Representatives of the Seventh-day Adventist Church attending a top-level conference at the United Nations on August 28 said they were encouraged by the Secretary-General's call for partnership with civil organizations
A letter issued by France's Minister of Education last week will make it easier for students to receive religious exemptions from school attendance on Saturdays
Seventh-day Adventist Church members from the eastern Indonesian island of Sulawesi are among the thousands of people enduring ongoing anti-Christian violence
Over 6,000 Seventh-day Adventist K-12 educators and their families participated in the largest gathering of teachers in the church's history
In a Mexican town torn by decades of religious strife, Seventh-day Adventists held a Saturday worship service on August 19 for the first time in more than two months
Two years after the bombing of the United States Embassy in Nairobi, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) continues to help survivors rebuild their shattered lives.
Ambassador Tony Kandiero, Malawi's ambassador to the United States, thanked the Adventist Church for its contribution of education, health and humanitarian aid for his country.
The Adventist Church in the region incorporating Australia, New Zealand, and south pacific islands, has moved decisively to reduce the amount of church administrative structure.
"As a church organization, we take very seriously the Christian principle of being stewards of this earth and its resources," says the church's general secretary.
There is a critical lack of legal protection for Sabbath-keepers in the workplace, says Seventh-day Adventist attorney Mitchell Tyner.
"It was a not-to-be-missed opportunity to let the Canadian public know more about the Adventist Church and what we stand for," says Ray Dabrowski, communication director for the Adventist Church worldwide.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Myanmar (Burma) continues to grow despite obstacles including rules about holding public meetings and publishing new materials, according to a veteran pastor.
"Adventists have a unique contribution to make to public dialogue and to public service," says David Pendleton, Hawaii State Representative.