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Southern California Conference

sccadventists

SCC exists to exalt Christ by serving its diverse communities through networked and creatively engaged churches and schools.

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From Cage Fighter to Evangelist — Nico Hill Lives Up to His Promise (πŸ“·: provided by Holly Anderson) . A fourth degree black belt in karate and one of the original pioneers of cage fighting, Nico Hill fought in Russia, Brazil, and the United States. As a martial arts expert, he was known as “Nico the Dragon” and starred in a TV series and many action feature films. Onscreen, he played the tough guy who always came out on top. Off-screen, he was sinking in a seemingly bottomless pit of despair. He lived... [continued on our website, link in bio] . As published in the @pacificunionrecorder May 2018 issue. . . . #livinggodslove #recorder #pacificunion #sdawest #california #socal #news #church #inspiration #testimony #mission #adventist #seventhdayadventist #sda #adventistchurch #evangelism
Lives Are Changed at Two SCC Evangelistic Series (πŸ“·: provided by Aidan Wu & Pam Vanegas) . This March, Canoga Park Community church and Whittier church hosted month-long evangelistic series. In preparing for the series, the churches hosted health cooking classes. Whittier church also held a 24-hour prayer vigil. Throughout the series, topics presented included salvation, the blessing of the Sabbath, what happens when we die and is there hope after death. Before and during both series, church members worked together with Bible workers from SOULS West... [continued on our website, link in bio] . As published in the @pacificunionrecorder May 2018 issue. . . . #livinggodslove #recorder #pacificunion #sdawest #california #socal #news #church #inspiration #testimony #mission #adventist #seventhdayadventist #sda #adventistchurch #evangelism #revival
"Light Above" Shines the Light of God's Love in Pasadena (πŸ“·: Connie Jeffery & Rhendson Taton) . On Sabbath afternoon, March 17, the Light Above group became a Company of the Southern California Conference (SCC). The recognition and certification ceremony was held at the Foothills Community church, the congregation’s rented facility in Pasadena. In October 2006, 21 believers started a Visayan (Filipino dialect) group which met in a room in Eagle Rock. They were... [continued on our website, link in bio] . As published in the @pacificunionrecorder May 2018 issue. . . . #livinggodslove #recorder #pacificunion #sdawest #california #socal #news #church #inspiration #testimony #mission #adventist #seventhdayadventist #sda #adventistchurch
Free Medical Clinic Displays @ggccsda’s “Mega-Heart” (πŸ“·: provided by Iki Taimi) . “One of the biggest things for a strong community is when we get together,” said Gardena Police Chief Tom Kang. The truth of this statement was demonstrated to the 288 people who received free medical care at the Gardena church on March 11 and 12. Services provided at the two-day clinic included dental, vision, chiropractics, chaplaincy, legal counsel, foodbank distribution, medical triage, nutrition counsel, behavioral health services... [continued on our website, link in bio] . As published in the @pacificunionrecorder May 2018 issue. . . . #livinggodslove #recorder #pacificunion #sdawest #california #socal #news #church #inspiration #testimony #mission #adventist #seventhdayadventist #sda #adventistchurch #freeclinic #heart #love #amenministries
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths." -Proverbs 3:5-6 πŸ‘£ #mondaymotivation . . . #amen #peace #happiness #joy #love #faith #truth #hope #believe #blessed #pray #grace #mercy #encouragement #guidance #godisgood #godislove #jesuslovesyou #jesus #god #holyspirit #seventhdayadventist #adventist #adventistchurch #sda #quote #quoteoftheday #qotd #ellenwhite
Saniku East-West Language School puts mission first (πŸ“·: provided by Chris Ishii) . Forty-nine years ago, forward-thinking members of the Japanese Seventh-day Adventist Churches in the Southern California Conference (SCC) began the Saniku East West Language School as a church-sponsored education ministry. Its primary market continues to be children of Japanese business executives whose corporations post them here in Southern California for two to five years. [continued on our website, link in bio] . As published in the @pacificunionrecorder April 2018 issue. . . . #livinggodslove #recorder #pacificunion #sdawest #california #socal #news #church #inspiration #testimony #mission #adventist #seventhdayadventist #sda #adventistchurch #adventisteducation
