Union News

2016 Asian/Pacific Pastors’ Convention Held in Sacramento

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Inspired by the theme, “The Upward Way,” this year’s Asian/Pacific Pastors’ Convention kicked off with about 200 pastors and their spouses. Attendees came from all over the country, Guam and …

Southeastern California

Loma Linda Academy Family Volunteer Night Draws Hundreds

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More than 600 students, families and local community members gathered in Loma Linda Academy’s high school gymnasiu­m for the Fifth Annual Family Volunteer Night. Families spent the evening on March …

SECC Ordains Brandon Moningka

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Brandon Kaipo Moningka was ordained to the ministry on April 30 at the Costa Mesa church. His wife, Christine, and their three children, Kalea, 11, Maile, 9, and Malachi, 6, …

Southern California

Orville Ortiz Appointed SCC Treasurer

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Orville Ortiz, the newly-appointed treasurer of Southern California Conference, began his work in the conference on May 16. Ortiz came to SCC from the Southeastern California Conference, where he served …

Mega Clinic Volunteers Follow Up in Churches and Hospitals

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The key words coming from patients treated at the Pathway to Health (PTH) mega clinic (April 27-29) were gratitude and awareness, as in “Who are you people?” and “Thank you, …

White Memorial “RoboKnights” Compete in National Robotics for Second Year

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The White Memorial Adventist School RoboKnights competed at the National Seventh-day Adventist Robotics League Championship for the second year in a row. On May 1, 2016, six White Memorial Adventist …

Central California

Forty Years of Wandering

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On April 9, the Fresno Hmong Seventh-day Adventist congregation consecrated the second Hmong church in the North American Division. Over the past century, Adventist missionaries have traveled to the far …

Salvation over the Airwaves

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Humble beginnings A couple of years ago, Adrian Ramírez, former pastor of Fresno Remnant Seventh-day Adventist Church, along with several volunteers, started a local 30-minute program that was broadcast twice …

Salvación a Través de las Ondas Radiales

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Humilde Comienzo Hace un par de años, Adrián Ramírez, pastor de la Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día Fresno Remanente, junto con algunos voluntarios, iniciaron un programa radial de media hora …

Northern California

God’s Closet Outreach Grows to Become NAD Ministry

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Take an Adventist tradition, put a unique spin on it, and you have God’s Closet — the result of an inspired idea by Merryl Tschoepe, a Redding church member. Begun …

Constituency Notice of Northern California Conference

Notice is hereby given that a regular session of the Northern California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists is called to convene at the Lodi Fairmont church in Lodi, California, on Sunday, October 16, …

In Their Own Words: Rio Lindo Adventist Academy Students Volunteer in Thailand

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Over their school’s spring break, a group of 32 Rio Lindo Adventist Academy students and five sponsors traveled to Chiang Mai, Thailand, to minister and do service projects. Working with …


Two Arizona Conference Pastors Ordained to the Gospel Ministry

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Pastor Jackie James Pastor Jackie Nathaniel James Jr. was ordained to the gospel ministry at the Camelback church in Phoenix, Ariz., on May 7, 2016, where he has worked as …

Notice of Arizona Conference Constituency Session

The 30th regular Constituency Session of the Arizona Conference Corporation of Seventh-day Adventists is called to convene as follows: Camelback Seventh-day Adventist Church 5902 East Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ 85018 …


Pathfinders Showcase Skills, Accomplishments at Fair

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On April 17, Pathfinders gathered at Kapolei Regional Park for the annual Hawaii Conference Pathfinder Fair. This year’s theme was “Piercing the Darkness,” which seemed appropriate given the heavy rain …


Sandra Depner Celebrates 40 Years of Service

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Jimmy arrived in Sandra Depner's second-grade class in August 2010. He brought with him behavioral difficulties that had made learning a challenge before that year. What Jimmy found in Depner's …

Abundant Life Christian Academy Students Learn STEM Concepts in the Garden

To support the science and health curriculum at Abundant Life Christian Academy, teacher Anissa Johnson has organized the development of an organic garden on campus. Her inspiration came from the …

Summit Christian Academy Students Learn With Legos

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This school year several Nevada Utah Conference schools have been intentional about the integration of STEM activities into the NAD curriculum. STEM is the application of concepts from the fields …

La Sierra University

La Sierra University Enactus Wins National Championship

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After months of work and hours of practice, the La Sierra University Enactus team reaped its reward with a first-place win on May 17 at the Enactus National Expo in …

Loma Linda

Vision 2020 Groundbreaking Event Marks Milestone for Loma Linda University Health

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“We are growing to meet the needs of our community,” read the Loma Linda University Health invitation. “Join us in celebrating the groundbreaking of our new adult and children’s hospital …

Pacific Union College

PUC Freshman Sam Delaware Named Sony Youth Photographer of the Year

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Pacific Union College is delighted to announce that Sam Delaware, an 18-year-old freshman photography major, has been named Youth Photographer of the Year in the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards. …

Adventist Health

Crossing the Finish Line My Journey to Wellness

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Barely able to stand while cheering on my Adventist Health co-workers at the 2010 California International Marathon, I turned to my friend and said, “Someday I’ll cross that finish line.” …

President's Perspective

The Path to Victory

This political season certainly has captured the interest of many with its twists and turns. One oft-repeated phrase used by both major political parties’ presidential aspirants is “a path to …

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Amundson, Mae (Beyer) – b. April 10, 1924, Ramona, S.D.; d. Aug. 12, 2015, Modesto, Calif. Survivors: son, Wesley E.; daughter, Pamela Mundy; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren. Anderson, Arthur Eugene …