Sunday, June 30, 2013

Seventh-day Adventists in the News│June 2013

Adventists in the english world's media

New Award: Oakwood University Aeolians win "Best HBCU Choir" Award at National HBCU Media Summit.

Heartland Hero: Dr. Kolade Alabi. Seventh-day Adventist Allon Chapel, NE. Journal Star│USA, June 29

 Please give carefully. "Food giant Sanitarium - maker of Kiwi staples Weetbix and Skippy Cornflakes - is wholly owned by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church and is exempt from paying company tax because of its religious and charitable activities." The New Zealand Herald│New Zealand, June 29

 The power of God's love. Evangelist Tona Fashina can be seen on Last Day Revival ministries television program, an outreach of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Nigeria. The Town Talk│Nigeria, June 29

Ban Smoking Cars Too, Say Adventists. The GleanerJamaica, June 28

• Oakwood University Aeolians win "Best HBCU Choir" Award at National HBCU Media Summit. Oakwood University, Hunstville, AL.│USA, June 28


Concert featuring 'milk chocolate voice' planned July 6 in Ogden. Ogden Seventh-day Adventist Church are co-sponsoring a concert by award-winning baritone Steve Darmody at 11 a.m. July 6. UT. Standard Examiner│USA, June 28

Wildlife Photography Brings Peace, Solace To Anita Strawn de Ojeda. Holbrook, Ariz.│USA, June 28

Food Security Advocate. Adventist's Carl Moyo, sub-Saharan Africa regional director of DuPont. Engineering News│South Africa, June 28

Could Knoxville Offer Benefits to Domestic Partners? Collegedale, TN. MetroPulse│USA, June 28

California Organizations Join Forces, Give Car to Local Family. Loma Linda Seventh Day Adventist Church, Calif. FenderBender│USA, June 27

Vegging out. "People who follow a vegetarian diet can enjoy an almost 12 per cent lower mortality rate than their meat loving counterparts, a new study has found. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine in June, followed 70,000 members of the Seventh Day Adventist Church over a six year period." The Border Mail│Australia, June 27

Cross-dressing man busted trying to spy in female college dorm. Loma Linda University, CA. The Daily Caller│USA, June 27

Barts replaces Sackett at Avista Adventist. Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville, CO. BCBR│USA, June 27

In Sierra Leone, US Peace Corps Boosts SDA School in Yele. Awareness Times│Sierra Leone, June 27

Lives of missionary, soldier and wife portrayed at Fort Walla Walla Museum. Sgt. Alonzo Trevor “A.T.” Jones, a soldier and evangelist, and his wife, Frances Patten Jones Walla Walla, WA. Union Bulletin│USA, June 27

Omar Ceniceros of Caldwell works inside the press room at the Pacific Press in Nampa. The company’s primary goal is printing material for members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and more than 600 million pages are printed each year in over 20 languages, for annual sales of about $21 million.

• Pacific Press Publishing could merge with Review and Herald. Idaho Press-Tribune│USA, June 27

Zephyrhills hospital CEO leaves post. Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, MI & San Joaquin Community Hospital, CA. Tampa Bay Times│USA, Jun 26

Mission to Africa. Justin Hobson, Tori Murray-Elley and Zach Pickles from Papatoetoe Seventh-day Adventist Church. Stuff│New Zealand, June 26

Floodgates open to violence. By Karel Samek, pastor, 7th Day Adventist Church. Merrit Herald│Canada, June 26

Seventh-day Adventist Church hires Allison+Partners ... to help it promote the church's 150th anniversary. PRWeek│USA, June 25

• Norway religions: Seventh-day Adventism. The Foreigner│Norway, June 25

Church members to help crackdown on violence in Hillcrest, Houston Moore communities. Ephesus Seventh-Day Adventist Church, NC. WECT│USA, June 25

International Festival focus was more on children this year. Columbus African Seventh-Day Adventist Church, OH. This Week News│USA, June 25

Kingston infant laid to rest. Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Kingston, NY. YNN│USA, June 25

Dr. David Jamieson, the church's lead pastor, was among those who donned hard hats for the special event what will soon see the congregation have a new base of operations. Langley, Canada│Tina Cooke, for Langley Advance.

