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2017 Editions of NewsPoints,
The North American Division eNewsletter
News, Announcements, Resources, ViewPoints,
Links to Adventists in the News, Special Days & Offerings, Upcoming Events,
Adventist World/NAD Edition, NAD Prayer Calendars.

NewsPoints, February 23, 2017
Oakwood President Invited to Attend White House Meetings on Education
Southwestern Adventist University Breaks Ground on New Building
SAU Alumni Assist with Production of Bonhoeffer Docudrama
La Sierra Students & Staff Donate Shoes to Soles4Souls
Celebrate Family Life Month with Family Worship Ideas
"Is This Thing On?" Facebook Live Event To Answer Young Adult Questions
Safety Sabbath an Opportunity for Emergency Drills on March 25

Message Magazine Articles Now Available Online
Hope Channel Sabbath School T-shirt 30% Off
VIEWPOINTS: Love Is Giving, Adly Campos

NewsPoints, February 16, 2017
Articles: Impact of African-American Adventists on the World
Oakwood Celebrates Black History Month with Theme: "Moving Forward"
Using Images on Social Media to Share the Gospel
7,700+ Columbia Union Conference Members Attend Caravan of Training
Ellen G. White's Steps to Christ Celebrates 125th Anniversary
North Anderson Church and IIW Reach Out with Desmond Doss Story
History of African American Leadership in the Adventist Church

How to Listen and Help Children Deal with Their Feelings
"Table Talk" with Ty Gibson and David Asscherick Discusses Salvation 
HR Conference and Union Secretariat Council Meeting April 2017
Message Magazine Articles Now Available Online
ADRA Canada Supports Keep Girls Safe
VIEWPOINTS: Fear Factor, Dave Gemmell

NewsPoints, February 13, 2017
Statement from the North American Division on Baptism at Chico Seventh-day Adventist Church
NewsPoints, February 8, 2017
Loren Agrey Voted in as Burman University President
Carl Cosaert Named President of Adventist Theological Society
Union College Reveals Expanded Nursing Simulation Center
Southwestern Adventist University Hosts 22nd Annual Hoops Classic
A Refugee Boy Goes to Church School
Adventists Talk Peacemaking at the United Nations
Adventist Ministries Convention Videos Now Available

ALC Offers NEXT STEPS Course for Ministering to Young Adults
How to Listen and Help Children Deal with Their Feelings
All Members Encouraged to Read 
Steps to Christ on 125th Anniversary
"Is Genesis History?" Documentary Discusses Archaeological Evidence
Free Emergency Planning Resources for Kids from ARM
Download Teaching Outlines from Hope Sabbath School
VIEWPOINTS: Comfort in Times of Trouble, Armando Miranda, Jr.

NewsPoints, February 1, 2017
2015 Article "Adventists Respond to the Call to Care for Refugees"
Arizona Conference Helps Refugees at Refuge and Revelation Center
List of Articles on Refugee and Immigrant Outreach in the NAD
La Sierra University Remembers Lisa Kohlmeier, Associate Professor of History
Snapshots of Service by Adventist Refugee & Immigrant Ministries
Adventist Communicators Receive Awards at Adventist Ministries Convention
ALC Offers NEXT STEPS Course for Ministering to Young Adults
All Members Encouraged to Read Steps to Christ on 125th Anniversary
Chaplaincy Summer Intensive Courses Available at Andrews University
Hope Channel Provides Free Cross Connection Study Guides on Acts
NAD All-Night Prayer Call will be February 2-3
"Is Genesis History?" Documentary Discusses Archaeological Evidence
VIEWPOINTS: Sympathy: The Spring of Effective Ministry, Ellen G. White

NewsPoints, January 26, 2017
Pre-K and Kindergarten Levels Added to Adventurer Program
"Hacksaw Ridge" Received Six Oscar Nominations
Mourning the Loss of WAU Adjunct Professor Richardson Chatham
Women's Ministries Launches Gorgeous2God Blog For Teen Girls
Free Church Emergency Planning Resources From ARM
Adventist Recovery Ministries Training Available Feb. 10-12 in CA
Special Issue of Guide Magazine Tells Story of Desmond Doss

Friendship Evangelism Handout Cards Available for Local Church
Winter Blind Camp Coming to Camp Au Sable Feb. 5-10
VIEWPOINTS: Light of the World, Kyoshin Ahn

NewsPoints, January 19, 2017
VIDEO: NAD Adventist Ministries Convention Helps Local Schools
"Beyond the Pew" Adventist Ministries Convention Draws Over 750
WAU Partners with Frontline Community Services, Offers Further Education
PUC Office of Service, Justice, and Missions Holds First Facebook Live Event
Take Part in Safety Drills on Safety Sabbath, March 25
Columbia Union Conference Young Adult Summit Invitation Extends Division-wide
Hope Channel Airs New Episodes of "Cross Connection," New Show "Table Talk"
Friendship Evangelism Handout Cards Available for Local Church
Winter Blind Camp Coming to Camp Au Sable Feb. 5-10
VIEWPOINTS: The Light in You, Aidan Thomas Anderson

NewsPoints, January 19, 2017
Special Edition: GC/NAD Statement on Unity Discussion
NewsPoints, January 11, 2017
Adventists Serve Tucson Community with NAD Compassion Movement Outreach
Adventist Health System Appoints Terry Shaw as President/CEO
Advancing Christian Education in North America with Larry Blackmer
First SDA Congregation for Visually Impaired Inaugurated in Toronto
Alaska's Fairbanks Church Purchased 2,500 Hacksaw Books to Distribute at Theater
Awash in Grace, Based on Acts 4
Liberty Magazine Offering to be Taken January 28
Guide Magazine Points Juniors and Earlieteens to Jesus
Statistical Support for Friendship Evangelism
Dr. S. Joseph Kidder's The Big Four Discusses Friendship Evangelism
VIEWPOINTS: We Can Endure, Daniel R. Jackson


NewsPoints, January 4, 2017
Remembering Adventist Leaders Lost in 2016
Fourth-Grader Raises $600 For New LLU Children's Hospital

"Hacksaw Ridge" Interview with Ret. Army Colonel Charles Knapp
Mother, After Loss of Baby, Makes Homemade Blankets for Others
Adventist Ministries Convention Begins January 8

Liberty Magazine Offering to be Taken January 28
Guide Magazine Points Juniors and Earlieteens to Jesus
Dr. S. Joseph Kidder's 
The Big Four Discusses Friendship Evangelism
Hope Channel Offers Vol. 1 of "Fitness for Good" at Half Price Until Jan. 31
VIEWPOINTS: Happy New Year 2017


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