Dozens of Seventh-day Adventists from a small church on the Caribbean Island of St. Maarten took to the streets of Philipsburg to share smiles, show kindness and offer hope to pedestrians and motorists earlier this month. The outreach program is part of a comprehensive evangelism plan to reach out to more than 1,500 people.
This initiative is all about sharing the message of God’s love, said Pastor Marcos Salas, organizer of the event and leader of the 130-member New Bethany Spanish Adventist Church.
More than 3,000 young Seventh-day Adventists from 250 churches marched through the main streets of Santo Domingo on August 13, 2016, to promote abstinence from drugs and to choose Jesus.
They held banners promoting the Bible, health, and family unity, and distributed literature and prayed for onlookers and drivers during the four-hour activity.
Thousands of Seventh-day Adventists flooded cities and communities across Venezuela with a touch of kindness, a helping hand and a message of hope during a week-long outreach program held Aug. 7-13, 2016.
The program coined as “Close to You Venezuela—Smile, God Believes in You,” has become the church’s most comprehensive social program, benefiting more than 771,000 people in 50 cities in a single week.
The young, the old and the middle aged came out in their numbers to get physically active when the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Media Group took to the streets with the third staging of NCU FM’s 14 in 14 Education and Wellness Challenge – an all island road show, which covered 14 outside broadcasts in 14 parishes in seven days, last month.
While Jamaicans celebrated 54th years as an independent nation on Aug. 6, 2016, the spotlight was turned on the Christian community to examine its ways and “stop the finger pointing.”
The call came from Seventh-day Adventist Church President in Jamaica, Pastor Everett Brown, as he addressed government leaders and congregants during the church’s Day of Prayer for the Nation, celebrated on the first Sabbath of August each year.
Dozens of Seventh-day Adventist youth flooded the city and communities in Oaxaca, Mexico with a message of peace, hope and good will during recent weeks.
Most traveled from surrounding states in Mexico’s Inter-Oceanic region to be part of a two-to-four-week evangelism movement modeled after the world church’s One Year in Mission initiative established in recent years.
The former president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in The Bahamas and the West Indies Union, Pastor Silas McKinney, was laid to rest in a state recognized funeral this weekend. High-ranking government officials and church leaders were in attendance. Pastor McKinney died on July 16, 2016 after battling an illness for several years. He was 89.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North Mexico is mourning the loss of two of its members who died this week during a Master Guide camping retreat at a national park in the trails of the Sierra Juárez Mountains.
The bodies of Narcizo Mora Marín, 39, and of Jhoana Díaz López, 16, were found after an exhaustive search operation by park officials and rescue organizations.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church in West Venezuela brought nearly 1,000 of its church leaders, ministers and laypeople to the city of Maracaibo last weekend to inspire congregations to deepen their relationship with God, get them involved in the life of the church and inspire them to connect with their communities in the midst of challenging situations.
Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders and ministers met for a Bible Conference in Montemorelos University earlier this month to study the gift of prophecy in Scripture and in history.
The four-day event, organized by the White Research Center and the Theology Department in Montemorelos, brought local church leaders and more than 500 pastors from across the Inter-American Division, July 6-9, 2016.