Past Events

01/21/2021 – 01/24/2021

Lifestyle Benefits of Plant Based Medicine

Vancouver, Washington
Sandra Akrawi

Join us online or in-person for a Free LIVE Virtual 4-part Health Series on the “Lifestyle Benefits of Plant Based Medicine” by Fay Kazzi, PhD, MS, RD.

This is a four part health series on the benefits of plant based medicine to help strengthen the immune system and overall health presented by Dr. Fay Kazzi, PhD, MS, RD.  Attendees, both church members and community will benefit from her lectures on “Plant Based Medicine”, “Spirituality & the Body-Mind Interaction”, “The Disease Fighting Power of a Plane-Based Lifestyle” and  “How to fall in love with Plant – Based Cuisine”.

Dates & Topics

Thursday, January 21, 7-8 PM- Introduction to Plant Based Medicine
Friday, January 22, 7-8 PM- Spirituality & the Body-Mind Interaction
Saturday, January 23, 7-8 PM – The Disease Fighting Power of a Plane-Based Lifestyle
Sunday, January 24, 7-8 PM – How to fall in love with Plant – Based Cuisine; Recipe Demos

Dr. Kazzi is a cookbook author, health professional, and food enthusiast. While at Loma Linda University she also ran a plant based culinary program designed for medical students. She is passionate about food photography and recipe creation, both of which have been widely published in health and lifestyle magazines. Her new cookbook is titled “The Earthy Canvas Vegan Cookbook”.



FCN and Covid-19: Sorting Facts from Fiction

In this webinar we will discuss critical thinking and a decision tree that can be used by FCNs to discern facts from fiction during this pandemic as they engage in health promotion.

Date:  Thursday, January 14, 2021

Time:  12:00 noon Eastern

Presenter:  Katia Reinert, PhD, MSN, RN, CRNP, FNP-BC, PHCNS-BC

We welcome all nurses to attend this FREE webinar.

01/12/2021 – 03/23/2021

Digital Discipleship & Evangelism LIVE Webinar

Columbia, Maryland
Anika Anderson

The NAD Adult Ministries is hosting a 6-part Digital Discipleship and Evangelism LIVE event presented by Jamie Domm every 2nd and 4th Tuesday.  This LIVE event series will help you improve your ministry presence in the “Digital World.”  Watch it on the NAD Adult Ministries website, on our Facebook page LIVE (@nadadultmin) or YouTube at NAD Adult Ministries.

This series on Digital Discipleship & Evangelism outlines a model for using technology effectively for sharing the Gospel and improving the wellbeing of others. You’ll learn how the church body can utilize digital tools and technology to be a reach vehicle for souls. This comprehensive presentation series is packed with practical tips that will help you establish or grow your ministry.

Part 1: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 7:00 PM EST
Part 2: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 7:00 PM EST
Part 3: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 7:00 PM EST
Part 4: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:00 PM EST
Part 5: Tuesday, March 9, 2021 7:00 PM EST
Part 6: Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:00 PM EST

Plan to join us and spread the word.  We hope to see you there!


Ministry Goals: The COVID-19 Vaccines

Presenters:  Dr. David R. Williams and Dr. Roger Seheult

Date:  Thursday, January 7, 2021

Time:  4:00 – 5:30 pm Eastern

There’s no doubt that a vaccine has been much anticipated ever since COVID-19 was declared to be a pandemic. In this webinar, we will hear from renowned experts, Dr. David Williams and Dr. Roger Seheult, and consider what we know to date about the vaccines, questions and concerns, and implications for certain population groups.  We will also discuss what the Church can do to foster hope, awareness, and healing.

Registration is required for this free webinar.  Visit Ministry Goals for more information.


Where the Journey Began

Every story has a beginning.  In this presentation, we will explore the story of the Journey to Wholeness addiction recovery program, learning why it is founded on the principles of 12-step recovery programs.  Learn how the joy, hope, and courage that comes from peer support is a keynote of our story of recovery.

