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March 2015

  • 03/16/2015 — A Special Invitation to 2015 Florida Camp Meetings
    In his editorial for Winter 2015, Florida Conference President Mike Cauley offers a special invitation to attend English-language Camp Meeting, April 9-12, and/or Spanish-language Campestre Hispano, April 17-19, at Camp Kulaqua in High Springs.
  • 03/16/2015 — Thank You for Your Faithfulness to God
    "As you continue to model what it means to be faithful in every aspect of the Christian life, you will see God's response to you, your immediate family, and your church."
  • 03/16/2015 — Departmental Staff Changes
    Murray Cooper and Nancy Enriquez were voted into various Florida Conference leadership positions.
  • 03/15/2015 — MagaBook Students Shine for Jesus
    This MagaBook literature evangelism report includes a testimony by MagaBook student Brittany Hodges.
  • 03/15/2015 — She Witnessed on the Go
    Moving from Miami to New York didn't deter Myret Howson-Stewart from continuing to witness to Erwin Rodrigo in spite of only meeting him in person for a few minutes and soon after leaving Florida.
  • 03/14/2015 — Church Members Step out of Comfort Zone to Reach Community
    Life Fellowship of Coral Springs Church members are planning several outreach events for the community.
  • 03/14/2015 — A Christmas Gift for Jesus
    Midport Church set a 2014 goal to raise the funds for sponsoring a Bible worker in China for one year. Having met that goal by Christmas, members are now endeavoring to sponsor a second year.
  • 03/14/2015 — This Little Light of Mine, I'm Going to Let It Shine
    Children's and Family Ministries continues to provide new and exciting outreach opportunities in an effort to touch the lives of children and families for Christ.
  • 03/14/2015 — Homestead Spanish Church Nurtures Its Children
    A testimony on the ways Homestead Spanish Church loves its children and involves them in its outreach programs.
  • 03/13/2015 — Youth Ministries Department Report
    A summary of the many initiatives happening in Florida Conference's Youth Ministries Department.
  • 03/13/2015 — Adventist Campus Ministry Report
    A report on Florida Conference Youth Ministries Department's mission to reach our young adults in secular college and university campuses.
  • 03/13/2015 — Communication Team Members Recognized
    Recent high school graduates were acknowledged for their performance in assignments and technology savvy to assist the communication team at Silver Spring Shores Church.
  • 03/13/2015 — Big Bend Area Churches Sponsor Health Day
    Florida and Southeastern Conference churches work with a local health center and market to sponsor a health day for the community.
  • 03/13/2015 — Outdoor Event Brings Members Together
    Churches from Florida and Southeastern Conference joined forces for the first of an annual outdoor youth and young adult event of music, spiritual messages, testimonies, and fellowship.

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January 2014

  • 01/17/2014 — Moving To Expand God's Mission
    God has shown us His blessings as a result of Florida Department of Transportation purchasing our Wymore Road facility.
  • 01/17/2014 — Treading Urban Ground Like Jesus
    Learn what is meant by "treading the ground" as Jesus did---an important concept! (Article reprint from Ministry Magazine, May 2013)
  • 01/17/2014 — Mission To the Cities: Impacting Miami In 2014
    Introduction to the Impact Miami program, beginning February 1, 2014, and including Total Health Expo 2014 on February 2.
  • 01/17/2014 — Urban Missionaries With a Passion To Impact Lives In Florida
    Creativity abounds in outreach methods that members throughout Florida Conference are using to minister in their communities.
  • 01/17/2014 — A Church For the City
    With urban growth staggering, there is a formidable challenge to the proclamation of God's Word. (Article reprint from Ministry Magazine, May 2013)
  • 01/17/2014 — Church On a Mission To Move Forward
    Church planting has been a hallmark of the Church in Florida, and God has blessed His work here through the years with growth.
  • 01/17/2014 — The China Connection
    Florida Conference has an opportunity, with your help, to send Bible workers into unentered areas of China to share the good news of Christ's soon return.
  • 01/17/2014 — The Challenge of the Florida Mission
    What would happen if each member in Florida Conference accepted a personal mission to minister to the "neighbors" around them---in the workplace, the marketplace, the school, and the neighborhood?
  • 01/17/2014 — Mission To the Cities
    Florida Conference President Mike Cauley's editorial for Winter 2014 with more information about this year's Mission To the Cities initiative.
  • 01/12/2014 — Members Give Away Gas Cards
    In an effort to show God's love in tangible and practical ways, North Port Church reached out to its community by presenting $25 gas cards to the first 60 people who registered.
  • 01/12/2014 — Church Shares Blessing of Christmas With Children
    Children of Solid Rock Church in Orlando and community friends were excited to attend a Christmas party and receive a gift provided by church members.
  • 01/12/2014 — Nativity Scene Is Gift To Community
    The small congregation of Columbia City Company hold an annual Nativity scene that is a popular attraction for families during the holiday season.
  • 01/12/2014 — Lay Advisory Committee Supports Conference
    An introduction to the Lay Advisory Committee, comprised of volunteer members, and the role it serves to Florida Conference.
  • 01/02/2014 — International Day Celebrated at Silver Springs Shores Church
    Silver Springs Shores Church features 29 nations during its International Day.

