News Updates

André Devai
June 18, 2018
In Ethiopia, the GC Welfare Department, in partnership with the local Welfare Department, worked to find a way for the local brethren to become self-sufficient.

ETHIOPIA—In Ethiopia, the GC Welfare Department is working with the Ethiopian Welfare Department to find ways for the local brethren to become self-sufficient. 


Ophelia Gherman, M.D.
June 7, 2018
Heart disease doesn't just appear on its own. There are important underlying factors that must be understood and addressed in order to prevent and adequately treat heart problems. Treating the heart will result in health benefits for the entire body.  

Cardiac disease is the most common cause of death in westernized countries. It is well known that there is a strong link between our lifestyle and our risk of developing heart disease. However, despite our increase in knowledge and advancements in technology and pharmaceutical drugs, the rate of disease increases. The cost of cardiac disease in the US was $320 billion in 2011 and is projected to reach $918 billion by 2030. 


June 3, 2018
United States
The water tank at the Moriah Heights property has collapsed. It lasted 62 years, well beyond its original life-span. But now we have an urgent need to get the water system up and running.

MORIAH HEIGHTS, CALIFORNIA—The water tank at the Moriah Heights property collapsed late last year. It lasted 62 years, well beyond its original life-span. But now there is an urgent need to get the water system up and running.


The Moriah Heights property houses the Whispering Pines Christian School, Plymouth Leadership College, Moriah Heights Church, Moriah Heights Conference Center, Moriah Heights Residence Community, and is the host for a wide array of church conferences, functions, and events, including the 2018 Summer Music Camp.


André Devai
May 28, 2018
Following the natural disasters that have rocked Haiti in recent years, families of our church brethren were having difficulties to maintain themselves. A bakery was begun as a way for families to become self-supporting.

HAITI—Devastating hurricanes, tropical storms, and earthquakes have all been part of Haiti's recent history. As a result, the country has faced many difficulties, which have in turn affected our church brethren. Families within the church were having a hard time finding jobs to maintain themselves.


André Devai
May 23, 2018
Rebuilding and renovating the churches affected by the floods and landslides in Peru.

PERU—Floods and landslides devastated Peru early in 2017. Unfortunately, our brethren and churches were affected. The church in Zaña had to be completely rebuilt, and other churches had to be considerably renovated. The need was so urgent, that the Welfare Department sent out an appeal to the brethren around the world for assistance.