Life Hope Centers

Butterfly Paradise

Siem Riep, Cambodia

Tim and Wendy Maddocks, long-time missionaries to Cambodia, have started a nature attraction that reaches out to tourists and local residents, and which provides employment for students at their school.

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Epic Art House

Chicago, IL

“We want to bridge the gap between the church, as we know it, and the community,” said Epic Church pastor Andres Flores. “We’re in a terrible time of crisis, and we want to offer a place for people to experience healing, creativity, and community.”

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Meeting Point

Cyprus

From massages and health assessments for adults to weekly activities for kids, volunteers at Meeting Point are serving their community, building friendships, and meeting needs.

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Second-Hand Shop with Counseling Services Opens in Tallinn

Tallinn, Estonia

A new center with a multi-faceted approach is working to show the love of Christ to the secular population of Tallinn, Estonia

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"The Art Space" Creates Community in Busy Mall

Chicago, IL

The Art Space, an Urban Center of Influence inside a busy Chicago mall, is a space where children and adults can create art together, and where they can belong and have a sense of community.

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Treasure Hunt

Chicago, IL

A thrift store, a clinic and a lecture space work together to add quality of life for Chicago residents along historic Route 66.

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F5 Climbing in Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand

Couple moves to Thailand and starts a Center of Influence, with a climbing wall, after watching the Adventist Mission series "I Want This City."

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(Also see IWantThisCity.org)

Taxis Serve as Centers of Influence in Panama City

Panama City, Panama

Nearly 70% of Panama's 4 million residents live in cities. In fact, half of Panama's citizens reside in the capital city! Members are working creatively to reach them.

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Adventist Community Center Opens in Cambodia

Battambang, Cambodia

The center includes a gym, a vegetarian restaurant, a playground, and a chapel. It will also offer health education, a language school, and music education.

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Drug, Alcohol Rehab Center Helps Men Make New Beginning

Guatemala City, Guatemala

In addition to finding freedom from addiction, more than 1500 people have been baptized in nine years of ministry.

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Language and Cooking Classes, Crafts, and Exercise, all at One Center

Talca, Chile

One-Year-In-Mission volunteers in Chile offer a variety of classes, and build friendships. People are finding new hope, and joy.

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When the City Park Becomes a Center of Influence

Suva, Fiji

The church provides regular meals to homeless people and others in a park in the center of the city. The park is also the venue used for health classes, Bible studies and worship services.

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