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New Resolutions in the Inter-European Division

The Executive Committee of the Inter-European Region presents new appointments for the term 2021-2025 and other relevant decisions.

confirmed in this position, new in the first one. Sabbath School & Personal Ministries, Advent Mission , Florian Ristea, current SS&PM and AM in Romania, new in this position. Women's Ministries [...] Affairs and Religious Liberty. Paolo Benini, Sabbath School & Personal Ministries, Adventist Mission. The work continued with other items on the agenda. Treasurer Norbert Zens presented the 2020 [...] This commission elaborated the following vote: “ Considering the General Conference official Statement on Abuse and Family Violence (1995/2020), we Seventh-day Adventists, affirm the dignity

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After being lost at sea for two days, Adventist boys found

Church leaders in Vanuatu give thanks for prayers and support during the search-and-rescue operation.

We know that it [has] cost a lot and that similarly [was] a risky exercise,” the statement, signed by Vanuatu Mission secretary Kaio Timothy, read. “Let us continue to keep the unity of faith and the [...] and a note saying, “A boat is coming.” The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Vanuatu issued a statement on May 16 to thank all those across the islands who prayed for the boys and their families, including [...] of Vanuatu for its support and for the civil servants who contributed to the search-and-rescue mission over the weekend. “We [had] been praying and crying earnestly, trusting that God [would] intervene

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European Divisions collaborate to teach family ministries online

"We live in a time when restoring relations in families are crucial"

Division, talked about single parenting. By asking questions to the audience, and commenting on their statements, they presented the realities of a single mother and father, their struggles, and the ways in which [...] The two gifts from Eden are Sabbath and marriage. There is marriage crisis in the world. Our mission is to concentrate on building flourishing relations between the couples and share our experiences

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ADRA to Airlift Tons of Medical Aid to Help India Battle COVID-19

Adventist Church and Adventist Health International join to rush relief to the country.

oxygen-rich gas for treating COVID-19 patients. “Supporting our global community is part of our mission as a health-care institution,” Richard Hart, president of Loma Linda University Health and Adventist [...] vaccination centers in various locations in India. The Adventist Church has issued an official statement encouraging the community to participate in protective and preventive vaccination programs against

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No one Googles censorship

Twitter to suspend US President Donald Trump from publishing new posts on their platforms. The statement confirmed the beliefs of one political camp and enraged the other. Still, Vestager’s position (different [...] the Chinese search engine Baidu. PageRank would become Google, a name chosen to reflect its mission of crawling and sorting through vast amounts of information: “We chose our systems name, Google, [...] googol, or 10100, and fits well with our goal of building very large-scale search engines.” Google’s mission “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful” was supported

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Advocating for Social justice

The Inter-European Region Year-end Executive Committee pledge in favour of social justice defending the cause of victim of racism and domestic violence.

justice. Two are among the most important. Racism . The first one is a statement on “One Humanity: A Human Relations Statement Addressing Racism, Casteism, Tribalism, and Ethnocentrism”. This topic [...] expecting both words and deeds in harmony with the teachings of Jesus. “Our commitment flows from our mission to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ to ‘every nation, tribe, tongue, and people’ ( Revelation 14:6 [...] ) in our troubled world, as we recognize only Christ can change the human heart,” declares the statement. The Adventists maintain their allegiance to the biblical principles of equality and dignity

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Trusting God while making tough decisions

operations. Between the months of March and June all divisions reported negative increases in tithe and mission offerings, year-over-year…”, emphasized Prestol-Puesán. The world is facing an economic slowdown [...] division treasurers, the decrease in tithe income is estimated to be anywhere from 5% to 25%, while mission offerings have decreased by 10% to 40%, varying with location. To help combat this significant [...] in the coming months. Financial Impact of Covid-19 for the year 2020 The operating statement through September 2020 shows a decrease in net assets of $5,869,863. On July 9 th of this year

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ONE HUMANITY: A HUMAN RELATIONS STATEMENT ADDRESSING RACISM, CASTEISM, TRIBALISM, AND ETHNOCENTRISM

VOTED, To adopt the statement, “One Humanity: A Human Relations Statement Addressing Racism, Casteism, Tribalism, and Ethnocentrism,” which reads as follows:

expecting both words and deeds in harmony with the teachings of Jesus. Our commitment flows from our mission to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ to “every nation, tribe, tongue, and people” ( Rev 14:6 ) [...] “there shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away” ( Rev 21:4 ). This statement was voted by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Administrative Committee in Silver

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ADVENTISTS AND MILITARY SERVICE

Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Navy can be found in the appendix to his article. In the mission statements, it becomes clear that such a service is not a normal profession. In the creed of the army [...] leadership is listed in the appendix of the book "Adventists and Military Service" under the Adventist statements (204). Not a normal profession In Chapter 7, Frank M. Hasel deals with the ethical challenges [...] non-combatant service, modern warfare, and problems arising from the Adventist understanding of mission and eschatology. Hasel takes his cue from the U.S. Armed Forces, as the creeds of the Army and

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EUD Vote on Relationship with Other Religious Entities

The EUD Executive Committee voted a series of helpful guidelines on Inter-Religious Dialogue - its benefits, and boundaries – during its Spring Meeting on May 18.

question. Based on the Bible, the Seventh-day Adventist Church have produced various documents and statements concerning the relationship with other churches and religious entities. The Adventist Church [...] by explaining the Adventist beliefs and viewpoints in several other areas of our church life and mission. A friendly and respectful relationship can break many unfounded prejudices and promote fruitful [...] principles and guidelines that might contradict our understanding of church unity, ecclesiology, and mission. Thus, the Inter-European Division strongly recommends that Adventists have a status of observers

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