News Updates

Bethany Montrose
May 14, 2015
United States
The retreat brought families together to be refreshed by the beauty of God's creation, inspired in hope and love, and encouraged by the baptism of 4 young people.


From May 8–10, 2015, a family retreat was held in the state of Virginia on the topic, “Love at Home,” with over 80 persons present, including visitors from far and near. This rejuvenating event took place in the natural scenery of a 120-acre peninsula at Smith Mountain Lake, the same location where the 22nd General Conference Delegation Session will be held in 2015. During this retreat, we took time to step away from the busy-ness of daily toil to commune with God and our fellow believers in the beauty of God’s creation, bringing refreshment to everyone.


May 13, 2015

On May 11, 2015, the Missionary School in Kenya started a new term with 15 students.

Your First Sabbath Offering enables the General Conference to support financially the missionary schools around the world.

Another missionary school is being built in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to enroll students coming from French-speaking countries.

May 8, 2015
A wonderful youth retreat for communing with the Lord, enjoying great fellowship, and delighting in God's creation!


May 8, 2015

On April 26, 2015, the brethren of the South Kenyan Mission had the joy of receiving 31 new souls into the church family.

There were 135 interested souls preparing for baptism; the remaining candidates are being prepared for the two other baptismal ceremonies to be held in August and November of 2015.

May 6, 2015
We are all aware of the destructive earthquake in Nepal on April 25, 2015—one of the most powerful disasters to strike Nepal in 81 years, leaving a trail of massive destruction and an estimated 6,400 deaths and over 20,000 thousand injured.

Dear Brethren Stewards in the Cause of God,