Wilson Calls for Unity in Adventist Mission

The GC president gives his first post-election sermon.

Leaders elect staff for church offices during Annual Council

While top church officers and departmental staff are elected at a General Conference Session, held every five years, the Seventh-day Adventist Church typically elects nominees or reappoints incumbents for additional church offices during the first Annual Council following Session.

Johnson named new president for Adventist Church in Canada

Mark Johnson accepted his election today as president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada.

Incoming, outgoing church presidents felt pressure of election outcome

As I slipped between the sheets last night, I said to myself, "I bet Ted Wilson will sleep well tonight". When I interviewed him earlier in the day he admitted to feeling a heavy burden falling on his shoulders as the Nominating Committee invited him to accept the role of President.

First African American Adventist world church associate secretary dies at 82

Maurice T. Battle, retired longtime Seventh-day Adventist Church administrator and the first African America to serve as an associate secretary at world church headquarters, died at his home in Ellicott City, Maryland, last evening

Adventist president celebrates 75th birthday

Adventist Church President Jan Paulsen celebrates his birthday during morning worship at world church headquarters on January 5. [photo: Rajmund Dabrowski/ANN] As Seventh-day Adventists worldwide gear up for a new decade, their church's president, Jan Paulsen, celebrates his 75th birthday, affording the veteran leader an opportunity to reflect on a different decade -- the more than ten years he's spent at the helm of the 16-million member global Protestant denomination. During those years, Paulsen said he has seen Adventists unite to focus perhaps more deliberately than ever on their mission to spread the church's message of hope.

Adventist evangelist and civil rights advocate E.E. Cleveland dies

Edward Earl Cleveland, 88, died yesterday at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Alabama.
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