One soul, a sister in the faith of Jesus, was baptized by Pastor Joel Barnedo in Corona Del Mar, California, USA, the Facebook site Los Angeles IMS SDA Reform Church confirmed on Sunday, April 30, 2023 via video clip: .

Corona Del Mar,a seaside neighborhood in the city of Newport Beach, California, USA, consists of all the land on the seaward face of the Joaquin Hills south of Avocado Avenue to the city limits, as well as the development of Irvine Terrace, just north of Avocado.

The region of Corona Del Mar was initially, in 1875, acquired for USD 175 000 by James Irvine, however, approximately 30 years later in 1904, the 700 acres of land were sold to Corona Del Mar’s founder, George E. Hart. As of the census 2000, Corona Del Mar had a population of 13 407 citizens which included 6,885 households, and 3,957 families residing in the city.

Pastor Joel Barnedo near a fig tree in Africa; a photo from the personal archive of Pastor Joel Barnedo on Facebook.

Written by Margarit Zhekov