December 2013

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May 2013

April 2013

March 2013

  • 03/22/2013 — Reaching Spiritual Maturity
    Florida Conference President Mike Cauley's editorial for Spring 2013, spotlighting the steps to spiritual maturity.
  • 03/22/2013 — Youth On a Mission
    An army of youth will descend on Orlando this summer for IMPACT Orlando---a week-long event to train for and engage in community ministry.
  • 03/22/2013 — Departmental Staff Changes
    Gloria Becker, Gilberto Borges, Anwar Bowes, Allan Machado, and John Pawson were voted into various Florida Conference leadership positions.
  • 03/18/2013 — Digging Deeply In His Word
    The testimony of Sandra and David Yandoh who discovered the Adventist Church through a chaplain at Florida Hospital Waterman and a new Christian radio station operated by North Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church.
  • 03/15/2013 — Lake Placid Church's Better Living Community Center
    Florida Conference In Mission video for March 2013---Lake Placid Church's Better Living Community Center.
  • 03/15/2013 — South Orlando Church Celebrates Family Life Sabbath
    Veteran Family Life Ministry instructors Ken and Helen Bryant assist with a successful Family Life event at South Orlando Church.
  • 03/15/2013 — Kendall Members Attend Anger Management Seminar
    Kendall Church holds a successful two-day Anger Management Seminar presented by Fort Lauderdale Pastor Jeffrey Thompson.
  • 03/15/2013 — Orlando Magic Mascot Gets a Lunch Box Makeover
    Orlando Junior Academy students help the Orlando Magic basketball team mascot, Stuff the Magic Dragon, upgrade his lunch with fresh vegetables from the school's Edible Schoolyard.
  • 03/15/2013 — Publishing Program Reaches Milestones
    Florida Conference's Publishing Department celebrates several major milestones reached by its leaders.

February 2013

January 2013

December 2012

  • 12/21/2012 — Okeechobee Prison Ministry
    Florida Conference In Mission video for December 2012---Okeechobee Prison Ministry.
  • 12/14/2012 — Meals Packed With Love
    Nearly 200 Forest Lake Church members packed 107 boxes each with 288 lentil-based meals in less than an hour---more than 30,000 meals for the Feeding Children Everywhere project.
  • 12/14/2012 — One Hope NET Series Answers Questions
    Florida Conference hosted One Hope, an eight-night NET evangelistic series that identified many of life's perplexing questions to which Jesus is the answer.
  • 12/14/2012 — Students Conduct CREATION Health Evangelistic Series
    Youth in New Port Richey held a week-long evangelistic series based on CREATION Health principles.
  • 12/14/2012 — Frostproof Members Let Their Lights Shine
    A lighthouse mural in the sanctuary is a constant reminder to let their lights shine in this corner of the world.
  • 12/03/2012 — Trusting God's Promises
    The testimony of Robert Haas, a prodigal son who made a U-turn to take the high road.
  • 12/03/2012 — Youth Walk Their Neighborhoods For God
    The Once Project aims to send young people of all ages---an army of youth---to minister to their neighborhoods and communities.
  • 12/03/2012 — Meet the Property Development Department
    The Property Development team assists churches, schools, and the Florida Conference Association with property issues.
  • 12/03/2012 — Departmental Staff Changes
    Phil Bond, George Carrazana, Daniel Dunn, Robert Hines, and Lori Thieme were voted into various Florida Conference leadership positions.

November 2012

October 2012

  • 10/31/2012 — Spring Meadows Passion In Action
    Florida Conference In Mission video for October 2012---Spring Meadows Church Passion In Action ministry.
  • 10/13/2012 — Finding the Right Path At Camp
    A reprint of a WCJB TV-20 story on the approximately 5,500 youth attending the Southern Union Pathfinder Camporee at Camp Kulaqua.
  • 10/09/2012 — Florida Conference Officers Re-elected
    Mike Cauley, Carmen Rodriguez, and Duane Rollins continue their Florida Conference leadership positions as president, executive secretary, and treasurer, respectively.
  • 10/05/2012 — Pathfinders Spend Weekend On Tropical Island
    Several dozen Pathfinders from five clubs participate in the Island Navigator program in the Florida Keys.
  • 10/05/2012 — Norm and Barbara Middag Celebrate 60th Anniversary
    Six decades of marriage for Norm and Barbara Middag have included more than four decades of service to youth ministry, including Norm's role as North American Division Pathfinder, Adventurer and Camp Ministries Director.
  • 10/05/2012 — Sports Story to God's Glory
    Following his heart, former Major League Baseball player Félix Millán confirmed his faith in Jesus through baptism and has helped establish two Spanish Adventist congregations in Florida.
  • 10/05/2012 — Danilo and Lucila Rodriguez Celebrate 60th Anniversary
    Members of the Buenaventura Lakes Spanish Church in Kissimmee, this couple began their ministry in the Dominican Republic.

