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Story by V. Michelle Bernard

Adventist Community Services (ACS) and Disaster Response (DR) volunteers continue to operate several distribution operations for relief efforts in North and South Carolina, but Hurricane Michael relief is now at the forefront. Click here for a revised list of distribution sites receiving goods (at the time of article publishing).

Bob Mitchell, Potomac Conference ACS and DR coordinator, Potomac Conference, reports on:

Heather Crews (right), pastor of the Courthouse Road church, baptizes Melissa Winn, who first attended a Christian movie night, one of many events the church hosts to introduce guests to Christ.

Story by Tiffany Doss

Movie and paint nights, quilling and Bible journaling, Financial Peace University seminars and concert series are just a few items on the calendar at the Courthouse Road church, located in North Chesterfield, Va., near Richmond. These events, designed to connect and “build bridges back to God”—the church’s mission statement—continue to foster relationships outside the church walls.

Horacio Hernandez-Ble is the new associate treasurer for the Pennsylvania Conference.

Story byTamyra Horst

The Pennsylvania Conference administrative team recently welcomed Horacio Hernandez-Ble as the new associate treasurer. A graduate of Southern Adventist University (Tenn.), Hernandez-Ble has served on the auditing staff for the General Conference Auditing Service (GCAS) and as an auditing intern for the Georgia-Cumberland Conference. He has also worked for Gospel Ministries International in McDonald, Tenn., and Mile High Academy in Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Dan Jackson. Photo via NAD Communication

This is a very challenging time for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. Actions taken at the 2018 General Conference Annual Council meeting in Battle Creek, Michigan, did not have the outcome for the church that we had strived toward. Many of us are dealing with fear, disappointment, and even anger.
 

Ted Wilson, President of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church speaks to the delegates of the 2018 General Conference Annual Council, held Oct 11-17, 2018 in Battle Creek, MI. ©2018 North American Division/Dan Weber

This is a very challenging time for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America. Actions taken at the 2018 General Conference Annual Council meeting in Battle Creek, Michigan, did not have the outcome for the church that we had strived toward. Many of us are dealing with fear, disappointment, and even anger.
 

Story by Washington Adventist University Staff

After a particularly rainy spring and summer, in which The Washington Post reported the D.C. area received nearly a year’s worth of rain during the first seven months of the year, followed by significant rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Florence, Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park, Md., recently had Halcyon Hall, the women’s residence, and other buildings tested for mildew and mold by a board certified industrial hygienist.

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