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Sang Ho Choi Ordained in Las Vegas, Nevada

(También español) Sang Ho Choi was ordained to the gospel ministry on Dec. 2, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Choi and his wife and ministry partner, Pyoungsook, and their three children—Jina, Sooa, and Nakhee—currently serve the Las Vegas Korean church.

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Moab Manna

(También español) It’s that time of year again! The members of Moab church have faithfully worked to prepare their annual produce give-away through their farm ministry, Moab Manna Farm.

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Boulder City Hosts Health Fair

(También español) The Boulder City church recently hosted a health and resource fair. This event was created for the community of Boulder City and its surrounding areas and was completely free to all participants.

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Second Annual Combined Women’s Retreat

(También español) Nevada-Utah Conference (NUC) Women’s Ministries, in an effort to enhance unity and become better stewards of resources, has combined the general women’s retreat with the Hispanic women’s retreat, resulting in one glorious blessing for the women of their vast conference.

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Something Better

(También español). From August 7 to 10, educators, administrators, and leaders from Seventh-day Adventist schools across North America came together in Phoenix, Arizona, for the highly anticipated North American Division (NAD) Teachers' Convention.

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Small Decision, Big Impact

(También español) Emigdio Gamez wanted to start a Pathfinder Club. He had loved being a Pathfinder in Nicaragua when he was growing up, and he wanted the same experience for his kids.

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Why Go to Summer Camp?

(También español) While this could still be the sentiment of many who attend youth camp today, this statement was written way back in 1936! Some things just don’t change, and enthusiasm for the summer camp program continues to inspire both campers and staff in 2023.

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Nevada-Utah Conference Holds STEAM Fair

(También español) The first Annual Nevada-Utah Conference Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) Fair was held at Summit Christian Academy (SCA) in Salt Lake City, Utah, from April 21 to April 23, 2023.

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NUC Welcomes Dr. Michael Jenkins Jr.

(También español) We are delighted to share that Michael Jenkins Jr., has accepted the call to the Nevada-Utah Conference to serve as the pastor for the Abundant Life church in Las Vegas, Nevada, effective May 1, 2023. 

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Nevada-Utah Conference Training Young Leaders

(También español) I learned that there are people out here who care…and it’s refreshing to see.” This quote from one of the attendees of the annual Youth Ministry Leadership Training encapsulated the effort of the Nevada-Utah Conference’s Youth Department, spearheaded by Pastor Rudy Alvir.

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THE BULLETIN - March 10, 2023

Opening doors for collegiate young adults is part of the ongoing vision for the Tempe church. Located adjacent to the Arizona State University campus and right across the street from the performing arts center, the church has often been a location for Adventist students to worship. When Pastor Mike Soto became the pastor of the church in 2022, he brought with him a vision of continuing the outreach to the entire student body of the campus.

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THE BULLETIN - February 17, 2023

Within just a few weeks of becoming an officially recognized group, Stronghold International Mission Group in Pearce, Ariz., conducted its first evangelistic meeting, “Our Great Hope Today.”

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The Fruit of the Harvest

(También español) The Moab church loves their community and continues to demonstrate it in different ways. Their agricultural ministry, Moab Manna, has now inspired a beautiful new outreach called the Harvest Basket.

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Writing, Leading, and Storms

Today's stories are from Vegas Valley Adventist Academy in Nevada and Lodi Academy in California. Students in Vegas Valley are polishing their journalism skills and learning to lead. Lodi Academy and Elementary School were rocked in recent storms, with falling trees coming too close for comfort! 

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My Father’s World

A series of paintings called “My Father’s World” was highlighted at a recent art exhibit. The exhibit took place at the Millcreek County Library,...

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West Jordan Adventurer Club Grows Like Wildfire

In 2016, the West Jordan church had only four children. Nevertheless, the Sabbath School Kindergarten teacher, Julie Washburn, decided to start an Adventurer Club. She felt as if God was impressing her to do so, even though there was such a small population of children in the church. She believed that if she built it, they would come.

