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More than 60,000 Youth to Set Up Camp in Gillette, Wyoming, for Week-Long Event Filled with Learning, Worship, and Community Outreach

More than 60,000 young people, hailing from more than 100 countries, will set up a tent and RV city August 5-11, 2024, as they attend the Ninth International Pathfinder Camporee at the Cam-Plex Facilities in Gillette, Wyoming. Themed “Believe the Promise,” the six-day camporee, held every five years, is sponsored by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America, headquartered in Maryland, and the Center for Youth Evangelism, located in Berrien Springs, Michigan.

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It Is Written Announces New VBS Program "Flight 3:16"

It Is Written announces a new travel-themed Vacation Bible School (VBS) program, "Flight 3:16." During Flight 3:16, children will visit five countries as they prepare for the ultimate destination, Heaven. Flight 3:16 is a complete VBS kit that includes supplies for 14 children.

Young Adult LIFE Tour Coming to Portland, Oregon

Young Adult LIFE Tour Coming to Portland, Oregon

Many of our local churches love their young adults but are at a loss as to where to begin a thriving ministry with them. The North Pacific Union Young Adult LIFE Tour stop intends to bring insights and relevant, doable steps toward building a flourishing young adult ministry now. The tour’s next stop will be in Portland, Oregon, from April 19-20, 2024, at the Pleasant Valley Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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Hunter Pettis Named New Manager for Adventist Risk Management Risk Control

Adventist Risk Management, Inc. (ARM) has named Hunter Pettis, new manager for risk control. Hunter joined ARM in January 2016 as an account executive in client care. After leaving in 2019, Hunter returned to ARM in 2021 serving as senior risk manager for risk control.

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El Centinela estrena guías bíblicas evangelísticas para hispanohablantes

"Sígueme: un llamado a vivir en Jesús" (Follow Me—a Call to Live in Jesus) es la última innovación del Departamento Internacional de Pacific Press y representa la primera guía de estudios bíblicos de El Centinela. Diseñada especialmente para guiar a los lectores hacia una decisión deliberada por Jesús, esta guía fomenta un compromiso genuino con su seguimiento.

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El Centinela Debuts Evangelistic Bible Guides for Spanish Speakers

Sígueme, un llamado a vivir en Jesús (Follow Me — a call to live in Jesus) is the latest Spanish resource from Pacific Press and El Centinela — and the first set of evangelistic Bible guides from Centinela. It is designed to guide readers to make a conscious decision for Jesus and commit to following Him.

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Benjamin Lundquist to Headline Mid-America Union Young Adult LIFE Tour

The Mid-America Union Young Adult LIFE Tour will be held January 26-27, 2024, at the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church in Lincoln, Neb. Pastor Benjamin Lundquist is the featured presenter, and will be joined by pastors Guadalupe Montour, Kyle Smith, and several other young adult ministry specialists.

Victor Isaac with Moses sculpture for the 2024 Believe the Promise Camporee

Victor Issa Unveils Clay Masterpiece "Moses, A Life of Miracles" Set to Amaze in August 2024 at the International Pathfinder Camporee

Victor Issa, an award-winning sculptor and acclaimed artist, has completed a 3/4 life-size clay sculpture for bronze titled “Moses, A Life of Miracles.” This extraordinary work of art, meticulously crafted over 18 months, intricately chronicles the life of Moses from infancy to his contemplative moments on Mount Nebo. The reveal is set to take center stage during the August 2024 Believe the Promise International Pathfinder Camporee.

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Connecting to Hope: Addressing the Loneliness Epidemic in the Heart of NYC

Launched in New York City, "Connecting to Hope" is a three-month awareness campaign designed to encourage individuals to foster connections with their community, family, friends, and neighbors, as well as to cultivate spiritual connections with God. The campaign's resources serve as a lifeline to combat loneliness, encouraging people to seek support, and proactively connect with those around them. This collaboration between the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America and Hope Channel International features a series of impactful 15-second ads displayed on a digital billboard in New York City's Times Square.

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ADRA Appoints Three New Vice Presidents

The Adventist Development & Relief Agency (ADRA) has announced the appointment of three new vice presidents. Charné Renou has been appointed as the agency’s incoming vice president for finance; Sonya Funna Evelyn has been appointed to a newly created vice president role in the agency’s growing programmatic and humanitarian space; and Derris Krause has been appointed as the agency’s new vice president for marketing and development.