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All Hands on Deck to Reach the Cities

God’s plan and longing desire is for His followers to go into all the cities to teach, preach, and heal in His name, said Seventh-day Adventist church president Ted N.C. Wilson. His remarks were part of his annual Sabbath address to the members of the world church’s Executive Committee, during the worship service at the denomination’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States, on Oct. 7.

October 8, 2017 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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Annual Council Opens with Focus on World Mission

The 2017 Annual Council —an annual business meeting of over 450 Seventh-day Adventist members and invitees to the church’s Executive Committee from around the world—convened at the denomination’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States, on Oct 5. The fall session, during which department reports are shared, and documents, plans, and policies are voted, opened with the Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Conference, an annual event that looks to inform, train, and empower leaders on a specific topic.

October 7, 2017 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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In Inter-America, Adventist Church Creates New Committee to Coordinate Disaster Relief

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Inter-American Division (IAD) began coordinating disaster relief assistance for the affected territory devastated by the natural disasters which hit last month. Ten of the 24 major church regions across the IAD were hit by multiple earthquakes in Mexico and multiple hurricanes across the string of islands in the Caribbean.

October 6, 2017 in From the Headquarter, RSS English by

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In St. Thomas, Adventists Find Comfort in Worshiping Together After Hurricanes

After Hurricanes Irma and Maria pummeled St. Thomas and St. John in the Virgin Islands last month, taking off roofs, damaging buildings and downing electric poles, dozens of Seventh-day Adventists gathered on Sabbath, Sep. 24, to praise God, find comfort in worshiping together and share their testimonies through the storms.

The Category 5 storm peaked at 185 miles per hour on Sep. 6, and remained at the strength for 37 hours, killing three and displacing hundreds, authorities reported. Many Seventh-day Adventist were also displaced.

October 6, 2017 in From the Field, RSS English by

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Adventist University Students Assist in Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

On Sunday, Oct. 1, at 5 a.m., Andrews University professor of architecture Andrew von Maur, adjunct professor Troy Homenchuk, and 16 graduate architecture students began traveling to Puerto Rico to help with disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of hurricane Maria. They will be there until October 5.

October 5, 2017 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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Adventists Provide Support to Crisis in Las Vegas

In the midst of a hurting community, local Seventh-day Adventist churches are steadily moving into place to aid those affected by the Las Vegas shooting on Sunday night.

On Monday morning, the Paradise and Mountain View Seventh-day Adventist churches opened their doors to the community to pray with those affected by the event. At Mountain View, church members prayed with individuals in the sanctuary of the church from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

October 5, 2017 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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ADRA Helps Coordinate Relief to Affected Islands in North Caribbean

The local Seventh-day Adventist Church in St. Maarten and Tortola, in collaboration with the Adventist Development Relief Agency (ADRA), is helping to provide relief to hundreds of displaced and distressed individuals from Hurricane Irma’s destruction last month.

ADRA has already provided over 1,000 hot meals over three days in St. Maarten and food baskets for over 500 families in Tortola, church leaders said.

October 3, 2017 in From the Field, RSS English by

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With Prayers and Blessings, North American Church Moves to New Headquarters

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North-America (NAD) officially moved its offices from the building it shared with the General Conference (GC) of the world church in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States, to new headquarters located 12.5 miles (20 kilometers) north in Columbia, Maryland, on September 18. The move capped years of joint planning with world church leaders and months of building renovations and logistical considerations.

October 3, 2017 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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The Adventist Church in North America responds to Las Vegas, Nevada, Mass Shooting

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America is deeply saddened and troubled by the shooting that took place early in the morning on October 2, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada, where 58 people lost their lives and more than 500 were injured. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those killed and to the hundreds of concert goers injured in this senseless shooting. We are keeping in prayer all the first responders and medical personnel helping the injured as they deal with the aftermath of this tragic event.

October 2, 2017 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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Seventh-day Adventist Church President, Ted N.C. Wilson offers condolences after Las Vegas tragedy

Last night a tragedy unfolded as more than 500 people were injured and at least 58 people killed as the result of a senseless act of violence in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sadly, officials fear the death toll will continue to rise as hundreds of victims are in the hospital still fighting for their lives.

October 2, 2017 in From the World Church, RSS English by

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