The Andrews University School of Social Work has developed a new International Center for Trauma Education & Care. Working in conjunction with several other departments on campus, the Center’s purpose is to provide education and tools to support healing from trauma in organizations, churches, and communities around the world.
Valentine shared the story of procuring Lucas Oil Stadium for the Session. Owned not by the city, but by an individual, the stadium was originally priced beyond their budget, so the committee gathered and fasted with prayer for two weeks. They asked God not just to bring the cost within their budget, but to simply make their use of the stadium of no cost to the church.
Against a backdrop of fiery autumn colors, almost 50 academy students attending leadership camp pledged to dedicate a year of their life to mission.
The students were part of a group of 75 from seven Lake Union academies who gathered Oct. 3-6 at Camp Au Sable in preparation for leadership roles in their schools.
Last Thursday, hundreds of individuals from Andrews University community gathered in front of the Andreasen Center for Wellness for the Ribbon Cutting Celebration. David Faehner, vice president for University Advancement recalled the groundbreaking of the Andreasen Center 18 months prior and noted that 1,400 gifts had added up to provide the building.