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Inter-European Division Elects Department Leaders

The Inter-European Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (EUD) met for its mid-year Executive Committee decisions, at the Mid-Year Meeting (MYM), as regularly scheduled for May.

population of 338,333,000 people. 178,829 Adventist members gather in 2537 churches. Picture: The EUD Headquarters in Bern, Switzerland. Credit: A. Mazza [...] AMiCUS, the Adventist university students ministry. In 2002, Jonatan became youth director for the Church in Spain, where he stayed until 2005 when he was called to be an associate youth leader, specifically

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Friedensau: Symposium on Adventist Interpretations of Biblical Apocalypticism

23 speakers and 250 guest auditors from 30 countries met through Zoom.

relevant biblical themes (the messianic kingdom, Revelation 14 as a text of crucial importance for SDA theology, and ritual). A few papers explored the historical embeddedness of Adventist interpretations [...] about the future. I am glad that, as [part of] Friedensau Adventist University, we can support the Church in its mission to share the biblical message of hope in an appealing way with those around us,” concluded [...] days definitely were a highlight in my working year” and “Thank you for reviving my hope that our Church does indeed have something to say in the modern world.” The symposium proceedings will be published

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Women’s Week of Prayer in the Hamburg Ghanaian Church

Report from Hanse Conference (1)

Women’s Week of Prayer in the Hamburg Ghanaian Church (Hanse 1) We have a wonderful women's group in Hamburg at the Ghanaian SDA Church who are doing many missionary projects under the leadership [...] present. She is a sister who is active internationally. With her we reflected on the mission of our church. Matthew 28:18-20 NIV: Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth [...] commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. There are many Christian churches in the world, but do they reflect Christ? Sometimes we keep people from following Jesus by our actions

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Adventist Women of the Past (6)

Women's History Month

working as a Bible worker, and in August 1907 she and Walter were married. From Military Service to Church Service At the end of 1904 Walter was enlisted into military service in the Imperial Guard of [...] Eastern Balkan states. Around the end of 1905 he began serving as editor of the Adventist German church paper Zions-Wächter . Missionary Work in the Middle East In April 1908 Walter Ising [...] elected secretary of the European Division. His family spent two years in Denmark and six years in Berne, Switzerland. In December 1928 the Isings were called back to the Middle East Mission. Later Life

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Adventist Women of the Past (3)

Women's History Month

Eppner was one of the first female administrators at a conference level and also served the Adventist Church as a Bible worker, teacher, and accountant. Early Years, Baptism, and Early Career Lille [...] and treasurer (1939-1945). At the end of her career at this educational institution, she moved to Berne, Switzerland, and worked for the Southern European Division, where she served as an assistant treasurer [...] 1982. She was then 92 years old. Contribution Lille Eppner served the Adventist Church as Bible worker, administrator, teacher, and accountant for about four decades. She can be considered

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Longing for a #realchurch

more value. Many churches have been closed for a while now, so it's not an extreme to wonder things like, "Can a person be a true Christian without being a part of the church? (Tihomir Lazic) - "What [...] apparently don’t. That’s the reason why they planted CERO church (@iglesiacero) to accomplish this purpose. Jonathan is the pastor of CERO Church (Madrid, Spain) and also associate director of the Center [...] "What is my purpose in what we call church?" These are the kind of questions we want to grapple with together on our next #realyou online session on Friday, 12 March. The program will be

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Pietro Copiz passed away

Pietro Copiz worked at the Division as Head of the Education Department from 1979 to 1990.

in the Church that I had known as a child in Romania. By God’s grace, I was able to serve in four countries, also being involved for a while in the educational ministry of the Adventist Church in many [...] 1990 – July 7, 1994). He went on retirement and choose Gland as his new home. Before moving to Bern, Pietro Copiz was a teacher at Collonges (1959 – 1966) and also at Andrews University (1966 – 1979) [...] Copiz, we lost a multifaceted man,” lamented Mario Brito, President of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church in the Inter-European Region. “He was a polyglot who perfectly mastered several languages. He was

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Stimme der Hoffnung becomes Hope Media Europe

oversees the work of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 20 countries across central, western, southern and eastern Europe. Its headquarters is located in Bern, Switzerland. Further information: www [...] The media centre of the Seventh-day Adventist Church based in Alsbach-Hähnlein, near Frankfurt am Main, Germany, has changed its association name from Stimme der Hoffnung e.V. to Hope Media Europe e.V

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Study on the experience of "spiritual dryness" among Adventists in Central Europe

Adventists experience periods of "spiritual drought" just as frequently as Christians of other denominations

Luxembourg. The transnational Adventist church leadership (Inter-European Division/EU, Bern) with its national church leaders wanted to know how often and to what extent church members and full-time and part-time [...] of a study on the experience of "spiritual aridity" among members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Central Europe have now been published in the "Journal of Religion and Health" (JORH). The study [...] Klaus van Treeck. Aim of the study From April 2019 to December 2019, 620 Adventist church members took part in an online survey on their personal spiritual life. 54% of the respondents came

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ADRA Mourns the Loss of Former Leader Richard W. O’Ffill

Early leader of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency passes to his rest.

1970 to be the chaplain and Bible teacher of the Auburn Adventist Academy and pastor of the Auburn SDA Church near Seattle, Washington. His unrelenting dedication to serving the less fortunate led him [...] was also fluent in Spanish. He used to do the Mission Spotlight at my church, the Washington Spanish [Seventh-day Adventist Church] in Maryland. Even before I met him and started working for ADRA in the [...] spent many years working as a missionary for the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. “Our ADRA family around the world is saddened by the passing of Pastor Richard O’Ffill. He

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