Past Events


Recovery Awareness Sabbath

Westminster, South Carolina
Frank Sanchez

Frank Sanchez, ARMin coordinator for the Southern Union Conference, will conduct an addiction recovery awareness Sabbath at the Westminster Adventist church in Westminster, SC.  The Sabbath school lesson, sermon and afternoon interactive seminar will be focused on Christ centered recovery.


9:30 am –  Sabbath school
11:00 am –  Sabbath service and sermon by Elder Frank Sanchez
1:00 pm – Potluck
2:00 pm – Interactive Recovery seminar including mock recovery meeting


Journey To Wholeness: Introduction to Group Facilitator

Berrien Springs, Michigan
John Wilson

The Journey to Wholeness is a 12 Step Program designed by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. It aims to help those dealing with obsessions, compulsions, and addictions, issues that are often not talked about or addressed. The purpose of this program is to offer a safe space for those affected to talk about these issues. Join us in our introductory session on the Journey to Wholeness program.

The registration fee of $75 includes:

– Attendance at the training seminar, including materials & handouts
– 1 full set of the Facilitator and Participant Guides used in Journey To Wholeness meetings
– Lunch and dinner



Lincoln, Nebraska
Jeri Lyn Rogge

The EYE RUN is an eye health awareness event and fundraiser, scheduled for Sunday, October 7, at Holmes Lake Park in Lincoln, Nebraska, and many other locations through virtual runners and walkers. Participants can select one of three events: One Miler Run/Walk, 5K Run/Walk, and 10K Run. In addition to the run/walk, the EYE RUN hosts the Healthy Lifestyle Expo, with booths from sponsors and area agencies that offer supportive services to people who are blind.

Proceeds from the EYE RUN provide free Bibles, access to an online library of more than 2,000 Christian-based books, and confidence-building camping experiences for people of all ages through Christian Record Services for the Blind, an official Seventh-day Adventist Church ministry located in Lincoln, Nebraska.


America’s Opioid Addiction Crisis

Adventist Association of Faith Community Nursing

In recent months the news media has highlighted America’s opioid crisis. This seminar is an introduction to this topic and how opioid addiction can be recognized and addressed within the context of faith.

Learning objectives:
– To provide information on the current trends and prevalence of opioid use and abuse
– To be able to recognize the signs & symptoms of addiction and opioid abuse
– To know practical steps to take to address opioid addiction
– To understand the role of healthy spirituality in addiction recovery

This online webinar will be held at 7:30 – 9:00 pm Eastern. Sponsored by the Adventist Association of Faith Community Nursing

09/26/2018 – 09/29/2018

Hope and Wholeness Health Summit

Pugwash, Nova Scotia
Stephanie Schwarz

Co-sponsored by NAD Health Ministries and the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada.

09/23/2018 – 09/23/2018

Am I My Neighgor’s Keeper?

Fulton, Maryland
Kathleen Coleman

A FREE symposium and workshop designed to help you:
*Know the health disparities that exists in your neighborhood
*Understand the impact of social determinants on whole-person health
*Learn about available local resources
*Develop a plan for the neighborhood of your church


InStep for Life Day

NAD Health Ministries

We encourage all Adventist churches, schools, and other organizations to host a health event to reach out to and engage your communities. Activities could include a 5K, health fair, health screenings, or more. Tell us what you are planning, and we will share the news! This one-day event was previously known as “Let’s Move Day.” Learn more about Adventists InStep for Life.


In Step for Life- Brooklyn

Brooklyn, New York
Marcia Gillespie

Will encourage church and community members to begin and hopefully maintain a healthy lifestyle by incorporating physical activity in their daily routine. Prayerfully bring souls to God’s kingdom through this outreach


Let’s Move Day! Auburn, GA 2018 ** FREE** 4th Annual Community Health & Fitness Event

AUBURN, Georgia
Shelli-Ann Jackson

The Auburn Seventh-day Adventist Church is partnering with the City of Auburn and has set aside Sunday, September 16, 2018 as Let’s Move! Day Auburn, GA. Our goal is to offer a FREE community event where we can get as many people as possible involved in physical activity on that day. We are creating community awareness on how to prevent diseases. We are inviting our community to join us and move together to promote a healthier lifestyle. At Auburn Seventh-day Adventist Church, we love God, our families, our community, and we combine them into everything we do!

Event day typically includes: Blood Pressure Screening, Music, Food, Giveaways, Volleyball, Hula Hoop, Walking/ Jogging Trail, Jump Rope, Tug of War, Family Fitness, an Obstacle Course, Children’s Activities, and more!

Visit for more information.

08/11/2018 – 08/11/2018

Mental Health Symposium: Erasing the Stigma of Mental Health in the Church

McClellanville, South Carolina
Rosemary Graham

We have been addressing mental health in our conference raising awareness for our pastors, teachers, and departmental staff. There are several months/dates allocated to raise awareness and our disability ministry church leaders and health ministry leaders are doing that. We promote awareness at camp meeting and at youth federations. We also have the first Sabbath in May as Mental Health Awareness Sabbath. Last year we conducted our first Mental Health Conference at our campground in Orangeburg, SC – I Am Mental Health: Do You See Me? This year awareness is being raised in the local area churches. Visit for more information.