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In Mexico, Adventists Assist in the Aftermath of Latest Earthquake

Hours after a powerful 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico City on Tuesday, Sep. 19, toppling dozens of buildings and homes and killing hundreds, Seventh-day Adventists sprung into action to assist in the recovery effort.

Top church leaders said no loss of life among church members has been reported so far. The earthquake took place on the 32nd anniversary of the powerful earthquake that hit Mexico City, killing more than 10,000 people in 1985.

September 21, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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A Special Message From Pastor Israel Leito on Recent Natural Disasters in Inter-America

Ten Union in Inter-America have been battered or are under threat by natural disasters which have lashed across various islands and countries during the last few weeks.

From the very beginning, we have been in direct communication with local church leaders to get acquainted with the specific needs and help our church members to the best of our abilities. We have been informed of major damages in homes, schools, and church buildings. Losses amount to millions of US dollars. The saddest news, however, is that some people lost their lives.

September 21, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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ADRA Responds to Hurricane Irma Devastation in the Caribbean

The widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Irma has profoundly impacted millions of people. Relief efforts by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) across several affected islands in the Caribbean and surrounding areas include the distribution of food, water, hygiene kits, mosquito nets, and other critical resources. ADRA’s response continues to grow even as emergency preparation is underway for Hurricane Maria.

September 20, 2017 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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Adventist Photographers

Group of photographers and church members during the second day of the Adventist Photographers Conference held in Cárdenas Adventist Church in Cárdenas, Matanzas, Cuba, Sep. 1-2, 2017. Image by Abel Márquez/IAD

September 19, 2017 in photo of the day, RSS English by

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Pathfinder Day

A group of youth leaders and pathfinders sing together as they conclude the special Pathfinder Day activities on Sep. 16, 2017, by lighting up the logo stand at a park in Tabasco. Pathfinders distributed books and prayed with people in Tabasco, Mexico. Image by Youth Ministries, South Tabasco – Facebook

September 19, 2017 in photo of the day, RSS English by

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IAD Office

View from the roof above the main entrance of the Inter-American Division Headquarter Office in Miami, Florida, after Hurricane Irma passed through on Sep. 10, 2017. Image by Jose Romero/IAD

September 19, 2017 in photo of the day, RSS English by

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ADRA Mexico

ADRA church member volunteers sort out food items to distribute food baskets in Oaxaca, Mexico after an 8.2-magnitude earthquake shook the southern coastal region on Sep. 7, 2017.  Image by ADRA Mexico

September 19, 2017 in photo of the day, RSS English by

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From Broadcast to Baptism

Adventist World Radio is committed to continuing its support of radio projects and setting up new projects in unentered parts of the African nation of Uganda, said church leaders in the region. The radio ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church is working specifically in the northern part of the country, an area where membership was scarce for years.

Adventist World Radio Global Training director Ray Allen recently visited the area and applauded the Uganda Union church region for its innovation in radio evangelism after conducting a site survey of all four Ugandan radio stations.

September 19, 2017 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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Enditnow in Jamaica

Adventist marchers hold up banners in Central Jamaica in efforts to bring awareness to end violence in Portmore, St. Catherine, and the rest of the nation, during a rally and march on Aug. 26, 2017. Image by Andrew Johnson

September 18, 2017 in photo of the day, RSS English by

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Anti-Sex Trafficking Event Confronts Criminal Enterprise with Awareness

Representatives from the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Veronica’s Voice, and other community organizations hosted Hear Their Voices Sept. 9-10, 2017, in Kansas City, United States, to offer education for prevention of human sex trafficking and to provide support to existing survivors.

The collaborative two-day initiative included door-to-door distribution of awareness-raising information to 1,000 area homes, prayers for youth safety, and a symposium/concert at the Jack Reardon Convention Center featuring more than 20 musicians and guest speakers Rénee Battle-Brooks, an assistant state’s attorney who prosecutes sex trafficking cases in Maryland, and Kristy D. Childs, founder of Veronica’s Voice, a Kansas City organization providing safe housing, health care, and a two-year life skills training program for survivors of commercialized sexual exploitation.

September 18, 2017 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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