Church breaks ground on Murrayville facilities. The Seventh Day Adventists are moving to a new, 60,000-square-foot church and community centre. Langley Advance│Canada, June 25

Retired Nurse Teaches Social Graces, Etiquette. Alveda Johnson│SDA Santa Cruz. The Gleaner│Jamaica, June 22

Diverse faith leaders unite over religious freedom concerns. 2013 National Religious Freedom Conference in Washington, D.C. Catholic News Agency│USA, June 22

• Case of doctor missing in Ukraine classified a homicide. "Dr. Jay Sloop, who had been in Kiev for three weeks working to set up a lifestyle center for the Seventh-day Adventist Church, was last seen May 14 when he left for a morning walk .." Yakima Herald│USA-Ukraine, June 22

NFL quarterback, Michael Vick spoken in the Ebenezer Seventh-day Adventist Church, GA.

• Michael Vick speaks to capacity crowd at Walter B. Williams. Ebenezer Seventh-day Adventist Church, Milledgeville, GA. Union-Recorder│USA, June 21

Michael Vick preaches believing, listening in Milledgeville. Ebenezer Seventh-day Adventist Church, GA. The Telegraph│USA, June 21

No Tickets Remain for Vick's Milledgeville Church Talk. Ebenezer Seventh-day Adventist Church, GA. 13WMAZ│USA, June 12

My nephew was shot by ZNS officers without consideration to the Laws of the land. Lusaka Times│Zambia, June 21

The U.S. Gives Special Immigration Rights to the Religious — But What About the Rest Of Us? Policymic│USA, June 20

Feature Film Being Shot at Upper Canada Village. "The Village is currently hosting a film company that is shooting Tell the World, a feature film that brings to life the story of how the Seventh Day Adventist Church began ..." Choose CornwallCanada, June 20

• Costume drama film shoots at Upper Canada Village. "'Tell The World' is about the events leading up to the establishment of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the mid-1800s ..." CBC News│Canada, June 19

• Studying in China in plans for Douglas County's only Gates Scholar. Khaleelah Logan being named one of 1,000 Gates Millennium Scholars nationwide. She is New Jerusalem Seventh-day Adventist member's, Atlanta, GA Neighbor Newspapers│USA, June 19

DREAM SYMBOL: Danny Milenkov with Edgar, at Blue Haven Community Centre on Saturday. Picture: David Stewart│Lakes Mail

Inflatable statue a headturner. Blue Haven Seventh-Day Adventist Community Church, Morisset, NSW. Lakes MailAustralia, June 19

Why Seventh Day Adventists Revere Isaac Newton. The quintessential man of science was also convinced that there was a code in the Bible that predicted the exact date of the Second Coming. The Atlantic│USA, June 19

Why I'm Still a Seventh-day Adventist. Huffington PostUSA, June 19

‘Dancing’ Daisy toasts to 100 years. Mrs. Daisy Eleanora Mahon is a member of Truth for the Final Generation Seventh-Day Adventist Church. The Barbados AdvocateBarbados, June 19

Atlantic Union Wins Approval Of 2 Programs. Atlantic Union College. Lancaster , MA. WBJournalUSA, June 19

• Atlantic Union College gets approval to offer degrees again. Lancaster , MA. News Telegram│USA, June 18

Big vote expected today in bid to reopen Atlantic Union College. Lancaster , MA. Sentinel and Enterprise│USA, June 18

• San Antonio church youth volunteer gets 180 days in child sexting case. Scenic Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church, TX. KENS5│USA, June 18

Laos: A Nation With Religious Contradictions. The Huffington PostUSA-Laos, June 18

Clarkston medical missionaries journey to Africa changes many lives. Kosa Adventist Hospital & Klarkston, WA. KLEWTV│USA_Cameroon, June 18

Church re-opens after fire. Seventh-day Adventist Church of Chestertown, MD. MyEasternShoreMD│USA, June 16

