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Inter-American Leadership Looks to a “Brighter” 2018

Top Seventh-day Adventist leaders and staff members at the Inter-American Division (IAD) Office in Miami, Florida, officially welcomed the new year with praise and worship during a special devotional program on Jan. 3, 2018.

The more than 75 church employees who oversee the growth of the church throughout the IAD territory took time to reflect on the past year’s blessings and contemplate on what lies ahead as they seek to inspire the fast growing membership across borders and oceans to spread the message of the Gospel in their communities.

January 4, 2018 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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Inter-America Launches Year of the Child and Adolescent Through Online Program

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America invited church leaders, teachers, department heads, church members and youngsters to get involved in what the church is calling the Year of the Child and Adolescent, set to begin next month. The invitation came as the top leadership launched an overview of its comprehensive initiative during an online program on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017.

Inter-America’s Year of the Child and Adolescent initiative will seek to reinforce Christian values and encourage youngsters to study, live and share the message of the gospel with their friends and neighbors.

December 13, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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IAD Leaders Debrief on Programs and Projects Accomplished and Look Ahead

Seventh-day Adventist Department heads at the Inter-American Division (IAD) were debriefed this week on initiatives and projects completed during the year and set their sights on plans and activities scheduled for 2018.

“We are here to work closer together, to see what difficulties you encountered this year and see how we can support the department or ministry which you lead,” said Pastor Israel Leito, president of the church in Inter-America.

December 7, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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East Venezuela Takes the Win in IAD’s Bible Connection Final Competition

Daniela Figueroa of the East Venezuela Union took the top spot as the Bible Boom grand prize winner today during Inter-America’s territory-wide Bible Connection held in Riviera Maya, México.

Figueroa with a score of 370 points, beat 19 other regional finalists in the 14th such annual event held across the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America. She answered in the shortest time of 2:26.

Francisco Javier Durán of the Central Mexican Union trailed behind her with the same score and with a completion time of 3:03 minutes.

December 2, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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Inter-America’s Bible Connection Final Competition Live from Mexico

Inter-America’s Bible Connection finale event will host its annual bible quiz competition at the Teatro de la Ciudad in Riviera Maya, Mexico, on Sabbath, Dec. 2, 2017.

The program is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. local time, or 5:00 p.m. Miami Time, and will be streamed live online on the Southeast Mexican Union’s Facebook Page

December 1, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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In Puerto Rico, Church Reports Relief and Rebuilding to Proceed as Quickly as Possible

Two months after Hurricane Maria shut down Puerto Rico, parts of the island are still without power and water, hundreds of buildings and homes still await repairs, and the Seventh-day Adventist Church continues to provide food and other relief services.

“This storm really hit us hard,” said Pastor Luis Rivera, treasurer of the church in Puerto Rico. Pastor Rivera travelled to Miami last week to report to top leaders at the Inter-American Division and Maranatha International Volunteers leaders on the property damages left by Maria.

November 23, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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Adventist Church in Inter-America to Launch Year of the Child and Adolescent During Live Event

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Inter-America has been preparing to launch its Year of the Child and Adolescent initiative in 2018 and will seek to reach as many local church leaders with a special launch program that will be streamed live over the internet on Dec. 9, 2017. The Year of the Child and Adolescent initiative will seek to reinforce Christian values and encourage youngsters to study, live and share the message with their friends and neighbors wherever they go.

November 20, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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Inter-America’s Bible Competition Finalists to Compete in Mexico

Young finalists representing Inter-America’s Seventh-day Adventist church territories will take part in the final Bible competition of the year on Dec. 2. Twenty finalists are set to travel to Riviera Maya, Mexico, to test their knowledge on the books of Daniel, Hosea and Joel after months of competing against peers across campgrounds and churches in their respective countries and islands.

November 17, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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In Inter-America, Adventist Church Continues to Assist Affected Families across the Caribbean

Hundreds of cleaning kits are being sent to hurricane stricken islands in the English Caribbean territory this week, thanks to donations recently sent into Miami by the Adventist Community Services in the Allegheny East Conference in Pennsylvania and the Columbia Union in Maryland. Some 1,615 buckets filled with disinfectant and cleaning supplies will go to St. Thomas for distribution in Anguilla, Tortola and St. John, as well as Dominica and Antigua for residents of Barbuda, church leaders said.

November 15, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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Inter-American Leaders Discuss Rebuilding Efforts With Maranatha

Top Seventh-day Adventist leaders in Inter-America met with Maranatha Volunteer International (MVI) leaders yesterday to discuss rebuilding efforts in the recently hurricane-ravaged territory in the Caribbean. Leaders briefly took note of the scope of damage to churches and schools after hurricanes Irma and Maria in the worse hit islands during a meeting at the Inter-American Division (IAD) headquarter office in Miami, Florida.

November 14, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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