Urban Centers of Influence

Presence Kulturlounge

Frankfurt, Germany

Presence Kulturlounge is a place where people can share good food, good art, good discussions, and good friendships. Presence Kulturlounge is not just for the community; it is with the community.

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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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Life Hope Centers Open Across Indonesia through TMI

Jakarta, Indonesia and Beyond

"Adventists throughout Indonesia gained inspiration from what CMC started in Jakarta and have now launched Life Hope Centers in at least half dozen Indonesian cities."

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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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A Place of Hope

Cairo, Egypt

The Life Hope Center in Cairo helps people in emotional, physical and intellectual areas, offering English and Portuguese language classes, family therapy, and more.

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The "Zero Church"

Madrid, Spain

"The Madrid church plant has developed several projects of social support which include assisting at-risk children and children with chronic diseases, giving a hand to refugees, visiting the sick, helping the homeless, and organizing camps for children with disabilities."



Sao Paulo, Brazil

“We have the ability to awaken in children an interest in Creation, telling them they can learn to enjoy nature here, as they prepare to enjoy it for eternity,”

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Refuge and Revelation

Phoenix, AZ, U.S.

“One of the highlights of our service is our visits to many of our refugees’ homes,” says Sta. Ana. “Visits have endeared us to them and them to us."


All Generations Center


For more than 10 years, the All Generations Center has provided friendship, activities, and care for elderly people in the neighborhood. People who had never set foot in church now come.

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Happy Hand

Copenhagen, Denmark

“We called the shop Happy Hand,” says Anne-May Müller, “because we want to lend a hand to those in need around us.