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New Look for the Seventh-day Adventist Yearbook

Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.A. ... [ANN] The Archives and Statistics department at the Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters announced the introduction of the "New Look Yearbook" for 1998. ...

Spain Honors International Religious Liberty Leader

Madrid, Spain ... [ANN] The government of Spain awarded the medal "Order of Civil Merit" to Maurice Verfaillie, secretary-general of the International Association for the Defense of Religious Liberty ...

Trinidad and Tobago Host ‘Camp Meeting Island-style,’ Hit Prime-time TV

Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies ... [ANN] The Seventh-day Adventist Church brought a ‘Camp meeting Island-style’ to the island of Trinidad on April 12-18. While such religious-emphasis meetings are c...

Adventist College in West Indies Gets Radio License

Mandeville, Jamaica ... [ANN] West Indies College (WIC), operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church, received a license to operate a radio station, from the Commerce and Technology Ministry in Jamai...

Ambassador of Barbados Identifies Adventists as "Force for Good in the Community"

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Visiting the Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters on April 27, Ambassador of Barbados to the U.S., Dr. Courtney N. Blackman, identified Adventists as ...

Adventist Aid Agency Responds to Crisis in Sudan

Oslo, Norway and South Sudan ... [ANN] The Seventh-day Adventist’s Development and Relief Agency, ADRA Norway, recently received a 2,547,700 Norwegian kroner grant (about 364.000 US$) from the governm...

Church Confronts Violent Threats in Macedonia

Skopje, Macedonia ... [ANN] The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Macedonia continues to face difficulties and threats of violence from a group who separated themselves from the main church body, accord...

Adventist Aid Agency Director Murdered in Burundi

Bujumbura, Burundi … [ANN] Bent Moeller Nielsen, Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) country director for Burundi, was murdered on April 22. Driving through the streets of the capital, Buju...

Adventist Pioneer Honored: J.N. Andrews Sculpture Unveiling

Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA ... [ANN] A sculpture of the Seventh-day Adventist missionary John Nevins Andrews will be unveiled on the Andrews University campus on April 25. The sculpture, which wil...

Adventist World Radio Expands Latin American Broadcasts

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Broadcasts from the Seventh-day Adventist run Adventist World Radio (AWR) to Latin America will be expanded using satellite technology, according to AWR reports....

Women’s Ministry Director Speaks to Islamic Women’s Association

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Ardis Stenbakken, director of Women’s Ministries for the Seventh-day Adventist Church, addressed an inter-faith symposium organized by the Women’s Auxiliary of t...

Dealing with the Devil: Scholars Debate Ethics of Marketing Tobacco

Berrien Springs, Michigan, USA ... [ANN] Andrews University hosted an "Ethics Emphasis Weekend" April 17-19 to debate the ethics of tobacco marketing. With the tobacco industry firmly in the national ...

Bangladesh Church Set to Double

Bangladesh ... [ANN] The number of church members in Bangladesh will double in the next five years, according to current Global Mission plans. Bangladesh is a high-priority Global Mission area for the...

Venezuelan Religious Liberty Record Challenged at Conference

Washington, D.C., USA ... [ANN] An attorney from Caracas challenged the religious liberty record of Venezuela during a conference held in Washington, D.C., April 17-19. Brigido Barrios, a Seventh-day ...

‘Religion Tax’ Voted Down in Hawaii

Hawaii, USA ... [ANN] The state of Hawaii abandoned a plan to tax churches and non-profits, according to the Public Affairs & Religious Liberty (PARL) Department of the Pacific Union Conference of Sev...

U.S. Capital Becomes Global Village

Washington, D.C., USA ... [ANN] Thousands of visitors, community members and representatives of the United States Government visited the opening day of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency’s (A...

Thousands Tour ADRA's Global Village on Opening Day

Washington, D.C., USA ... [ANN] VIP representatives from the United States government, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), World Bank and other organizations, and thousands...

Message — Celebrates a Century of Service and Mission

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Message magazine, regarded as one of the most distinctive and appreciated religious magazines in America, celebrates 100 years of journalistic service this year....

Adventist Aid Agency Profiles the World’s ‘Global Village’

Washington, D.C., USA ... [ANN] The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) presents its ADRA’s Global Village (AGV) on the U.S. Capitol Mall in Washington, D.C., April 16-29, 1998. The one-of-...

Adventists Trade Ivory Towers for Community Service

Loma Linda, California and Berrien Springs, Michigan ... [ANN] Dental students in California and university faculty in Michigan have traded their "ivory towers" for community service, demonstrating th...

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