ADRA assists flood victims in Germany and Belgium

No Adventist Churches have been severely affected by the storms.

evacuated people. As of July 16, about 30 people who have lost their homes are housed there. Church leaders ask for prayers for Adventist Church member Birgit Schneider (director of the Adventist Neandertaler [...] affected “No Adventist Churches have been severely affected by the storms,” shared Ruben Grieco, Communications Director for the German Union Conferences. “There are some churches where water has run into [...] location of most of the rescue operations. The municipalities of Verviers and Pepinster alone accounted for at least a dozen deaths. The balance sheet According to the July 18 report

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The Adventist Development and Relief Agency Uses Mobile Bus, Amazon, Adventist Church Volunteers To Help Most Vulnerable In Slovakia

Without COVID-19 awareness in hard-to-reach areas, the elderly, homeless, and people with disabilities suffer.

assessments to manage the distribution of items. ADRA will also collaborate with local Adventist church members to volunteer at care homes to provide social and psychosocial care, along with recreational [...] communities, homeless people, elderly, and people with special needs at care homes and to families who lost their source of income due to the pandemic,” Bielik says. Based on the nature of the product

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A call to be creative and support foreigners among us

Ministries of the Seventh-Day Adventists Church in Europe, launched an Art Contest ‘COMPASSION for ALL’ in order to encourages children, young people and family members across Europe to use their creativity [...] persecution. This is a phenomenon too obvious to be ignored. For this reason the worldwide Adventist Church designated a Refugees Sabbath closest to the International Refugee Day, called by the United Nations [...] racism, xenophobia and discrimination. Some people end up feeling alone and isolated because they have lost the support networks that most of us take for granted – our communities, colleagues, relatives and

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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.

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 members of other Christian faiths. The Adventist Church also [...] across the Pacific islands were praying for the lost boys throughout the weekend. According to a post on the Mark and Naomi Turnbull Facebook account, the boys were found drifting east, into “a place [...] After being lost at sea for more than 50 hours, three Adventist boys aged 11, 14, and 16 were located by a flying search-and-rescue team, after they went missing in the waters off Mota Lava island in Vanuatu

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For the Beauty of the Earth

For Adventists, Earth Day should be a time to reflect and value ‘God’s second book.’

difference in sustainability and health by getting outside,” adds Rorabeck, a member of the Chesapeake Conference’s New Hope church in Fulton, Maryland, United States. There have been many studies which show [...] longstanding elements of Seventh-day Adventist culture. Should this appreciation impact the way members care for the environment? And can it bring them closer to God? “Adventism [in its early years] [...] Adventist culture, Rorabeck laments that the conversations about eco-responsibility happening in the church now are about five or ten years behind most scientists and nature lovers. “We need to be leading

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Adventist communicators face the digital challenge

The third day of the Global Adventist Innovation Network.

Adventist Church in Spain, Samuel Gil, and addressed the HopeMedia Online Academy. HopeMedia Espana Academia has 400 students,. 65% of thewhom are pastors, the other part 35% (young) lay members. Evaluations [...] Americas. GAIN 2021 is organized by the two European divisions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church: the Inter-European Division (EUD) and the Trans-European Division (TED), overseen by the [...] Evaluations are excellent. This project is about the “ DIGITAL CHURCH ” (the first course of the Academia HopeMedia). The course consists of 10 MODULES in which it is dealt withstudents explore topics such

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Adventist Church Leaders Vote Paul H. Douglas as the New Treasurer-Elect

Current director of the General Conference Auditing Service will step in on August 1, 2021.

2007, was voted treasurer/chief financial officer-elect of the Seventh-day Adventist Church on April 14, 2021. Members of the General Conference Executive Committee (GC EXCOM) voted on the Nominating Committee [...] in 2000. For the past 14 years, he has served the global church as GCAS director. In 2020, he developed a “Roadmap to Resilience” for church leaders and their governing committees. This initiative [...] decision of this body and the leading of the Lord today,” Douglas told the hundreds of GC EXCOM members from around the world, who met virtually this year for the Spring Meeting, one of the two annual

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Adventist Church Leaders Vote to Hold a Special One-Day GC Session in January 2022

One-day event will discuss a constitutional change to allow virtual attendance.

Adventist Church associate secretary Hensley Moorooven detailed some of the factors considered in presenting this proposal to the GC EXCOM members. He reminded his listeners that the Church’s constitution [...] On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, members of the General Conference Executive Committee (GC EXCOM) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church voted to hold a Special General Conference (GC) Session on January 18, 2022 [...] in all, Moorooven said, the church leaders’ proposal stays within the appropriate provision of the GC Constitution and Bylaws. Among other elements taken into account, Moorooven said, leaders tried

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Italy: Adventist Retirement Home with two novelties for 2021

Casa Mia, the retirement home of the Adventist Church in Forlì, is expanding its offerings to better achieve its goal of caring for the elderly in a welcoming environment.

something original and innovative," explained Nikolaus, who added: "We want to take people's habits into account, and the proposal must be customised according to the needs of each patient. In addition, the [...] About 'Casa Mia' Retirement Home 'Casa Mia' is a social mission set up by the Adventist Church in Italy, born with the aim of taking care of the elderly person in an appropriate environment, according [...] worldwide network of Adventist institutions dealing with health in general. 'Casa Mia' is also member of the Advent-Care Network . Its Mission is to develop a European network providing support and

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those who questioned the authority of the dominant state or church. Hundreds of thousands of eccentrics, atheists, and Christian martyrs lost their lives as all-powerful regimes attempted to stamp out the [...] executives banned Trump from his massively popular Twitter account revealed Dorsey opining that “this is going to be much bigger than just one account.” 5 You can imagine someone in the Twitter hierarchy [...] had authored. Luther’s “heretical” works were publicly burned by the agents of the Roman Catholic Church and the state, and Luther himself even burned the papal bull that excommunicated him in 1520.

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