Sharing Jesus.

On April 30, 131 people from the Chicago-area churches met at the Addison church to learn how to share Jesus Christ with “pre-Christians.” Elders Mike Vlad and Larry Zaragoza led this day-long [...]


The Chicago-area women’s group held its revival meeting at the Calumet City church on May 8. Guest speaker Jochebeth Martinez is the Women’s Ministry leader for the General Conference in Mexico. [...]

Goodbye to the Lawsons

The district board gathered on Sabbath, March 19, at the St. Paul, Minnesota church to recognize Elder Kenneth Lawson and his wife, Sandra, for their years of service to the district. Ken and [...]

Transformation of the Heart

On a windy day we drove to the lodge located on one of the few hills in North Dakota for our women’s retreat April 8-10. We enjoyed tasty meals prepared by ladies from our local churches; worship [...]


Mike Wallace, who serves members and contacts spread 600 miles across Montana, was ordained by Elder Brian Larson on April 9 in Spokane, WA. Mike is also the senior spiritualadvisor helping the [...]

District board meeting.

The Central District board held its annual meeting in the Twin Cities March 19-20. Elder Kenneth Lawson (front row, center), superintendent for the past six years, is retiring (again). The entire [...]

Children’s Concert.

On March 12, churches from across the Chicago area gathered at the Elgin church for the first Children’s Concert. The children of Calumet performed on musical instruments for the first time. In [...]

New pastor.

John Marlin and his wife, Amy, have arrived in Denver, CO! On November 6, Elder Marlin was installed by Superintendent Ken Lawson and the local church board as pastor of the congregation in [...]

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 [...]

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