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Third “Is This Thing On?” Conversation with Young Adults and Adventist Church Leaders in North America Held at Walla Walla University

Leaders from the North American Division (NAD) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church engaged in conversation with college students on May 12, 2018, during the third “Is This Thing On?” (ITTO) video live stream.

Oakwood University Receives the Crystal Apple Award for Campus Wellness Initiatives

Oakwood University was announced as a national finalist for Partner of the Year by Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) during the 2018 Innovating a Healthier Future Summit.

Adventist Community Services Responds to Florida High School Shooting; Pathfinder Recounts Experience

On February 14, 2018, a shooting occurred at a high school in Parkland, Florida. Seventeen were killed and 14 were injured when the gunman, a former student, opened fire on campus and entered a building.

Del Delker, Voice of Prophecy Soloist, Passes to Her Rest

Beloved Voice of Prophecy soloist Del Delker passed to her rest on the morning of January 31, 2018 in Porterville, California, at the age of 93. For more than five decades, whether over the airwaves, in a church or at an evangelistic meeting, her strong contralto voice unabashedly shared Christ's love with rapt audiences around the world.

United States Court of Appeals for Tenth Circuit Rules for Plaintiffs in Kellogg Sabbath Accommodation Case

On January 17, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued a decision in favor of Richard Tabura and Guadalupe Diaz, former employees of Kellogg USA, who were terminated in 2012 for violating the company’s policy mandating work on Saturdays (the day Tabura and Diaz observed as their Sabbath). 

Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Issues Statement Emphasizing Importance of Equality for All Americans

Columbia, Md. — The Statue of Liberty, a longstanding symbol of freedom in the U.S., has these words engraved on its base: “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore, … Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” Some today, however, are questioning the presence of those on our shores who come from countries currently facing political, economic, and natural disaster challenges.

Is This Thing On? NAD Leaders Dialogue with Students at Oakwood University

On December 2, 2017, Oakwood University students and student government leaders from colleges across the North American Division (NAD) dialogued with church leaders during the second Facebook Live Event titled “Is This Thing On?” (ITTO).

North American Division Partners with Community to Offer Fresh Food and Wellness Screenings to Area Residents

Approximately 275 visitors to the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s North American Division (NAD) headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, procured fresh produce and received free wellness screenings on November 19, 2017. This first NAD/community event came just days before Thanksgiving, and on the heels of the October 26 grand opening ceremony and dedication of the building.

First Long-Term Adventist Missionaries in Over 50 Years Sent to Cuba

For the first time in 50 years, the Seventh-day Adventist Church will send long-term missionaries to Cuba. Care for Cuba, a ministry of the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) program at the Andrews University Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, is the sponsoring organization.

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