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THE BULLETIN - January 13, 2023

According to the sign that greets people coming into town, Sonora is considered the Queen of the Southern Mines in Gold Rush Country. Starting in 1848, panning and mining gold brought people to this foothill area, about one hour from Yosemite.

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THE BULLETIN - January 6, 2023

2022 was designated as a Year of Evangelism. Over half of all Arizona churches participated in the evangelism effort. “Praise God that our church leaders and members are uniting their efforts to reach their communities with the gospel of Jesus,”

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Connie Hall Named Nevada Teacher of the Year

When Connie Hall was named 2023 Nevada Teacher of the Year, it came as no surprise to those that know her. She has been an exceptional example of true education throughout her teaching career. The Nevada Teacher of the Year celebrates excellence and encourages the workforce by recognizing exceptional teachers.

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NUC Young Adult Retreat

During the summer young adult retreat held July 21 to July 23, the Nevada-Utah Conference (NUC) Youth Department set out to create an experience where young people had the opportunity to connect with Christ more fully.  Only the young adults were brave enough to weather the 104-degree heat in Moab, Utah!

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Pathfinders

I have had the privilege of serving as coordinator for Pathfinder, Adventurer, and Youth Ministries for the Pacific Union since 2012. For the last 16 years,...

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Moab Church Fills Urgent Need

With their sirens screaming, the fire trucks raced to respond to a devastating emergency at a mobile home park. Fire! Several structures were fully engulfed, and ultimately six trailer homes burned.  In recent years, this has become a familiar refrain in the West, and with this loss Moab, Utah, just wrote its own stanza.

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Oh, How I Love Jesus

Karen Schneider, NUC treasurer, portraying Mary Magdalene, relates the story of the crucifixion to the children at the Sparks VBS as her mother, Ardith...

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Rudy Alvir Becomes NUC Youth Director

We have been blessed to have Pastor Rodolfo Alvir Abraham join the staff of the Nevada-Utah Conference (NUC) as the new youth/young adult director. Preferring to go by Pastor Rudy, he began his ministry here on May 1 by participating in the NUC Town Hall weekend in Reno.

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We Care!

The Nevada-Utah Conference (NUC) has a tag line: “We Care.” It describes how the conference administrative team makes decisions using a Christ-like model...

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Our Daily Bread

A  phone call from a local bakery distributor would change the face of ministry for the Living Water Fellowship in Las Vegas.

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Where Two or Three are Gathered

“Here I Am” was the theme of the Youth and Young Adult Retreat hosted by the Sparks and Riverview churches. In addition to the young people from the Salt Lake City area, Las Vegas area, and Reno area, the Holy Spirit showed up in a big way.

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Missionary Fire Truck Witnesses to Community

Christmas in March? This may seem like an odd time to be publishing a story on a past Christmas event. However, the members of the Castle Valley and Moab churches don't think so. To them, the story is not about a past event but a future one.

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The Joy of Acceptance

During one of the difficult times our church was going through, one of the members confessed, "This class is the reason I'm still here." My husband and I...

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Adventist Women Pioneers

Georgia Anna Burrus was born July 19, 1866. Despite family opposition, she joined the Adventist church at age 16 and enrolled as a working student at Healdsburg College in California. She then taught in the Bible Training School in Oakland.

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Top Tier Leadership

I have been involved in church work all my adult life. I was a taskforce worker. As an intern in Southern California, I ran a VBS and day camp for an entire summer without having conducted either one before. I worked briefly as an associate pastor and as a pastor. I’ve worked in communication and public relations at all levels of the church.

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Ministry Spotlight - Women's Ministries

The Lord has a work for women as well as for men. They may take their places in His work at this crisis, and He will work through them.... They can do in families a work that men cannot do, a work that reaches the inner life.

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