Lake Region Conference
Lake Region Conference
of Seventh-day Adventists
of Seventh-day Adventists


  • LRC Leadership Summit

    Announced by Bill Fisher on Oct 19 2010

    Specific training for church officers, inspirational speakers and fellowship.



    Click here to get more information and register.



  • New Sabbath Services Schedule

    Announced by Bill Fisher on Oct 06 2010

    New Sabbath Services schedule for:


    Emmanual SDA Church (Indianapolis)

    Divine Service: 10:30am
    Sabbath School: 12:00pm
    Prayer Meeting: 7:00pm Wednesday


    Tabernacle of Hope SDA Church (Indianapolis)

    Sabbath School: 11:30am
    Divine Service: 1:00pm
    Prayer Meeting: 7:00pm Wednesday
  • Celebration of Creation

    Announced by Bill Fisher on Sep 30 2010

    October 22-23, 2010


    We want to inform you of a special Celebration of Creation Sabbath planned for October 22, 23, 2010, at Pioneer Memorial Church on the campus of Andrews University. Visit this web site ( where more information about Celebration of Creation Sabbath will be posted soon. The event is sponsored by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Faith and Science Council and the Hope Channel.


    This Celebration of Creation Sabbath event coincides with Ministry Magazine Creation Sabbath emphasis on October 23, when churches are encouraged to plan a "special worship service in honor of God, our loving Creator." See for planning points, sermon examples, children's stories, scripture and hymn suggestions. 

    Diane Thurber
    Assistant Director of Communication
    Lake Union Conference

  • LRC Teen Leaders Training Retreat

    Announced by Bill Fisher on Sep 30 2010

    LRC Teen Leaders Training Retreat

    November 5-7, 2010

    We are proud to announce the Lake Region Conference "WE R ONE" First Annual Teen Leaders In Training Retreat, November 5-7, 2010. 

    This years’ location is  Camp Wagner and  special guests will be Pastor Shane Francis-Andrews University,  Pastor Ron Whitehead - Osh Kosh Camporee Coordinator and Director and Dr. Gordon Atkins-TLT Coordinator for the Michigan Conference!     

    FOR MORE information, please contact Angie via email at  or contact your local area TLT Coordinator! Chicagoland Area---Dr. Pat Watts-Coleman, Motor City Area---Director Weata Powell, Michiana Area---Deputy Director Kim Henley, Illiana Area-Director Victor Burns, Minn/Wisc Area-Director Moses Lewis, Hispanic Ministries Area-Pastor Vanston Archbold

  • 2010 PARL Leadership Conference

    Announced by Bill Fisher on Sep 02 2010

    2010 PARL Leadership Conference

    October 8-10, 2010

    Dr. Hyveth Williams
    Associate Professor
    SDA Theological Seminary
    Keynote Speaker

    Elder Barry Bussey
    Associate Director
    General Conference PARL
    Conference Presenter

    Elder Donald Bedney
    Executive Secretary
    Lake Region Conference
    Divine Worship Speaker

    Edward Woods III
    PARL Director
    Lake Region Conference
    Host and Presenter

    Did you miss Campmeeting this year and have the Campmeeting blues? The PARL Leadership Conference provides the perfect cure as we come together at Camp Wagner and learn what is happening with public affairs and religious liberty issues at the national and international level, and how they relate to end time events.
    In addition, you can become a part of history as we launch the Great Lakes Religious Liberty Association. This association will seek to recruit anyone who supports and advocates for public affairs and religious liberty in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.


    Please mark this conference on your calendar and plan to attend. Your PARL director has registration materials available Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010.

    Camp Wagner
    19088 Brownsville Rd
    Cassopolis, MI 49031
    October 8-10, 2010

  • Family Life Conference

    Announced by Bill Fisher on Sep 02 2010

    Did you miss Lake Region campmeeting?  Are you at your breaking point?

    Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are your prayers being answered?

