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11 Jan 2022: Record-Setting Fires Destroy Over 1,000 Homes in Colorado

On December 30, 2021, multiple growing and fast-moving grassfires raged through the Colorado suburbs of Louisville and Superior at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Boulder County. These record-setting fires have destroyed more than…

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10 Jan 2022: Passing of Long-Time ACS Volunteer Lowell Tripp

We are saddened to announce the passing of Lowell Irving Tripp, one of our long-time Adventist Community Services volunteers, on December 7, 2021 at the age of 100. He was predeceased by his wife of…

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20 Dec 2021: ReNewed Hope Food Pantry Food Distribution

How do you distribute food to 310 families in just over an hour? Thoughtful organizing and lots of smiling volunteers! “God keeps bringing people to be a part of this ministry. About half of those…

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13 Dec 2021: Deadly Tornadoes Ravage Communities in Six States

UPDATE – DECEMBER 14, 2021 The recent Midwest tornadoes have left communities with considerable damage to homes and property, closed roads, power outage, and numerous fatalities. ACS directors in the affected conferences have spent many…

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22 Nov 2021: Abney Chapel ACS Center Partners With Faith Communities to Distribute Food

Adventist Community Services continues to serve as a resource for communities around the North American Division. Though we are still in the middle of a pandemic, various ACS entities have found ways to actively be…

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10 Nov 2021: Gateway Grace Dental Clinic at PACS

How does a visit to the dentist make you feel? By: Colette Newer, Associate Director of Adventist Community Services at the North American Division Carol answered the phone and heard “You have to see me,…

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28 Oct 2021: Willow Grove ACS Center Serves Communities Impacted by Ida

The Willow Grove Adventist Community Services Center is one of several ACS Centers that are still responding to the needs of communities impacted by Hurricane Ida. They organized a distribution event on Wednesday, October 27,…

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11 Oct 2021: Arkansas-Louisiana ACS Distributes Goods to Communities During Ida Recovery

Though Hurricane Ida touched down in Louisiana over a month ago on August 29, 2021, several communities affected by this tragic disaster event continue to struggle. ACS at the Arkansas-Louisiana Conference has been engaged in…

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13 Sep 2021: Chesapeake and Wisconsin Conferences Help Afghan Refugees

ACS teams in various conferences such as Wisconsin and Chesapeake are providing assistance to refugees arriving from Afghanistan. Wisconsin Conference ACS Director, Alice Garrett, has been in collaboration with the Wisconsin VOAD (WI VOAD) and…

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8 Sep 2021: Former Gulf States Conference ACS Director Passes Away

We regret to announce the passing of Pr. Ray Lamare Elsberry on August 26, 2021, at age 78 in Dora, Alabama. He served as the ACS and ACS Disaster Response Director for the Gulf States…

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