Urban Centers of Influence

Largest Adventist Cultural Center in the Middle East Opens in Egypt

Cairo, Egypt

Adventist Church president Ted N. C. Wilson rededicated the four-story complex to God’s glory and appealed to church members to remember that a key part of the church’s mission is helping people in big cities.

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Christian Books, a Children’s Corner, and a Veggie Sandwich

Kingston, Jamaica

The deli also offers shakes, wraps, and vegetarian pizzas, and the children's reading area includes a play area.

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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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Adventist college in Bolivia inaugurates Center of Influence

Cochabamba, Bolivia

The Center will provide health cooking, literacy, and fine motor skills classes in initial phase

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New Center for Healthy Lifestyle Bears the Adventist Imprint

Brest, Belarus

The new facilities are the result of a joint initiative of several sponsoring organizations, including the Adventist Church.

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"Lentil" Café Offers "Ecology of the Soul" Program

Yoshkar-Ola Russia

Other services include counseling about healthy food, lectures on disease prevention, Nordic walking and cooking demonstrations.

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The Language of Love

El Monte, California

Serving the 100,000 Vietnamese who live in the Greater Los Angeles area, this center offers a Vietnamese language school and an after-school program to help with homework and character building.

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Juice Bar Offers Fresh Concept of Mission

Ogden, Utah, United States

“'We don’t do programs. We do community. There’s a difference. Think of us as a ‘missional community.’ . . . Juice bar staff are currently being taught how to form and lead small groups"

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Haifa Life & Hope Center

Haifa, Israel

With its glass front, this Life Hope Center in a tourist hotspot feels very open to passersby. Activities inside range from children's cooking classes to Bible art exhibits, concerts, table games, Bible classes and more.

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The Good Samaritan Inn

Kingston, Jamaica

“It is the one-stop center for destitute people, where they can get a hot meal, a bath, and a change of clothing,” says Pastor Adrian Cotterell of the Jamaica Union Conference.

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Nazareth Life Hope Center

Nazareth, Israel

A Life Hope Center opens in downtown Nazareth in Israel. Some of the activities there include English language, computer classes, and health teaching.

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Getting to the Heart of Taipei

Taipei, Taiwan

The Life Hope Center in Taipei offers Alzheimers classes, cooking classes, and more. And two more Life Hope Centers are coming to Taipei soon!

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