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Story by Tamyra Horst, Pennsylvania Conference
September 12 an army of Seventh-day Adventists will walk through and pray for Philadelphia, going house to house leaving door hangers that offer Bible studies and information on growing stronger families.
Story by LaTasha HewittAs soon as Allegheny East Conference’s Delaware Valley Ministerium (DVM) learned of the pope’s scheduled visit to Philadelphia in September, leaders started strategizing ways to reach the thousands who will congregate for his arrival.
To play off the pope’s World Meeting of Families theme, Philadelphia area pastors will focus their outreach efforts on the family. Rodney Grissom, associate publishing director (Bay and Delaware Valley Area), is leading the efforts and helped formed the initiative Project Family 2015, or PF15. READ MORE
Story by Andrew McChesney and Marcos Paseggi, Adventist Review
Adventist leaders say the Pew findings reflect the church’s mission to prepare all people for Jesus’ return.
Story by Tamyra Horst / Photos by Rick Bianco
On Thursday, July 9 at approximately 6:45 p.m., a powerful storm struck Pennsylvania Conference’s Blue Mountain Seventh-day Adventist Elementary School (BME) in Hamburg, Pa., taking off the roof, destroying the gym and knocking down several walls of the 46 year old brick structure. Rachel Wardecke, principal, was alone in the building at the time. Shaken, but not seriously injured, Rachel immediately told reporters, “Our school will open again.” READ MORE