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FAMILY MINISTRIES NEWS

Olivers Recipients of Family Ministries Distinguished Service Award

2011 Award 2a.jpg The NAD Family Ministries Distinguished Service Award was presented to Dr. Willie and Elaine Oliver at the Family Celebration Sabbath, held at Andrews University on Sabbath, July 16. Presenting the award were the current NAD Family Ministries directors, Claudio and Pamela Consuegra. The award contains an INUKSHUK. The Inukshuk were stone man-like figures, traditionally used by the Inuits. They were constructed along the Canadian shores to point the wayward traveler back home. The Olivers have faithfully served in the North American Division making a positive impact upon families by pointing them back towards home. Dr. Willie and Elaine Oliver currently serve as the General Conference Family Ministries directors. (Photo, left to right: Claudio and Pamela Consuegra, Elaine and Willie Oliver) Reprinted from NAD NewsPoints 8/5/11.

Family Celebration Sabbath 2011. Family educators, church leaders, faculty, staff and students from across the globe gathered at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary for the annual Family Celebration Sabbath 2011. The opening session was a reception sponsored by AdventSource – complete with tasty food, lively conversation, and joyful fellowship. (Read more…)