An Adventist church choir in Jamaica saved the life of an accused robber who sought refuge from a mob that killed one of his friends, a local church leader said Thursday.
The unidentified suspect ran into the Harrison Adventist Church in the city of Montego Bay after being chased by an angry crowd that accused him and three friends of robbing and stabbing a woman in a nearby shopping district on Tuesday night, said Glen O. Samuels, president of the Adventist Church’s West Jamaica Conference.
Preparing children and adolescents for leadership in the church is something that Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders in North Colombia take seriously as dozens of youngsters across the region participated in a talent showcase in Medellin, Colombia, on Nov. 1, 2014.
The annual competition brought children and adolescents from across local churches in the seven regional fields in North Colombia to demonstrate their knowledge of biblical doctrines, and to preach and sing in front of a large congregation at Colombia Adventist University’s Auditorium.
Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas Perry G. Christie praised the work of the Adventist Church for its positive role in the areas of education, youth and health, as he spoke to church leaders and members at the Hillview Adventist Church in Nassau, The Bahamas, on Nov. 2, 2014.
Prime Minister Christie asked the Adventist Church to open a health and wellness center in his Caribbean island nation after hearing a local top church leader present a report on Adventist centers worldwide.
Students at the Chester Primary School in the Parish of St. Ann, in Jamaica are hailing a school-feeding program that sees the Seventh-day Adventist Church providing meals for the students twice per week.
The program, which began in April at the government-run school of some 86 students, was inspired by Adventists who wanted to do something for the children attending school without breakfast in the Chester rural community.
Dozens of needy families from several communities in the city of Barquisimeto, Venezuela, benefited from a special program and dinner thanks to Seventh-day Adventists who donated a meal earlier last month. The activity was part of a church initiative to offer a day of kindness and compassion together with the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in West Venezuela to those in need throughout the region especially in October.
An Adventist Pastor was killed after returning home from leading an evangelistic campaign last week in Guatemala.
Noe Alfredo Gonzalez, 54, had just finished preaching in the three churches in the Hierbabuena Village, in Chiquimula, in the east region of Guatemala on Oct. 23, 2014, when he and his wife were attacked by masked assailants while driving home on their motorcycle.
Two Seventh-day Adventists in Jamaica were conferred and awarded, with national honors during a Ceremony of Investiture and Presentation of National Honours & Awards held on the lawn of Kings House on National Heroes Day, Oct. 20, 2014.
October 22, 2014 | Kingston, Jamaica | Nigel Coke/IAD Approximately two hundred pensioners from the Washington Gardens and adjoining communities in Kingston, Jamaica, along with the staff of the Western District Post Office in Kingston were feted during a pensioner’s health fair held earlier this month during World Postal Day. The fair, which is in [...]
Dozens of regional Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) directors, administrators and university leaders from throughout Mexico gathered for greater coordination in project development in communities throughout the country during three days of training in Riviera Maya, Mexico, last month.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Colombia recently distributed food to some 530 indigenous families in northern region where a deadly drought has claimed dozens of lives and livestock during the past few months.