Latest Posts: Community

28 Oct 2020: Dupont Park Church Hosts Baby Shower and Back-to-School Giveaway

Story by Dupont Park Church Staff Members of Allegheny East Conference’s Dupont Park church in Washington, D.C., were disappointed when they had to suspend their Community Baby Shower (CBS) and Back to School Giveaway, due…

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3 Jan 2019: Emotional & Spiritual Care Session at NAD

The first ACS Emotional & Spiritual Care session at the North American Division headquarters was held on December 11-12, 2018. It was conducted by W. Derrick Lea, NAD ACS Disaster Response Director. Twenty-six pastors, lay…

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17 Dec 2018: Urban Ministry D.Min. Scholarship

The North American Division Adventist Community Services is offering scholarships to doctoral students who are interested in the 2019 Urban Ministry D.Min. Program at Andrews University. We will provide a scholarship in the amount of…

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12 Sep 2018: Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program 2018

The ACS Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program (NLCP) 2018 was held at Andrews University from September 4-7 (Tuesday – Friday). It was co-sponsored by the North American Division ACS in partnership with Andrews University, Philanthropic Services…

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11 Sep 2018: ACS Participation in Emergency Management Training

ACS and ADRA participated in an innovative Emergency Management Training program from August 26-31. ADRA coordinated the effort, taking the lead in training sessions and managing the simulation exercise. Five ACS DR Team members started…

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21 Aug 2018: ACS Offers Emotional & Spiritual Care Session in Rwanda

Our first ACS Emotional and Spiritual Care class outside of the North American Division was conducted last week in Rwanda. The ‘Assisting Individuals in Crisis’ course was taught by W. Derrick Lea, NAD ACS Disaster…

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9 Aug 2018: ACS ‘CHOP’ Program with Ochsner Foundation

The ACS Center of Westbank United SDA Church in New Orleans, Louisiana, recently entered into a collaboration with Ochsner Foundation Healthcare System to offer children in their community ‘The CHOP Toolkit’. The acronym CHOP stands…

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24 Jul 2018: STEAM Ahead Summer Camps

STEAM Ahead @ Discovery Junction, a ministry of Upper Columbia Conference ACS, is organizing four Kids camps this summer Monday through Friday from 10 am – 12 noon. The first camp “Lego Robotics” which was…

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30 May 2018: Rocky Mountain Conference ACS DR Simulation

On April 22, Sunday morning, the Rocky Mountain Conference Adventist Community Services held the first Disaster Response Simulation at H.M. Richards Elementary School. The purpose was to give volunteers a hands-on experience needed to respond…

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10 Apr 2017: Improving Community Outreach in Jamaica

ACS leaders from the General Conference and the North American Division spent a few days in Jamaica to help our fellow church members in improving their community outreach ministries, through the Flip Classroom workshop sessions.…

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