The Do It Together Virtual Sabbath School Conference Trains and Inspires Leaders Across the North American Division

On September 14-16, 2023, Sabbath school attendees, teachers, and superintendents gathered for enrichment and inspiration through virtual training sessions and worship at the North American Division annual Do It Together (DIT) Sabbath School Virtual Conference. Close to 1,200 signed up for the event, with 763 of those registered completely new to the DIT event.

La Sierra University’s Rankings Jump Again in U.S. News & World Report Colleges Guide

La Sierra University saw its placement climb across three categories in the U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best Colleges guide this fall, to include a jump to No. 4 for social mobility among western region universities.

Alfredo Campechano, Long-time Editor at Pacific Press Publishing Association, Passes to His Rest

On Saturday, September 16, 2023, Alfredo Campechano, a long-time editor at Pacific Press Publishing Association, passed to his rest. He was 69.

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During Hispanic Heritage Month, a Seventh-day Adventist Church in Houston Distributes Special El Centinela Magazine Edition to Community

Each September, in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S., the El Centinela team at Pacific Press Publishing Association prepares a special bilingual issue of the magazine for distribution around the North American Division. This year, 450,000 copies were printed and sent to conferences and churches to use in outreach during the month.

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Altamonte Springs Commissioner Visits Adventist Food Drive

When one offers a cup of water to a thirsty stranger or a bag of groceries to a needy family, there’s no telling who’s watching—or better yet—who might step up to lend a helping hand. Members and friends of Altamonte Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church found that out recently as they prepared for their weekly food giveaway.

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Fred Kinsey, Former Speaker/Director of Voice of Prophecy, Passes To His Rest

After a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, Fred Kinsey passed away on Monday, July 17, 2023, in Walnut Creek, California, where he has lived most of his life. He was 71.

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Glendale Korean Seventh-day Adventist Church Celebrates Mortgage Burning and 50th Anniversary

This spring, the Glendale Korean Seventh-day Adventist Church in California celebrated two significant milestones: paying off their mortgage and the commemoration of their 50th anniversary. The joyous day, which consisted of two ceremonies, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, brought together the congregation and friends from near and far.

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It Is Written Wins 11 Telly Awards

It is with gratitude that It Is Written announces it has received 11 Telly Awards this year for various programs. Two gold awards were presented to “Escrito Está,” our Spanish-language ministry, in recognition of its exceptional contributions to spiritual broadcasting and editing. It Is Written programs “The Hero” and “Great Characters of the Bible: Solomon” were honored with silver and bronze awards in the Television Craft category, among others.