Past Events


Reversing Cognitive Decline

Ooltewah, Tennessee
E. W. Dempsey

Reversing Cognitive Decline – Strategies to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease and Reverse Memory Loss – Dr. Wes Youngberg, DrPH, MPH, CNS, FACLM, will be the speaker.  Learn more about Alzheimer’s and memory loss and ways to prevent it.

Seminar: 6:00-9:00 pm
Q&A Session: 9:00-10:00 pm


07/09/2019 – 07/14/2019

Global Conference on Health and Lifestyle

Loma Linda, California
Laura Sanchez

The Third Global Conference on Lifestyle and Health will take place in Loma Linda, CA, USA is sponsored by the General Conference of the SDA church and aims at equipping health professionals, lay leaders and church pastors/administrator to engage in comprehensive health ministry. The focus will be on lifestyle and how it affects the body and the brain–Wholistic Wellness. We will explore the way lifestyle interventions modify our total well-being through the cycles of life. The important aspects of effecting behavior and lifestyle changes will be discussed in plenaries, breakout sessions, and focus groups. The conference will offer training and resources to be used in the advancement of the mission of the SDA church.

On-site check-in (collection of bags and badges) will open on July 8 at 1 PM and continue until 5 PM, reopening on Tuesday, July 9 at 9 AM until noon. Conference opening and first plenary session will start on Tuesday, July 9, at 1:30 PM in the Drayson Center at Loma Linda University.

06/17/2019 – 06/19/2019

Michigan Camp Meeting

Cedar Lake, Michigan
Vicki Griffin

Monday – Wednesday, 2:15 – 3:15 pm
Cedar Lake Church Basement Fellowship Hall

Seminar:  Addictions and the Devil’s Battleground

Seminar Description: Some estimates indicate that nearly 50% of adults will struggle with an addiction of some kind. The issue is growing in relevance to an end-time Church that is looking to reflect the character of God while themselves struggling with addictions. This seminar will provide a foundational understanding of addictions and will look at the problem facing the Church and what can be done to overcome.

  • Monday — Knowledge is Power: Understanding Addictions
  • Tuesday — Power to Heal
  • Wednesday — Addictions and the End Times

Wednesday, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Cedar Lake Church Basement Fellowship Hall

Journey to Wholeness Addiction Recovery Program.  This program was developed by North American Division to provide a safe environment for individuals recovering from addictions. The program follows the 12 Steps, modified from AA with a strong emphasis on the power of Christ for complete recovery. Programs are starting throughout the NAD and can be done in your local church. This session will introduce you to the program and give you information on further required training.

Dr. Angeline David is the Health Ministries Director for NAD of SDA. She holds a Doctor of Public Health degree in Nutrition from Loma Linda University and a Master of Health Science in Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins. She was previously wellness director at the SDA Guam Clinic and worked at Johns Hopkins as a senior research assistant. Her passion is to make nutrition and healthy living practical, understandable, and enjoyable for everyone. She believes all of us have a vital part to play in ministering hope and wholeness to our communities.


Community Health Fair

Fort Washington, Maryland
VaRysa Williams

The Breath of Life Seventh-Day Adventist Church is hosting a FREE Community Health Fair on Sunday, June 9 from 12-4pm!! Attendees can participate in various health screenings, food demonstrations, exercise classes, children’s activities, giveaways and MORE! Bring your entire family, friends, coworkers and neighbors for an afternoon of fun, health and wellness!

At the fair, community and church members will be able to connect with health professionals covering a variety of specialties. Attendees with physical pain can receive a free pain assessment from a physical therapist. Attendees with questions about their hearing status can get a free hearing screening. If you’re needing spiritual or mental counseling, speak with one of the mental health organizations on-site. Attendees curious about how to make mealtime healthier can participate in a free cooking class and benefit from free food samples. Looking to boost your workout regimen? You can participate in a free men’s, women’s or children’s exercise class. Whatever the need, you can be certain that it will be addressed at the Breath of Life Community Health Fair. Join us as we strive to know Jesus, share His love and model His life through furthering the health mission of the church in the community.

