Dr. Rupert Bushner, Jr. graduated from Oakwood University (Huntsville, AL) in the fall of 1978. He graduated with a B.A in Theology and a minor in psychology in 1983. Dr. Bushner went on to Andrews University (Berrien Springs, MI) where he received his Master of Divinity in 1986.
Musical performances by: The 3 Tenors, Duawne Starling, Wayne Bucknor and True Identity, T. Marshall Kelly, Nick Miller, Karah and Hannah Innis Sisters, Melida Skeet-Smith, Bradi Sutton and Steve Mackie, Dr. Violin
WEEK OF PRAYER DR. RUPERT BUSHNER WHEN: MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2021 TIME: 7:00 PM (PST)
He continued to sharpen his intellect by attending and then graduating from the United Theological Seminary in (Dayton Ohio) 1996. Dr. Rupert Bushner, Jr. has ministered in the Allegheny West Conference, (1985-2001) and the Southeastern Conference (2001-2006) He has served as Youth and Family Life Director in the Allegheny West Conference (1998-2001) and as Chaplain at Oakwood University 2006-2010.
WEEK OF PRAYER DR. RUPERT BUSHNER WHEN: TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021 TIME: 7:00 PM (PST) WHERE: GLARsda.com, Channel 2
He was called back to Allegheny West Conference in the August 2010 to be the Church Growth/Evangelist; he held that position until January 2013. Presently He pastors the Mt Calvary SDA Church in Huntsville, AL. He has traveled the world preaching and sharing the love of Jesus. In his own words, “preaching is a privilege to talk about his best Friend (Jesus) with others.” His travels consist of South Africa, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada, Bermuda, The Virgin Islands, The Caribbean Islands and coast to coast in the United States.
WEEK OF PRAYER DR. RUPERT BUSHNER WHEN: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2021 TIME: 7:00 PM (PST) WHERE: GLARsda.com, Channel 2
It was at Oakwood University that Dr. Bushner met the love of his life, Jo Ann King. They dated the entire time and after graduation they were married September 18, 1983. He has been married now for 32 years to his soul mate Jo Ann. From this union they were blessed with three boys, Rupert III 28 graduate from Oakwood University 2010, Master in business Florida Institute Technology 2013. Ronald Herbert 27 who also graduated from Oakwood 2011 Major psychology. He is married to the former Courtney Daniels and they reside in Bermuda. He is a senior addiction counselor. Reginald Dionne 24 graduate Oakwood University 2012 Major Spanish minor biology. He and JoAnn are the proud grandparents of three grandsons.
WEEK OF PRAYER DR. RUPERT BUSHNER THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021 WHEN: 7:00 PM (PST) WHERE: GLARsda.com, Channel 2
Dr. Bushner loves to encourage people; He is passionate about empowering both the young and the old. His desire is to see every soul saved in the Kingdom of God. “What you are is God’s gift to you and what you become is your gift to God. What kind of gift do you want to give God? I want to give God an awesome gift”
Currently, Pastor Griffin serves as the Associate Youth/Young Adult Director of the North American Division—Columbia, MD. He covets the prayers of the saints in this new assignment. He has not made this journey in life by himself; he is married to the former Kimberly Tinson, who is an accounting graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS. The Griffin’s love for each other can be seen through the eyes of their precious angel Kalin K. Griffin. A High Schooler at Madison Adventist Academy. Pastor Griffin has a passion to see people on fire for the Lord, doing what he has called us all to do “be a witness unto all nations and then shall the end come Matt. 24:14.”
SABBATH SCHOOL SERVICE FAMILY SABBATH SCHOOL SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2021 TIME: 9:30 AM (PST) WHERE: GLARsda.com, Channel 1 CLICK HERE TO JOIN BY ZOOM
This year's Sabbath school will be a family style Zoom class with breakout session. Breakout sessions are below: 1. Elder Iheanyi Nathan - Adult Sabbath School Quarterly 2. Dr. Lloyd Stoll & Dr. Wanda Armstrong - Adult Sabbath School Quarterly 3. Pastor David Zaid - “How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk or Jerkette” 4. Dr. Richardson Honoré: “How to Divorce Proof Your Marriage” 5. Elder Rudy Tobin: “Freedom from Negative Emotions, Trials, and Hurts” 6. Elder Steve Young: “Parenting”
SABBATH ADULT SERVICE DR. JAMES DOGGETTE WHEN: SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2021 TIME: 11:00 AM (PST) WHERE: GLARsda.com, Channel 2
Dr. Doggette’s ministerial career has taken him on an exciting and productive trek 3-plus decades that includes pastoral stops in Shreveport & Mansfield, Louisiana, Pine Bluff & Smale, Arkansas, San Diego, California, San Bernardino, California, Cleveland, Ohio, then Madison, Alabama where he co-founded and built the Madison Mission SDA Church. While pastoring in Madison he also served as a fulltime Professor of Practical Theology in the Religion Department of his alma mater, Oakwood University. He labored in that capacity for 20 years.
SABBATH YOUTH/YOUNG ADULT SERVICE KYMONE HINDS SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2021 TIME: 11:00 AM (PST) WHERE: GLARsda.com, Channel 3
Kymone Hinds helps individuals and organizations to bring Ideas to Life. As a coach, speaker and a minister he helps people figure out the next steps to close the gap between where they are and where they want to be. He is married to Kerine since November of 2000, and they are the proud parents of three teenagers – Jaden, Janiah and Joelle. Pastor Hinds is a graduate of the Seventh-Day Adventist Theological Seminary and served the church as a Pastor, Youth Director and Church Planter for 15 years. One of Kymone’s passions is empowering people to live as the church in the world. That message is the focus of his first book “This is Church, Where You Fit In.” He is the host of the Ideas to Life podcast, which can be found on any podcasting platform or by visiting his website – kymonehinds.com.
SABBATH CHILDREN'S SERVICE WHEN: SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2021 TIME: 11:00 AM (PST) WHERE: GLARsda.com, Channel 4
An exciting children's program is sure to leave our little ones on the edge of their seats! Be sure your children tune in for this special service JUST FOR THEM! "The Theme is Bible Super Heroes. Come and see some live Super Heroes!"
Pastor Ira Barksdale has served the church for 37 years in various capacities. He is a former Assistant Business Manager of Los Angeles Union SDA School (now LA Adventist Academy), Associate Treasurer of the Southern California Conference, Lay Associate Pastor and Youth Pastor at Los Angeles Central/Los Angeles Central City SDA church, Youth and Young Adult Pastor at Rolling Hills SDA Church, and is currently the Senior Pastor of the Miramonte and Maranatha SDA churches in the Greater Los Angeles Regions in Southern California. Pastor Barksdale will receive his Master of Arts Degree in Pastoral Ministry from Andrews University in May 2021. See full bio >>
SABBATH AFTERNOON CONCERT FEATURING: MAURETTE BROWN CLARK WHEN: SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2021 TIME: 6:00 PM (PST) WHERE: GLARsda.com, Channel 2 HOSTED BY: Pastor D.L. McPhaull
Maurette Brown Clark is a multiple Stellar Award Winner, Dove nominated Gospel Artist. Favorites of her singles include King Oh King, It Ain't Over, Just Wanna Praise You, & One God. Known as the “Princess of Praise & Worship,” Maurette Brown Clark was born on Long Island, New York, on May 5, 1966. As a child, she took voice and piano lessons, and also played the clarinet. She sang with her family’s gospel group, the Brown Singers, and participated in vocal ensembles in high school and at the University of Maryland, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
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