ADRA Connections Offers Service Scholarships to Young Adults to Volunteer Overseas

ADRA Connections Offers Service Scholarships to Young Adults to Volunteer Overseas

SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND — The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)’s global volunteer program ADRA Connections is launching a new service scholarship that will allow thousands of young people in the U.S. to be more active through volunteerism and become agents of change to contribute to the development of communities abroad. We want to ch

Perinatal smoking Cessation Program Awarded $24,900 Grant from March of Dimes

Perinatal smoking Cessation Program Awarded $24,900 Grant from March of Dimes

LOMA LINDA, CALIFORNIA — Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital has been awarded a grant from March of Dimes to support it’s Comprehensive Tobacco Treatment Program (CTTP), helping continue the fight in San Bernardino County against the use of tobacco products during pregnancy. “We are pleased to have received this grant,” said  Truphosa Otianga

After Discussion, Prayer, the 2018 NAD Year-End Meeting Writing Committee Presents NAD Response to Recent GC Voted Document

After Discussion, Prayer, the 2018 NAD Year-End Meeting Writing Committee Presents NAD Response to Recent GC Voted Document

COLUMBIA, MARYLAND — On Nov. 4, 2018, the morning business session of the North American Division Year-End Meeting (NAD YEM) was devoted to a discussion on the voted General Conference (GC) document titled “Regard for and Practice of General Conference Session and General Conference Executive Committee Actions.” The GC Executive Committee, at its A

At Year-End Meeting, Motion Accepted for North American Division to Discuss Financial Parity with General Conference

At Year-End Meeting, Motion Accepted for North American Division to Discuss Financial Parity with General Conference

COLUMBIA, MARYLAND — After the afternoon reports from Christian Record Services, Inc., North American Division (NAD) media ministries, and Oakwood University at the NAD Year-End Meeting on Nov. 5, 2018, Daniel R. Jackson, NAD president, opened the floor for a discussion on finances. The first person to the microphone was Terry Shaw, president/CEO o

Adventist Church Helps Secure Asylum Status for Iranian Student in the U.S.

Adventist Church Helps Secure Asylum Status for Iranian Student in the U.S.

COLUMBIA, MARYLAND — An asylum claim submitted by the Seventh-day Adventist Church on behalf of an Iranian student who converted to Adventism in the United States was recently granted, ending a four-year process. "It's important for members to know the Church takes issues of religious discrimination seriously,” said Todd McFarland, associate genera