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Video: Sunnydale Academy 2020 Special Offering This Sabbath

The annual special offering for Sunnydale Academy will be collected on Sabbath, October 31, 2020. Your offering this year will support two projects: remodeling Campus Ministries, which has not been updated since 1996, and creating a new VoTech program.

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Join Us in Praying for Conference Staff

Our "Rise Up" prayer focus for November is conference office staff. From November 1-7, please pray for those who work in the office, as well as those who help lead conference ministries in the field. For more information, including a video message from executive secretary Robert Wagley, visit imsda.org/riseup.

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2020 North American Division Year-End Meetings Video and News Coverage

The North American Division’s 2020 Year-End Meetings, which are virtual this year, will take place Oct. 29 – Nov.3. Members of the NAD executive committee will be participating live via Zoom, but anyone who wants to watch the meetings may watch live.

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EnditNow 2020 Virtual Summit on Abuse Being Held November 13

Abuse can happen anywhere, even in faith communities. You probably know someone who has suffered abuse. Pretending that abuse does not exist in “my church, school, community or home” only perpetuates its continuance. Learn what to do and how to help.

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La Cumbre Virtual Sobre Abuso EnditNow 2020 se Llevará a Cabo el 14 de Noviembre

El abuso puede producirse en cualquier parte, y aun en las comunidades religiosas. Es probable que conozca a alguien que ha sufrido abuso. Pretender que el abuso no existe en “mi iglesia, escuela, comunidad u hogar” solo perpetúa su continuación. Sepa qué hacer y cómo ayudar.

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Upcoming Events

Oct 29 - Nov 3
NAD Year-End Meetings (Virtual)

Nov 13
EnditNow Virtual Summit on Abuse (English)

Nov 14
EnditNow Virtual Summit on Abuse (Spanish)

Nov 16 - 19
MAUC Year-End Meetings (Virtual)

Nov 24 - 29
Sunnydale Thanksgiving Break

Nov 25 - 29
Elementary Thanksgiving Break

Nov 30 - Dec 4
Sunnydale Ends 1st Semester Online

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Have you read the October 2020 issue of OUTLOOK?

How we view the world is important. Are we looking beyond the obstacles in our path to see opportunities for strengthening and enriching our journey? Read stories that attempt to address that question, as well as conference news and updates from around Mid-America.

Don't have a hard copy? Read it online.


Helpful Resources During the Pandemic

These resources will be included in every newsletter until things return to normal. If there's something you feel should be added to this list, reply to this email and let us know.

Spiritual/Personal Resources

Coronavirus Information and Resources
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