The 61st General Conference Session convened in St. Louis, Missouri, on Monday, June 6, and will conclude tomorrow, June 11. During the final minutes of the business session on Monday, June 6, delegates to the 61st General Conference Session voted to accept the recommendation of the Nominating Committee to re-elect Ted N. C. Wilson as president of the General Conference. With their vote, delegates confirmed Elder Wilson, who has been president of the denomination since 2010, for the 2022-2025 period. It will be his third term as president.
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On Tuesday, May 31, the La Sierra University community and its supporters and stakeholders gathered at the La Sierra University church to celebrate the inauguration of La Sierra University’s president, Dr. Joy Fehr. Delayed two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the inauguration was a long-awaited special moment recognizing Dr. Fehr, the first female to hold the top leadership post in La Sierra's 100-year history.
Bradford Newton, president of the Pacific Union Conference and chair of La Sierra’s Board of Trustees, conducted the program’s installation ceremony, which included the presentation of the presidential medallion and confirmation of the appointment of the president. Congratulations, Dr. Fehr! May God continue to bless you and La Sierra University!
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Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. In our continuing series of interviews about the importance of Juneteenth, we spoke with Pastor Virgil Childs, the vice president for Black Ministries for the Pacific Union Conference. His interview concludes our All God’s People episode.
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