Urban Centers of Influence

Hope Channel-Branded Health Center

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Strategically located in a highly visible spot in the city's commercial center, the Buenos Aires center of influence focuses on family and health, and offers classes on depression, loneliness, and more, and offers direct access to health professionals, psychologists, and pastors.

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Blind Church

Toronto, Canada

"Hope Vision Fellowship has been a tremendous blessing to the blind in that they see it as their church. They regularly express how comfortable they feel when they're there."

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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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Epic Art House

Chicago, United States

“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 German "Hope Centres"

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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Myrtle Restaurant—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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A Prison Church, and a UCI in an Affluent Neighborhood

Asunción, Paraguay

The prayers of Adventist youth opened the doors to starting a UCI in an affluent neighborhood where classes, books, and friendship are offered to the community.

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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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The Salted Café

Sofia, Bulgaria

“For years my sister and I dreamed of creating a place where people felt comfortable and that reflected our artistic and Christian lifestyle values. A place where we could reach out to people and make friends for Jesus,” says Antoniya."

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