    How is your family life?  Your search is over and your journey is just beginning!

    The Lake Region Conference Family Life Department


    “JUST TRY IT!”

    A family retreat

    OCTOBER 22 – 24, 2010
    Camp Wagner
    19088 Brownsville Street
    Cassopolis, MI 49031
    (269) 476-2550

    Cost: $10.00 per person or $25.00 per family of 4 (fee includes food, lodging, workshops & t-shirt)

    Bring the entire family and secure a cabin or bring your trailer.  You’ll be blessed with a life changing weekend experience in an atmosphere where God dwells!!

    Check in begins: Friday, October 22, 2010, at 12 noon.

    Pre-registration: August 30 - October 15, 2010 (pre-registration required to secure spot)

    Weekend agenda: workshops on finances, relationships, communication, conflict resolution, singles workshops, self esteem, parenting, children’s workshop presented by Pam Daly of LRC Children’s Ministries, pony rides, hay ride & more!

    Registration Options: retrieve application online form at and fax to 313-898-2232, or email to

  • Our Faith Channel Needs Your Help

    Announced by Bill Fisher on Aug 25 2010

    Our Faith Channel Market Research


    In preparation for the launch of Our Faith Channel, additional market research is required to determine the interests of potential viewers. A yearlong marketing campaign is underway so that this network can be introduced to Seventh-day Adventist churches across the country. As a part of this yearlong marketing campaign, a survey is currently being disseminated.
    Please take a few moments to fill it out:

  • Oakwood University Presidential Search

    Announced by Bill Fisher on Aug 19 2010

    Oakwood University, an historically Black Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher learning, seeks a visionary, experienced academic leader to serve as President. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the President must have a strong commitment to Jesus Christ and to the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and be a Seventh-day Adventist church member in good standing. Click here for more details.

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  • Hispanic Camp Meeting 2010

    Announced by Bill Fisher on Aug 08 2010

    “Por Su Espíritu…Cada Miembro Un Ministro”

    Campestre Familiar Hispano 2010

    Del 3 al 6 de Septiembre

    Para más información e inscripciones, por favor llamar al 773.846.2661 ext.101, Departamento Multilingüe

    Precios especiales por Inscripción temprana, válidos hasta el 7 de Agosto, 2010

    Fecha límite de inscripción 21 de Agosto, 2010


    “By His Spirit…each Member One Minister”

    Hispanic Camp Meeting 2010

    September 3rd through 6th

    For more information, and registration, please call the Multilingual Department at 773.846.2661 ext. 101

    Early bird prices until August 7th, 2010

    Last day for registration is August 21st, 2010

  • Organizing Committee Meeting

    Announced by Bill Fisher on Mar 24 2010

    The Lake Region Conference Organizing Committee will meet this Sunday, March 28th. at the All Nations SDA Church in Berrien Springs, MI at 10am. All selected organizing committee members are encouraged to attend.

    Donald Bedney
    LRC Executive Secretary

  • The Natural Connection News

    Announced by Bill Fisher on Mar 24 2010

    The Natural Connection Health Food Store's Grand Re-Opening is scheduled for Thursday, April 8th from 11am to 8pm.  The store is located at the Lake Region Conference office, 8517 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60619, 773-846-2661 x106. 

    The goal is to introduce for the first time to some and re-introduce to others the wholesome, quality, and reasonably priced products that promote good physical and spiritual health.  Even if you do not live in the Chicago area, you and others should know that our own Health Food Store is on the rise and looking to be of service to all members of the Lake Region Conference and their communities.  Look for announcements in the future of mail order, internet and other services.  

    Come join us for the Grand Re-Opening event and discover what is new at TNC.  You will not be disappointed.

  • LRC Announcements

    Announced by Rayford Young on Sep 30 2009

    Bethel SDA Church Grand Rapids, MI


    The Bible Conference Revival '09

    When: Opening Night, Friday October 2, 7pm

    Thur: October 31 at 11am.

