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Personal Ministries: The Manna Mesa Food Distribution Program at San Marcos Church

By Jim Park, with Faith Hoyt   The largest and longest food distribution program was the daily feeding of the Israelites with manna for 40 years....

Pacific Union Schools Implement MAP Testing: Say Goodbye to IOWA Tests After Over 50 Years

By Faith Hoyt   After over 50 years of using IOWA Assessments to measure academic progress, students are trading No. 2 pencils for a computer mouse...

Arizona Communication Director Phil Draper Retires

By Faith Hoyt, with Connie Jeffery   Phil Draper retires this February, following over 17 years of serving as the communication director for the Arizona Conference. Draper began working...

Christian Record Services Names Library for Pacific Union Church Member

  Christian Record Services for the Blind has named its library, which offers more than 2,000 titles in Braille, large print and audio formats, for...

ASI Ministries Organize Outreach and Gear Up to Launch New App

By Faith Hoyt, with Patti Guthrie   Ministries of ASI (Adventist-laymen’s Services and Industries) have busied themselves during COVID with outreach and the development of new...

Adventist Society for the Arts Launches in the Pacific Union

Faith Hoyt, with Rich DuBose   The Pacific Union Department of Church Support Services will launch an initiative called Adventist Society for the Arts (ASA) in...

Lord, Make Us One in 2021: Prayer Ministries Invites Members to Begin New Year in Prayer

By Faith Hoyt, with Karen Martell   Prayer Ministries for the Pacific Union Conference invites members to begin the New Year in prayer. Prayer ministry teams in...

Pacific Union President, Academics, and Pastor Among Those Honored at Association of Adventist Women Awards

By Nerida Bates The Association of Adventist Women (AAW) hosted an annual awards ceremony virtually in mid-November to present awards to both men and women for...

Foothills Adventist Elementary School Resumes Classes Following Loss of Main Building to Glass Fire

By Faith Hoyt, with Lynal Ingham When the Glass Fire swept through the area early in the morning on Monday, Sept. 28, Foothills Adventist Elementary...

Hispanic Congregations Host Virtual Evangelistic Outreach

By Faith Hoyt, with Abigail Marenco In the second half of September, the Hispanic Ministries Department of the Pacific Union Conference, together with 160 congregations...

Pacific Union Conference Approves Statement on Social Justice

On September 23, 2020, the Pacific Union Conference Executive committee, voted the adoption of a statement on Social Justice. The development of the statement...

Pacific Union Office of Education Hosts Virtual Retreat for Student Leaders

By Faith Hoyt, with Kimberly Stubbert   This fall, the 32nd annual Student Leadership Conference (SLC), which has in previous years taken place at Leoni Meadows...

A Pillar in the Pandemic—Adventist Health Continues to Live God’s Love

By Yara Enamorado Our calling as a faith-based organization is to live God’s love, to be His hands and feet. As the apostle John writes,...

Association of Adventist Women to Host Virtual Conference

By Nerida Bates, with Faith Hoyt The Association of Adventist Women (AAW), in partnership with the Loma Linda University church, has put together a series...

PUC Church Welcomes Lead Pastor Chanda Nunes

By Ashley Eisele   The Pacific Union College Church welcomed new Lead Pastor Chanda Nunes in late summer, after more than a yearlong search to find...