzania. Overwhelmed after watching thousands wade into the waters of Lake Victoria for baptism, Finley said he will never forget the time God allowed him to see the miracle of salvation.   His wife Ernestine, who gave health talks throughout the series, also exulted in the results,  sharing how happy she was to......

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Jun 2018
Health expo focuses on a new start :: Adventist News Network

Jun 11, 2018 | Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea | Russell Waruba Murray Barracks Seventh-day Adventist church in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, conducted a mini-health expo on Sunday, June 3. Based on the NEWSTART lifestyle program, the day-long event was held in the main gymnasium at the local army barracks, with attendees including community members and soldiers who live at the barracks. In line with the acronym NEWSTART, health stations were set up to cover aspects of nutrition, exercise, water, sunlight, temperance, air, rest and pastoral counselling. Basic tests were conducted,......

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Jun 2018
Camp for young men held by Adventist Church in Novosibirsk :: Adventist News Network

Jun 11, 2018 | Moscow, Russia | Alexander Kiselev The fifth-annual Camp Sibiryaki for young men, aged 13-17, was recently held in Novosibirsk. Participants from Kemerovo, Barnaul, Topchikhi, Kamen-na-Obi, Novoaltaysk and Novosibirsk came together to not only learn to communicate better, but also to develop in different areas. Healthy lifestyle was heavily emphasized during the camp. Early each morning, the boys participated in an exercise routine including running, pull-ups, push-ups, squats and other activities. Physical health was not the only emphasis, however. Spiritual mentor Andrei Bykov presented......

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Jun 2018
Adventist Review Online | The Power of Bible Reading

June 9, 2018 Reading groups led by average people are making an impact in the South Pacific. By: Glenn Townend, Adventist Record Impie rented a room from a retired Seventh-day Adventist couple. Working as a kitchen hand in a local restaurant, Impie was attracted by the fact the advert said the renter had to be vegetarian. Originally from India, with a Sikh background, she would pray and meditate before work. Impie noticed the Adventist couple would also pray and read their holy book each morning. One day, Impie asked to join, and the......

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Jun 2018
Statuten aangepast | Kerkgenootschap der Zevende-dags Adventisten

Het was mooi weer, en vanuit district Zuid was Almere niet makkelijk te bereiken. Toch werd met een opkomst van 95,1% van de afgevaardigden het quorum makkelijk behaald. Na het tellen kwamen er zelfs nog meer mensen binnen. Dat leidde uiteindelijk tot het afstemmen van de wijzigingen aan de statuten, gepresenteerd in drie categorieën. Alle wijzigingen waren naar de tevredenheid van tegen de 90% van de afgevaardigden. Met dit gemiddelde percentage werden zij dan ook aangenomen. Statuten De statuten werden vooral inhoudelijk aangepast. De afgestemde wijzigingen moeten nog op taalkundig gebied worden......

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Jun 2018
Sabbath message leads 115 to be baptized in PNG :: Adventist News Network

Jun 07, 2018 | Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea | Solomon Paul More than 100 former members of the Abundant Life Church (ALC) at Puri Kona, Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea, were recently baptized into the Seventh-day Adventist faith. Their decision was largely triggered by former ALC member Buddy Power who, after studying the Bible, came across texts referring to the Sabbath. Power, who had donated land to build the ALC church, asked his pastor about the different Sabbath passages in Scripture. Unhappy with the response, he decided......

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