Union News

Proclaiming God’s Grace

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For the 59th time in 147 years, Seventh-day Adventists from around the world met from June 23 to July 3 for the church’s business session where world leaders were elected, …

Southeastern California

SECC Welcomes Four New School Principals

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Leadership transitions took place during the summer at four of Southeastern’s academies: La Sierra, Loma Linda, Orangewood, and San Diego. La Sierra Academy New at La Sierra is Walter W. …

Calimesa Member Honored for Work on Behalf of Women

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Don A. Roth, member of the Calimesa church, has been honored as a Champion of Justice by the Association of Adventist Women. During the association's annual meeting in Atlanta, Ga., …

Southern California

Eagle Rock Church Mortgage Goes Up in Smoke

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“The mortgage is done,” said Jim Pedersen, former Eagle Rock church pastor and current president of the Northern California Conference. “Let’s rise up and celebrate!” Led by Calvin Knipschild, the …

Central California

Merced Olive East Church Joins Community Campaign to End Poverty

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Laurie and Lupe Cabrera readily admit that their choices kept them in poverty. They drank, used drugs, worked occasionally, and lived on welfare. They felt ashamed and alone. But when …

Northern California

Prayer Chapel Built in the Redwoods

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On July 22 and 23, a dozen men and women constructed the new prayer chapel at Redwood camp meeting. The building was dedicated on Sabbath afternoon, July 24, as a …

Campers Worship Under the Living Giants at the 2010 Redwood Camp Meeting

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More than 1,650 people camped on site during the Northern California Conference Redwood camp meeting, held July 22-31. This year’s speakers included Bill Knott, editor of the Adventist Review and …


$100 Youth Camp Nets 79 Baptisms

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When Erik Vandenburgh wanted to go to an Adventist youth camp near his home in the North Pacific, his parents reluctantly gave him the bad news — there just wasn’t …


Rally Encourages Putting Faith to Work

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On Friday, March 12, about 150 people from churches throughout Utah attended a statewide youth/young adult rally at the Provo church community center. Sabbath attendance at the event, titled "Motions," …

La Sierra University

Ground Zero Encounter Shifts Music Alum’s Focus

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Pianist Jed de la Paz arranged most of the religious songs for his honors project titled “Soli deo Gloria,” or “For the Glory of God Alone.” It was an undertaking …

Loma Linda

School of Public Health Graduates from Afghanistan Improve Health in Their Country

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The field of public health is reemerging in Afghanistan, and Loma Linda University is playing a role in its development. In June, the School of Public Health granted Master of …

Pacific Union College

Student Produces "Taking Haiti Home"

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"Taking Haiti Home," young filmmaker Tim Wolfer's first major production, tells a story from on the ground in a post-earthquake Haitian orphanage called La Maison des Enfants de Dieu. Wolfer …

Adventist Health

Adventist Health News Notes

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Emergency Department Collaborative Launched Adventist Health has launched a system wide Emergency Department collaborative focused on streamlining processes and enhancing the patient experience. The year-long initiative began in August at …

President's Perspective

Miracles Still Happen

There are times when the challenges of the economic picture start to weigh me down. Unemployment rates continue to rise, foreclosures are at record levels, the financial markets continue to …

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Arizona Monument Valley Native American Camp Meeting (Sept. 3-5) Info: Bud Joe Haycock, 928-429-1633. Summit of Praise and Prayer for Prison Ministry (Sept. 24-25) Beacon Light church, 2602 N. 51st …

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Alumni Reunions College View Academy/Union College Academy Alumni Weekend (Oct. 8-10) Lincoln, Neb. Info: Ryan Lindbeck (class of '99) at 402-483-1181, ext. 15, or Greater Boston Reunion (Oct. 15-17) …

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Arceo, Vicente "Ben" – b. Aug. 11, 1932, Guam; d. June 28, 2010, National City, Calif. Survivor: niece, Marie Concepcion. He was a member of the first Seventh-day Adventist family …