Church & school partnership a model for growth in Simi Valley (πŸ“·: provided by Simone Buttler) . On February 2 and 3, Larry Blackmer, Ph.D., the Vice President for Education for the North American Division (NAD), visited Simi Valley Adventist School (SVAS). According to Blackmer, the reason for his visit was because of the very strong relationship between SVAS and Simi Valley church. “The school and church have united in a partnership that has helped both the school and the church in many ways,” Blackmer noted, “including baptisms of more than just students — it has truly become a church school.” . As published in the @pacificunionrecorder April issue. Find the full story on our website at scc.adventist.org [link in bio] . . . #livinggodslove #recorder #pacificunion #sdawest #california #socal #news #church #inspiration #testimony #mission #adventist #seventhdayadventist #sda #adventistchurch #adventistsinthenews #education #adventisteducation #growth
White Memorial Adventist School students share a heartfelt lesson for heart awareness month ❀️ (πŸ“·: provided by ArniLynne Tupas-Setser) . In honor of February as Heart Awareness Month, this year, the fifth and sixth grade class of White Memorial Adventist School spent time studying about the heart, healthy heart-friendly habits as well as diseases and illnesses that occur when you don’t take care of your heart. “Upon hearing of the project that Mrs. Tupas-Setser wanted to present to her fifth and sixth graders, I was excited to hear about the results the class would establish,” said David Olivares, principal, White Memorial Adventist School. . Find the full story on our website at scc.adventist.org [link in bio] . . . #heartawarenessmonth #love #adventisteducation #education #school #california #socal #noahbella #chd #news #church #inspiration #testimony #mission #adventist #seventhdayadventist #sda #adventistchurch
SCC welcomes new mission-minded HR Director (πŸ“·: Lauren Armstrong) . Iris Chuah cares about the "humans" in Human Resources. "No entity can operate without people," Chuah said. "If our mission is to bring poeple to Christ, it is only appropriate that our institutions have a department that can focus its mission on caring for its employees who are doing God's work." . As published in the @pacificunionrecorder April issue. Stay tuned to find the full story on our website at scc.adventist.org [link in bio] . . . #livinggodslove #recorder #pacificunion #sdawest #california #socal #news #church #inspiration #testimony #mission #adventist #seventhdayadventist #sda #adventistchurch #adventistsinthenews #hr #welcome
Once-NICCU patient shares baby blankets of love and hope (πŸ“·: provided by Aileen Ligan) . "What began as one newborn's struggle to survive in the Newborn and Infant Critical Care Unit of @childrensla more than two decades ago has turned into a ministry of love and compassion for the most vulnerable among us — newborn babies with life-threatening conditions." . As published in the @pacificunionrecorder March issue. Find the full story on our website at scc.adventist.org [link in bio] . . . #livinggodslove #recorder #pacificunion #sdawest #california #socal #news #church #inspiration #testimony #mission #adventist #seventhdayadventist #sda #adventistchurch #adventistsinthenews #babyblankets #love #hope #chla
SCC’s Cambodian center celebrates its first baptism (πŸ“·: provided by James Dok) . As published in the @pacificunionrecorder March issue. Find the full story on our website at scc.adventist.org [link in bio] . . . #livinggodslove #recorder #pacificunion #sdawest #california #socal #news #church #inspiration #testimony #mission #adventist #seventhdayadventist #sda #adventistchurch #adventistsinthenews #baptism #evangelism
How He loves us! ❀ "Therefore, in all things He had to be made like His brethren, that He might be a merciful and faithful High Priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people. For in that He Himself has suffered, being tempted, He is able to aid those who are tempted." Hebrews 2:17-18 #happysabbath . . . #sabbath #sabbathrest #godisgood #godislove #god #jesus #christ #holyspirit #joyofthelord #jesuslovesyou #love #joy #strength #rejoice #trust #thankful #pray #blessed #blessings #amen #christian #seventhdayadventist #adventist #adventistchurch #sdachurch #quote #ellenwhite

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