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May 22, 2009
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■ Annual Capitol Hill Summit Registration Deadline Extended
■ ASI Convention Registration and New Video Magazine Now Online
■ Two New Religion Majors for Non-Traditional Ministry Introduced
■ NAD Women’s Convention in Dallas, September 25-27
■ Workshop on Natural Remedies and Hydrotherapy at Andrews University
■ Adventist Review Receives Top Associated Church Press Awards
■ Kettering Health Network to Be Featured on American Airlines Infomercial
■ Upcoming Events 


THE CAPITOL HILL SUMMIT REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED — Sponsored by the North American Religious Liberty Association (NARLA), the June 17-20 Summit will include a full day of training by front line religious liberty professionals, a day of meetings with Members of Congress, the annual Religious Liberty Dinner, a day of American history, and a wonderful Sabbath of spiritual enrichment led by Dr. John Graz, GC Public Affairs and Religious Liberty director.

 Contact: www.religiousliberty.info/article.php?id=11 for more details and to reserve your space. Deadline: Tues, May 26. Email gurubathamk@gc.adventist.org if you have questions.

■ ASI CONVENTION REGISTRATION IS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE or use the PDF registration form. Early bird discount available through June 1.

 The new ASI Video Magazine is airing on 3ABN, the Hope Channel, and is now online. The first five episodes are posted already, with more to follow shortly. Watch online now.

 Contact: www.asiministries.org.

■ TWO NEW RELIGION MAJORS FOR NON-TRADITIONAL MINISTRY have been introduced at Southern Adventist University through Southern’s Evangelistic Resource Center. The new Missions major will prepare students to serve as cross-cultural or hometown missionaries. The new Biblical Studies major will train students for positions of lay leadership in the church and community. The new majors are designed for students to take in  conjunction with another service major; students in pre-professional programs, such as pre-med and pre-law, who want to go on to use their advanced degrees for mission service; and students interested in going on to graduate school.

■ NAD WOMEN’S CONVENTION in Dallas will be Sept 25-27. Early bird registration $139 through June 30.

 Contact: www.nadwm.org/article.php?id=81.

■ 2009 WORKSHOP ON NATURAL REMEDIES AND HYDROTHERAPY, Aug 2-7, will be offered by the Andrews University Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. In addition to University faculty, Drs. Agatha Thrash and Don Miller of the Uchee Pines Institute; David DeRose,Compass Health, Inc.; and Vicki Griffin, Michigan Conference Health and Temperance director will be lecturing.

 Contact: www.andrews.edu/go/nrhw for more information and to pre-register. Call Fran McMullen,  269-471-3541 or e-mail fran@andrews.edu if you have further questions.


■ THE ADVENTIST REVIEW REDESIGN PROJECT OF THE PAST YEAR RECEIVED two top Associated Church Press awards recently. The feature, “Inbox: Letters from Our Readers” received an Award of Excellence.

 Contact: www.adventistreview.org/article.php?id=2578 to read all about them.

KETTERING HEALTH NETWORK (KHN) WILL BE FEATURED on American Airlines' Sky Net Radio with a 3-minute infomercial spotlighting their history, heritage, quality care and innovation. The radio profile airs worldwide as part of "Industry Innovators" on 29,000 American Airlines audio-equipped flights reaching 4.2 million people during the month of June. American Airlines is the world's largest airline and flies to more destinations than any other airline.

  Lonnie Melashenko, vice president for Spiritual Services & Missions, serves as the KHN spokesperson in an interview focusing on Dayton as a "City of Innovators," mentioning the Wright Brothers and Charles F. Kettering, and how this heritage is carried on by Kettering Health Network. Lonnie's interview will also be re-broadcast on the American Airlines web site with a link to the KHN site for one year.  

For a more complete list of upcoming events go to www.nadadventist.org/article.php?id=350 

• Youth & Young Adult Ministries Leadership Training/Mid America Union, May 30, Denver, CO – www.innovation2009.com

• Adventist Military Chaplains Conference, June 2-7, Andrews University and Battle Creek, MI – www.adventistchaplains.org 

• SEEDS 2009, June 10-13, Berrien Springs MI – www.NADEI.org 

• Adventist Single Adult Ministries (ASAM) Convention, July 2-4, Newport Beach, California - www.adventistsingleadultministries.org  & www.focusnyc.org 

• Family Celebration Sabbath, July 17-19, Berrien Springs, MI – www.adventistfamilyministries.com 

• ASI Convention, Aug 5-8, Phoenix, AZ - www.asiministries.org 

• Pathfinder "Courage to Stand" Camporee, Aug 11-15 - Oshkosh WI – www.camporee.org 

• Adventist Correction Chaplains Conference, Aug 26-29, New England Denominational History Tour

• Adventist Urban Congress, Aug 30-Sept 2, Dallas, TX – www.plusline.org 

• NAD Internet Ministries Conference, Sept 9-12, Orlando, FL – www.plusline.org 

• Children's Ministries Training, Sept 11-13, Orlando, FL – www.childmin.com 


Managing Editor – Lynetta Murdoch

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