Union News

Union Committee Plans Evangelism

Though income was down a little less than three percent in the first quarter of 2010, members of the Pacific Union Conference executive committee in March spent the largest part …

Southeastern California

LLU School of Medicine Honors Stop-Smoking Advocate

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A Loma Linda resident known worldwide as an originator of the Five-Day Plan to Stop Smoking, J. Wayne McFarland, 97, was honored recently as the Alumnus of the Year by the …

Church in the Mountain Renovates and Impacts Community and India

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Members of the small mountain church at Crestline gathered with invited friends and members of the community on Feb. 20 to celebrate their renovation project. After several years of planning …

Southern California

Public High School Students Attend Retreat

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"I'm glad our church takes an interest in us," a student commented at the Public High School Retreat held earlier this year. The Youth Ministries Department scheduled the retreat at …

Baldwin Park Hosts Community Immigration Forum

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The Baldwin Park bilingual church, under the leadership of Pastor Carlos Acosta, organized a community immigration forum with broadcaster Pepe Barreto as a featured speaker. Barreto, an Adventist, is widedly …

Central California

Fresno Hispanic Church Picks Up the Glass Slipper

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Thirty-five little princesses for Jesus walked through a flower covered archway, their eyes sparkling with excitement. As each girl took her seat, a glass slipper with a personal Bible promise …

DivorceCare Meets Felt Needs in Hanford

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Jackie Bragaw was devastated when her husband of nearly 32 years left three years ago. "I had seen others go through it, but had no idea the emotional devastation that …

Northern California

Bob Sanford Touched the Lives of Hundreds of Students

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Sacramento Adventist Academy eighth grade teacher Bob Sanford passed away Thursday, March 18, due to complications from pneumonia. He had served at SAA for almost 35 years — his whole …


Arizona Camp Meetings 2010

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The Arizona Conference conducts both English and Spanish camp meetings for members and guests at Camp Yavapines in the mountains near Prescott. Well-organized programs provide for guests of all ages. …


Youth Leaders Become Better Equipped to Lead

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"Leading by Listening, Learning and Loving" was the theme for the Hawaii Conference children and youth leaders Hand 'n Hand training weekend. Jackie Bishop, children's pastor at the Loma Linda …


Las Vegas Church Ministers to the Community

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Last fall, the Living Water Fellowship church, near Las Vegas, Nev., provided a Thanksgiving dinner for a low income housing division as part of an outreach ministry. The free event …

La Sierra University

High-Tech Video Wall Classroom Clicks Up Learning Curve

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Most people have likely never seen a huge, three-dimensional model of a molecule spread out over 13 flat-screen, high-definition monitors. Until recently, chemistry students at La Sierra University used their …

Loma Linda

17th Annual Foundation Gala Raises $675,000 for Heart Care at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital

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As the group of 11 children made their way to the stage, a line formed by red heart balloons they carried floated above the banquet tables, easily seen by the …

LLU OT Department Sends Students into Community Outreach Programs

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Occupational therapy students don't spend all their time in hospitals and clinics. Loma Linda University sends OT students into the community to help kids and adults move past life's difficulties, …

Pacific Union College

Students Mentor Local Children

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Last winter, after Pacific Union College education professor Margo Haskins spoke to the campus about "the importance of showing God's love in tangible and real ways," she got to thinking …

Nursing Expands Its Reach

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This year, Pacific Union College started a new program in collaboration with Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, a hospital where many PUC students do clinical rotations and …

Adventist Health

Program Encourages Prayer at LA Hospital

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Prayer is an essential part of treating patients at Adventist Health, reflecting the organization's mission of whole person care, body, mind and spirit. At White Memorial Medical Center in Los …