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ADRA assists flood victims in Germany and Belgium

No Adventist Churches have been severely affected by the storms.

ADRA volunteers also offered comfort to the victims of this disaster. In Germany As they did for the 2013 floods in Germany, the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Advent-Wohlfahrtswerk [...] who have lost their homes are housed there. Church leaders ask for prayers for Adventist Church member Birgit Schneider (director of the Adventist Neandertaler senior citizens' home). The retirement [...] needed first aid, ADRA will also help with reconstruction. Adventist Institutions affected “No Adventist Churches have been severely affected by the storms,” shared Ruben Grieco, Comm

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Stephan Sigg re-elected as president of the Swiss-German Conference

At the end of December 2020, 2,556 Adventists lived in the territory of German-speaking Switzerland.

than 140 Adventists, eligible to vote, participated in the online General Assembly of the Swiss-German Conference (DSV) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. As delegates of their local churches in Germ [...] are 4,769 adult baptized Seventh-day Adventists living in Switzerland. In 57 congregations and four groups, Adventists in Switzerland worship on Sabbath. Swiss Adventists organized as a Union [...] aid projects. The Adventist Press Service (APD Switzerland), in Basel, directs its services primarily to secular and church media. The Swiss League Life and Health LLG, in Zurich, offers holistic health

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June 19 is Adventist Church World Refugee Sabbath

There are 70.8 million forcibly displaced people worldwide.

order to contribute to the integration of refugees in Germany, the Seventh-day Adventist Church, the Advent Welfare Organization (AWW), the Adventist University of Friedensau (ThHF), and ADRA Deutschland [...] ADRA is the global humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist Church—part of the 20-million strong Adventist community, with hundreds of thousands of churches globally, and the world’s largest integrated [...] social integration in the Italian territory: Italian courses for adults; canteens; day centres; animations; training meetings. The services are carried out with the aim of favoring the cultural, social

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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.

that of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Normally, the administrative session, involving the election of the worldwide officers of the General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, would have [...] The Inter-European Division of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (EUD) met for its mid-year Executive Committee decisions, the Mid-Year Meeting (MYM), as regularly scheduled for May. This year's MYM developed [...] General Conference official Statement on Abuse and Family Violence (1995/2020), we Seventh-day Adventists, affirm the dignity and worth of each human being and decry all forms of physical, sexual

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ADVENTISTS IN GERMANY ELECT NEW DIRECTOR OF WOMEN'S MINISTRIES DEPARTMENT

Daniela Canedo will succeed retiring Angelika Pfaller

Ministries Department in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Germany. She will succeed Angelika Pfaller, who is retiring this summer. The Seventh-day Adventist church in Germany consists of two Unions, each [...] of the WM department who is familiar with church structures through her service in various areas for many years. Canedo, who was born in Siegen and trained as a banker in the Westerwald region, has worked [...] based in Darmstadt since 2012. Since 2019, she has also been the data protection officer for the free church in the three regional entities of Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland. For the past year, she

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Adventist communicators face the digital challenge

The third day of the Global Adventist Innovation Network.

Africa, and the 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 [...] HopeMedia Europe presented the app ‘ MyOffering ’. This app, available on both iOS and Android, can be used to give offerings and donations to the Adventist Church in various countries of the Inter-European [...] EUD and TED. The first project was presented by the Director of communications for the Adventist Church in Spain, Samuel Gil, and addressed the HopeMedia Online Academy. HopeMedia Espana Academia

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The Global Adventist Innovation Network 2021 has officially begun

The motto for this online event: ‘All apart, all together – now, more than ever!’

Africa, and the Americas. GAIN 2021 was organized by the two European divisions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church: the Inter-European Division (EUD) and the Trans-European Division (TED), overseen [...] studied Theology, together, in Germany, at the Marienhöhe, in the 70s. Brass was one of the pioneers in digital evangelism in Germany, while Tjeransen led the Adventist Church in Norway for many years as [...] World Director of Communications for the Adventist Church, Williams Costa, virtually awarded the prize to the two colleagues, underlining the fact that “the Church will always need the advice and contributions

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"Life is an Adventure": The Ministry of G. T. Ng

Executive secretary of the General Conference announces retirement after nearly half-a-century of ministry.

time, many of us have known G. T. Ng — executive secretary of the General Conference (GC) of Seventh-day Adventist — as just that. We know his face, we know his role, and we know the four letters that represent [...] Canada as a delegate to the General Conference Session — an official world meeting that Seventh-day Adventist leaders attend every five years. There the nominating committee appointed him to be the secretary [...] the family, they said to him, “Why in the world? You are the locomotive of a train. If the locomotive does not move, the train stops. You have to set the pace.” To many, Ng was throwing away his future

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First robot-assisted surgery at Waldfriede Hospital

Waldfriede Hospital is run by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Network" one of the largest employers in the district. The sponsor is the worldwide Church of Seventh-day Adventists. This year, the hospital celebrates its 101st anniversary. To read the original [...] the first surgery with the robot "Da Vinci" took place at the Waldfriede Hospital in Berlin. This day was another milestone in the hospital's 101-year (surgical) history, according to hospital CEO Bernd [...] used in Waldfriede is currently the most modern version available. An additionally acquired console offers the surgeon even more eyes and support during the operation, by a second surgeon. According

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Italy: Villa Aurora to organize a Master in Religious Liberty

Villa Aurora is an institution of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

The master’s program will be held in Villa Aurora, the Adventist University in Florence, and will last six months, from April 29 to December 2021 (with summer break). It will see the participation [...] religious dust of indistinct matrix, consistency and importance. The master’s program aims to offer a valid educational contribution to the group of operators who, more frequently in their role of public [...] specific sensitivity in the subject of study. However, it is designed primarily to meet vocational training needs for staff employed in public administration (cultural mediators, administrative staff, prison

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