    Date & Time: Friday(s), Saturday(s), Sunday(s) & Wednesday(s)

    Delverance Night - October 30

    Don't Miss a Night!

    Location: Bethel SDA Church 1024 Adams St. SE Grand Rapids, MI 49507

    LIVE Nightly Internet Broadcast: Search for "Bethel SDA Church Grand Rapids, MI

    Please copy this link into your web browser:

    Presenter: Pastor William Lee

    More Information call: (616) 243-3182 or e-mail:





    "Countdown to Eternity"

    The Motor City Elders' Council will be presenting a 10 Day Bible Study on End-Time Events, called "Countdown to Eternity", at the Pontiac Southside SDA Church, 182 S. Sanford Street in Pontiac. The Power Point Presentations were developed by Elder Tim Gardner, and will be only one hour each night beginning October 14 - October 23, 2009, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Different elders from the motor city region will present the following topics each night:

    Day 10 - The Great Controversy
    Day 09 - End-Time Events in Bible Prophecy
    Day 08 - God's Final Warning - Rev. 14
    Day 07 - Judgment Day
    Day 06 - Babylon is Fallen
    Day 05 - The Mark of the Beast
    Day 04 - The Close of Human Probation
    Day 03 - The Return of Christ
    Day 02 - The Millennium - 1,000 years of Blackout
    Day 01 - The New Earth

    Everyone is Welcome; and please bring a relative, friend, or enemy.





    Community Health Fair and Evangelism Series at PWA

    Hello Friends,

    Here is the information regarding the Community Health Fair and Evangelism Series

    Event: Community Health Fair
    Date: Sunday, October 4, 2009
    Time: 1-5 pm
    Location: Peterson-Warren Academy 4000 Sylvia St., Inkster, MI 48141


    * Health Screening such as glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure, etc.
    * Harvard Step Test
    * Lung Capacity
    * Health Seminar such as

    - Staying Fit-Simple Exercise Tips
    - Swine Flu (H1N1 Virus) Family Prevention/Remedies
    - Health Food for a Healthy Family
    and MUCH MORE

    Also, there will be a parade in the community by Pathfinders and students that will emphasize the importance of healthy living.

    Event: Evangelism Series
    Title: HOPE for a Troubled World
    Date: October 5-17, 2009
    Time: 7-8:15 pm
    Location: Peterson-Warren Academy, 4000 Sylvia St., Inkster.MI 48141


    Peterson-Warren Academy Youth will lead out in following:

    * Inspirational Music
    * Testimonies
    * Health Tips
    * Power Messages from the Word of God (Given by students)

    I have attached two flyer (for front and back) that we would like distributed at our church and with family and friends. We are still looking for a few more health professional to help with screening at the
    PWA Community Health Fair. If we have any volunteers or if you have any questions, you may contact Mr. Rodgers via e-mail at or 313-565-5808 school.
    Thank you for your support.


    Albert Rodgers
    PWA Assistant Principal





    Michiana Youth Federation
    "The Black-out 09"
    Featuring: Dr. Kim Logan-Nowlin, Author Nowlin, Pr. Daniel Carmona, Pr. Simona Mills, Dr. Harvey Burnette Jr, Crystal Ward & Nephateri Lewis.

    On October 17, 2009 at Haven Church - 5350 N. Sprinkle Rd, Kalamazoo MI 49004




    Autumn Festival

    Event: Autumn Festival, This is a all day event to reflect the beauty of God's creation. We will begin with a worship service in the morning and follow with luncheon, hayride and bonfire in the afternoon. Please go to our website at for more information. You may contact us at (269) 646-3233.

    When: Saturday, October 17, 2009. Worship service start at 11:00 am; Fall festival begin at 2:00pm.

    Where: Our Daily Bread Christian Healthcare, Lifestyle Center, & Campground, located at 11096 Cranberry Rd, Marcellus, Michigan. We are just 40 minutes south of Kalamazoo; 2.5 hours from Chicago & 2.5 hours from Detroit.

