Church governance and unity to be discussed at Annual Council

Church governance and unity to be discussed at Annual Council

General Conference secretariat asks church leaders to consider two documents on the issue. September 25, 2016 Adventist Review / ANN staff Annual Council at the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s world headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, in October 2015. (Brent Hardinge / ANN) General Conference Secretariat has released two documents about church governance and unity that are […]

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Church leaders in the Southern Asia-Pacific region join volunteers in ministering to the homeless

Church leaders in the Southern Asia-Pacific region join volunteers in ministering to the homeless

In addition to bread, “5 Loaves Ministries” provides clothes, undergarments and hygienic items to the needy. September 22, 2016 Teresa Costello/ Southern Asia-Pacific Division Volunteers from 5 Loaves Ministries have distributed food to the homeless every week since July 8, 2007. [Photo courtesy of the Southern Asia-Pacific Division] The early morning sun of September 18 streaked through the cracks […]

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Health and family seminiar in Malaysia exemplifies Total Member Involvement

Health and family seminiar in Malaysia exemplifies Total Member Involvement

The five-day event in Serian, Sarawak led nearly 200 residents to Christ. September 22, 2016 Gay Deles/Southern Asia-Pacific Division In response to a five-day evangelistic series in Serian, Sarawak in Malaysia, 177 people accepted Christ through baptism. [Photo courtesy of Joggery Gelu] Noldy Sakul, stewardship director for the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s regional headquarters, couldn’t believe the […]

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Training expands for substance abuse prevention program in Southeast Asia

Training expands for substance abuse prevention program in Southeast Asia

The Adventist Church’s “Youth Alive” ministry equips marginalized youth to make positive life choices. September 22, 2016 Teresa Costello/Southern Asia-Pacific Division Youth Alive (YA) training participants were equipped to implement YA in their areas around the Church’s Southern Asia-Pacific territory. [Photo courtesy of Asia-Pacific International University] Global drug and tobacco usage has long been a […]

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Adventist is appointed as deputy governor of the British Virgin Islands

Adventist is appointed as deputy governor of the British Virgin Islands

The position will allow for Rosalie Adams to function as the nation’s acting governor when the governor is away on leave. September 07, 2016 Royston Philbert/Inter-American Division Staff Rosalie Adams (foreground) takes the Affirmations of Allegiance and Due Execution of Office administered by Justice Nicola Byer. [Photo: BVI Government Information Service] Rosalie Adams became the […]

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Adventist humanitarians and members in Italy shelter displaced residents after devastating earthquake

Adventist humanitarians and members in Italy shelter displaced residents after devastating earthquake

ADRA Italy and local churches provide daily meals along with clothing and medication to residents affected by the 6.2 magnitude earthquake. September 01, 2016 L.Ferrara and V.Annunziata, Notizie Avventiste / ANN Staff [Photo Credit: Notizie Avventiste] The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Italy, together with local Adventist church members, are caring for a […]

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