On, Monday, May 20, an EF-5 tornado touched down in the town of Moore, Okla. The tornado devasted an estimated 30 square miles, including two elementary schools.
Newport News SDA Company(Newport News, Va.) has launched Covers of Love, a ministry where participants make blankets and quilts for the needy. This action supports various community organizations including LINK of Hampton Roads, PORT Emergency Homeless Shelter Program that helps homeless in Newport News, and Transitional Housing
Potomac Conference’s Southern Asian Seventh-day-Adventist Church (Silver Spring, Md.) celebrated 25 years of ministry, March 10. The weekend celebration began on Friday evening with Raj Kumar Attiken, President of the Ohio Conference as the vespers speaker. On Sabbath, a special Sabbath School program panel was convened by Gladwin Mathews. Church Service was punctuated by the colorful regalia of a parade of ethnic diversity with each of the many states of India being represented by individuals dressed in their customary ethnic apparel.
Children from the Roanoke Adventist Preparatory School recently visited Mill Mountain Zoo. They were inspired to make beautiful papier-mache faces of their favorite animals, including a barn owl, snow leopard, red wolf, great horned owl, pallas cat and porcupine. The animal faces may be viewed in the display case at the Blue Ridge Library.
The Potomac Conference’s Southern Asian Seventh-day Adventist Church (Silver Spring, Md.) will celebrate 25 years in ministry on Saturday, May 11. Beginning in 1988 with less than 50 members, this is the first Southern Asian Seventh-day Adventist congregation in North America and the largest in the world with nearly 1,000 Christians primarily from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal and neighboring countries
Read more at the source: Nova Esperança – Mission Trip 2013 Article excerpt posted on en.intercer.net from Blog.