Two RMC pastors accept calls » The Rocky Mountain Conference is sad to say goodbye to two of our pastors!
Pastor Chris Evenson, who has pastored the Aspen Park and Franktown (Colo.) churches for the past three years, has accepted a call to a church in the Idaho Conference. We are grateful for the spiritual leadership Pastor Chris has provided, and for the valuable contributions made by his wife, Lisa, as well. We will miss the vitality of Pastor Chris's young family!
Pastor David Martinez, who has pastored the Aurora (Colo.) church for the past four years, has accepted a call to serve as chaplain at the new Castle Rock Adventist Hospital in Castle Rock, Colo. The hospital is slated to open Aug. 1. Thank you, Pastor David and Kathy, for your dedicated service in the Rocky Mountain Conference. We're glad you're staying in the area!
Both of these pastors' contributions will be greatly missed by the Rocky Mountain Conference. They have blessed—and will continue to bless—many. We wish them the very best as they continue their ministry journeys with the Lord.
Western Slope welcomes Elder Ted Wilson » On Aug. 17, there will be a special Sabbath celebration in the Western Slope region of our Conference. Elder Ted Wilson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist world church, will speak Sabbath morning, and many other world church leaders will be present with him on that day to speak for Sabbath school and in an afternoon meeting. This event will take place in Montrose, Colo. Please watch for further information about times and specific location.
Adventist Church continues to respond after Oklahoma tornados » The relief efforts continue for the victims of the tornados that struck Oklahoma. A recent news bulletin shares information about the relief effort.
Delta SDA Elementary hosts first Science Fair » Participants in the recent Science Fair at Delta SDA Elementary included both Delta students and area homeschoolers. The event took place May 15. There were displays and demonstrations, ranging from learning about horses to learning about cornstarch and water. Click here for a list of the winners’ names.
Eden Valley Institute to host free health seminar » Eden Valley Institute, in Loveland, Colo., will host a wellness seminar June 7–9. Walt Cross, a certified wellness coach trained at Cornell University, will be the presenter. View the brochure created for this event.
The Sheridan Church hosts a district-wide ARME Bible Camp » Darlene Westbrook, communication secretary for the Sheridan Church in Wyoming, reports about a very successful ARME Bible Camp that took place May 17–19. Click here to read the report.
Campion Church to host new Adventist Seminary dean for a Daniel and sanctuary series » Dr. Jirí Moskala, the newly-appointed dean of the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University, will present a series on Daniel and the sanctuary on May 31 and June 1 at the Campion Church in Colorado. Click here for information about the times and topics Dr. Moskala will present.
On the road » This past Sabbath, Diane and I had the privilege of worshipping with lay pastor Milton Quezada and his church family at the Centro Cristiano de la Cumunidad Adventist Church. Milton has a popular radio program, which broadcasts to the Latino community.
As a result of the broadcast, nearly 90 percent of those attending come directly from the community. The congregation currently worships in the gymnasium on the Arvada Church campus.
This coming Sabbath will be a high sabbath for the N.E. Colorado churches. They will join together for a district-wide convocation in Ft. Morgan, Colo. Diane and I look forward to worshiping with the Yuma, Sterling, Burlington, Akron, and Ft. Morgan churches.
Happy Sabbath to all!
Elder Gary Thurber
Rocky Mountain Conference president
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