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From the Northern California Conference

Instituto Laico Adventista de California (ILAC) (May 27) 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Pacific Union College. Training for Spanish-speaking laypeople. “Christian Persuasion.” Speaker: Ezequiel Osorio, pastor San Anselmo Spanish/Santa Rosa Spanish district. This class is the last of the current cycle. Info: NCC Hispanic Ministries Department, (925) 603-5092.

Hispanic Young Adults Retreat (June 1-3) Albion Field Station. Info: NCC Hispanic Ministries Department, (925) 603-5092.
Urban Camp Meeting (June 21-23) Stockton Christian Life Center, 9025 West Lane, Stockton. “F. I. T. (Fellowship, Inspiration, Training) to Ignite.” Guest speakers, seminars, programs for youth and children, basketball camp. Info: NCC African American Ministries Department, (925) 603-5047 or www.nccsda.com/FITtoIgnite.
Hispanic Convocation (June 23) Rio Lindo Adventist Academy, 3200 Rio Lindo Avenue, Healdsburg. Info: NCC Hispanic Ministries Department, (925) 603-5092.
Adventist Book Center Focus - If you aren't able to come to one of our stores in Pleasant Hill or Sacramento, or if you prefer ordering online, you can place orders through www.adventistbookcenter.com. All online orders made with a Northern California address will go to help the NCC ABCs and be fulfilled by our local staff.
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From NCC Churches and Schools

May Month of Praise (Sabbaths) Fairfield Community church, 1101 East Tabor Avenue, Fairfield. Info: church office, (707) 426-6720.‚Äč

Placerville Church 125th Anniversary (June 22-23) Placerville church, 6831 Mother Lode Drive. Former pastors, members, friends invited. Friday night vespers; Sabbath School; worship service with Pastor John Cress; lunch provided; activities for children; Heritage Singers concert at 4 p.m. Send your current address for more information. Info: office@placervillesda.org, (530) 622-2446.
Berea Youth Council - We are young Christians, ages 18-35, who meet together each fourth Friday of the month to support each other's Christian and life  journey while serving our community. Join us each fourth Friday at 7 p.m. All are welcome as we fellowship, study God's Word, encourage our faith, and give back to our community. Vallejo Berea SDA Church - 839 Louisiana Street, Vallejo (Berea House) - 707-644-3015.


Adventist WestPoint is the premier training event focusing on innovative strategies and training for church growth. Experience three days of inspiration and training, designed to strengthen your calling to connect your community with Christ and grow your congregation. This event will take place at the Long Beach Renaissance Hotel in Long Beach, Calif., April 1-4. Learn more at adventistwestpoint.org.

FROM pacific unioN COLLEGE

Play golf on a PGA caliber golf  course while supporting student scholarships! Join Pacific Union College for the annual Maxwell Cup golf tournament at Silverado Resort and Spa on Friday, May 18, 2018.  Enjoy golf, lunch, and dinner on the course that is home of the Safeway Open. Proceeds from this event benefit worthy student scholarships. To register or find out more information visit www.maxwellcup.com or call (707)965-7500.  We look forward to seeing you!
PUC is hiring! 
Various openings for faculty, student life, business office, and support professionals. Also seeking skilled workers in the carpentry, HVAC, custodial, general maintenance, vehicle mechanics, painting, and mechanical systems areas. Visit www.puc.edu/faculty-staff/current-job-postings.

Looking to Further Your Career in Nursing? Pacific Union College offers two ways for California nurses to expand further their careers through its RN to BSN programs. To learn more, visit www.puc.edu/rn-to-bsn.
Be a Pioneer. PUC is still accepting applications for spring and fall quarters 2018. Learn more about our 70+ programs. It’s free to apply and scholarships are still available. Info: Admissions, 800-862-7080 or puc.edu/admissions.
PUC Legacy Scholarship: The new Legacy Scholarship recognizes families that have made a Pacific Union College educational experience part of their family tradition. Available to first time freshmen, the program is offered to encourage the pioneer spirit in children of PUC alumni. Contact PUC to learn more. Info: (800) 862-7080, option 2 or enroll@puc.edu.
PUC/NAD 100 Percent Free Tuition Partnership
PUC offers 100 percent free tuition for students with a parent serving the SDA church through denominational employment. Students must have at least one parent who receives NAD tuition assistance (per NAD Working Policy, Y 24 05) at 70 percent of PUC’s tuition cost to be eligible. Participation in this plan may result in ineligibility for other PUC financial aid as well as state and federal grants. Student must reside in the dormitory to be eligible.
For Pastors and Churches - Pacific Union College would love to come worship with your congregation. If you are interested in having our Connect Ministries student worship team, campus chaplains, faculty, music groups, or staff members visit with your congregation, please contact William Chunestudy in Enrollment Services at (707) 965-6421 or connect@puc.edu. 

From other Adventist entities

Filipino Camp Meeting (May 25-27) Leoni Meadows. “Behold, I Come Quickly. How Quickly?” Guest Speaker Ernest Castillo. Info: Adolfo Portades, dwalkernight@yahoo.com or (510) 710-1384.

Are you interested in learning how to share Jesus in your workplace?Join the Pacific Union ASI Young Professionals Rally at the Alameda church (1515 Verdi Street, Alameda) on Sabbath, June 2 from 9:30 a.m to 7:30 p.m. The event will featuring testimonies and stories by young professionals about God doing amazing things! Speakers include: Elder Jorge Soria (Pacific Union VP), Patti Guthrie (ASI Pacific Union President), Pat Arrabito (LLT Productions), Julie Lee (Maranatha), Sean Wycliffe (The Fruit Tree), Chef Chew (The Veg Hub), Channchi Chau (Christ's Method Alone), and more!  Lunch and light dinner provided. Contact 714-235-5268 or seanwycliffe@gmail.com for questions.

Volunteer Opportunity - Volunteer chaplains and chaplain assistants are needed for the California State Military Reserve. This a chance to serve your state and your God. Prior service is not required and all interested applicants between the ages of 18-65 are encouraged to apply. Contact SFC (CA) Donald L. Ramey at 805-709-3981 for details. "It is in a life of service only that true happiness is found," (To Be Like Jesus, p. 72).


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