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Seventh-day Adventists in the Southern Philippines assist Marawi city evacuees displaced by militant fighting

Adventists in the region ask for prayer for the people of Marawi

Adventist groups are assisting evacuees displaced from the Philippines’ largest Muslim city of Marawi during militant fighting in the southern Philippines this past week. Members of a militant group called [...] caused Iligan City officials to declare a May 29 lockdown over fear that militants might try to enter the city with the evacuees and broaden their hold on the area. In response to the evacuees’ plight, Adventist [...] kilometers from the Adventist church union headquarters in south Philippines (SPUC) in Cagayan de Oro City to Iligan City. They delivered donated clothing, toiletries and food to one of the city’s three refugee

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Five years of outreach, growth mark Adventist Church's half decade

News reports highlight denomination's impact and development

which have killed dozens and displaced thousands. Adventist churches open their doors to serve as shelters for those displaced. -Author Dan Buettner features Adventists in his book The Blue Zone [...] The Seventh-day Adventist Church has grown to some 16.3 million members, up from 14 million five years ago. During that time, the church has offered ministry, community outreach, education, a commitment [...] s. -The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) assists Chilean emergency officials after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck in March. -Construction begins on an Adventist church in the

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