Sixty Children’s Ministries local church directors and staff from 22 churches attended the Children’s Ministries Convention earlier this year. Pamela Daly and Ana Maria Benzaquen from the North American Division Children’s Ministries Department presented the Ministering to Families track in English and Spanish.
With experience in Seventh-day Adventist education, including time in the elementary classroom, as an education superintendent and associate superintendent, Espinosa brought more than 40 years of experience to her role.
Last Sabbath, members at New Jersey Conference’s Willingboro church participated in their township’s third annual Juneteenth Celebration to remember the anniversary of when enslaved people in Texas were officially proclaimed free on June 19, 1865.
Jeffrey Prado, a church member from the Paterson Eastside church, felt the need to do more for the surrounding community. As a result of several conversations, Paterson Eastside created a new department—the Good Samaritan Department—which will specialize in community service.