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Head Bishop Visits Ashram

Head Bishop Visits Ashram

On Saturday March 21, head bishop Gene Savoy Jr. visited the Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, California. Accompanying him were Sonya Savoy, Sabrina Savoy, Sophia Savoy, and Lisamarie Wand. Organized by Hindu leader Rajan Zed through the Nevada Clergy Association with about twenty Nevada participants, the visit included a tour of the [...]

Evolution Lecture Presented

Evolution Lecture Presented

On Friday evening March 13, 2009 the Reverend Robert Petrovich attended a lecture titled “Darwin, Dover, and Intelligent Design” at the Temple Sinai social hall in Reno. The speaker was Dr. Kevin Padian, president of the National Center for Science Education and curator of paleontology at the University of California Museum of Paleontology in [...]

Head Bishop Savoy Leads FDA Tobacco Initiative

Head Bishop Savoy Leads FDA Tobacco Initiative

During early March Bishop Gene Savoy, president of the Nevada Clergy Association, working with members of the interfaith community, led the initiative to give the FDA oversight over tobacco products. (See also posting: “Semiannual Interfaith Luncheon.”) As reported in the Reno Gazette Journal on Tuesday March 10, “Reno area faith leaders [...]

The 2009 Governor’s Points of Light Awards

The 2009 Governor’s Points of Light Awards

On Thursday February 26, the annual 2009 Governor’s Points of Light Awards were hosted at the Atlantis Resort and Casino in Reno. Attending on behalf of The Second Advent Church was Head Bishop Gene Savoy Jr. The banquet is annually hosted to recognized individuals who support and promote volunteerism in Nevada. Bishop Savoy also met with [...]

Black History Month Tribute to the Reverend Onie Cooper

Black History Month Tribute to the Reverend Onie Cooper

As part of the annual celebration of Black History Month, head bishop Gene Savoy Jr. attended a “Celebration of Black History & Tribute to Rev. Onie Cooper” at the Greater Light Christian Center in Reno on Sunday evening February 22. During the celebration Bishop Savoy was asked to say a few words about Cooper, a longtime and respected [...]

Ordination Held at Trinity Episcopal Church

Ordination Held at Trinity Episcopal Church

On Saturday afternoon, February 21, the ordination of Jane C. Rohrer to the priesthood took place at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Reno. Attending the ceremony on behalf of The Second Advent Church was the Right Reverend Rebecca Willis. Rev. Rohrer was ordained by the Right Reverend Daniel Edwards, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of [...]

Semiannual Interfaith Clergy Luncheon

Semiannual Interfaith Clergy Luncheon

On Thursday, February 19, the semiannual interfaith luncheon was hosted at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center. Attending on behalf of The Church of the Second Advent were head bishop Gene Savoy Jr., the Reverend Dr. William Bartlett, the Right Reverend Robert Petrovich, and the Reverend Francine Petrovich. The Reverends Savoy and Bartlett also [...]

Manogue High School Interfaith Prayer Service Held

Manogue High School Interfaith Prayer Service Held

On Friday, February 13, the eleventh annual Bishop Manogue  High School Interfaith Prayer Service was held at the school in south Reno. Attending on behalf of The Second Advent Church were head bishop Gene Savoy Jr. and the Reverend Dr. William Bartlett. Rev. Bartlett gave the keynote address, and Bishop Savoy participated with Rabbi Myra [...]

Rt. Rev. Ileana Isfan Appointed Matriarch

Rt. Rev. Ileana Isfan Appointed Matriarch

The Right Reverend Mother Ileana Isfan was appointed Matriarch of the Order on April 4, 2009. The “Act of Establishment of the Order,” read by the Right Reverend Sean Savoy, goes as follows: In the Name Of God the Father, the Divine Light and Christ Incarnate An Act for the Establishment of the Holy Order of Matriarchs Whereas, it has [...]

Ads Placed in Reno Gazette Journal

Ads Placed in Reno Gazette Journal

As part of The Church’s ongoing outreach, advertisements inviting the public to attend sunrise services as well as to join The School have been regularly placed in the Reno News & Review, which is the local, free source for community events and happenings.

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