Plush toys for kids in crisis »
On Saturday, November 22, 2014,
worshipers from the Cañon City SDA Church
were greeted by 357 unusual faces. Jackie Robinson has for 12 years collected stuffed animals to be distributed by local police and fire agencies. They are handed out to children impacted by fire, accident, or other crisis situations. These toys bring comfort in the midst of chaos. Watch for the full story in the January issue of the Mid-America Union Outlook.
Vista Ridge students get in the Christmas spirit »
This week, the 7th through 10th graders of Vista Ridge Adventist Academy
in Erie, Colo., had the opportunity to go to Rocky Mountain SER
(Service Employment & Development) to wrap presents for low-income families. They were blessed to share in the gift of giving this holiday season!
Youth in Action in Wyoming » The Sheridan (Wyo.) SDA Church invited Anne Greet from the Buffalo SDA Church to come and give her testimony. Anne's title for her presentation was "God Loves Through His Creatures." Anne brought along a host of caged friends: a gecko, chicken, mouse, hedgehog, rabbit, tarantula, and her beloved dog, Pepsi. Anne shared the unique abilities God has instilled in His creatures to love, survive, protect, and demonstrate how God does the same for us. The Sheridan congregation was asked to participate by reading many Bible texts that pertained to His creations.
Anne is a home-schooled high school sophomore. She and her parents, Shane and Heide, have gone to Honduras and Page, Arizona, on mission trips with the Wyoming Waldensians. Thank you, Anne—all were so blessed by your wonderful presentation.
Campion commits to pray like Daniel » Campion
principal Spencer Hanna
shares that the school has committed to fervent prayer three times a day—morning, noon, and night—like the prophet Daniel did for Israel in the Old Testament. We have posted a story about their plan on our RMC website
Plan now to attend the One Project » Japhet De Olivera,
senior pastor of the Boulder Church,
is one of the founders and principal organizers of the One Project
. Each year, people from around the world gather to learn how to draw closer to the One who matters most! This year's meetings will be held Feb 8 & 9, 2014,
in San Diego, Calif. Click here
for more information and to register. Early registration ends on Dec. 31.
ACS Job Opportunity » Adventist Community Services
has an immediate opening for a part-time (28 hrs/week) Food Bank Coordinator
at its Denver location. The Food Bank Coordinator serves an important role by helping provide food to the varied clients of ACS-LIFT. For a complete job description and application, please click here
. For more information about ACS Community LIFT
and its ministries, please visit www.acslift.org
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Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the News Nuggets will not be issued next week. Have a wonderful and blessed season of giving thanks!