|We have a presentation and discussion once a month, usually on the second Sabbath. Most of our meetings are at St Mary's Church (see Our Home) and start at 2:00 PM but watch the schedule for exceptions.|
|Summer 2018 Schedule|
Janet Schultz Home
|: Elena Siciliano Theme for Day: Introduction to the General Conference (of SDA) Nutrition Council Notes: We will start with a potluck lunch at 2 PM and then hear Elena's report. The GC Nutrition Council makes policy recommendation about diet-related issues that pertain to the church, everything from fad diets to protein needs to how to organize fellowship lunches. Elena has been a council member for more than 25 years. Contact Janet at email@example.com. for directions.|
Pedrito Maynard-Reid, Th.D Morning Topic: Justice: An Act of Salvation
Afternoon Topic: Present Truth: Relevant Theologizing
Bio: Pedrito Maynard-Reid is Assistant to the President of Walla Walla University for Diversity.
He was the Vice President for Spiritual Life and Mission at Walla Walla College for 10 years
prior to this appointment. He has also been Professor of Biblical Studies and Missiology in
the School of Theology since 1990. For 15 years he served at Northern Caribbean University in
Jamaica in a number of capacities, including Professor of Biblical Studies, Chair of the
Department of Religion, Director of Religious Affairs, and Pastor of the University Church.
He also served in similar positions in Puerto Rico, at Antillian University in the late 1980s.
In addition to his theological training, Pedrito is an accomplished musician with degrees in
piano performance from Schools of Music in the United Kingdom.|
He is the author of many publications. His published books include: Poverty and Wealth in the Epistle of James (Orbis Press); A Commentary on the Epistle of James (Pacific Press); Complete Evangelism (Herald Press); and Diverse Worship: African American, Caribbean & Hispanic Perspectives (InterVarsity Press). He is one of the authors of the Andrews Study Bible; and is presently writing another commentary on James for the SDA International Bible Commentary series to be published by Pacific Press Publishing Association.
To serve the marginal, the weak, and the less fortunate, and helping them to a better life and a more fulfilling existence, both here and globally, is what he lives and strives for. Notes: Also speaking at the 9 and 11 AM services