Pam Dietrich

News Headlines: Nigerian Pastor Reported Kidnapped (and More Stories!)

Nigerian Pastor Reported Kidnapped. Pastor Sylvanus Ogbu, district head of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nigeria, has been kidnapped by gunmen, according to a news story. Daily Post reported that the kidnappers broke into the house of the clergyman at about 2 a.m. on Sunday, September 11, and took him to an unknown destination.

News Headlines: Mizpah Adventist Church Serves Philly Community Over 30 Years (and More!)

Mizpah Adventist Church Serves Philadelphia Community Over 30 Years. Mizpah Seventh-day Adventist Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, places the community first in its effort to spread Christian values.

News Headlines: Western Nigerian Union President Urges Moving Voting Day From Sabbath (and More!)

Western Nigerian Union President Urges Moving Voting Day from Sabbath.  Oyeleke Owolabi, President of the Western Nigeria Union Conference, expressed displeasure that his members are unable to vote because of elections always being held on Saturdays.

News Headlines: Adventist Health System Florida Will Use Palm-scanning Technology for Patients (And More!)

Adventist Health System Florida Will Use Palm-scanning Technology for Patients. Florida Hospital Fish Memorial, Florida Hospital DeLand, Shawnee Mission Health, and Chippewa Valley Hospital will be the first Adventist Health facilities to use a biometric identification, palm-scanning technology.

News Headlines: Adventist Employee Sues Walmart Alleging Religious Discrimination (And More!)

Adventist Employee Sues Walmart Alleging Religious Discrimination. Gordon Fields, a Seventh-day Adventist, filed suit against Walmart, claiming he was demoted for his observance of the Sabbath.

News Headlines: West Virginia Mega Clinic Provides Free Care to 1,700 (And More Stories!)

Mega Clinic in West Virginia Provides Free Care to 1,700. "Your Best Pathway to Health," a free, Seventh-day Adventist—sponsored, “pop up” mega clinic in Beckley, West Virginia, treated the more than 1,700 people during a three-day clinic. Over 730 volunteers helped run the clinic, providing an estimated $6.5 million in free services.

News Headlines: Adventist, Methodist and Muslim Leaders Promote Reconciliation in Tennessee (and More!)

Adventist, Methodist and Muslim Leaders Promote Reconciliation in Tennessee. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, four faith leaders, have directed candlelight vigils and prayer services, not only for their own congregations but for the whole city after a 24-year-old Muslim man raised in Chattanooga gunned down five U.S. servicemen last year.

News Headlines: Adventist Health Specifies End-of-life Policies in Response to New CA Law (and More!)

Adventist Health Specifies End-of-Life Policies in Response to New CA Law. In California, an individual with a terminal illness will have the option to seek an aid-in-dying drug as part of the End-of-Life Op

News Headlines: Vandal Leaves Stabbed Bible at Lincoln College View Church (And More!)

Vandal Leaves a Bible Stabbed at the Lincoln College View Adventist Church. Custodial staff at the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church in Lincoln, Nebraska, found a Bible stabbed with a church kitchen knife and left in the prayer chapel.

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