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AdventistHelp and ADRA partner to construct field hospital in Uganda

AdventistHelp was founded in 2015 as a medical humanitarian initiative in response to the overwhelming refugee crisis in the Middle East at the time. Their first major project was to provide an emergency mobile medical unit for refugees crossing the dangerous channel from Turkey into Greece. This was a life-changing experience.  In a brief history provided on their Facebook “About” page, they share: “We treated thousands of patients in our bus clinic on the beachfront in Skala Sykamineas. This...

Pathfinders at Oshkosh Camporee fill 5,000 golden buckets

“During a disaster, 5-gallon buckets filled with much-needed cleaning supplies are like gold to someone who just survived a natural disaster,” Marshall Gonzales, Southwestern Union Conference and Texas Conference Adventist Community Services (ACS) director, shares. “When a disaster strikes, we distribute the filled buckets, what we call clean-up buckets, by the thousands, so it is imperative to have clean-up buckets on hand. Supplies to fill 5,000 buckets were delivered to the Pathfinder...

Kiwis become digital disciples

More than 150 people from around New Zealand gathered at Auckland University of Technology in Manukau to attend the first Digital Discipleship Conference (DDC) in New Zealand, held from August 9 to11. With the aim to inspire and empower churches and individuals to both be and create digital disciples, the conference brought together a community of people, from different generations, who are passionate about using technology and the digital space to share their faith. A handful of New...

Children learn about healthy eating benefits during holiday

Giovanna, 6 years old, did not like fruits or vegetables when she arrived to attend the Christian Holiday School in Bahia, Brazil. She just wanted to eat sweets, pizza and other goodies. However, after a week of activities and experimentation in the kitchen and making snacks from healthy recipes that were tasted right there, she was impressed.  As she participated in a prayer of appeal and consecration for a healthier and better life, Giovanna was overcome with emotion and began to cry. “I...

 

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