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Nine-year-old raises money for first responders through poem book sales

On May 18, Matthew Rushing, 9, from Moreno Valley, California, delivered dozens of boxes of snacks to Loma Linda University Medical Center Emergency Department staff, aiming to lift their spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic. In just a little over two weeks, Rushing raised more than $400 for his project by selling his book of poetry called “Poems for Hard Times.” He said he wanted to donate to emergency department workers at Loma Linda University Medical Center because his pediatrician works at...

Thousands united by #weRtheCHURCH Sabbath

A special Sabbath event has united thousands of Adventists from around the South Pacific Division (SPD) like never before. The #weRtheCHURCH division-wide Sabbath connected church members in a special way at a time when many churches are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was the first of its kind in the history of the Adventist church in the South Pacific. Hosted by Glenn Townend, SPD president, and Litiana Turner, children’s ministries leader, it began on Friday...

At a time of national 1uestioning, Brazil’s Adventist Network offers Prophecy programming

With Brazil surpassing Russia as the nation with the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world, millions are wondering about the prophetic significance of current events such as the pandemic. On May 23, Brazil reported 347,398 cases of the novel coronavirus and 22,013 deaths, second only to the United States, where there are 1.6 million confirmed cases of the virus and 97,477 deaths reported. To answer these questions with biblical truths and Scriptural assurance, Seventh-day...

Pathfinders, Adventurers go online in Paraguay during COVID-19 pandemic

As serious as the global pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus is—and with over 5 million cases worldwide, it is very serious indeed—the Seventh-day Adventist Church continues an emphasis on youth nurture and development. In Paraguay, a nation of 7.25 million people in the center of South America, that means taking the church’s Pathfinder program (“Conquistadores” in Spanish) for children age 10 and up, and the Adventurers (“Aventureros”) for younger children, online. There are 12,622...

 


 

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