In Nepal, one small step for Adventist Church

Denomination’s work in Central Asian country becomes official ‘mission’ Sep 17, 2013 Banepa, Nepal Bhaju Ram Shrestha and Ansel Oliver/ANN The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s work in the Central Asian country of Nepal this month was recognized as a denominational “mission,” a move up from an “attached field” of its parent division. The Adventist Church in Nepal has grown to become official "mission" status in the denomination.

Annual ASI convention sees $1.3 million donated for mission projects

Personal revival fuels outreach, Finley says; ASI Evangelism app now available Aug 12, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Mark A. Kellner, Adventist Review Seventh-day Adventist lay members donated and pledged nearly $1.3 million to missionary projects sponsored by Adventist-laymen's Services & Industries (ASI) during the organization’s annual international convention held last week in Orlando, Florida. Adventist world church President Ted N

Starting in New York, ‘Mission to Cities’ focuses outreach on large metro areas

Ministries range from Bible studies to health centers; London’s ‘Sabbath sofa’ Jun 24, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States ANN staff As a New York City evangelism initiative is in full force, other plans for the Seventh-day Adventist Church to reach major metropolitan areas are in place. Some have begun, while others are waiting for the conclusion of the NY13 outreach initiative.

2013 Adventist world budget: mission, administrative support

Highlights of headquarters budget of $174 million; full budget upon request Dec 27, 2012 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States Ansel Oliver/ANN The 2013 budget of the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s world headquarters funds mission work and administrative support outside of North America, as well as the operation of the headquarters building. The Adventist Church’s nearly US$174 million world budget this year allocates nearly $42.4 million in appropriations to the fields outside of North America.

New DVD set aims to provide inter-religious understanding

Ganoune Diop, right, interviews Richard Elofer, president of the Adventist Church in Israel, for the upcoming DVD series "Understanding World Religions and Contemporary Cultures." [photo courtesy Adventist Mission] Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders anticipate that a set of DVDs delving into the history and impact of world religions and contemporary cultures will build trust and understanding between faith communities. Scheduled for release later this month at the church's General Conference Session , the four-DVD set outlines the tenets of the world's major religions and thought groups: Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity and Postmodernism.

Global Mission donations up despite economic downturn

An offering basket from a Global Mission church plant in Taldykorgan in southeastern Kazakhstan. An upswing in donations to the organization this year echoes the findings of recent surveys, which indicate giving to religious charities remains steady despite the recession. [photo: Hans Olson/Adventist Mission/ANN] Despite the flagging global economy, the Seventh-day Adventist world church is reporting a 13 percent upswing in Global Mission donations for the first six months of 2009, compared to the same fiscal period last year
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