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Toronto Mayor Welcomes Adventist Delegation

Mel Lastman, mayor of Toronto, welcomed the Seventh-day Adventist Church to town today (June 26) at a press conference called to announce the start of the Church's World Session on June 29.

Adventist Church Flag Flies Over City Hall in Toronto

The flag of the Seventh-day Adventist Church now flies from the flagpole of City Hall in Toronto

Adventist Church Embraces Diversity

Entitled Embracing Diversity, the self-declared aim of the book is to provide a "guidebook for understanding and reaching people of all cultures,"

New Educational Centers Help At-Risk Children in Brazil

At-risk children and their families in central Brazil are now benefiting from the opening of two new educational centers

Adventist-Run Health Center Commended by Australian High Commissioner

The community health center in Tombil was praised by Australian High Commissioner Nick Warner earlier this month during his visit to inspect projects funded by AusAID

Church Addresses Social Concerns at International Adventist Convention

The Adventist church will release official position statements on a number of key social issues-including gambling, child welfare, and proselytism

"Religion is Good For You" Confirmed

A wide-ranging review of health research confirms that if you attend religious services regularly, you live longer

Adventist Church in Indonesia Grows

More than 530 people were baptized into the Seventh-day Adventist Church

Student from Adventist School Becomes UN's Youngest Goodwill Ambassador

Laura Sweeting, a sixteen-year-old student at Stanborough School in Watford, England, has become the youngest goodwill ambassador for the United Nations

Indonesians Endure Religious Strife

Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders in the area say that the increase in street flighting and stealth raids have caused many church members in the Maluku region to flee

Church Leader Joins UN's Call to End Violence Against Women

"The true scale of this abuse around the world, and the many different forms it takes, is not widely known," says Ardis Stenbakken,

World Session to Feature "Windows on Mission"

"The five planned 'Windows on Mission' will focus on how the church thinks, views, and plans in matters of importance to the life and witness of the church," says Paulsen

Oklahoma Passes Religious Liberty Law

Oklahoma became the eleventh state to enact a religious freedom restoration act last week when Governor Keating signed the Oklahoma Religious Freedom Act into law

Adventists Act to Help Street Children in Peru

"When you see these children living on the streets, you just have to do something," says Maria-Elena Villasante

Young Adults Prepare to Impact Toronto

An international youth training event, dubbed Impact Toronto 2000 (IT2000), will bring together almost 300 young adults from around the world

Adventists Respond to Crisis in Honiara, Solomon Islands; Staff Evacuated

Twelve of the Seventh-day Adventist Church's expatriate staff based in Honiara in the Solomon Islands, were evacuated on Thursday afternoon, June 8

Church Webmaster Urges Adventists to Go On-line for a "Virtual Session"

Web team is committed to making the upcoming Seventh-day Adventist World Session in Toronto, June 29-July 8, the most inclusive one to date

Bahama's Governor General Commends Adventist Education

His Excellency Sir Orville Turnquest spoke to the teachers and students

Earthquake Hits Indonesian Islands

The death toll from an earthquake in southwestern Sumatra on June 4, measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale, continues to rise

Adventist Choir Promotes Humanitarian Causes in Mexico

Fifty-five members of Washington-based La Camerata Nuove and Pro Arts International Singers performed for government members

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