Celebrating 25th anniversary, worldwide Children’s Ministries awards for young Adventist talents in arts, poetry and media production.
The 1995 the General Conference session at Ultrecht marks a milestone for Children’s Ministries. On July 4, 1995, A. H. Tolhurst proposed a motion from the floor that the Children’s Ministries DepartmentFind out more
Daniela Canedo will succeed retiring Angelika Pfaller
find their voice and share their faith wherever God wants to use us." Angelika Pfaller In July 2012, Angelika Pfaller was appointed to lead the Women's Ministries Department in the South German [...] were developed and offered. Especially the strengthening and mentoring of girls and young women (Girls4Christ) has been a special task in these past years. The proclamation of the Word of God has always beenFind out more
the Mid-Rhenish Conference were able to accompany and witness a young woman presenting her first sermon. That was touching, as was the esteem in which the young sister was held by the congregation. Thank [...] followed about how to understand women's roles from that time up to now, while in another room the girls4christ met for a special program. Reported by the Women’s Ministries Department, Central Rhenish ConferenceFind out more
50 Years after the March on Washington
national reconciliation that Martin Luther King, Jr. so memorably addressed in the one Wednesday sermon I have always regretted that I missed. Years later and thousands of miles away, I listened, [...] would have dismissed the words that shook the world as “politics.” But King’s eloquent 10-minute sermon gave everyone, Adventists included, a wake-up call to sleeping consciences and inherited prejudices [...] blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed; to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord” ( Luke 4: 18-19, NKJV ). John L. Lewis, one of King’s colleagues and the leader of the Student Non-ViolentFind out more
Every Child. Everywhere. In School. initiative promotes involvement through localized support and outreach.
The Every Child. Everywhere. In School . campaign surpassed its one-million-petition goal in July 2020. ADRA and Adventist Church members in nearly 200 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas [...] increase domestic investment in education by ensuring spending meets minimum financing benchmarks: 4 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) and 15 percent of government expenditure increase foreignFind out more
budgeted income. As the budgeted income decreased, the ISE allocation decreased as well by $4.3 million. However, a $4 million supplement was utilized coming from a “foreign mission” specific donations fund [...] The operating statement through September 2020 shows a decrease in net assets of $5,869,863. On July 9 th of this year, a series of actions were implemented to help mitigate the expected decrease [...] budgeted income is lower than 2020’s budget by a total of $26 million, that includes a reduction of $4.3 million due to the Tithe Parity transition (includes an increase from world divisions and a decreaseFind out more
Early leader of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency passes to his rest.
the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), lost his long battle with Parkinson’s Disease on July 29, 2020, in Orlando, Florida. He was 79. O’Ffill was the first director of the Seventh-day Adventist [...] drawing them closer to Jesus. He was a revivalist, always found a way to impact people through his sermons at camp meetings, devotionals, books, and weeks of prayer series,” says Richard O’Ffill Jr., directorFind out more
Church is mourning the loss of church members, employees, and a retired pastor.
accountant for the Adventist school system in the Central Chiapas Conference in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, died on July 14, 2020, from complications of COVID-19. He spent the last 10 days on a ventilator, church leaders [...] church service. Miguel Ramos Contreras, 65, who retired from church service in 2017, died on July 3. He worked as a school chaplain for many years and is remembered as the first experienced chaplain [...] in Tuxtla Gutierrez spoke of the work of Joel Alvarez during a two-hour online memorial service on July 15, less than twenty-four hours after his death. They sent condolences and offered messages of hopeFind out more
The humanitarian help offered by ADRA Romania consists of information, awareness, counselling and distribution of food and hygiene products
adults fighting to ensure decent living conditions; 20 immigrants; and 4 victims of domestic violence. Therefore, in the week of July 5-17, 2020, alone, the ADRA project “Humanitarian Support COVID-19”Find out more
THE ADRA TEAM REACHED 3,946 PEOPLE
activity, 10 immigrants, and 5 victims of domestic violence. Therefore, in the week June 28 to July 04, 2020, alone, the ADRA project “Covid-19 Humanitarian Support” engaged their specialized services [...] ntrepreneurs were supported in adopting and carrying out their economic activity ; 4 people received help, through shelter provided. The humanitarian help offered by ADRA Romania consistsFind out more