Annual Council opens with focus on World Mission

Presentations emphasize building bridges of understanding and relationship The 2017 Annual Council—an annual business meeting of around 450 Seventh-day Adventist members of the Executive Committee from around the world—convened at the denomination’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States, on Oct 5. The fall session, during which department reports are...

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Former GC undersecretary Athal Tolhurst passes to his rest at 82

He is remembered as a faithful, committed evangelist and administrator. Aug 16, 2017 | Marcos Paseggi, Adventist Review and Adventist News Network Tolhurst, during his years as Undersecretary of the General Conference (1992-2005). [Photo: Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research]   A committed Adventist Christian. An effective evangelist. A secretary with an...

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For Immediate Release

  For decades, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), which serves as the humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, has championed the rights and wellbeing of people displaced by conflict and persecution—men, women and children of all different faiths, ethnicities and nationalities who have survived unspeakable hardship, terror...

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Over 2,600 people prepare for baptism in Romania

Adventists gear up for nationwide baptisms after evangelistic meetings in February. More than 2,600 people are preparing for baptism in Romania following a major Seventh-day Adventist evangelistic campaign earlier this year, a church leader said. A total of 2,667 people are participating in baptismal classes after attending evangelistic meetings organized...

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