September 2023 Issue

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September 2023 Issue




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Hospitals Rework Cafeteria Menus to Offer More Healthy Choices

UChicago Medicine AdventHealth is making changes to the food served at its cafes and Grab and Go stands.

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WAUS: Your Classical Connection

For over 50 years, the public radio station WAUS 90.7 FM has been serving thousands of listeners in the Michiana area and online.

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“We Knew Nothing Was Too Big for God, But It Was Daunting …”

Battle Creek Academy was established in 1872 and the school is no stranger to adversity. Most recently it was a roof which threatened to crumble, destroying with it the school's illustrious 151-year history. 

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Wisconsin Hispanics Convene Special Camp Meeting

From July 28 to 30, 2023, the Green Bay Three Angels and Colby Nueva Jerusalem II Hispanic churches gathered for the first regional camp meeting held at Riverside Bible Camp located in the village of Amherst, Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin Elects New Executive Secretary/Treasurer

On July 1, 2023, Amir Gulzar began his ministry as the executive secretary/treasurer for the Wisconsin Conference.

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Hundreds of Lake Union Educators Head Back to Class at the National Teachers’ Convention

Three hundred educators and church leaders from across the Lake Union territory gathered Aug. 7-10 for the fifth North American Division Teachers’ Convention in Phoenix, Arizona.

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“Andrews Bible Commentary” Goes to Every Adventist School in North America

Students in every Adventist school in North America will have access this fall to the new “Andrews Bible Commentary” through an initiative financially sponsored by three organizations, according to John Wesley Taylor, president of Andrews University. 

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Over 500 Attend Division-wide Zomi Convention in Indiana

The 10th Annual North American Division Zomi convention was held on the campus of Indiana Academy from June 28 - July 1, 2023.

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Spanish Church Plants English Congregation in Chicago

That spirit of church planting continues at Central Hispanic Church with a celebration held on Sabbath, July 15, 2023, for the organization of a new Illinois Conference church called 2nd Generation. 

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Church Leaders Step Up to Help Combat Summer Violence

It started last summer with the “Stop the Violence Tour” when members of the Harbor of Hope Church in Benton Harbor Michigan visited eight housing complexes to promote peace and stop the gun violence.

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Myanmar Youth Hold First Division-wide Convention at Andrews University

After more than a decade in the making, the Myanmar Adventist Youth group within the North American Division gathered last week from July 5-9, 2023 for a convention at Andrews University, with the theme “Bent But Not Broken.”

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