Over 400 church members, including health professionals, 80 pastors and 100 SDA school directors and science teachers, were trained in the principles of healthy living and outreach, at the Missão & Cura (Mission and Healing) program, near Sao Paulo, Brazil.
A new record was set for health expos! On Sunday, December 14, 2014, the southernmost health expo served the town of Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego, in Argentina. Over 50 people from a low income neighborhood were blessed by the team of Adventists who shared simple health principles in a friendly environment.
During 2014, the U.S. experienced a record number of measles cases (644). If current trends continue, 2015 will be even higher. The relatively small number of anti-vaccine advocates have created a big stir, many who claim religious objections. The Seventh-day Adventist Church has reaffirmed it's position on vaccinations. While the guidelines support individual conscience, the church does not support those who claim a religious exemption.
PositiveTip: Vaccinate now to prevent the spread of measles and other preventable diseases.