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Seventh-day Adventist World Church president Ted N.C. Wilson thanks church members for their prayers after the 2018 Annual Council.

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, about three weeks ago on October 10, I appealed to you, the nearly 21 million Seventh-day Adventist members around the world, to pray earnestly for everyone attending the Annual Council of the General Conference Exe...

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World Church President sets tone for Inter-America year-end meetings

The Inter-American Division’s (IAD) Year-End Meetings began with prayer for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, a rich harvest of new members in 2019 and for the return of members who have left the church. More than 120 top leaders representing the 24 unions and 42 countries and islands that comprise the IAD territory gathered for the meetings which took place this week Nov. 11-12, 2018, in Petionville, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Adventist World Church President Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson spoke before...

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Adventists Center of Influence officially opened in Vanuatu

Seventh-day Adventist Church members in Port Vila, Vanuatu are celebrating after the opening of a new multipurpose building. South Pacific Division president Pastor Glenn Townend officially opened the Epauto Adventist Multipurpose Centre on November 2,...

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Adventist took part in the forum of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation on Freedom of Conscience

October 16 and 17 in the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation sostoyals I All-Russian Forum "Religion in the context of the political and constitutional-legal system of Russia" dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Cons...

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Adventist student named Wildlife Warrior of the Year

Molly Henry, a year 8 student at Central Coast Adventist School (CCAS), has been invited to the Steve Irwin Gala Dinner in Brisbane on November 10 where she will receive the award from Australia Zoo and the Steve Irwin Foundation for her conservation projects and efforts. The team at Australia Zoo told Molly’s mum Melinda that Terri, Bindi and Robert Irwin, who will present the award, personally picked Molly, as she has been a stand out individual among the Wildlife Warrior group. Molly joined...

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Young Moldova Adventists host NEWSTART health expo

Every year on October 14, Tiraspol, Moldova residents take to the streets, celebrating their city’s birthday. City authorities plan special events for citizens to enjoy during the holiday, and Tiraspol Adventists typically host a NEWSTART health exhibition as their contribution to the celebration.  This year the NEWSTART program was held in the city park. More than sixty people visited the exhibit, showing interest in the principles of a healthy lifestyle. It is worth noting that this time most...

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Seventh-day Adventist Church in Ukraine thanks Adventist Church members for their prayers

Dear brothers and sisters! Peace and grace of our Lord and Jesus Christ may be multiplied! Many of you have received information through the communication department of your organizations about the difficulties, which our Church is faced with in the Ea...

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ADRA Connections offers service scholarships to young adults to volunteer overseas

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)’s global volunteer program ADRA Connections is launching a new service scholarship that will allow thousands of young people in the U.S. to be more active through volunteerism and become agents of change to contribute to the development of communities abroad.  “We want to challenge the new generation of young people to be more involved in service, so they have a greater understanding of the needs of communities around the world, experience new...

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Prison Ministry promotes social reintegration of inmates

Prison is home to nearly 725,000 of Brazil’s population according to a survey by the department of pastoral care in prisons released in September 2018. According to an official statement from the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, the system has about half that number. "I spent seven long years in prison without any perspective," says José Vanderlei Leal, former inmate that today works for the Prison Mission Ministry, connected to the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Born in Piauí, he went...

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Maryland church partners with ADRA, medical personnel to provide relief

On November 7, 2018, more than 50 volunteers traveled to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to launch the “Haiti, We Hear You” mission campaign. Through the partnership of the Capitol Hill Seventh-day Adventist Church (CHC), ADRA Connections—the volunteer program of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)—and private sector partners from Maryland and the District of Columbia, a team of doctors, nurses and students will help 185 families displaced after the devastating earthquake in 2010. ...