Serving God in Sault Ste. Marie. Seth and Teresa Dixon from Cornerstone Seventh-day Adventist Church, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. SootodayCanada, June 15

Green Is Good: Vegetarians Live Longer Than Meat-Eaters, Adventist Health Study 2 Finds ... ► more

Pacific Union College graduates about 360 students. Napa Valley Register│USA, June 14

The Dr. Carson I Met. The Chattanoogan│USA, June 14

United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County Packages 50,000 Meals. Three Angel SDA Church, Danville, VA. ABC13│USA, June 14

Festival Highlights Jamaican Composers. Andrews Memorial Seventh-day Adventist Church, Hope Road, St Andrew. The Gleaner│Jamaica, June 14

Dalton Urges Parents On Good Parenting. Renowned Seventh-day Adventist educationist, Dalton Segawa has recommended parents to play a pivotal role in their children's lives through character building and family value development. Kireka Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church. AllAfrica│Uganda, June 14

• Dr. Dalton urges parents on good parenting. “Fundamentals For Successful Parenting” by renowned Seventh-day Adventist educationist, Dalton Segawa. New Vision│Uganda, June 14

Court case awakens sleeping giant of unpaid internships. "The case centred on work requirements at Tennessee Seventh-day Adventist school Laurelbrook Sanitarium and School Inc., which directed its nursing assistant students to perform services for an on-site health care facility ..." Financial Post│USA, June 13

Jacqui Walker, of Columbia, leads second-grade students at the Olney Adventist Preparatory School out of their portable classroom building on Thursday to attend a groundbreaking for a new school building that will be built this summer. Bill Ryan/The Gazette

New school building for Olney Adventist Preparatory School. Building will include classrooms, gymnasium. Olney, MD. Gazette│USA, June 12

Watford Seventh Day Adventist Church's auction raises funds for Teenage Cancer Trust and The Peace Hospice. Watford Observer│UK, June 12

Lynn church fire ruled arson. The state Fire Marshal’s office on Tuesday offered a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the person or people who set the blaze at the El Siloe Seventh-day Adventist Church on May 22. Boston Globe│USA, June 12

20 Cuban refuges turn up at Chenay Bay Beach Resort. Sunny Acres Seventh-day Adventist Church. Virgin Islands Daily News│Virgin Islands, June 11

Adventist Soldier Sues KDF Over Saturdays. A former army officer sacked and detained for 42 days for declining to work on Saturday which is considered the Sabbath by the Seventh Day Adventist church has sued the government citing violation of his rights. Polycarp Miyogo Nyakora worked as a serviceman from 2002 until December 2012 when he was discharged. He says that he was discharged after he insisted on observing the true Sabbath day. AllAfrica│Kenya, June 11

St. Croix Seventh-day Adventist School Class of 2013 12 graduate from St. Croix Seventh-day Adventist. Virgin Islands Daily News│Virgin Islands, June 10

Far west residents recognised on Queen's Birthday. "June Bennett have received Order of Australia Medals for their service to music and the community of Broken Hill ... also been an organist at the Seventh Day Adventist Church for 25 years ago and is a life member of the Broken Hill Repertory Society." ABC│Australia, June 10

• India will host Adventist International Power Awards for 2013. The awardees who were honored included Dr. Benjamin Carson – the world's topmost Neroence in medical field, for the foundation’s excellence in social work. India Infoline│India, June 10

• Real churches denounce cult of anti-vaccine. The TelegraphAustralia, June 9

Members of the Battle Creek Seventh-day Adventist Church, from left, Charlotte Erickson, John Rachor, and Gail McDermott talk about the health benefits of being a vegetarian. Al Lassen/For the Enquirer

New study: Adventists' vegetarian diet linked to lower death rate. Battle Creek Enquirer│USA, June 8

• Prophecy of doom. "Twenty years after the Waco massacre, Australian survivor Graeme Craddock explains the allure of cult leader David Koresh and their terrifying two-month standoff with the FBI ..." Border Mail│Australia, June 8

