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In the face of financial challenges, the Adventist Church refocuses on Stewardship and Systematic Giving

In the face of financial challenges, the Adventist Church refocuses on Stewardship and Systematic Giving

The chief financial officer/treasurer (CFO) of the General Conference (GC) encourages members to return to systematic giving and increase support for stewardship ministries. “Since the 1980’s the...

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Adventist Church launches new mission website

Adventist Church launches new mission website

The Seventh-day Adventist Church announced a new website and app for missions, during the 2017 Annual Council meetings. Expected to launch August 2018, VividFaith will be a virtual community where...

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Annual Council votes to continue dialogue on unity and reconciliation process

Annual Council votes to continue dialogue on unity and reconciliation process

Following nearly six hours of discussion and debate, a majority of members of the Executive Committee of the General Conference (GC) of Seventh-day Adventists voted during their Annual Council meeting...

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Adventist membership grows substantially but challenges remain

Adventist membership grows substantially but challenges remain

Seventh-day Adventist membership around the world is growing at an increased rate, said Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research (ASTR) director David Trim, in the opening presentation of the...

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Adventist Church president challenges members to minister to the cities during his 2017 Annual Council Sermon

Adventist Church president challenges members to minister to the cities during his 2017 Annual Council Sermon

“Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.  But when He saw...

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Annual Council opens with focus on World Mission

Annual Council opens with focus on World Mission

The 2017 Annual Council—an annual business meeting of around 450 Seventh-day Adventist members of the Executive Committee from around the world—convened at the denomination’s headquarters in Silver...

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