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March 2022

Mental health services making a difference in Lake Union schools

Two years into the worldwide spread of COVID‒19 and its related viruses, Lake Union schools are dealing with associated mental health problems just like the rest of the world.

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Clergy and educator memorial medallions available

Memorial Medallions The Seventh-day Adventist Church recognizes the sacrifices and dedication of its employees and seeks to demonstrate its appreciation in...

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Clinical Pastoral Care: Seeing people beyond the surface

Chaplain Alfred Kambaki credits God for working through him, with him and on him as he provides spiritual care.

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Pacific Island school gets boost from the Lake Union

In 2018 the North American Division asked each of its nine unions to adopt one of the nine islands in the Guam-Micronesia Mission where there was an Adventist church and school.

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Andrews University STEM Division to Host “Mission: Invent 2022”

BERRIEN SPRINGS, Mich.—In July of this year, Andrews University’s STEM division will host the conclusion of the first “Mission: Invent,” an initiative encouraging development of innovation and entrepreneurship in K–12 Seventh-day Adventist students in the United States and Canada.

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Indiana ABC has fresh look

New leadership and name

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Andrews University Students Awarded for Outstanding Presentations at the 2021 Virtual Math

BERRIEN SPRINGS, Mich.—Two groups of Andrews students received awards at the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) national MathFest conference from Aug. 4–7, 2021, for outstanding student presentations.

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ADRA International commits $150,000 to support ACS food pantries 

The international Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has committed $150,000 to support Adventist Community Services (ACS) food pantries in the...

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Adventist camps in the North American Division provide Summer 2020 Camp Report

Every summer throughout the North American Division (NAD), Adventist camps host summer camp evangelism at about 60 camps. With the impact of COVID-19 and...

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Peoria Adventists produce videos aimed at post-Christian audience

When Matthew Lucio, pastor of the Peoria Church, was growing up, evangelism meant that preachers expected everyone to bring a Bible and know how to use it....

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Messages of hope shared during COVID-19

Bill was at a gas station pumping gas when, suddenly, he felt a strong impression to give a GLOW tract to a well-dressed woman on the other side of the...

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Battle Creek refugees learn to Think Healthy

Earlier this year, representatives from ASAP Ministries (ASAP), Andrews University (AU) and local Adventist congregations partnered to launch a unique health...

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Health and Hope in Uncertain Times

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought constant change to the daily lives of everyone around the world. The uncertainty has caused many to rethink their approach...

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Milton Torres: Husband, Father, Registered Nurse and Church Member

Giving to Others is Key 

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Doing school online: Plenty of tech tools and a learning curve

It’s early morning as the alarm clock goes off, much later than it usually would on a school day. Patrice Jenkins, Hinsdale Adventist Academy 3rd and 4th grade teacher, gets up and goes through her new morning routine of reviewing her lesson plans and preparing for her Zoom class at 10 a.m. with her students. This is the new normal for the Chicago-area teacher, as well as other educators across the Lake Union, after the abrupt closure of schools as the nation confronts the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Healing Through Music: Wisconsin Physician to Join King’s Heralds

The King’s Heralds has captured the hearts of Christians all over the world. With a music history spanning more than 90 years, this journey has just begun...

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“God Won’t Love You Less”: Pastor's wife wants to raise mental health awareness

Jen Bolejack wanted her Indianapolis family to meet her six-month-old son and made plans to visit them for a few days the week before Thanksgiving. Her...

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NAD President Guest at Wisconsin Pastors’ Meeting

Dan Jackson, president of the North American Division, was guest speaker for the Wisconsin Conference Pastors meetings held Nov. 27, 2018. Jackson gave a presentation on leadership lessons learned from 47 years in ministry.

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Well-Being Conference Helps Physicians Rejuvenate

Bringing Seventh-day Adventist medical professionals together in October to “Reconnect, Renew and Rejuvenate” was the goal of the first Lake Union...

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Mothers Receive Support and Education at Chicago Community Baby Shower

The Goshen Church fellowship hall was transformed into a space adorned with pink and blue balloons, as mothers-to-be visited various stations, greeted by...

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Stewardship Resources Available

The North American Division (www.nadstewardship.org) and AdventSource (www.adventsource.org) have available a number of wonderful stewardship resources for...

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Regional Conference Presidents Meet with General Conference President

Lake Region — History was made on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, when North American Regional Conference presidents met with Ted Wilson, president of the...

