‘adventist history’

Ironically, early Adventists were reluctant missionaries

Former priest first took Adventist message outside of United States Jun 27, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Ansel Oliver and George R. Knight/ANN Editor’s note: This story is part of a series of historical articles published this year marking the 150th anniversary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Though John Nevins Andrews is rightfully credited as the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s first foreign missionary, the preaching of the Adventist message in Europe actually preceded his 1874 arrival in Switzerland by a decade

Singing, prayer mark church’s 150th anniversary in headquarters ceremony

Employees, administrators sing from original hymnal; Black’s powerful prayer May 22, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Ansel Oliver/ANN Employees of the Seventh-day Adventist Church headquarters building sang old, “progressive” hymns and heard remarks from top church leaders in a brief afternoon ceremony yesterday that marked the 150th anniversary of the denomination. Jim Nix, at the podium, director of the Ellen G. White Estate, leads in singing yesterday at the 150th anniversary celebration of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

At Battle Creek, afternoon presentations highlight lessons from history

‘Where do we go from here?’ Adventist Church president asks Apr 14, 2013 Battle Creek, Michigan, United States Mark A. Kellner/Adventist Review and Elizabeth Lechleitner/ANN In the end, it seemed fitting that an archivist—in this case, David Trim of the Seventh-day Adventist world church—would encapsulate two days of presentations reflecting on the 150 years since the denomination's formal organization.

Publishing work was central to early Adventist Church

Magazine, cut with penknife, united Sabbatarian Adventists Apr 10, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Elizabeth Lechleitner/ANN Editor’s note: This story is part of a series of historical articles published this year marking the 150th anniversary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. In July of 1849, James White packed copies of “The Present Truth” into a borrowed carpetbag and trekked eight miles to the post office in Middletown, Connecticut, United States.
Copyright © MetSDA.org