Helvis C. Moody Appointed as Hurricane Harvey Relief Liaison

September 12, 2017 » Helvis C.

The Southwestern Union Responds to Hurricane Harvey

September 1, 2017 » The Southwestern Union, Southwest Region Conference, Texas Conference, and North American Division are working closely with pastors, teachers, volunteers, and members who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. We are humbled and grateful for the prayers, words of encouragement, and offers of help that have been coming from across the country.

Hurricane Harvey: How We Can Help

August 29, 2017 » The Southwestern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists  is working in collaboration with the  North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists ,   Texas Conference of Seventh-day Adventists ,  Southwest Region Conference of Seventh-day Adventist , Adventist Community Services,  Southwestern Adventist University  and others to assist the needs of those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Many have been asking how they can assist with relief efforts.

Hurricane Sandy and prophetic insensitivity

Forget about theology during disaster; it's time to comfort and pray Nov 2, 2012 Lincoln, Nebraska, United States Martin Weber As a monster storm burst upon the Caribbean and the Mid-Atlantic United States, prayers ascended for God’s protection, particularly for the most vulnerable: those who are ill, handicapped or elderly, along with children and single mothers. For many, Hurricane Sandy evoked flashbacks of the 2005 Asian tsunami. During that tragedy I was a pastor in suburban Sacramento, California, United States

ADRA among agencies calling for eased restrictions on humanitarian aid in Somalia

Open letter asks factions within country to 'put people before politics' 29 Sep 2011, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States ANN staff The humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist Church is among 20 non-governmental agencies publically calling for a dramatic shift in current restrictions on the delivery of humanitarian aid to Somalia. An estimated 750,000 lives are now at risk in the East African country, where an insurgent group has attempted to ban Western aid agencies from the country and block starving Somalis from fleeing the country to neighboring Kenya and Ethiopia. Low rainfall across much of the Horn of Africa, which includes Somalia, has contributed to the region's worst drought in 60 years.

Memories of missionary service still vivid for employees at Adventist Church headquarters

Many reminisce during building's first annual Mission Week 27 Sep 2011, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States ANN staff Missionaries pray for wisdom, good instincts and trust in God while in the field, but more than a few stationed far from home have also wished for "luxuries" such as cake mixes and air conditioning. Employees at Seventh-day Adventist Church headquarters for the building's first annual Mission Week reminisced last week about their stints as missionaries.

Commentary: Amid memory of tragedy, let’s renew our efforts to share hope

On September 11, I was in a committee at the General Conference when I received word about the unfolding tragic events in New York City and Washington. I remember having a strange surreal feeling that this was not really happening and then a feeling of sympathy and deep sadness for those affected.

In Dominican Republic, ADRA distributes food to families in wake of Hurricane Irene

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency is providing emergency food aid to displaced families in the Dominican Republic. The Caribbean island nation suffered widespread flooding and destruction in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene last month.

El Salvador mudslides claim lives of dozens of Adventists

Dozens of Seventh-day Adventists are dead after flooding and mudslides destroyed roads and bridges and buried homes last week in El Salvador. A mudslide, caused by Hurricane Ida hitting El Salvador last week, killed nearly 200 people, 30 of whom were Adventists. More than 40,000 people were affected by the storm
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