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Christmas-Epiphany Vigil Observed

Christmas-Epiphany Vigil Observed

The Twelve Days of Christmas are observed by tradition in the Second Advent Church. A commemorative Christmas Service of Candle-Lighting and Communion was held on the morning of traditional Christmas Day, December 25, 2009, in the Chapel of the Holy Child. Each member of the congregation was asked to bring a bouquet of flowers to place beneath [...]

Hindu Baccalaureate Service at UNR

Hindu Baccalaureate Service at UNR

A Hindu baccalaureate service was held at the University of Nevada–Reno in the Joe Crowley Student Union on Saturday April 11. Attending on behalf of the Second Advent Church were the Right Reverend Gene Savoy Jr.  and the Reverends Robert and Francine Petrovich. Bishop Savoy also participated in the planning of the event. The bishop also [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Spring 1999

Spring 1999

January 17, 1999, marked the first time that ministers of the Second Advent Church attended the annual Martin Luther King Day celebration in Reno in an official capacity. Since that time, ministers of the Second Advent Church have attended faithfully each year and for the past several years have played a prominent role in the organizing of the [...]