LaVida Mission Church holds evangelistic meetings » Seventeen people were baptized at LaVida Mission Church, in Lake Valley Area, N.M., as a result of the ongoing evangelistic efforts at the PreK-12 LaVida Mission Academy. Please read the article we received about this very special baptism in this mission field right in our backyard!
Pastor Kevin Bowen accepts call to Monterey Bay Academy » This past Sabbath, Pastor Kevin Bowen, associate pastor of the Boulder Church, announced he and his family will move to Monterey Bay Academy in Watsonville, Calif. Pastor Kevin will be the new recruiter for the school.
During his time at the Boulder Church, Pastor Kevin was instrumental in beginning the Project 5:2 worship ministry at the Boulder Church, which was designed to reach young adults in Boulder. We wish Pastor Kevin, his wife, Kristen, and their two children only God’s richest blessings as they continue their service for our Savior.
Our Church continues to respond to disaster victims in North America » Adventist Community Services Disaster Response leaders and volunteers continue to assist those affected by the many natural disasters in North America this year. In the Rocky Mountain Conference, we are very aware of the destruction caused by the widespread wildfires, but other regions of our country have been impacted, too. Read the North American Division’s latest news release to learn more about our Church’s ongoing efforts to bring relief to victims.
Taskforce assembled to study a possible merger of the North America Adventist publishing houses » The General Conference just distributed a news release announcing discussing of a possible merger of the Pacific Press Publishing Association and the Review and Herald Publishing Association. The release also talks of a possible transfer of management of these publishing houses from the General Conference to the North American Division.
On the road » The Denver South Church was a joy to worship at this past Sabbath. The music was incredible, and the congregation was warm and gracious. I should tell you, someone there bakes the most delicious cakes to celebrate birthdays at the fellowship meals hosted at the church every week!
This Sabbath, Diane and I do not travel far from our home. We will worship with the Newday Christian SDA Church in Parker, Colo., with Pastor Dave Kennedy and the Newday church family.
Wherever you find yourself this coming Sabbath, I pray you rest in our Savior’s arms as we worship and serve Him!
Elder Gary Thurber
Rocky Mountain Conference president
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