Sabbath school: 9:30Church worship: 11:00Prayer meeting: Wed. 7:00 PM
The Southeastern California Conference was established in 1915. It has a church membership of nearly 70,000, and contains 163 churches and 22 schools—many of which participate in the Adventist Robotics League (ARL). Southeastern California Conference is also home to Pine Springs Ranch Christian Youth Camp and Retreat Center, which offers summer camps and retreat opportunities for groups and businesses. La Sierra University, a national acclaimed institution of higher education known for diversity and service is within this territory.
Sandra Roberts has been president of the conference since 2013. She has previously served as conference executive secretary, associate youth director, associate and co-pastor, chaplain, summer camp director, religion teacher, and in various other ministry-related roles. Roberts has a master’s degree in religious education from Andrews University and an earned doctoral degree in ministry from the Claremont School of Theology. The daughter of Seventh-day Adventist employees and missionaries, Roberts is a world traveler. Her list of countries visited numbers more than 90.