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Is This Thing On? Facebook Live Event Goes to Walla Walla University

The next "Is This Thing On?" NAD Facebook live event will be held at 4 p.m. (PDT) on May 12 at Walla Walla University. Students will dialogue with church leaders from the NAD during a 120-minute livestreamed conversation. Dan Jackson, NAD president; Alex Bryant, executive secretary; and Tom Evans, treasurer, will answer questions via audience and social media during the program’s third Facebook Live event.

spring 2018 NAD produce giveaway

Fresh Produce Giveaway Lays Foundation for “Friendship Evangelism”

Thousands of pounds of spinach, kale, mango slices, and bananas were distributed at the North American Division (NAD) headquarters to residents in need on Sunday, April 8. Approximately 125 people filled reusable grocery bags provided by Adventist Community Services (ACS) with fresh greens.

Sonscreen 2018 filmmaker panel

Sonscreen Film Festival Showcases and Celebrates Young Christian Filmmakers

The North American Division (NAD) welcomed 225 student and professional filmmakers and guests to the 2018 Sonscreen Film Festival. The three-day festival, run by the NAD, screened 47 official selections from student filmmakers. The event culminated with an awards ceremony and closing reception, with 11 student films garnering awards.

ACF Philadelphia mission trip March 2018

Young Adult Mission Project Focuses on Three Philadelphia University Campuses

Philadelphia, home to more than 35 institutions of higher learning, recently saw more than 70 young adults from across the North American Division (NAD) gather specifically to reach three of those campuses. On March 1-4, 2018, these campus ministry students focused on reaching out to Bryn Mawr College, Temple University, and Drexel University.

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Adventist Disaster Relief Continues in the Midwest

While efforts continue in varying degrees across the North American Division, since late February, Adventist Community Services (ACS) has remained active in areas affected by natural disasters in Michigan and Missouri.

La Sierra Hall at night

H.M.S. Richards Divinity School Receives 10-Year Re-Accreditation

In February, La Sierra University’s H.M.S. Richards Divinity School received notification that it had been awarded a reaffirmation of its accreditation through March 31, 2028.

AU Living the Dream? summit

Andrews University Hosts Social Consciousness Summit

The 2018 Andrews University Social Consciousness Summit is taking place from April 4–7 on the university campus in Berrien Springs, Michigan. The event focuses on the theme “The Legacy of Dr. King: Are We Living the Dream?”

Walla Walla University

Walla Walla University Condemns Racism in Statement, Investigates Social Media Incident

On March 27, 2018, Walla Walla University administrators and officials met to discuss the ongoing investigation of reports that a small group of Walla Walla University students distributed photos of themselves in blackface on social media. In the same-day statement published online, the university condemned racism.

Samantha Grady, Mar 21, 2018 town hall mtg screenshot CNN broadcast

A Quiet Witness

It's estimated that 800,000 protesters attended the March for Our Lives demonstration in Washington, D.C., on March 24. But one Parkland shooting victim and survivor who has gained some notoriety through numerous, televised interviews wasn’t in D.C. On that March day, Samantha Grady was a state away from the Florida demonstration, praying and studying the Bible at a PBE event.

Two predominantly black and white Seventh-day Adventist conferences in Tennessee are seeking ways to worship together.

Predominantly Black and White Seventh-day Adventist Congregations Come Together

At a time of heightened racial discord and tragedy across the country, two predominantly black and white Seventh-day Adventist conferences are seeking ways to worship together.