September 2012

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May 2012

April 2012

  • 04/16/2012 — Good Neighbor Place
    Florida Conference In Mission video for April 2012---Apopka Church's successful operation of a thrift store that provides them a daily presence in the community.
  • 04/02/2012 — God's Media Conference Held At Lauderhill Church
    Participants of a South Florida media conference gained expert instruction to increase their knowledge in various media and technology skills and benefit their respective churches.
  • 04/02/2012 — Midport Church Radio Station Hosts Community Event
    The radio station operated by Midport Church ministers to the community through events such as a concert by the King's Heralds Quartet along with former Voice of Prophecy director/speaker Lonnie Melashenko.
  • 04/02/2012 — Clearwater Event Helps the Homeless and Hungry
    A 12-year-old girl draws inspiration from the story of Jesus feeding the 5,000 to organize a community service event for the homeless and hungry.
  • 04/02/2012 — Pathfinder Evangelism Series Results in Eight Baptisms
    After participating in a weekend training retreat held by the Florida Conference Youth Department and making door-to-door invitations in the community, New Port Richey Pathfinders conducted a successful evangelism campaign resulting in eight baptisms.
  • 04/02/2012 — Outreach Takes Many Forms
    The Beth-el Shalom congregation reaches out to its Jewish community neighbors with various celebrations of Jewish heritage in addition to practical classes for healthy eating and to stop smoking.

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December 2011

  • 12/21/2011 — Camp Meeting's New Country Home
    An account of the Camp Meeting experience---Camp Kulaqua style---summarized from comments of attendees at Camp Meeting 2011.
  • 12/21/2011 — On a Personal Note, 2011 Was a Great Year
    Florida Conference President Mike Cauley's editorial for Winter 2011.
  • 12/21/2011 — My Lord, the Strength of My Hope
    Adriana Pasos shares the testimony of the origins of her faith, going back to Communist Romania and the Bible from which her grandmother read every morning.
  • 12/21/2011 — Blessings Without Measure
    A lost watch symbolizes the promise claimed by a newlywed couple that God will pour out blessings without measure to those who steadfastly return their "tithes into the storehouse."
  • 12/21/2011 — Small Group Lessons Transform Lives
    Florida Conference offers these small group lessons, designed to take churches to new heights of effectiveness and spirituality.
  • 12/21/2011 — The Impact of One Life
    A tribute to Cheeko Cotta who recently retired from more than 40 years of successful Pathfinder and Adventurer ministry.
  • 12/16/2011 — CREATION Health Report - Robert Hayes
    This video is the first of Florida Conference's new monthly Florida Conference In Mission videos, a series about people reaching people. This report is from Robert Hayes, pastor of Palm Coast and St. Augustine Churches, describing how CREATION Health has made such a dramatic impact on members of both the churches and their communities.
  • 12/05/2011 — Nine Days That Changed My Life
    A trip to join relief efforts after tornadoes struck Tuscaloosa, Alabama, gave a 15-year-old girl new insight for what it means to help others.
  • 12/05/2011 — Elmer and Violet Jones Celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
    A snowbird couple from New Jersey who moved to Florida in 1976 celebrated 65 years of marriage on November 3, 2011.
  • 12/05/2011 — South Palm Company Mission Trip Results In 72 Decisions for Christ
    Inspired by the 2006 trip taken by Florida Conference employees, members from South Palm Company---not yet organized into a full church---organized their own Peruvian mission trip, resulting in dozens of baptisms.
  • 12/05/2011 — Rich Harvest of 71 Souls Baptized At Pine Hills Church
    A successful evangelism series conducted at Pine Hills Church results in dozens of baptisms.
  • 12/05/2011 — Midport Church Launches WEHR-FM Radio Station
    A new radio station now broadcasts LifeTalk Radio and 3ABN Radio programs to the Port St. Lucie community thanks to a series of miracles realized by Midport Church members.

November 2011

October 2011

September 2011

  • 09/23/2011 — Family Finds Home In Orange Cove Church
    A homeless family makes two covenants---to God and to each other---as they find a new family at Orange Cove Church where they were baptized and married.

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