Jared Wright | Comments

The Upper Columbia Conference of Seventh-day Adventists Executive Committee has rescinded a policy that provided separate credentialing tracks for men and women that made commissioning and ordination functionally equal.

Pam Dietrich | Comments

Mega Clinic in West Virginia Provides Free Care to 1,700. "Your Best Pathway to Health," a free, Seventh-day Adventist—sponsored, “pop up” mega clinic in Beckley, West Virginia, treated the more than 1,700 people during a three-day clinic. Over 730 volunteers helped run the clinic, providing an estimated $6.5 million in free services.

Pam Dietrich | Comments

Adventist, Methodist and Muslim Leaders Promote Reconciliation in Tennessee. In Chattanooga, Tennessee, four faith leaders, have directed candlelight vigils and prayer services, not only for their own congregations but for the whole city after a 24-year-old Muslim man raised in Chattanooga gunned down five U.S. servicemen last year.

North American Division, Spectrum | Comments

The North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists is responding to the shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile with a march on Washington this evening. Adventist congregations near the North American Division headquarters have organized the march at which the division president and executive secretary will speak. The following announcement has been released on social media:

Bonnie Dwyer, Charles Scriven | Comments

For religion teachers at Adventist colleges and universities, an official endorsement process by the General Conference is part of the plan spelled out in Handbook of  the International Board for Ministerial and Theological Education (IBMTE).  But many are resisting the idea, and the resistance includes the leadership of the N

Jared Wright | Comments

Brian Robak, a videographer and media director at Oregon Conference's Big Lake Youth Camp fell to his death while hiking on Mt. Washington on June 30 according to the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff’s Office was notified at 3:32 Friday morning that Robak had not returned to camp after a solo hike. Oregon's National Guard rescuers found Robak’s body during an air search Saturday afternoon. He was 28 years old.

Jared Wright | Comments

Kevin Canavan, a student at Pacific Union College and an employee at Camp Wawona has been found deceased according to a release from the Central California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Canavan went missing on July 5, last seen in a nearby river with several others during a day-off outing. 

In a statement issued this evening, the Central California Conference announced the tragic discovery:

Victor Hulbert | Comments

As the implications of Britain's vote to leave the European Union continue to be felt in the UK and around the world, Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders in the Trans-European Division of Seventh-day Adventists (TED) have responded to the vote in the following statement, issued on the TED website. -Ed.

On Thursday, 23 June the British people voted by a margin of 3.8% to leave the European Union. With a turnout of 72%, 51.9% of the electorate made the historic decision, changing 43 years of European history since the UK joined the European Community in 1973.

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