50 years!

On July 15, District Superintendent Chip Hinds and his wife, Mary, celebrated 50 years of marriage. They have three daughters and five grandchildren. God has been faithful to this couple, and we [...]

Helping the community.

Brethren from the Brownsville, TX-Shalom church gave 348 backpacks on August 8 to children enrolled in a project that is part of a local school district. The children who received these backpacks [...]

Youth Concert

On August 7, the El Paso Central Church was blessed to hold a concert involving the following youth from several of our congregations: Melissa and Angelica Luevano (Tigua); Caleb Lopez (Tree of [...]

Learning the Word.

The children’s ministry in Area 3 held its “Meet Daniel” contest on August 22. Several churches in the area participated, and parents and teachers celebrated the children’s accomplishments. The [...]

Off to school.

Recently, the Central Church of El Paso said goodbye to one of our youth, Jiovan Herrera, who was heading to Michigan to enroll in Spring Vale Christian School. The congregation and his parents [...]

Welcome to the GC!

On Saturday, May 29, Pastor Walter Apen and family visited the CoG7 mission in Lexington, KY, to officially recognize it as a Conference church. As a district representative of Area #3, Pastor [...]

Blessed in Marietta.

During an afternoon service on Saturday, July 31, Pastor Walter Apen and family, along with Superintendent Steve Krome, officially recognized the mission CoG7 in Marietta, GA, as a GC [...]

Lending a Hand

The Central District has not held many inter-church events recently (camps, retreats, Super Sabbaths, etc.) because of the pandemic. However, the district superintendent arranged for various [...]

Music lessons.

A young boy named Yassel approached one of St. Paul’s praise team musicians and asked, “Can I sit beside you and watch and learn?” Almost every Sabbath the boy sits in the spot provided for him, [...]