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In Haiti, Church welcomes Pastor Ted. N.C. Wilson in advance of territory-wide year-end meetings

Seventh-day Adventist World Church President Pastor Ted N.C. Wilson and wife Nancy were greeted by church leaders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, during a special welcome at the Toussaint Louverture International Airport’s diplomatic lounge earlier today. The Adventist world leader was joined by top Inter-American Division (IAD) administrators and local church leaders for a four-day stay on the island nation. “The Church in Haiti has been waiting to welcome you back and wants to hear your message,”...

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First-ever Center for Digital Evangelism established in the Philippines

In line with the Adventist World Radio’s (AWR) continuous effort in sharing the Good News to unreached people groups, the Southern Asia-Pacific headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist church inaugurated the first-ever AWR Center for Digital Evangelism in Silang, Cavite, Philippines. The firstof its kind, the Center for Digital Evangelism (CDE) purposes to connect to radio contacts, leading themto in-depth learning about Jesus through Bible studies and online evangelism, finally leading them...

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World Orphans-Vulnerable Children’s Sabbath

World Orphans Day was created by The Stars Foundation to raise awareness about the number of children in this world who lack something most of us take for granted: parents. The Stars Foundation™, founded by Cheryl in early 1990’s, was committed to helping youth at risk and child abuse victims through strategic relationships with non-profit organizations.  Their wish was for this day to motivate people to help in any way they can. World Orphans Day falls on the second Monday of each November....

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Perinatal smoking cessation program awarded $24,900 grant from March of Dimes

Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital has been awarded a grant from March of Dimes to support it’s Comprehensive Tobacco Treatment Program (CTTP), helping continue the fight in San Bernardino county against use of tobacco products during pregnancy. “We are pleased to have received this grant,” said  Truphosa Otianga, DNP, executive director of patient services for Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. “CTTP has been a prominent and influential component of the San Bernardino county...

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Ground broken for new Center of Influence in Philippines

The Southern Asia-Pacific Division (SSD) headquarters in Silang, Cavite, Philippines, will soon feature a new four-level addition housing SSD’s Center of Influence for health education, community services, and other activities. Other church entities that will also relocate to this new building arethe General Conference Auditing Services (GCAS), Sunplus, Media Center, Information Technology, and the Adventist World Radio (AWR) Center for Digital Evangelism. The building will feature a convention...

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Peruvian viewer begins keeping the Sabbath after watching Hope Channel TV.

Sometimes it seems that life goes in a straight line. However, there are situations that can change the course and send us in the opposite direction. “Hope Channel is an angel of God that flies through the air to reach homes, and it taught me great things that changed my life,” Isidoro Urrubari shares as he prepares for a short interview at Hope Channel Peru headquarters in Lima, Peru. He remembers that one day he was flipping through television channels, when suddenly his attention was caught...

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Facts to know about sudden cardiac arrest that could save lives

Nearly 400,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of a hospital each year in the United States, according to the American Heart Association. An electrophysiologist offers four tips he hopes will help make a difference in survival rates of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).​ Tahmeed A. Contractor, MD, clinical cardiac electrophysiologist at the Loma Linda University International Heart Institute, says that many of the patients he sees who have suffered from SCA have ignored their symptoms or knew very...

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The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America issues joint statement on Thousand Oaks, California, Shooting

Members of the Seventh-day Adventist church family mourn all loss of life, but especially cry out against mass violence such as took place last night in Thousand Oaks, California, very close to our headquarters for the western United States, the Pacifi...

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Ethiopian Student failed 3 times because of Sabbath

The first two years of studies at Addis Ababa University flew by for Sintayehu Berhanu. But then a teacher scheduled the final statistics exam for Saturday. Without a passing grade, Sintayehu would not graduate. The young Ethiopian had done well in the class, and he approached the teacher for help. “I believe that Saturday is the Sabbath,” he said. “I spend the whole day serving God. Can I stay in church?” The teacher laughed scornfully. “This is an academic institution,” she said. “We are...

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President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church calls for prayers after fire in California

We want to express our sincere condolences and Christian love to the many people who are facing great loss from the horrific fire in the town of Paradise and other parts of Butte County in northern California. While we do not yet know the full ext...

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