Archived NewsPoints and Friday Faxes
Friday FAX 2007
March 16, 2007
A News and Information Service for Leaders in North America
1-page PDF Version
In This Issue —
■ Your Help Needed to Collect Total of 100,000 Questionnaires
■ Hispanic Evangelism Uplink from Florida Conference
■ Updated “What’s a Seventh-day Adventist?” Brochure
■ Addictions Ministry Training Conference
■ Discount on Discover Guides Videos
■ Click Your Way to Adventist Preaching and Radio
■ NAD President Don Schneider Got Great News
■ Wayne Hooper Memorial Service and Fund
■ Upcoming Events
— RESOURCES —
■ THEY NEED YOUR HELP — Adventist Health Study-2 need 5,000 more AHS-2 questionnaires returned to top the 100,000 mark. Please do all you can to encourage members to return questionnaires. All members over 29 years of age can join. It's not too late to join or request a replacement survey form.
Contact: www.adventisthealthstudy.org or call toll-free 877-700-7077.
■ HISPANIC EVANGELISM SERIES UPLINK FROM FLORIDA — "Revelación presenta: Confirmando La Fe de Jesús” (“Revelation presents: Confirming the faith of Jesus.”) will be uplinked LIVE via Esperanza TV, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. ET, nightly, April 14-21, from the Forest City Spanish Seventh-day Adventist Church in Altamonte Springs, Florida. Rolando De Los Rios, evangelist for the Florida Conference, will be the speaker.
■ THE “WHAT’S A SEVENTH- DAY ADVENTIST?” brochure has been updated. This brochure is excellent for church hospitality desks, school openings, hospital events, fair exhibits, community outreach, disaster relief, and more.
Available in English and Spanish, it gives a brief summary of who we are and what we believe and how Adventists are preparing for Christ’s return. It includes a short history of Adventism and recent membership and outreach statistics and describes Adventist education and community service. It includes web addresses for BibleInfo.com and the Discover Bible School.
Cost/pkg of 50: 1-19, US$9.95; 20-99, US$7.50; 100-199, US$6.50;
Contact: AdventSource at 800-328-0525 or www.adventsource.org.
■THE ADDICTIONS MINISTRY CONFERENCE, July 12-15, will help your church pastors and members build their ministry skills to help those struggling with addictions in their church, school or community. It is co-sponsored by the North American Division and Andrews University.
Contact: www.plusline.org/events.php or 800-732-7587 to register.
■ DISCOUNT ON DISCOVER VIDEOS — The set of 13 videos (VHS) presenting the topics of the 26 Discover Guides is now US$69.96 plus shipping. These teaching videos by Lonnie Melashenko may be used with the Discover Guides or by themselves.
Contact: 877-955-2525 to order.
■ CLICK YOUR WAY TO ADVENTIST PREACHING AND RADIO — Adventist Review’s “On the Air” media room provides a list of websites where you can listen to or download mp3s of sermons of the Adventist church’s most dynamic preachers such as Henry Wright, Shawn Boonstra, Dwight Nelson, John Nixon, Hyveth Williams, Randy Roberts, Derrick Morris, and many others. Most are from North America.
— INSIDE SCOOP —
■ NAD PRESIDENT DON SCHNEIDER has received great news from his doctor.
Contact: www.nadadventist.org to read Marti Schneider’s report, under the “News Section.
■ THE MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR WAYNE HOOPER will be Sabbath, May 5, at 4 p.m. at the Vallejo Drive church in Glendale, California. The 1-hour program will primarily feature music, all of it either compositions or arrangements by Wayne. Lonnie Melashenko will give a short message.
Donations to the Wayne Hooper Memorial Fund may be sent to the Voice of Prophecy (Box 53055, Los Angeles, CA 90053) or given online at www.vop.com/hooperfund. Gifts will support and further the VOP’s music outreach.
— UPCOMING EVENTS —
A quick view of events sponsored by the North American Division
! LaRed, “¡Dilo a Tu Mundo! ¡El Rey Viene!,” March 30 - April 8, Live Satellite Uplink on Esperanza TV from Bridgeton, New Jersey – www.diloatumundo.org and www.acn.info
! “From This Day Forward” Marriage Conferences, March 31, April 21, May 19, September 22, in various locations, www.adventistfamilyministries.com
! SONscreen Film Festival V, “Changing the World - 24 frames per second,” April 12-14, Simi Valley, California – www.sonscreen.com
! "Revelación presenta: Confirmando La Fe de Jesús,” April 14 – 21, Live Satellite Uplink from Altamonte Springs, Florida – www.acn.info
! Ministry Professional Growth Seminar, April 18, Live Satellite Uplink from Cambridge, England – www.acn.info
! Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program, Level I, May 6-11; Level II, October 14-19; both at Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, Maryland -- www.plusline.org
! Adventist Single Adult Ministries – July 5-7, Orlando, Florida www.plusline.org and www.pursueyourpassion2007.com
! Addictions Conference, “Freedom to Live,” July 12-15, Andrews University – www.nadhealthministries.org
! Adventist Urban Congress, July 22-27, Huntsville, Alabama – www.plusline.org/events.php
! Adventist-laymen's Services and Industries Annual International Convention, 60th Anniversary Celebration, August 1-4, Louisville, Kentucky. www.asiministries.org
! Adult Ministries Festival Of The Laity – September 26-29, Orlando, Florida, www.festivalofthelaity.com
! 3rd Annual United Christian Artists Association’s Music Conference, September 27-29, Baltimore, Maryland – www.ucaaonline.org
! Denver First Worship and the Arts Conference, October 25-27, Denver, Colorado – www.denverfirstsda.org/worship