News stories from Adventist Peace Fellowship, the Philippines, Germany, Andrews University, Southern Adventist University, Sonora, California; Australia and Kenya.
The Adventist Peace Fellowship has written an open letter to Elder Ted Wilson, the president of the General Conference headquarters of the church. The letter calls on the GC to cease investing in weapons producers. The matter of church investments in defence contractors might be mentioned on this 12 months’s GC-based Spring Meeting.
From Adventist News Network (ANN): A Seventh-day Adventist medical scholar has earned the highest spot on the Philippines Physician Licensure examination in response to the March 15 outcomes launched by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). Jerald Pelayo is the fourth Adventist medical scholar to take the highest spot on the nationwide examination prior to now 12 years. He additionally earned first-place on the nationwide nursing board examination in 2011.
The Hope Channel in German will start to achieve into Luxemburg in mid-April because it begins to be distributed by Easyplay TV and Ulango TV. About 235,000 households in Germany and Luxembourg at present use these techniques. The obligatory app is out there from the Google Store or Amazon. Hope Channel is the first tv ministry of the Adventist denomination all over the world, produced in lots of media facilities.
Andrews University Department of Engineering & Computer Science college students Darrick Horton, Eric Anderson and Justin Wiley had been a part of the Michigan College Alliance group that positioned second within the 2018 Stryker Engineering Challenge. According to an Andrews University report, the principle occasion of the problem concerned designing and setting up a remotely managed automobile. The automobile needed to cross an impediment course. It additionally needed to discover, choose up and transport Lego figures.
Southern Adventist University’s I Cantori scholar singers carried out a number of music together with “We Shall Overcome” on the National Civil Rights museum on March 25. The Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. was current and posted on Facebook: “Recollections with Ambassador Andrew Young in the present day. We had been moved to tears when a Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, TN faculty choir sang “We Shall Overcome” throughout the road from the Lorraine Motel. The spirit of Dr. King continues to information us. #MLK50”
The Union Democrat introduced that Sonora, California-based Discover Life Seventh-day Adventist Church will present free clothes for youngsters in an April 20 occasion referred to as God’s Closet. Parents might be given clothes for youngsters ages start to 18. All are welcome, and no documentation is required. The occasion costs a $1 donation to enter.
From ANN: A group of volunteers from the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) have been personally thanked by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian for their efforts responding to the devastating bushfires in south-eastern New South Wales. Hundreds of individuals had been evacuated to Bega and Bermagui following the Tathra bushfire that quickly unfold on March 18. The hearth destroyed 69 houses, whereas dozens of others had been partially broken. Some residents had been pressured to flee their houses at quick discover and take shelter on the seaside because the fires raged.
Kenyan information website hivisasa ran an informational piece this week titled ‘Food SDA’s don’t eat and Why?’ “Apart from convening their worship congregations on Saturdays and their peculiar style of singing, the Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA) is also widely known for its strict doctrines on diet,” learn the article earlier than singling out Coca Cola, purple meat, espresso, tea, wine and alcohol as Adventist no-nos.