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Outdoor Poetry School Connects Church with Maruševac Community
If ever an institution has the ability to be a shining center of influence in a community, it is a well-run Seventh-day Adventist school. In the heart of Croatia, 56 miles northwest of Zagreb, the Mar......
Adventist School in Jamaica Becomes First Educational Institution to Go Solar
The Willowdene Group of Schools (WGS) is Jamaica’s first primarily solar-energy-efficient Seventh-day Adventist educational institution. The J$11.5 million (approx. US$73,400) solar energy solution gi......
AdventHealth Renews Sponsorship of Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway
Daytona International Speedway and AdventHealth will extend their partnership through the 2028 season, building upon their presenting sponsorship of the season-opening Speedweeks. “AdventHealth has be......
More than 260 Pathfinders Seal Their Decisions for Christ Through Baptism
The North Peru Union of Seventh-day Adventists recently hosted a Pathfinder Discipleship Camporee. It proved to be more than a social event; its main objective was to consolidate the decision for bapt......
Adventists Engage in 5K Walk to Promote Healthy Lifestyle in Venezuela
Thousands of Seventh-day Adventists and their friends recently walked through main roads, city streets, sports fields, and communities in the eastern region of Venezuela to promote the church’s I Want......
Adventist School in Myanmar Expands Reach, Offers Holistic Education to Diverse Communities
Amid a mostly non-Christian environment, a glimmer of hope appears in Myanmar as a Seventh-day Adventist school sets out on a path to share Jesus’ love with the community. This school’s small beginnin......
Sonscreen Team Meets with Award-Winning Filmmakers at 20th Annual Windrider Summit and Sundance Film Festival Experience
The Sonscreen Film Festival team met with award-winning filmmakers and engaged in deep discussions on storytelling and spirituality at the 20th annual Windrider Summit and Sundance Film Festival Exper......
Andrews University, Southwestern Michigan College Awarded Major State Grant
In the fall of 2023, Andrews University and Southwestern Michigan College (SMC) were awarded a $2 million partnership grant by the State of Michigan to support collaboration between the two schools’ n......
ADRA Chile Sets New World Record for Largest Bed to Raise Funds for Vulnerable Children
On February 10, 2024, in the city of Chillán, the Seventh-day Adventist-operated ADRA Chile assembled the largest bed in the world, measuring at 19.52 meters (approx. 64 feet) by 32.72 meters (approx.......
Adventist Youth Serve Indigenous Communities in Northern Ontario
As often as ADRA Canada talks about the power of the ADRA network in providing emergency management and development assistance worldwide, it is, in many ways, a reflection and extension of an even lar......





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