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March 2019

Organization Honors Memory of Lucille Byard

African-American's death triggered the creation of regional conferences. On Oct. 30, 2018, the 75th anniversary of the death of a woman whose mistreatment sparked the formation of regional conferences, a ministry hoped to raise awareness and remedy discrimination within the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

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Michigan Group Changes Lives in Ecuador

Michigan—Thirty-seven individuals journeyed to Ecuador for a life-changing mission trip, organized by the Michigan Conference Evangelism Department, in...

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Mothers of Slain Son Addresses Chicagoland Congregation

Lake Region—The mother of a slain son who launched an anti-violence organization shared her testimony at the Maywood Church for their Prison Ministry Day program.

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Pastors Meet With Prominent Chicago Faith-Leaders to Discuss Community Engagement

Previous Next     Lake Region—A group of Chicago pastors met with community faith leaders to develop an action plan for addressing social ills...

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New chief Adventist mission officer, Ismael Gama, emphasizes collaboration

Q: You joined AMITA Health in June as senior vice president and chief Adventist mission officer. What is your background?   A: I most recently was executive...

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Bringing Healing and Hope Through Song

Department of Music teaches lessons at local prisons

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Health Expert Gives Fresh Understanding of Mental Health

Michigan—Neil Nedley, M.D., a leading expert in the field of depression and anxiety, presented on ways to achieve peak mental performance during a...

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Hispanic Youth Find Encouragement at Bilingual Youth Congress

More than 300 Hispanic young people from around the Union gathered on the campus of Andrews University for fellowship and Christian growth, performing...

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Camporee Documentary Gains Film Festival Recognition

A documentary chronicling the production of a five-night dramatic sequel performed during the Forever Faithful Camporee in Oshkosh, Wis., received...

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Lake Region Conference Holds Quadrennial Session

Delegates of the Lake Region Conference re-elected R. Clifford Jones as president and Yvonne Collins as treasurer, while voting Garth Gabriel to serve...

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Lake Region Moves into New Headquarters

Lake Region — After almost 60 years in cramped offices on Chicago’s State Street, the Lake Region Conference has relocated to a more spacious...

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Celebrating Adventist Youth Heritage |A team of MDiv students and their sponsors journeyed

MICHIGAN - When most of us consider the early pioneers of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, we likely visualize elderly men with long beards and women with...

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Michigan Junior High Students Conduct Evangelistic Meetings

Berrien Springs, Michigan—For the fifth year in a row, junior high school students at Ruth Murdoch Elementary School pitched a tent on the campus of...

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Homeless Project Creates Awareness

Seek Knowledge, Affirm Faith, Change the World | Special Feature     Joanna Jones works to bring change to the world around her. | PC: Shiekainah Decano...

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Bolingbrook Community Gathers to Rise Against Hunger

In Luke’s gospel, Jesus meets a lawyer who, though he knows he is to love his neighbor as himself, doesn’t know what constitutes “neighbor.” Jesus...

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Scores of Lake Region youth mobilized for service in Detroit

On March 17, the Detroit Burns Avenue Church served as host to the collaborative efforts of the Motor City Youth Federation and the Burns Avenue “Isaiah...

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Reaching Millennial generations

Ministry leaders from around the world gather to focus on mission to younger generations. BERRIEN SPRINGS, Mich.—On April 12–14, the Global Mission...

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September 2018

Pioneering refugees trace their Adventist roots in Battle Creek

MICHIGAN — More than 500 Adventist Zomi refugees from across the U.S. journeyed to the birthplace of Adventism for their sixth annual convention.   On...

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Andrews Academy students participate in Jordan archeological dig

One of the unique features of Andrews Academy (AA) is its partnership with Andrews University (AU). Academy students can take college classes their junior or...

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Remembering a Legend

LAKE REGION - One of the most powerful and moving evangelistic sermons I’ve ever heard was preached by Dr. Philip C. Willis Sr. Reflecting depth and...

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New school opens in Southwest Indiana

INDIANA — Four years ago, members of the Evansville Hispanic Church decided they wanted to launch a new private Christian school for their church...

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New online music hub aims to revive hymns and boost congregational singing

When Jesus and his disciples were in the upper room, Jesus washed the disciple's feet, setting an exam,ple for them to serve one another, and they concluded...

