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Public Affairs and Religious Liberty News June 6, 2022


These news briefs are compiled and shared by the Department of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty (PARL) to be a useful resource of current events.

This week:

The South Bend First Seventh-day Adventist Church in South Bend, Indiana hosted area faith leaders for an event to promote helping those who struggle with mental health or addiction by supporting a state-wide crisis response system.

o This story is available from Adventist News Network at: “Indiana Church Responds to Mental Health Crisis, Holds Special Event”

Seventh-day Adventists across the United Kingdom are joining in the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. A number of events, including the “I AM Urban” initiative, a partnership between ADRA and Adventist Community Services, are providing opportunities for Adventists to engage with their communities as they celebrate this historic event.

o This story is available from the Adventist Review at: “British Adventists to Celebrate Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

For more information about these stories please contact Jennifer Gray Woods, director of government affairs and associate director for Public Affairs and Religious Liberty at the Seventh-day Adventist Church world headquarters at

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