This week in All God’s People:
Energetic, mission-minded young people, the celebration of a 100-year old church, and honoring our Mothers and Grandmothers.
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Southern California Congregation Builds a Home of Hope
Earlier this year, the Upper Room Fellowship company (URF) in Arcadia, Calif., partnered with Youth With A Mission (YWAM) and spent a weekend in Tijuana, Mexico, volunteering with Homes of Hope. Learn more about their experiences in the article and video linked below:
Read more: https://scc.adventist.org/stories/holy-spirit-touches-hearts-while-upper-room-fellowship-builds-a-home
Watch more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJfEnV465TU&t=1s
May Recorder Focuses on Kindness
The May Recorder is titled “Called to Kindness” and features guest editorials on this fruit of the Spirit. The magazine also includes our new feature debuting this month – the Newsdesk – that goes behind the headlines of events and trends shaping our church here in the Pacific Southwest.
Read online: https://adventistfaith.com/recorder/
Northern California Church Celebrates 100 Years
The Roseville church, founded in 1919, celebrated its 100th anniversary on April 26 and 27. During the service, Pacific Union Conference President Ricardo Graham and former NCC President Jim Pedersen offered their congratulations, and NCC President Marc Woodson presented a celebratory plaque. Roseville City Councilmember Scott Alvord presented a special commendation from the city.
Watch their Celebration Church Service:
Celebrating Moms on Mother’s Day
On Sunday, May 12, we will be celebrating Mother’s Day – a holiday honoring motherhood that’s observed in different forms throughout the world. The American version of Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Whatever you do to celebrate your mother or grandmother or your children who are Moms – say a prayer of thanksgiving with me for the incredible blessings of our Moms!
Oakwood University Aeolians Choir Survive Bus Accident in San Francisco
On May 4, while traveling from the San Francisco airport, a bus transporting the Oakwood University Aeolians Choir and school staff was involved in a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 101, just south of Sierra Point. Students and staff members were checked onsite by EMT, and initial reports revealed no life-threatening injuries. . . Read more via the link below.
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“Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” Ephesians 4:32