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Meaningful Conversations

World Changers Made Here | Special Feature     Learning another language can be a challenging, tedious process. One of the ways Andrews University helps...

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Associates serve those in need at First Mission at Home Clinic

Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ | Special Feature   A team of nearly 70 associates and physicians from AMITA Health volunteered to serve those in...

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Two multiethnic pastors employed in Michigan Conference

On July 14, Sb Ngaih Cin was installed as pastor of the Grand Rapids Myanmar Company of the Michigan Conference.   Cin will oversee the Grand Rapids...

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Local conferences take steps to revitalize youth Sabbath school

With Youth and Young Adult Sabbath School languishing in many churches, leaders are formulating plans to restore Sabbath school for youth. The Youth...

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An encounter with God's love changed George Corliss forever

Corliss with his wife, Joy Corliss. | Courtesy Penny Morche MICHIGAN — George Corliss, a popular religious broadcaster, became ill in April; on Sunday,...

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Indiana Conference Launches Podcast

INDIANA—With more and more people turning to podcasts for their news, Indiana Conference has jumped on the bandwagon and is creating fresh content through...

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October 2018

Called to Walk

Andrews University's distance education program allows student to answer God's call.

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Wellness clinic in Benton Harbor provides free dental services, eye exams

Over 100 volunteers, including dentists and an eye doctor, treat almost 200 people at no charge.

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Lake Union ADOPTS GUAM-MICRONESIA SCHOOL 

The island of Kosrae is home to the Kosrae Seventh-day Adventist School.

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Educators gather to "Encounter Jesus and Experience Excellence" at teachers' convention

Lake Union — More than 300 Lake Union educators gathered together with 6,000 teachers from across the U.S., Canada, Bermuda and Guam-Micronesia for...

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Higher ed leaders vote on making collaboration a priority

Chicago — Against a backdrop of tighter finances and dwindling enrollments at Adventist colleges and universities in North America, school administrators...

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Rosalie Rasmussen new principal at Wisconsin Academy 

Wisconsin - Rosalie Rasmussen, previously registrar at Wisconsin Academy, accepted the call in June to serve as principal for the 2018-2019 school year. She...

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Blessed are those who mourn

Special Feature | Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ     Tommy's Kids Camp comforts grieving children Like Jesus as he joined Martha and Mary in...

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Adventist Health System will soon be AdventHealth

As we live in the time between the Garden and our Savior’s return, the promise of His Advent, the restoration of wholeness, is what inspires our mission of...

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Ypsilanti Church member receives Social Worker of the Year award 

Lake Region—It’s not unusual for Gloria Patterson to whisper a prayer before she meets with her patients. The Michigan Medicine University of Michigan...

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November/December 2018

Lake Region president issues statement following Oakwood student shooting

Goodlow (right), with mentor of Toson Antwan Knight, who was featured in the Jan. 2018 Herald. Carvell Goodlow was a Detroit Center Church member.  If...

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United in Mission

There has been a lot of talk about unity in our church recently — on the local church level, and no less in the unions and divisions. When it comes to...

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How You Can Stop Sexual Abuse in Your Ministry

How You Can Stop Sexual Abuse in Your Ministry  Every 10 seconds a child abuse incident is reported in North America as stated by Childhelp, a nonprofit...

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Glendale Church hosts Nelson Mandela’s stepdaughter to spotlight domestic violence

Indiana—With the goal of encouraging awareness and advocacy of victims of gender abuse, the Glendale Church hosted a two-day event on domestic violence...

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150th anniversary of first general adventist camp meeting teaches relevant lessons for tod

The Wright Church was officially organized in 1861 at a meeting led by James White and on Sept. 1-7, 1868 the first official camp meeting was held.

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When Calls Become Baptisms

An Adventist Information Ministry customer service representative prays with a caller. | Photo provided by Adventist Information Ministry  Adventist...

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Three Angels Broadcasting Network Available in Indiana and Michigan

The potential to reach over 1.2 million residents, including the large metro cities of Indiana and Michigan .

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Different Roles, Same Goal for 40 Years

These days, it’s rare to find an individual who desires to stay at the same workplace for their entire career. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics...

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Growth through travel

This past school year, Jessica Newkirk, a sophomore nursing major, studied Spanish at the Universidad Adventista del Plata in Entre Rios, Argentina. For her, the time with ACA opened doors.

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