SDA Round-up

1) Jamaican Adventists march in support of Enditnow (Nigel Coke, ANN, 3 Nov 2011)

Hundreds of Jamaican Seventh-day Adventists marched last week against violence toward women and children in Ocho Rios. They came out in support of Enditnow, a global campaign to raise awareness of domestic abuse and advocate on behalf of woman and girls vulnerable to violence worldwide.

2) LA Clergy Divest $2 million and 200 Years of Business from Bank of America (Ian Pajer-Rogers, Move Our Money, 2 Nov 2011)

“We the clergy and leaders of LA Voice stand here today, willing to lead by example,” said Pastor Ryan Bell of the Hollywood Adventist Church, one of many LA Voice clergy leaders who are pulling out their congregation’s money and organizing to pass a Responsible Banking Ordinance through the Los Angeles City Council.

3) YG Church Helps Feed America at the North Texas Food Bank (Amy Shultz, Record)

On July 9, 2011, the Younger Generation Church (YG) from the Arlington church volunteered at the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) during Faith Week 2011–a week-long volunteer experience meant solely for faith-based groups, as a part of the Full on Faith initiative.

4) Chris Smoot is quoted on page 3 of this article: “Somalia’s Agony Tests Limits of Aid” (Jeffrey Gettleman, NYTimes, 1 Nov 2011).

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