• 37 Years Dedicated To Imparting Knowledge. Rosemary Connell-Bingham from Spanish Town Seventh-day Adventist Church. The GleanerJamaica, June 8

Longevity | Could vegetarian diets add years to your life? Courier-Journal│USA, June 7

Seventh-day Adventists: From doomsday sect to health advocates. Bangor, Maine. Bangor Daily News│USA, June 6

Award-winning Gospel music. The gospel choir at Philadelphia Seventh-day Adventist Church (of San Antonio, not Philadelphia, Pa.) won $5,000 after taking first place on May 18 in the American Sunrise “Rise Up and Sing” Gospel Choir Competition. My SA│USA, June 6

'We Have The Numbers' - Church Leaders Confident Enough Religious Jamaicans In Island To Prevent Change To Buggery Law. The Seventh-day Adventist Church alone accounts for some 322,228, making it the denomination with the highest affiliation in numbers in Jamaica. The Gleaner│Jamaica, June 6

County Employee Retires after 37 Years. Gertrude Brown retired from Calvert County Government, a strong ministry member of her church, Emmanuel Seventh Day Adventist Church in St. Leonard, MD. Southern Maryland News Net│USA, June 6

Vegetarians or Meat-Eaters: Guess Who Might Live Longer. Glamour│USA, June 6

• Southern Graduate Works As Director Of Photography For Film On PBS. "Nathan DeWild, director of photography at Journey Films and 2011 graduate of Southern Adventist University, worked on "The Adventists 2," a documentary scheduled to air nationally on PBS stations this September ..." Chattanoogan│USA, June 5

• Can Going Vegetarian Help You Live Longer? Maybe. "The study is based on a one-time survey of more than 70,000 Seventh-day Adventists, a religion that emphasizes healthful diets and abstaining from alcohol, caffeine and tobacco as part of a godly lifestyle. Not all adherents are vegetarians, but the church considers a meatless diet to be the ideal." NPR│USA, June 4

Vegetarian diet tied to fewer deaths over time. Fox News│USA, June 4

Eat Vegetarian, Live Longer? Discovery News│USA, June 4

New study results: Vegetarians have longer lives than meat-eaters. Examiner│USA, June 4

Going Vegetarian Cuts Death Risk, Study Confirms. Counsel & Heal│USA, June 3

Green Is Good: Vegetarians Live Longer Than Meat-Eaters, Study Finds. Wall Street Journal│USA, Jun 3

Want to Live Longer? Eat a Plant-Based Diet. Live Science│USA, June 3

• Vegetarian Dietary Patterns and Mortality in Adventist Health Study 2. JAMA Intern Med│USA, June 3

Vegetarian diets have been associated with a reduction in chronic diseases like high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease, the researchers said. Photographer: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

• Men Who Eat Vegetarian Diet Live Longer, Study Finds. Bloomberg Businessweek│USA, June 3

• Vegetarians Live Longer as Men Get Best Results, Researchers Say. Bloomberg Businessweek│USA, June 3

• Tabernacle replica brings Bible alive. Messiah’s Mansion. Dalton Seventh-day Adventist Church, GA. Dalton Daily Citizen│USA, June 4

• Men can get checked out for free. Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre & Seventh-Day Adventist Hall. Bermuda Sun│Bemuda, June 3

White House Fact Sheet: President Obama Applauds Commitments to Raise Awareness and Increase Understanding of Mental Health at White House Conference. Seventh-Day Adventist Church – North American Division. eNews Park Forest│USA, June 3

Kenya Schools must respect every students’ worship freedom. The landmark ruling by High Court Judge Justice Isaac Lenaola directing all public secondary schools to exempt students who subscribe to the Seventh Day Adventist from weekend classes was not only a constitutional right to the students but also respect to the freedom of worship. Standard Digital│Kenya, June 1

Local CNA, immigrant stresses role of community service. Millewa running in ‘Face of Africa - USA’ pageant. Grand Island SDA, NE. The Independent│USA, June 1

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