The President’s Desk | Elder Garth Gabriel

The president’s desk is an opportunity for President, Elder Garth Gabriel to share thoughts on the strategic plan voted in by the Lake Region Conference Executive Committee. In these posts the president will address & highlight the areas that will continue to lead our conference forward and break ground into new areas of ministry and mission.

Camp Wagner’s New Logo and Website

Pastor Christopher Wallace, Director of Camp Wagner, has been diligently working on improvements at our beloved Camp Wagner. Some of those improvements include a new logo and website. Visit for general camp ground information, to make reservation, donate and more. For any questions, feel free to reach out to the Camp Director via email at


LRC Welcomes Thorly and Akisha James

President Garth Gabriel and the Lake Region Conference Administration are pleased to welcome Pastor Thorly James and his wife Akisha to the LRC Family. You can find the installation dates for the James’ family on the flyer below. We solicit your prayers for their ministry and the Praise Fellowship and Calvin Center congregations as the new year begins.


Job Opening – Accountant

Lake Region Conference has an open position for an Accountant. Interested persons should send their resume to and The job description can be found here: Accountant Position Job Description


Highland SDA Church Gives Back to Benton Harbor

The theme of giving back does not only happen once a year during the Thanksgiving season at the Highland SDA Church in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Every month, Pastor Denry White and the members of the church take time on the third Sabbath to reach out to the community in tangible ways. Most recently, the church ministered to the Blossom Acres Housing Development by presenting gift bags to the residents. Blossom Acres provides affordable housing to families in Benton Harbor. 


LRC Executive Committee Votes New Assignment

On Sunday, November 20, 2022, the Lake Region Conference Executive Committee voted to assign Pastor Christopher Clark, Sr. to the Capital City SDA Church in Indianapolis, IN. We solicit your prayers for Pastor Clark and his family as they continue to minister for the Master in this new assignment.


One Response to “THE PRESIDENT’S DESK”

  1. Ed Abbott says:

    Prayer for all Sabbath keeper’s for Ukrainians and others! I am trying to understand the multi million dollar building of Amazing Facts many others and we don’t have guidance in solidarity to start a Prayer group world wide for these people. God says pray 🙏 why isn’t the Senior Pastor getting this together Why? Iam confused. Teach Preach Praying yet as SDA we are not all trying to show the world we Pray to God together as Sabbath keeping Christians. God says witness well here is my email. I am a peon on this please ask for me its ur turn to voice this not for me but God!! Yet ask for Donations what has happened let’s PRAY TOGETHER VOICE IT, MAIL IT, SEND TO SDA CONFERENCES

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