Students from Adventist College of Bom Retiro distribute magazines for a campaign against bullying in schools, Friday, June 15, in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. The group’s campaign was featured in the Brazilian media. [photo: Francis Matos]
A North American Division-wide effort to distribute millions of copies of the book The Great Hope – a condensed version of The Great Controversy written by church co-founder Ellen White – began last week in Hagerstown, Maryland, United States, during the Chesapeake Conference camp meeting. Here, church member Jennifer Calhoun visits with a Hagerstown resident after a sharing a copy of the book. [photo: Kim Peckham]
Michael Moony, a blind summer camp attendee kicks the ball – exiting top of frame – in a kickball game earlier this month at Indian Creek Camp in Liberty, Tennessee, United States. Moony was one of 53 campers at the national blind camp, sponsored by Christian Record Services for the Blind. The organization sponsors 14 similar camps nationwide. [photo: Rajmund Dabrowski]
Solomon Islands Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo, left, recently donated to the medical mission boat Medisonship, a supporting ministry of the Adventist Church. The donation came as a result of meeting the ministry’s co-founder Helen Oliver, right, whose parents helped establish the Adventist Church’s headquarters in the Western Solomon Islands. [photo courtesy SPD]
Employees and friends of Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, formed a cricket team and are now sharing the Loma Linda University’s motto “to make man whole” with other teams throughout the country. Many Wazir Akbar Khan employees feel a special connection to Loma Linda University – an institution of the Adventist Church – because of the long relationship between the two institutions. LLU’s Global Health Institute recently helped purchase uniforms and...
Retired Adventist Church President Jan Paulsen is flanked by Bishop Ole Chr. M. Kvarme, left, Church of Norway, and OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, Knut Vollebæk, after receiving the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit at an evening program during the East Norway Conference Camp Meeting at Tyrifjord Junior College on June 2. [photo: Tor Tjeransen]
The Adventist Church in the European country of Estonia celebrates its 115th anniversary last month in one of the biggest concert halls in the country. "We needed such an event in order to look back and see the progress of our Adventist Church in Estonia and maintain focus on church mission and unity,” said David Nõmmik, president of the Adventist Church’s Estonian Conference, home to some 1,600 members. [photo courtesy TED]
Peruvian Union University held their first semester week of spiritual emphasis on campus, located near Lima. The event was organized by fourth-year theology students and challenged students and faculty to be "invincible" in Christ. The week-long program resulted in 74 baptisms. [photo Angela Brown]
Church members, pathfinders, and master guides of the Ejido Adventist Church and neighboring Adventist Churches in Merida, Venezuela, march with anti-smoking and anti-drug messages through the streets of Merida, on Saturday, June 2. Members invited onlookers to pursue a healthy lifestyle free from drugs and tobacco. [photo: Orangel Alarcón]
Eight-year-old Sabria Morris, left, is happy to hear that her blood pressure is good from Adventist Health Volunteer Association nurse Joycelyn Catwell during the Jamaica Union Conference Children's Convention held at the church's Northern Caribbean University in Mandeville on May 27. The convention, which focused on children's health, was part of the church's emphasis on children for Child's Month celebrations in the country. [photo: Nigel Coke]...