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"Transformed Lives" — Adventist Outreach in Cuba

Havana, Cuba ... [ANN] More than 3,000 new believers were baptized in Cuba as a result of evangelistic meetings held throughout the island. The baptismal ceremonies were held at community swimming poo...

English Adventists Decide Church Worship Needs Updating—But Slowly

Exeter, England ... [ANN] In a first for Seventh-day Adventists in the British Isles, a weekend seminar held at the Broomhill Conference Center near Exeter in Devon, February 20 - 22, discussed the ne...

Religious Liberty Finds Wide Support in Northern Caucasus

Pyatigorsk, Stavropol Region, Russia ... [ANN] Despite opposition from some local clergy and authorities, the International Conference on Religious Liberty held in Pyatigorsk, northern Caucasus, found...

Adventists Baptize Thousands in Cuba

Havana, Cuba ... [ANN] In record-breaking numbers, Cubans are joining the Adventist Church reports Robert S. Folkenberg, president of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church. In an unparalleled series ...

Adventist Community Services Assist Florida Tornado Victims

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Adventist Community Services (ACS) is mobilizing response teams in four Florida counties in the aftermath of several "killer" tornadoes, which left at least 38 d...

Adventists Host Drug Prevention Training Conference in Romania

Bucharest, Romania…[ANN] Under the concept of the "Adventist Youth to Youth" (AY2Y) slogan, 174 young people ages 16 - 30 and adults, participated in the training conference, designed to help youth av...

U.S. Church Leaders Meet at Adventist Headquarters

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Forty participants at the annual 'Meeting of U.S. Church Leaders' conference in Washington D.C. visited the Seventh-day Adventist Church World Headquarters in Si...

Adventist Church Launches Worldwide Youth in Mission Program

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] The Seventh-day Adventist Church is setting in motion a movement among its youth that is bringing the term "mission" alive. From this movement on, all youth acti...

Ministry Magazine Trains Clergy by Satellite

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Ministry magazine, a Seventh-day Adventist sponsored periodical read worldwide by 75,000 clergy of many different faiths, is to broadcast an interactive training...

Popular Breakfast Cereal to Help Ease Hunger in North Korea

Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia ... [ANN] Australia’s most popular breakfast cereal may soon be included in the diets of many North Koreans suffering from acute food shortage. Six 20-foot contai...

First Ever Contextualized Burmese Adventist Church Service

Yangon, Myanmar ... [ANN] As part of its ongoing program, the Global Mission Study Center for Buddhism based in Bangkok, Thailand, held its first contextualized Burmese Adventist Church service in Yan...

President of India Commends Adventists

New Delhi, India ... [ANN] During a meeting with Ron D. Watts, leader of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in southern Asia, the President of India, Shri K. R. Narayanan commended Adventists for the co...

Adventist University Website Receives 1.3 Million Hits

Loma Linda, California, USA ... [ANN] The website serving Loma Linda University and Medical Center received over 1.3 million hits overall in the year to January 1998, reports the university’s newspape...

Video Outreach Success for Adventists in Africa

Bulaweyo, Zimbabwe ... [ANN] Using video programming as an innovative tool, Seventh-day Adventist Global Mission pioneers are finding success in sharing the church’s message with villagers in Zimbabwe...

West Indies College Educators Receive Fulbright Scholarships

Mandeville, Jamaica ... [ANN] Two of the three Fulbright Scholarships awarded in Jamaica this year were presented to Seventh-day Adventist educators from West Indies College, reports The Gleaner, a Ja...

President of Adventist Church to Visit Cuba

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Robert S. Folkenberg, President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church with world headquarters in Silver Spring Maryland, USA, will visit Cuba February 23 through 2...

Massive Growth Experienced by Adventist Church in Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico ... [ANN] In what the Seventh-day Adventist Church is calling a "Festival of Baptisms," more than 7,000 new church members were baptized in services held in Mexico late January 199...

Adventists to Observe 50th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Silver Spring, Maryland, USA ... [ANN] Seventh-day Adventists around the world are to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by declaring Friday, December 11...

German Adventists Voice Regret at Parliament's Failure to Ban Public Smoking

Bonn, Germany … [ANN] Seventh-day Adventist Church health experts and leaders expressed disappointment at the German Parliament’s vote on Thursday, February 5, not to ban smoking in public places. Aft...

German Adventist Association Puts Church on Internet

Darmstadt, Germany ... [ANN] As part of a year-long project, Seventh-day Adventist website developers have successfully established the Church's presence on the Internet. At a special conference of th...

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