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By Tina Fisher Cunningham
Fisher Forde Media 

A place of healing launched with prayer

The Forde Files No. 178

 

November 10, 2018

Rebecca Wuth

Dawn prayer

November 7, 2018

The day the old Tehachapi Hospital closed and the new one opened in a carefully timed sequence, Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley President Jeff Lingerfelt spoke to staff at both locations and prayed with them that the patients, the staff and the new building be blessed. For Seventh-day Adventists, good health is a spiritual mission. The Adventist Loma Linda University teaching hospital is recognized as one of the finest medical facilities in the world. "[W]e believe God calls us to care for our bodies, treating them with the respect a divine creation deserves.."

(www.adventist.org)

Tina Fisher Cunningham

Center, adventist Health Tehachapi Valley President Jeff Lingerfelt gathers the remaining emergency staff at the old hospital on moving day. They joined in a farewell prayer outside the building, as it closed. The Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District may be able to obtain possession of the old properties on the 100 block of West E Street within 30 days, according to a hospital spokesperson.

 
 

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