A Nepali student named Sunita became on Wednesday the recipient of the one millionth dollar from a scholarship fund backed in part by the sale of women’s devotional books.
The one-millionth dollar was included in a $500 scholarship granted to Sunita during a meeting of the Women’s Ministries Scholarship Fund at the world church’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland.
The Brewster Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Northwestern U.S. state of Washington opened its doors to serve those affected by the Carlton Complex fire only hours after the church building itself was threatened by the flames of what has become the largest wildfire in state history.
Homes around the church in the city of Brewster were evacuated Thursday evening after authorities issued a mandatory evacuation notice for the region. Flames from the wildfire were rapidly approaching the church vicinity and could be seen coming up over the hill to the south.
Loma Linda University Health announced a record $1.2 billion expansion last week that will include the construction of two new hospital buildings and other facilities.
The Seventh-day Adventist-operated organization in southern California broke the news about the project, dubbed Vision 2020, at a 10 a.m. ceremony attended by top hospital and university officials and more than 2,000 guests.
If you have a DDS or OD after your name, Lela Lewis wants to meet you. Lewis, who has an MD and MPH after her name, is co-organizing an event that is expected to make waves next year in San Antonio, Texas: an opportunity for thousands of local residents to receive free medical care. Hundreds of volunteers, especially dentists (DDS) and optometrists (OD), are needed to care for the 5,000 to 6,000 people who are expected to show up at the AlamoDome stadium over three days.
Adventist Church President Ted N.C. Wilson made a case for vegetarianism in a Sabbath sermon closing a weeklong health conference in Geneva, Switzerland, and he expressed disappointment that some people liken the church’s emphasis on a plant-based diet to fanaticism.
Imagine a designated smoking area outside your Adventist church. The man seated in your pew must also be thinking about the smoking area because he just quietly slipped out of the building during the Sabbath sermon. A few minutes later he returns, the strong scent of smoke clinging to his dark suit. You smile at him and continue listening to the sermon. No big deal.
A senior Adventist official challenged 1,150 people at a Geneva health conference on Wednesday to evaluate their own eating and exercise habits — and then he practiced what he preached by performing a vigorous workout on stage.
During the FIFA World Cup, thousands of Seventh-day Adventists in Brazil are participating in the Church’s local “Hope Brazil” initiative to offer ministry outreach and service to international football fans and tourists visiting during the tournament.
A senior public health official appealed to the Seventh-day Adventist Church on Tuesday to share its expertise on healthy lifestyles with the rest of the world, saying at a conference that the health of the world’s population was going from bad to worse.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s General Conference Session is set to begin one year from today, July 2, 2015, and run through July 11, 2015. The 10-day meeting will be held at the 65,000-seat Alamodome and the adjacent Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, United States.