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.
Photos from Inter-AmericaMarch for LIFE
Hundreds of Seventh-day Adventists took to the streets of Caracas, Venezuela, during a special “March for Life” last month. The event was part of a three-day initiative during the month to benefit communities all across the eastern region in Venezuela, with free health screenings, free haircuts, breathe-free plan to stop smocking, family counseling, and more. Young people spread message of hope as they marched holding signs which read “Smile, God believes in You.” Image by East Venezuela Union/IAD
Photos from Inter-AmericaMango feasting
Members of the “Mission Possible” team from California, United States, are excited to receive East Indian mangoes from Pastor Levi Johnson, president of the Adventist Church in Central Jamaica. The “Mission Possible” group was on their annual trip to distribute 3,000 reading glasses to those in need of them, June 18-21, 2014. They also performed blood pressure and sugar tests in the community. Image by Nigel Coke/IAD
Photos from Inter-AmericaLive Better
Noé Pablo Castañón Gómez of Malacatán, Guatemala, grins big as he holds a juicer and a box of glass cups to begin his new business. Castañón was among 454 low-income head-of-household beneficiaries who received working tools during a special ceremony on June 15, 2014. The donated equipment were part of an on-going program funded by the Advent Stiftung of Switzerland foundation and the Adventist Church in Guatemala called “Live Better” which seeks to improve the lives of needy families. Image by Melvin Batz/IAD.
Photos from Inter-AmericaAttention!
Seventh-day Adventist pastors from North Colombia execute a few drills dressed in the youth leadership uniform during a continuing education certification program held June 16-18, 2014, at the El Bambu Camp, in Bucaramanga. The 205 ministers from the eight regions in North Colombia participated in seminars and workshops focused on youth ministries activities to better connect with young people in their local congregations. Image courtesy of North Colombia Conference/IAD.
Photos from Inter-AmericaSmile
A busload of young people share smiles and wave at motorists as they ride on a bus bearing a “Smile, Jesus loves you” banner through the streets of Cucuta, Colombia, on June 7, 2014. The event brought dozens of buses and motorists together from Adventist Churches in the northeastern part of Colombia to participate in a special creation-themed float parade, and creation expo activity at the Banderas Plaza to invite onlookers to attend the approaching evangelistic series. Images courtesy of Northeast Colombia Conference/IAD
Photos from Inter-AmericaDay of Hope
Seventh-day Adventists pose for a picture before taking off on special bicycles through the streets of the city of Cucuta, in northeast Colombia, displaying posters stating that the Sabbath is the day of hope and rest. The outreach activity, held on June 7, 2014, was designated as the Creation Caravan Parade which led to the Banderas Plaza for a Creation Expo and the launch of an evangelistic campaign in the city which borders with Venezuela. Image courtesy of Northeast Colombia Conference/IAD