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SAUM inaugurates Center of Influence in Hanoi, Vietnam

[Photo courtesy of Kevin Costello]

After years of prayer and fasting, Southeast Asia Union Mission finally inaugurates its Center of Influence in Hanoi, Vietnam on May 22, 2018. Located at the heart of this culturally rich city, this seven-story building was purchased to serve the community’s needs and extend the opportunity for health and healing through lifestyle change.

[Photo courtesy of Kevin Costello] 

Elder and Mrs. Ted Wilson, president of the world-wide Seventh-day Adventist Church and Elder and Mrs. Saw Samuel, president of Seventh-day Adventists in the Southern-Asia-Pacific region, grace the inauguration. Elder Somchai Chuenjit, president of Southeast Asia Union Mission welcomes church leaders from the General Conference, from Southern Asia-Pacific Division, and from Southeast Asia Union Mission territory who are present during the inauguration.

The first floor of the building is intended for display of Adventist health books and health foods. The second and third floor is reserve for English language school while the fourth floor is for health class. The fifth floor is reserve for meetings and functions while the sixth floor is reserve for ADRA office. The seventh floor is for medical clinic in the future.

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