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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | Health-Care Ministry Expands to Meet Community Needs in Mexico

July 26, 2018 Privately-funded Siloé Ministries inaugurates revamped facilities in Baja California. By: Janelle Ringer, Loma Linda University Health News A physician assistant from the United States launched an expansion of a community-care clinic in Baja California, Mexico, in July 2018, growing the ministry’s operations and offering an increased amount of care to residents in need. Sarah Mayer, co-founder and medical director of Siloé Ministries, says the new Siloé Wellness Center—which began as a two-room clinic under the stairwell of a local church—is now a 560-square-meter (6,000-square-foot) facility dedicated to offering medical......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | Adventist Students Help Restore Solomon Islands Landmark

July 28, 2018 Historic church building in Batuna recalls the work of Adventist pioneers. By: Clinton Jackson and Jarrod Cherry, Adventist Record Students from Brisbane Adventist College (BAC) in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, recently completed the external restoration of the church at Batuna, Solomon Islands. The team of 16 students and seven teachers traveled to the Marovo Lagoon as a Sonship Action Team to paint the exterior of the church building. The Motusu Seventh-day Adventist Church sits on top of a peninsula and is the most visible building when approaching Batuna from either side. Dedicated on......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | In El Salvador, Young People Prepare to Connect With the Hearing Impaired

July 27, 2018 Leaders urge the youth to use their skills to benefit a neglected people group. By: Gamaliel Guerra, Inter-American Division News Eager to make a difference in their community, a group of young people from the Mejicanos Adventist Church in San Salvador, El Salvador, completed a basic sign-language course to be part of the special needs ministries where they live. Ana Odette Medina, who is licensed in special education and certified to assist persons with hearing needs, said the group of 21 church members put in the effort to complete......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | Community-Based SULADS Celebrates 50 Years of Serving Native Tribes

July 26, 2018 Philippines-based NGO strives to uplift isolated peoples around the world. By: Joy Caballero-Gadia, Southern Asia-Pacific Division, and Adventist Review Morgan Fowler stared out of the van’s window, watching the lush Philippine rainforest pass by on the winding mountain road. It had been raining, not the heavy downpour of the day before, but still enough to drench the trees and lush shrubs, causing the vibrant green hues to sparkle in the afternoon sun.  He smiled as his mind wandered to the many activities he had participated in during his 10......

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Jul 2018
ADRA Fiji trains community in home gardening :: Adventist News Network

Jul 25, 2018 | Lautoka, Fiji | Mes Dakua Participants showing the book ‘GROW YOUR FOOD” which is being used during the workshop A two-day gardening workshop in Lautoka, Fiji, has shown participants the techniques for starting and improving home gardens. Participants from communities in Nadi and Lautoka attended the workshop, which was a collaboration between the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) and the National Food and Nutrition Centre (NFNC). The participants were also shown Fiji’s non-communicable disease (NCD) statistics, highlighting the importance of planting their......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | Adventist World Youth Leaders Congress to Kick Off in Germany

July 26, 2018 ‘Pass It On’ event will bring 1,500 leaders together to equip, empower, and engage. By: Corrado Cozzi, Inter-European Division News, and Marcos Paseggi, Adventist Review The countdown is now on for the kick-off of the Impact Europe Global Youth Leaders Congress of 2018, titled “Pass It On,” to be held in Kassel, Germany, July 31 to August 4, 2018.  The congress will bring together more than 1,500 youth leaders from around the world. Its stated goal is to equip, empower, and engage a generation of Spirit-filled leaders to pass......

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Jul 2018
ADRA seeks to help Greek fire victims :: Adventist News Network

Jul 26, 2018 | Athens, Greece | Victor Hulbert / ADRA Europe A ‘togetherness’ event sharing Syrian food with the Greek community rapidly developed into a fund raiser for fire victims. With more than eighty-five dead, hundreds injured, and more than 1,200 homes destroyed following deadly wildfires near Athens, Greece, ADRA is already working to provide support.  The fires, thought to be the deadliest on record, broke out on Monday, 23 July 2018, with Mati in east Attica being the worst region affected. Despina Tologlou was planning a......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | U.S. Adventist Hospital Earns Baby-Friendly Designation

July 25, 2018 Program sponsored by WHO and UNICEF focuses on the benefits of breastfeeding. By: Florida Hospital News and Adventist Review Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States, is the only health-care institution in the area to earn the Baby-Friendly® designation from Baby-Friendly USA, Inc., a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The accreditation certifies that Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center adheres to a set of evidence-based practices shown to support breastfeeding mothers and their babies. “The......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Church in the Dominican Republic prays for nation as violence increases :: Adventist News Network

Jul 25, 2018 | Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic | Bernardo Medina/IAD Staff Hundreds of Seventh-day Adventists recently gathered in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, to pray for the escalating violence, crime and poverty affecting the nation. Church leaders spoke of the insecurity that is most concerning to Dominicans, in addition to the delinquency, unemployment and family violence during a day filled with prayer, music, study of the Bible, and community service on July 7, at the Balon Mano Pavillion at the Parque del Este.  “We are here today, not only to pray for......

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Jul 2018
Adventist Review Online | World Church Leaders Share Tips, Provide Training in West-Central Africa

July 25, 2018 Wilson invites regional leaders to work in unity and togetherness. By: West-Central Africa Division News and Adventist Review Seventh-day Adventist Church president Ted N. C. Wilson led the world church administration team in leadership training on July 3-4, 2018, in Grand-Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire. The seminar brought together the West-Central Africa Division (WAD) department directors, as well as the union, conference, and mission leaders for two days of presentations and discussions. Wilson arrived in Côte d’Ivoire on July 1, together with world church treasurer Juan R. Prestol-Puesán and executive secretary......

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