    Cost: Free (please bring a vegetarian dish to share.. menu usually consist veggie hot dogs, beans, whole wheat buns, chips, & juice).

    Thank you & God bless,





    FREE!! FREE!!! FREE!!!



    OCTOBER 10, 2009


    7:15PM ~ 9:00PM

















    Free Tutoring in Reading
    Would you like to improve your child's reading skills? Then let's get started!
    for students, ages 8-14 at the Better Living Center on
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Tutoring Begins: October 5, 2009
    Free Snacks offered
    3240 Puritan Street
    Detroit, Michigan 48238
    A Family Literacy and Operation ReachBack Sponsored Center
    Phone 313-341-8609 or
    The Better Living Center
    3240 Puritan Street
    Detroit, Michigan 48238
    Free Snacks offered




    Marriage, Homosexuality and the Church Conference

    Hello Partners...
    The Marriage, Homosexuality and the Church Conference will take place from October 15-17 at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI. It will deal with the issues of marriage and sexual orientation in relation to Seventh-day Adventist church teaching and public policy positions.

    Early bird registration rate is $70.00 (does not include lodging) and closes Tuesday, August 4. Please register at For more information, please call Fran at 269-471-3541.

    I do plan to attend. For your review, I am attaching the latest draft agenda.

    All the best...

    Edward Woods III, Director
    Public Affairs and Religious Liberty
    Lake Region Conference
    of Seventh-day Adventists
    Phone: (517) 627-0210





    October 16 - 19, 2009
    Operation ReachBack's October ThinkTank at Sea
    Set sail for three days of Relaxation and Rejuvenation. Sailing from Miami-FL to CoCo Cay-Bahamas, Nassau-Bahamas

    Visit us at

    For more information contact 212-947-1973 or 917-734-4859




    Shiloh SDA Church Music Ministry department
    invites your church to come worship with us October 24, 2009 all day.
    Location: 7000 S. Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60637-773-224-7700

    Speaker will be Shelton Kilby, III and music from our own Stanleigh Jones and special guest Jean Prosper... we will have a concert in the afternoon featuring our guest as well at 5:00p..also dinner will be served that day... please plan to come and spend the day!.

    Please let me know if you have any questions. (p.s. the attachment is in ms publisher format so if you have problems opening please let me know and I'll resend)

    Thank you and God bless!

    Cynthia Palmer, Minister of Music

    Shiloh SDA Church+

    7000 S. Michigan Ave

    Chicago, IL 60637





    The Motor City Youth Fall Federation
    October 30 & 31st, 2009
    Theme: Untouchables

    Friday, October 30th, 2009
    Praise & Worship Theme: "Praise Is My Weapon"

    Location: The Fairhaven S.D.A. Church
    G-1379 Louise Ave. Flint, Mi 48505

    Time: 7:00 p.m.

    Featuring: Various Choirs & Soloiests from the Motor City Area.
    Vesper Thought Speaker: Pastor Charles Osborn of the Burns S.D.A. Church, Detroit, Mi.

    Sabbath, October 31, 2009 Service will take place at:
    The House Of Prayer MBC
    1851 W. Carpenter Rd. Flint, Mi 48504
    Phone Number: 810-787-3931

    Guest Speaker for 11:00 a.m. service:
    Dr. Rupert Bushner Chaplin of Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama

    Workshops will begin at 9:00 a.m. til 10:35 a.m. by various presenters from the Motor City Area.

    A.Y. will begin at 4:30 Featuring the Motor City Mass Choir & The Motor City Children's Choir.
    Come and enjoy a night of fun after A.Y. at the Skateland Rollerskating rink.
    Lots of fun activities for the young and young at heart!!

    For More Information Contact Robert Johnson-President of the Motor City Federation & Chisandra Lambert Vice President @ chsndrlambert

    Chisandra Lambert
    MCYF Vice- President




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