‘myanmar’

Myanmar floods damage 32 Adventist churches; Adventists assist flood victims

This week Adventists in Myanmar continue their assessment and relief activities in the flood-affected western areas of the country. Six weeks of heavy rainfall combined with high winds and rain from a recent cyclone have caused flooding and some landslides in four western areas, leaving 46 dead and more than 150,000 affected according to current news reports. Although at least 32 churches have been damaged with the majority still flooded, members and leaders are focused on helping their...

Hospitality marks outreach effort in Brazil

Some 600,000 Seventh-day Adventist families in Brazil will share their church's message of hope when they invite their family, friends, coworkers and community members into their homes May 30 for a meal, launching a months-long personal ministry initiative in the region. Homes of Hope, sponsored by the church's South American region, is expected to prep community members for an October regional satellite evangelism series led Mark Finley, a world church general vice president. Participating families receive a DVD featuring a message from Finley and copies of Signs of Hope, a book by Alejandro Bullon, to pass out to their guests

Adventist Church cancels mid-year meetings for Inter-America region

Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders for the Inter-American region have canceled mid-year business meetings scheduled for this month due to the spread of the H1N1 influenza virus, or swine flu. [photo: courtesy IAD] Seventh-day Adventist Executive Committee leaders for the Inter-American region have canceled mid-year business meetings scheduled for this month due to the spread of the H1N1 influenza virus, or swine flu. Four countries in the Inter-America region have confirmed cases of the virus, according to the World Health Organization.

Photo exhibit highlights Myanmar recovery efforts

Mar Mar Than, 27, her husband Zaw Latt, 34, their son Phyo Ko, 5, (second row right) and two nephews ran to an ADRA-built bridge when Nargis struck.
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