COVID-19 Response

When the coronavirus hit the Central District, nearly 100 members contracted it. Two of them passed away, and others were in serious condition. Many of our congregations were hit with [...]


Several pastors of the SWD are reopening their churches at 50 percent capacity, or some at full capacity, depending on the restrictions of their city and state. Many of them have created videos [...]

Pastoral support.

On June 25 the SWD pastors received encouragement and support from Elder Whaid Rose. Gathering on Zoom, more than 50 pastors were motivated to have Jesus in their hearts all the time. This way, [...]

Virtual Super Sabbaths.

The SWD will conduct virtual Super Sabbaths in the upcoming months. The first one is scheduled for July 24-25 in Area 6, with the theme “Time to Trust.” Through this initiative, we can bless our [...]

75 years!

On May 19, 2020, Eliseo and Maria Davila celebrated 75 years of marriage. They were married in Montemorelos, NL, Mexico, on May 19, 1945, and have resided in Corpus Christi, TX, for 64 years. [...]

West Coast

BA editor Jason Overman (pictured) preached to the Eugene, OR congregation, meeting outdoors, on July 25. He was able to share about the quarterlies and show copies of the full series of lessons, [...]

West Coast

Contributor: Jonathon Hicks The Lodi, CA congregation is gathering outdoors for Sabbath worship. Pictured here: Robyn Lang wraps up the “share” portion of a recent service. Although [...]

Worship in the Field

West Coast District Contributor: Martha Ling “When life brings you lemons, make lemonade!” We have all been dealt an unexpected hand this spring with COVID-19. It has created quite a [...]

Ministering God’s Way

My family and I had just come home from spending time with our family in Arizona, only to enter quarantine on March 15. We wanted to start on our district travels, beginning with our biannual [...]

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