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6 May 2021: Transition of Leadership in NAD ACS

We are pleased to welcome W. Derrick Lea as the new director of the North American Division Adventist Community Services (NAD ACS). Lea had previously served as the NAD ACS associate director with focus areas…

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23 Mar 2021: ACS Responds to Mass Shooting in Colorado

On Monday, March 22, a gunman opened fire at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado, leaving ten people dead. Among the casualties was a police officer who was responding to this heinous act of violence. Derrick…

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16 Mar 2021: ACS Director of Kentucky-Tennessee Conference Retires

After 37 years of denomination work, Dr. Steve A. Rose Sr. retired on March 1, 2021. He served as the vice president for administration and also the director for Adventist Community Services in the Kentucky-Tennessee…

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21 Feb 2021: Water Distribution Through Texas ACS Depot

Southwestern Adventist University water was shut down this past week and the Texas ACS (Adventist Community Services) Depot was able to deliver water. This was made possible after the Texas ACS Depot contacted the Johnson…

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19 Feb 2021: Texas Winter Storm Disaster Relief

Millions of people in the State of Texas are dealing with the impact from the huge winter storm that passed over the region this week. Southwestern Union Conference Adventist Community Services (ACS) began addressing some…

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16 Feb 2021: ACS Extends Partnership with City Harvest

The Adventist Community Services’ relationship with City Harvest expired on Jan. 31, 2021, but the work is continuing at another level. “We are now connected with FEMA through our City Harvest partnership,” said W. Derrick…

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3 Feb 2021: ACS Accepts Face Mask Donations from AdventHealth

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the nation, Adventist Community Services (ACS) Centers have been encouraged to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to volunteers, staff, and community members. Face masks are one of the…

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21 Jan 2021: NAD ACS Awarded $250,000 Grant for Food Programs

North American Division Adventist Community Services (NAD ACS) has been supporting the food programs of local ACS food pantries in our conferences within the Division amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, we invested 1.5…

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7 Jan 2021: Denver Channel 7 News Assists ACS DR with Fire Relief

The Cameron Peak fire is declared to be the largest recorded wildfire in the history of Colorado State. It started near Chambers Lake on August 13, 2020 and was declared 100% contained on December 2,…

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11 Nov 2020: ACS DR Teams Continue Responding to Fires and Hurricanes

Tremendous efforts in response to the tragic fires that have been burning over the last few weeks continue to take place on the West Coast. The North Pacific Union Conference (NPUC) and Pacific Union Conference…

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