CONFERENCES

Central California

Plowing New Ground: Templeton Hills Church Community Gardens

By Deloris Trujillo The members of the Templeton Hills church had been praying about how to use their land to bless the community. It occurred...

Soquel Conference Center Transitions During Shelter in Place

By Sue Schramm For the first time in decades, the Central California Conference (CCC) voted during March to cancel Soquel Camp Meeting. Some questioned why...

From San Francisco to the Pacific Islands

By Deloris Trujillo There are no limits to what God can accomplish through His people. The pandemic may have closed church buildings, but it also...

Cast Not the Pole but the Net

By Lilliana Jimenez At first, it seemed discouraging. On March 11, employees at the Central California Conference (CCC) received an email with the information that...

Memories Continue Even When a Building Burns

By Deloris Trujillo “One thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the...

Now is the Time: Central California Prayer Conference

By Deloris Trujillo with Joyce Mulligan Need encouragement? Need strength and wisdom? Need to know that God cares in these difficult times? Then join the...

The Unlikely Pastor: Ordination of Nicholas Moore

By Deloris Trujillo On Sabbath afternoon, May 16, Nicholas Moore, the associate pastor at Clovis church, was ordained to the gospel ministry by Ramiro Cano,...

South Bay Churches Team Up to Feed Community

In Central California, local churches in the South Bay are teaming up to help the community by giving free groceries to families who need...

Knocked Down but Not Counted Out

By Deloris Trujillo Paul urged Timothy to “Fight the good fight of faith” (1 Timothy 6:12, KJV). He understood what it took to keep getting...

Pleasant Hill Adventist Academy Hosts Week of Prayer Online

In late April, Pleasant Hill Adventist Academy held its spring student week of prayer. High school students gave devotional talks for their own meetings...

Charlotte Oh’s Mask-Making Spreads Hope in Central California

In Central Calif., 12-year-old Charlotte Oh from the Santa Maria SDA church is doing something special to reach out to her community. Hearing from...

Napa Christian Assembles Project-Based Learning Boxes for Students

Students of Napa Christian Campus of Education wrapped up their two week spring break last week. While they didn't return to their classrooms, their...

Central Calif. Conference Young Adult Department Launches GROWTHLAB

This week, the Central Calif. Conference Young Adult Department launched a new project called GROWTHLAB. "We get it, quarantine may have you feeling aimless...

Orosi Church Celebrates 100 Years with Homecoming Event

Officially organized on Oct. 4, 1919, the Orosi Seventh-day Adventist Church is the oldest still functioning church in the community. Last November, the church...

Bite Size Talks Creates New Platform for Food Entrepreneurship

Bite Size Talks, a one-day food conference launched in 2016, is focused on providing practical experiences in launching health-based ministry. Earlier this month the...