Ed Barnett begins term of service as RMC president »
This week marked the official start for Ed Barnett as the president of the Rocky Mountain Conference. Monday began with an inaugural staff meeting where Ed shared his vision for the conference with staff members.
Barnett stated that the conference office should be a place where love is modeled and a spirit of unity is pervasive. His prayer for the RMC is that we will effectively share the Adventist message in every corner of our territory. There was a season of prayer during the staff meeting that concluded with a special prayer of dedication for our new president.
RMC Youth evangelists preach in Costa Rica » This evening, in 15 locations in Costa Rica, young people from around the Rocky Mountain Conference will begin preaching a series of evangelistic meetings. This is the second year for the Kaléo Project, and this year's mission trip has swelled to 60 young people and sponsors. Students from Mile High Academy, Campion Academy, Vista Ridge, home schools, and public schools are all working together to reach Costa Rica with messages of hope. Please join us in praying for the young people as they travel and speak and build God's kingdom in Costa Rica.
Mile High Academy junior class fundraiser » Help the Mile High Academy Class of 2015 “Fill A Truck” on Sunday, April 6, from 8 a.m to 2 p.m. For every truck we fill with your donations of gently used clothing and household items, ARC Thrift Stores will contribute $1,600 to the class. Do some spring cleaning and drop off your donations that day between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. (or call for additional drop off times around that date). For more information contact Walter Weber, 909-327-1723, or Brenda Rodie, 303-607-4914. A PDF flyer with more info is also available.
Adventist Health lectures bless workers in Wyoming » The Better Life Natural Foods store owned by the Sheridan Seventh-day Adventist Church has an open invitation to provide 15-minute health lectures at Kennon Products, an aeronautics manufacturing company. Twenty Kennon employees were blessed by Linda Kelly's recent presentation on using water therapy to heal wounds, bruises, inflammation, aches, and pains. Better Life Natural Foods is well-known in the community for the sale of healthy foods and for lifestyle presentations such as Neil Nedley Depression Recovery Seminars, cooking classes, alternative natural healing classes, and much more.
Prisoners are being "set free" across the RMC » This week, we received reports from both Torrington, Wyoming, and Durango, Colorado, about how God is working in our prisons.
Elder Roselyn Leary shares: "Pastor Ted Williams began prison ministries in the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institute while serving as pastor in the Torrington, Wyoming, church in 2010. He made the program available to other church members and since his transfer to Fort Lupton in late 2012, I have carried on the work at the prison involving a Bible study every Sabbath evening. At present, a study of Daniel and Revelation is being presented. So far, sixteen young men have become members of the Torrington church through baptism, either by Pastor Ted or myself. And, many of the inmates have adopted the 'SDA diet' (no meat) as they like to call it, after learning of the health benefits."
Elder Ruben Belaguer reports: "At the end of October of last year, I got the permission to give Bible studies at the Durango Jail every Monday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Spanish is my first language.The first time I went, prepared with Spanish Bible study materials, I asked an officer to call any interested Hispanic inmates to go to my designated room. But six English speaking inmates showed up, plus two who spoke both Spanish and English. I thought, How can I teach them if they don't know Spanish? But they had the desire to come anyway, hungry for the word of God! So I got Bible studies in English for the following week. From humble beginnings with eight inmates, we have grown to sixteen attending. They are so interested that every time I pass out magazines and books, they want more! I ask your prayers for them."
Let's praise God for these wonderful blessings and privileges God has given in bringing the message and hope to many prisoners in despair.
To find out how you can get involved in prison ministry, contact Pastor Ted Williams.
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