October 2017

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    NewsPoints October 25, 2017

    On Sept. 2, Vietnamese from across the U.S. came together for the inauguration of the Vietnamese School of Evangelism at the El Monte Vietnamese Seventh-day Adventist Church in Calif.

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    NewsPoints October 18, 2017

    Students returned to the Pacific Union College campus in Angwin, Calif., on Oct. 17, after a week-long hiatus. Last Tuesday, in an act of caution, PUC canceled classes, closed non-essential offices, and encouraged students to return home to their families while first responders and emergency personnel from across the country worked on containing the wildfires spanning Napa and Sonoma counties and throughout Northern California

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    NewsPoints October 12, 2017

    On Oct. 9, the Tubbs Fire swept into the Larkfield-Wikiup area of Santa Rosa and destroyed Redwood Adventist Academy, located on Mark West Springs Road. No students or faculty were on campus at the time. A nearby public school, Hidden Valley Satellite, shopping centers, homes, and historical landmarks suffered the same fate. The news of the school’s destruction spread through social media and word-of-mouth to shocked teachers, parents, and students.

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    NewsPoints, October 5, 2017

    n the midst of a hurting community, local Adventist churches are aiding those affected by the Las Vegas, Nevada, shooting. On Oct. 2, the Paradise and Mountain View churches opened their doors to pray with those impacted by the event. At Mountain View, church members prayed with individuals in the sanctuary from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Church members have prepared food for first responders and have donated blood

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    NewsPoints October 2, 2017

    Oct. 2, 2017, Columbia, Md.: The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America is deeply saddened and troubled by the shooting that took place early in the morning on October 2, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada, where 58 people lost their lives and more than 500 were injured. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those killed and to the hundreds of concert goers injured in this senseless shooting. We are keeping in prayer all the first responders and medical personnel helping the injured as they deal with the aftermath of this tragic event.

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