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Inter-American Division Islands Hit Hard by Hurricane Marie

This week the Caribbean islands took a tremendous hit as Hurricane Marie slammed into the islands of Dominica, the British and U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

NAD Comments on End of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America is concerned about the impact that the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program may have on the lives of 800,000 young men and women in the United States, also known as “dreamers.”

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Hurricane Harvey Slams Into South Texas

On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey slammed into the southern coast of Texas, leaving a path of devastation in its wake.

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Lake Union Conference President Announces Retirement

Don Livesay, president of the Lake Union Conference, announced his intention to retire effective Oct. 1, 2017.

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The One Project Announces End to Its Gatherings

The Boulder Adventist Church-based One project recently announced that its gatherings will end in February 2018.


Adventist Church in North America Responds to Hate, Violence in Charlottesville

Tragedy struck the city of Charlottesville, Virginia, on Aug. 12, 2017, when demonstrators at a white nationalist rally, after a day of protests and clashes, were hit by the car of an Ohio man whom authorities claim held radical views.

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Washington Adventist University Graduate Receives the NAACP 2017 Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award

Washington Adventist University (WAU) graduate Richard E. Matthews was honored by the NAACP at its 108th NAACP National Convention on July 25, 2017, at the Baltimore Convention Center. Matthews was awarded the NAACP’s 2017 Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award at the 42nd Annual Armed Services & Veteran Affairs Awards Luncheon, where U.S. Representative Al Green, (D-TX) was the keynote speaker.

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GC Office of General Counsel Issues Travel Agency Fraud Warning

Travel Agency Fraud Warning from the General Conference.

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Oakwood University's Aeolians Win World Choir Title

Cheers and prayers of thanksgiving rang out in the United Kingdom and across North America as word quickly spread that the Oakwood University Aeolians Choir won the World Choir Title (Choir of the World) in the choral category during the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, Wales, United Kingdom, on July 8, 2017.

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First Graduates of San Manuel Gateway College Become "Community Faculty"

At the site of what was a desolate patch of dirt less than three years ago, 34 students graduated from San Manuel Gateway College on June 7. This is the first class to receive a Loma Linda University education in the city limits of San Bernardino. Twelve students received medical assistant certificates, and 22 received certification as community health workers.