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Albanian Women’s Retreat Reaches beyond Women and Adventists

It’s a women’s retreat—so you expect women, with possibly the odd spouse hanging around at the back or helping with logistics, but when you find the back row filled with elderly Muslim men you know something special is happening.

Adventists Respond to Grenfell Fire Tragedy

Two London churches are at the forefront of support for those affected by the Grenfell Tower-block blaze where 79 are feared dead and 151 homes were destroyed. Together with many community groups and local agencies, the Willesden and London Live Seventh-day Adventist churches, both located close to the site of the June 14 blaze, opened their doors and their hearts to provide support, counseling, a base for donation of goods, and a place of prayer. The South England Conference Community Services department also immediately provided food items, clothing and practical help.

Quality of Newbold Education on Par with State-Funded Universities

Newbold College of Higher Education recently underwent its quadrennial Higher Education Review by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), the body appointed by the government to assure the quality of higher education provision throughout the UK.

Victor Marley to Lead Adventist Church in Norway

March 22, 2017 | Victor Marley has been elected by the Norwegian Union Executive Committee as the new leader of the Seventh-day Adventist church in Norway. This follows the March 15 resignation of Reidar J. Kvinge, enabling him to focus more directly on evangelism.

Reidar Kvinge Leaves Norwegian Union Presidency for Evangelism

March 15, 2017 | Pastor Reidar J Kvinge announced today that he is resigning as president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Norway. However, there is nothing dramatic in the reason for pastor Kvinge’s resignation even though his decision to resign came as a total surprise to most employees of the union.

“I have felt an ever increasing desire to be directly involved in evangelistic work. That is the reason why I am taking this step now,” said Kvinge.

Trans-European Union Discusses "Unity in Mission" Document During Year-end Meeting

Leaders in the Trans-European Division are united in mission. Watch them in discussions at the dinner table or in committee during their Year-end Meetings in Bečići, Montenegro, and you will see a positive exchange of ideas in progress. Together they are looking for positive ways to share the Adventist Message across the varying cultures that include communities from the extremely secular to the Orthodox, Catholic, or predominantly Muslim.

Lively mission-focused debates occur at the Trans-European Division Year-end Meetings.

Trans-Europen Division Again Affirms Women in Church Leadership

The Trans-European Division of Seventh-day Adventists (TED) has issued a statement of support and affirmation for women leaders of the church during the division's Year-end Meeting. The division reported that "TED Union Presidents unitedly, regardless of practice in their own Union, wanted to send a strong message of support and affirmation to all women, whether in a local church leadership position, working as a Bible worker or pastor, or serving in an administrative capacity." 

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