The North American Division's Theology of Ordination Study Committee last year recorded some of the amazing stories of the women serving as Adventist pastors in the Division. Tara VinCross, who was senior pastor of the Chestnut Hill Church in Philadelphia and this summer was called to head the Columbia Union Conference's new School of Evangelism, worked to collect the stories as part of her work with the committee.
El seminario de la Universidad de Andrews ha publicado un comunicado en su página web que refuta la doctrina de la "supremacía/jefatura masculina" en el liderazgo de la Iglesia Adventista. Bajo el título "Sobre la supremacía única de Cristo en la Iglesia", la declaración afirma que la autoridad de Cristo es "intransferible" a los hombres o las mujeres.
Pacific Union College reported that there were no injuries on campus, and no damage, after an earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck the area last weekend.
The International Pathfinder Camporee, held every five years, is a memorable event for young Pathfinders who come from all over the world. The last four Camporees have been held at the Experimental Aircraft Associations AirVenture Campgrounds in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This year, about 47,000 Pathfinders are attending the five-day extravaganza, organized by the Seventh-day Adventist Church's North American Division and Center for Youth Evanglism in Berrien Springs, Michigan.
A bill that calls for stoning as a punishment for “aggravated homosexuality” or for any foreigner who commits a “homosexual act” has been proposed to Kenya’s National Assembly by a Seventh-day Adventist politician.