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Seventh-day Adventist Church members from around the world will converge in San Antonio, July 2-11, for the church’s 60th quinquennial General Conference (GC) Session themed “Arise! Shine! Jesus is Coming!” Hosted at the Alamodome and Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, leaders, delegates and members will unite to discuss, vote and worship together. READ MORE
Adventist Police Officer Affected by Violence in Baltimore, Urges Members to Share Second Coming Message
Story by Beth Michaels
Baltimore police officer and a member of Allegheny East Conference’s Capitol Hill church in Washington, D.C., has been on duty during the recent rioting and violence in Baltimore. Although he was hit by several bricks thrown by the crowd during Saturday evening’s ruckus, he says he is doing fine and continues to serve. READ MORE
Thank you for your thoughts, prayers and concern for Baltimore. We are saddened by the developments here, and join with our conference administrators, churches, ministries and members in calling for an end to the violence and destruction that is hurting our communities. And, we ask everyone to continue circling Baltimore with prayers for peace and healing at this difficult time. READ MORE
Story by Larie Gray
Thursday evening Emanuel Pelote, Columbia Union ASI president, reminded attendees that although ambassadors for Christ can, like Elijah, be tempted to feel they are alone in their struggle to serve God, ASI serves as proof that God has not abandoned them. Instead, He has given them a large, committed family of fellow believers who are giving their all for Christ. READ MORE