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News from the Seventh-day Adventist World Church Headquarters

Adventist Church files amicus brief for workplace religious freedom case at top U.S. court
Church hopes Supreme Court will take case of Muslim girl who was denied job

Adventist Church appoints Reece, Williams honorary Health Ministries leaders
Maryland's medical school dean, Harvard public health professor to promote Church’s evidence-based health message

Adventist Church sponsors its first religious liberty festival in Britain
2,000 attend the ‘Free to Worship’ festival

Wilson urges all Adventists to reaffirm stance on Creation
Conference votes statement affirming Bible's 'reliable account' of recent literal Creation

Andrews theologians approve statement on headship
Statement emphasizes equality of men and women as members of the body of Christ

In Venezuela, Adventists participate in city-wide impact in capital city
Initiative is second annual community service event

Australians vote Weet-Bix most trusted breakfast food
Nationally-recognized brand produced by Adventist Sanitarium company

Wilson: No room for evolution as truth in Adventist schools
At opening of Bible and science conference, Adventist Church President emphasizes literal one-week Creation

At Pathfinder Camporee, Daniel reenactments deliver big lessons from big stage
Strong acting highlights event’s ‘Forever Faithful’ theme; Nebuchadnezzar’s wig flies

Chinese Adventist media team wins bronze award in gospel short film competition
11-minute film ‘My Father’ was shot on location in remote village

Adventist Church’s anti-abuse initiative set for August 23
Church leaders urge all congregations to participate; resources available

LLU alumni deliver health care at Ebola stricken region
Cooper Adventist Hospital in Liberia remaining open during epidemic

Lamoreaux tapped to serve as Adventist world church’s first CIO
Current North American IT director will implement global tech strategy, guard online security

Pathfinder Camporee day 2 in photos
A parade of activities, learning and fun

2014 Adventist Pathfinder Camporee off to an energetic start, if a bit of a wet one
More than 46,000 people arriving in U.S. state of Wisconsin for massive Camporee; several clubs bike the 830 mile-trip

Adventist Church recommends staff, members not travel to and from West Africa
An Adventist is one of more than 930 victims of Ebola outbreak

Adventist Church president releases statement on persecution of religious minorities in Iraq, Syria
Wilson calls on members to pray for victims of extremism

In Portugal, top court grants two Adventists Saturdays off from work
Decision comes after years of Religious Liberty proponents working with government officials

Guatemalan president encourages Adventist youth congress delegates to be agents of change
Community service projects, health outreach are highlights

White Estate temporarily closing for eight-month remodeling project
Estate of Adventist Church co-founder to feature enhanced visitor center

Top six considerations for picking a General Conference Session host city
Executive Committee’s venue requirements limit options for sites

Adventist leaders applaud announcement for nominee of U.S. religious freedom post
Rabbi Saperstein nominated as State Department’s religious freedom ambassador

Wilson thanks Jordan for renewing Church’s registration
Adventist Church president wraps up extended trip to five countries with stop in Middle East

Nepali student gets one millionth dollar from scholarship fund
Women’s Ministries department reaches milestone with its 19-year-old fund

U.S. Adventist church opens doors to community after wildfire
Brewster Adventist Church started clothing distribution center hours after near miss

Magazine names Adventist-operated Loma Linda University Medical Center top hospital in region
U.S. News & World Report also names LLUMC’s urology program among best in nation

Wilson encourages pastors, doctors and politicians in Thailand
At Bangkok Adventist Hospital, Church president asks for prayers for institution affected by months of civil unrest

Loma Linda University Health unveils record $1.2 billion expansion
A $100 million gift kicks off Vision 2020 project

Volunteers Sought to Treat 5,000 Patients in San Antonio
Dentists and optometrists are especially needed for the church’s “Mission to the Cities” program.

Adventist Church president makes case for vegetarianism
Wilson wraps up week-long health conference with appeal for attendees to resolutely practice what they teach