Urban Centers of Influence

Vertical Villages

Cities in the 10/40 Window

A single high-rise apartment can be home to more people than some entire villages. Life Hope Centers are being started in these "vertical villages."

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New Life Mures

Târgu Mureș, Romania

Services to the community include a restaurant, a health-food store, a dental practice, a catering business, and classes.

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Former Bar Now a Life Hope Center

Chișinău, Moldova

Vyacheslav went from being an addict to a doctor. His life was changed and now he works to share Jesus with the people in Moldova's capital city!

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First Café Church Opens In New York City

New York City, NY, USA

“A church like MyGen,” she said, “allows [young people] to be themselves and find themselves, and to make that ultimate choice to live for God.”

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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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Getting Together in two new German "Hope Centres"

Bensheim/Bremen, Germany

"the Seventh-day Adventist Church opened the first meeting centre under the name "Hope Centre" in cooperation with the Christian radio and television Hope Channel in Bensheim-Auerbach."

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Let's Move Vancouver

Vancouver, Canada

Mind, body, and spirit outreach is happening in Vancouver, through English as a Second Language classes, community and seniors gardening, and much more.

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Vegan Food and the Gospel

near Tokyo, Japan

"At that moment, I knew I wanted to open a vegan restaurant where I could help people become healthier and feel better just as I had in Alabama. Maybe I also could win their confidence and point them to Jesus."

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The Banquet Table

Ruse, Bulgaria

"They had been praying for two years, asking God to show them how to reach their city of Ruse for Jesus. They had never heard of Urban Centers of Influence, as advocated by Ellen White, yet they felt impressed to start such a center in one of their rental properties."

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Finding Life and Hope Inside a Prison

Asuncion, Paraguay

A Life Hope Center inside a crowded Paraguay prison is offering inmates true freedom.

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Cuisle Wellness Center

Dublin, Ireland

At the Cuisle Center in Dublin, church members reach out through health and wellness classes and services, including counseling, massage, cooking classes and more.

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Walk of Faith Community Center

Cleveland, Ohio

The ministry of presence, and of showing God's love through practical ministry is changing lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

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