ARCHIVE January, 2013

In Brazil, Adventists coordinate blood drive following nightclub tragedy

Seventh-day Adventist young people in Brazil rallied this week to donate blood in the wake of the world’s deadliest nightclub fire in more than a decade.

January 29, 2013 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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Renewing commitment

Pastor Eliseo Bustamante, president of the church in South Colombia, prays during the Holy Convocation launch at the Inter-American Division headquarter office in Miami, Florida, Jan. 19, 2013. Top church leaders gathered to renew efforts on spiritual revival and reformation as the church’s Year of the Laity sets in motion throughout Inter-America. Images by Libna […]

January 28, 2013 in photo of the day by

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Ready climber

Two young people dressed in climbing gear participate in a skit during a youth Sabbath program at the Quetzaltenango Seventh-day Adventist Church in Guatemala, on Jan. 19, 2013. The skit highlighted the theme of the day, “Climbing with Christ, leaders with power”, as part of a number of activities promoting youth leadership as a prelude […]

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Celebration launch

Seventh-day Adventists in the Dominican Republic celebrated the launch of the Year of the Laity during a special program at the Palacio de los Deportes on Jan. 12, 2013 in Santo Domingo. The event brought thousands of church leaders and members from throughout the six regions of the island to praise and worship as upcoming […]

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Inter-America: Church leaders renew commitment to spiritual revival with constituency

Top Seventh-day Adventist leaders overseeing the fast growing membership throughout the church in Inter-America gathered to pray, review strategies and renew their commitment to spiritual revival and reformation during a program called Holy Convocation






January 27, 2013 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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Adventist volunteers replace storm-ravaged school in Curaçao

Six months from the initial request by the Inter-American Division of Seventh-day Adventists, Maranatha Volunteers International completed a One-Day School campus for the Mahuma Sur Primary Adventist School in Curaçao.






January 25, 2013 in From the World Church by

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First religious liberty symposium in Guadeloupe spurs civic engagement

Seventh-day Adventist public affairs leaders heralded the church’s first religious liberty symposium here in Guadeloupe as a model for more civic engagement at local regions worldwide.






January 22, 2013 in From the World Church by

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Church leadership commits to furthering spiritual revival as Year of the Laity begins

Propelled by a spiritual revival initiative set in motion two years ago throughout the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Inter-American Division (IAD), top church leaders launched the start of the territory-wide Year of the Laity this weekend.






January 20, 2013 in From the Headquarter by

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Theology of Ordination Committee ends first session

Members of the Theology of Ordination Study Committee (TOSC) ended their first session – held January 15-17 at a meeting site near the church’s world headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States – on an optimistic note.






January 19, 2013 in From the World Church by

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In Korea, ‘Love Church’ sees booming membership with homeless outreach

Four years ago, two homeless people walked into the Minlak Seventh-day Adventist Church reeking of body odor and booze. The pair sat with plenty of space around them in the pews.






January 14, 2013 in From the World Church by

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