Religious freedom under global threat, Canadian ambassador says

In speech to Liberty dinner, Bennett promises active voice Apr 30, 2013 Washington, D.C. Mark Kellner, Adventist Review Calling the freedom to worship “a core human right … that is under increasing threat around the world,” Andrew P. W

Adventist global campaign against domestic violence launched in three world territories

The global EndItNow™ campaign recently launched to oppose violence against women and girls is receiving widespread support now in three of the Seventh-day Adventist Church's 13 world regions. Campaign organizers report the initiative is motivating leaders and church groups to become active advocates for non-violence in their own communities. On Tuesday, November 16, the church's Trans-European region, based in the United Kingdom and including more than 40 countries and territories in Europe, unveiled EndItNow™ to representatives during regional end-year meetings held in Becici, Montenegro.

Adventist student missionary found murdered in Yap, Micronesia

Kirsten Elisabeth Wolcott was serving as a volunteer teacher at the Seventh-day Adventist school in Yap, Micronesia. She was found dead off campus Wednesday November 18

El Salvador mudslides claim lives of dozens of Adventists

Dozens of Seventh-day Adventists are dead after flooding and mudslides destroyed roads and bridges and buried homes last week in El Salvador. A mudslide, caused by Hurricane Ida hitting El Salvador last week, killed nearly 200 people, 30 of whom were Adventists. More than 40,000 people were affected by the storm

Treasurer, a native son, dismisses a poverty mindset in West-Central Africa

George Egwakhe is fighting the poverty mindset.

Maranatha marks 40 years of church, school construction worldwide

Not-for-profit construction company Maranatha Volunteers International marked its 40th anniversary of volunteer-driven school, church, clinic, orphanage and hospital projects this year. Don Noble, president of Maranatha Volunteers International, and wife Laura Noble attend the annual year-end business meetings of the Seventh-day Adventist world church

Adventist Church in Atlanta recognized for innovation

Representatives of the Atlanta-Berean Adventist Church receive the 2009 Innovative Church of the Year award, which recognized the congregation's growth through community involvement. [photos: courtesy Atlanta-Berean Adventist Church] A Seventh-day Adventist church in Atlanta is the recipient of the North American region's 2009 Innovative Church of the Year award for reinventing its role in the community. Through job fairs, weekly community food and clothing distributions, Habitat for Humanity projects, and block-party style evangelism, the Atlanta-Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church has significantly grown its membership and tithe returns, church leaders said

Salary, hiring freeze still in place at Adventist Church headquarters

A salary and hiring freeze at Adventist Church headquarters will continue despite recent market gains, said world church treasurer Robert E. Lemon, who cited decreased tithes and offerings and other budget constraints among the reasons. [photo: Megan Brauner/ANN] Seventh-day Adventist Church financial officers today reminded employees at world church headquarters that weathering the aftermath of the global economic downturn would pose challenges for the foreseeable future, despite recent market increases.
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