05/10/2019 – 05/11/2019

Dr. Tim Riesenberger of Amazing Discoveries

Pico Rivera, California
Diana Navarro

Tim Riesenberger is an ER physician from the Seattle area.  Originally from an agnostic background, Tim learned of the Adventist Church while attending a public university.  He has a passion for Christ and for sharing God’s word around the world in places where Christ is not yet known.


Friday May 10 @ 7:00 pm – Diabetes
Sabbath May 11 @ 11:00 am – Who Is God?
Sabbath May 11 @ 2:00 pm – Cancer


Pico Rivera Bilingual Seventh-day Adventist Church
5058 Cord Avenue, Pico Rivera, CA 90606

05/09/2019 – 05/11/2019

2019 AMEN Northwest Conference

Spokane, Washington
Cindy Williams

This AMEN Northwest Conference is to motivate and equip pastors, health professionals and health ministries leaders to better serve their communities by working together.

05/04/2019 – 05/04/2019

iServe Health Ministries Conference

Hamburg, Pennsylvania
Adventist WholeHealth Network

The iServe Health Ministries Conference is an exciting learning and networking opportunity for health professionals, wellness advocates, pastors, lay evangelists and anyone interested in health and wellness in Pennsylvania and surrounding areas. Attendees will become equipped with the best health evangelism tools and resources to create a vibrant health ministry at their local Church, school or center of influence. The Conference’s theme this year: The Ultimate Connection will emphasize the vital relationship-building aspect in health ministries and will point people to Christ as their source of freedom from destructive habits and healing from disease.

You will also enjoy a variety of afternoon breakout sessions:
– How to Reach Urban Populations Through Health Ministries
– In-Home Wellness Retreats: Make Your Home a Center for Healing
– Tips for Conducting a Plant-Based Cooking Class
– CREATION Health VBS: Inspiring Healthy Children for Eternity
– Fire & Ice: The Power of Hydrotherapy and Other Natural Treatments
– All day healthy kids program
The iServe Health Ministries Conference is a free event, but please register in advance to purchase your meal tickets and/or overnight lodging at Blue Mountain Academy.


Nurses’ Appreciation Day

Silver Spring, Maryland
Mary Tshikaya

Nurses are the Heartbeat of HealthCare! Because you give to others, we want to give to you.  Join us and connect with other Adventist nurses as we celebrate your specialized ministry.  A meet and greet reception will follow.

Location:  Southern Asian Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2001 E. Randolph Road, Silver Spring, MD

Schedule: Program begins at 4:30 pm

Who should attend: We welcome all active and retired nursing professionals and nursing students.

RSVP for this FREE event on Eventbrite using the website link above.  Deadline is April 26, 2019.

Sponsoring Organizations:

  • Potomac Conference
  • Chesapeake Conference
  • Allegheny East Conference
  • Columbia Union Conference
  • Adventist HealthCare
  • Adventist Association of Faith Community Nursing
  • Health Ministries Department of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists


Nurse’s Sabbath

Syraucse, New York
Joan Payne RN,NP

Since the Health Ministry is the right arm of the gospel, this special Sabbath will honor nurses for all their hard work and show them that they are appreciated.  It is a special recognition Sabbath to honor nurses in recognition of National Nurses Week.  This is a great opportunity to invite nurses of all faiths to this special service.


10:55 am – Worship service with a “Blessing of the Hands” for nurses.
12:30 pm – Vegetarian Potluck Luncheon to honor nurses
2:00 pm – Information meeting about Faith Community Nursing

04/14/2019 – 04/19/2019

Hope for Tomorrow Revival

Louisville, Kentucky
Magazine Street Church

Dr. David will be presenting practical health information in conjunction with the Hope for Tomorrow Revival.

Revival dates: April 6-27, 2019

Times:  7:00 – 8:30 pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday (no meetings on Thursday)