Donna J. Habenicht, emerita professor of counseling psychology at Andrews University, passed away quietly to her rest on June 22, 2022, after a lifelong dedication to children’s program curriculum and education. She was 87.
Several hundred alumni and guests gathered in Battle Creek, Michigan, June 2-5 to celebrate Battle Creek Academy’s 150th anniversary. The pioneer school of the Seventh-day Adventist church officially opened on June 3, 1872, with Goodloe Harper Bell as the first teacher. Some of the original students of Mr. Bell included John Harvey Kellogg, William Keith Kellogg, John Loughborough, James Edson White, and William White.
On May 22, seven church leaders and one lay person, cyclist enthusiasts, went on a special 1,200-mile ride from Washington, D.C. to St. Louis, Missouri—the site of the 2022 General Conference Session. They mapped out the ride, committing to ride about 100 miles per day.
Lake Union delegates prepare for global church meeting :: The 61st General Conference Session gets underway in St. Louis from June 6-11. The hybrid Session—held in person, as well as online—is open to the public and all are welcome to see the global church in action during the business sessions, listen to inspirational devotional messages and hear reports from across the globe on how the church is spreading the Gospel and impacting people.