“Amado, yo deseo que tengas salud” (3 Juan 2).
El domingo 23 de julio de 2017 había llegado. La Iglesia Adventista de Nampa, Idaho, se había preparado por más de seis meses para montar la FERIA DE SALUD.
Me encuentro reunido con la directora de Salud de la iglesia y organizadora del evento, la doctora Yvonne Beteta de Santos. La apoyan para esta entrevista los esposos Rivas (José Luis y María), los esposos Recuenco (Víctor y Pilar), y uno de los ancianos de la iglesia, el hermano Salvador Aguirre.
Three teen Pathfinders from Pleasant Valley Church (PVC) in Happy Valley, Ore., took their vision for using a free sports camp as a way to reach their community for Christ and brought it to reality June 21–23, 2017.
About 25 kids attended the camp, which combined drills and playtime in soccer, basketball and field games with worship talks, praise music and snacks.
Mentors of the PVC Teen Leadership Training (TLT) program are entirely convinced that if teens want to reach others with Christ’s love, they should have every opportunity.
The Miles City Church in Montana hosted Amazing Facts Center of Evangelism (AFCOE) on the weekend of April 21–22. More than 80 people attended the program as Chuck Holtry, AFCOE director, presented such topics as the cycle of evangelism, reclaiming missing members, friendship evangelism and our divine commission as Seventh-day Adventists.
Moses Lake?! Why did you choose Moses Lake, Wash., to live is a question may residents are asked by their friends or relatives. On a clear day we can see Mount Rainier in the distance. We see wonderful sunrises and sunsets almost every day. Our county, Grant, is the largest potato producing county in the world. Do you want me to continue, or do you want to start planning to move here now?
Each July, constituents gather at the Southcentral Alaska Camp Meeting in Palmer, Alaska. Although one of several camp meetings throughout the state, the July gathering is the largest, with members coming north from Juneau and from as far away as St. Lawrence Island in arctic Alaska. After several days of intense preparation, camp meeting opened Tuesday evening, July 18, 2017, with keynote speaker John Bradshaw from It Is Written.
On Sabbath, June 10, 2017, about 170 people joined together to celebrate the rededication of Oregon's Sweet Home Church. Dan Linrud, Oregon Conference president, was the guest speaker. Former pastors Charles Burkeen, Dick Hall and Walter Wandersleben also participated in the service. The Carpenter Family and BAKE 4 from the Albany Church provided the music for the special occasion.
Far in the mountains of Bukidnon, Mindanao, lies the small mountain village of Paiwaig in the Philippines, where members of the Highline Church from Des Moines, Wash., sponsored a two-week evangelistic seminar and Vacation Bible School and held a medical clinic day.
The Seaside Church in Seaside, Ore., decided to step out in faith to build the sanctuary addition that had been the plan when the Sabbath School wing was originally built in the 1960s. In January 2016 members increased their monthly budget four times over from what it was before — and God blessed.