1. The first Adventist church in Europe, a small chapel in Tramelan, Switzerland, that was used until the congregation moved to a larger building in 1968, has been purchased by the Inter-European Divison. Dedicated on December 25, 1886 by Ellen G. White, the church will serve now as a historical symbol of the missionary work of Adventism.
2. Arti Desai, a graduate student at Loma Linda University Medical School, has been awarded one of 235 prestigious Albert Schweitzer Fellowships. Her work focuses on pregnancy risks.
3. The Seventh-day Adventist Church faces a $13.5 million lawsuit by two men who claim that an Oregon Pathfinder leader molested them as children in the 1970s. The suit says that church leaders put a convicted child molester who had served two years in prison in charge of the Pathfinder Club without warning parents.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://spectrummagazine.org/node/6216