Presenter:  Jackie Bishop, Primary author of the Journey to Wholeness addiction recovery material

Date:  Wednesday, December 16

Time:  4:00 pm Eastern

This is part of a series of presentation on addictions and addiction recovery.  Learn more about how to join the live session or view recordings of past sessions at Pillars website.

These webinars are FREE.



COVID-19 and the Church

Syracuse, New York
Joan Payne RN,NP

This webinar will help church members learn more about COVID-19 from the perspective of a Faith Community Nurse.  Live stream on the NY Conference Facebook page.

Time:  8:00 pm EST

Sponsored by the New York Conference of Seventh-day Adventists


Trauma & The Sanctuary


Date:  Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Time:  4:00 – 5:00 pm Eastern

Title: Trauma and the Sanctuary: Creating an Environment of Support for Traumatized Individuals in Faith Based Organizations.

Description: Trauma is an epidemic in the world today. New research continues to testify of the dramatic effects of trauma upon the brain and body. This presentation will provide further understanding into the effects of trauma while presenting skills to address its far-reaching impact that go beyond just suggesting counseling. The Andrews University Trauma Education Team will highlight intersections between faith and science, understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and relevant approaches for working within faith-based organizations.

Registration is required for this FREE webinar.  Visit our Ministry Goals page to register.


Pillars: The Other Way Around

Join us for the FREE webinar to learn how to support an addiction recovery program at your church.

Date:  Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Time:  4:00 pm Eastern

Presenter: Kathy Beagles Connef

Topic: The Other Way Around

Sometimes the best means of support for Recovery Ministry is to involve others in personal spiritual growth and transformation. From there, we can share with others that the personal transformation they experience, is the recovery that we minister for.


EndItNow Conferencia Virtual Sobre Abuso

Erica Jones

El abuso puede producirse en cualquier parte, aun en la iglesia. Puede que conozcan a alguien que ha sufrido abuso. Pretender que el abuso no existe en “mi iglesia, escuela, comunidad u hogar” solo perpetúa su continuación. Sepa qué hacer y cómo ayudar.
La conferencia virtual sobre Abuso 2020 (14 de noviembre) brindará capacitación valiosa que lo equipará a preparará cuando se produzca el abuso. Usted puede marcar una diferencia. La creación de iglesias y comunidades seguras comienza con estar informado. Juntos, podemos mantener seguras a las personas de su iglesia, escuela, campamento y comunidad.
Los temas de este año incluyen:
  • Abuso en las comunidades religiosas – Mary DeMuth
  • Herramientas para la iglesia: Consejos prácticos y recursos para tener iglesias y escuelas seguras – Alberto Ingleton
  • Cómo proteger a los niños y jóvenes – Julian Melgosa
  • Cómo salir del pozo del abuso espiritual – Jorge Rico

La inscripción es gratuita para todo el que desee participar. Todos son bienvenidos de registrarse y mirar el programa.

Para saber más y registrarse para este evento GRATUITO transmitido en vivo en línea.  Si quiere saber más


EndItNow Virtual Summit on Abuse

Erica Jones

We’re excited to announce that our 2020 keynote speaker will be Mary Demuth, author of “WeToo: How the Church can respond redemptively to the sexual abuse crisis.” Click here to learn more about her.
Abuse can happen anywhere, even in faith communities. You probably know someone who has suffered abuse. Pretending that abuse does not exist in “my church, school, community or home” only perpetuates its continuance. Learn what to do and how to help.
The 2020 Virtual Summit on Abuse (November 13) will provide valuable training that will equip and prepare you for when abuse occurs. You can make a difference.
Creating safe churches and communities starts with being informed. Together, we can keep the people in your church, school, camp, and community safe.
This year’s topics include:
  • Abuse in Faith Communities – Mary DeMuth
  • Church Toolkit: Practical Tips & Resources for Safe Churches and Schools – Rene Drumm
  • How to Protect Children and Youth – Ingrid Slikkers
  • Digging out of the Pit of Spiritual Abuse – Doug Tilstra
Registration is FREE for anyone who wishes to participate. All are welcome to register and watch. Learn more and register for this event below!
Please use your digital influence to help us spread the word about this important event! Click here to download a promotions packet of social media posts and images you can use or adapt for your community.