James Edson White, the son of Adventist pioneers James and Ellen White, is credited with taking the gospel to African Americans in the southern United States — after having departed from the Adventist faith for approximately 30 years.
“Welcome to the new
Office for Regional Ministry Website”
It is our hope that this medium will help expand the kingdom of God
by providing news and information about the ministries of the
Regional Conferences of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Elder D.C. Edmond
Regional Conferences have positively changed the face of Adventism, and made notable contributions to every facet of the church’s ministry. We also support a variety of ministries and conferences across the United States.
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A Word from Us
The great cloud of witnesses described in Hebrews 12:1 doesn’t simply include the patriarchs and prophets of biblical antiquity, but also those who throughout the ages have held the banner high for truth, love, and justice.
The PELC Steering Committee is deep in discussions in Riverside, California, shaping the path for PELC 24 from December 8-11.
Pastor Debleaire K. Snell - Speaker/director of Breath of Life Ministries and Senior Pastor of the Oakwood University Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church. No suit, no time, no script... Let's get to know him better.
The Regional Conference Presidents Council is shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Elder Maurice Valentine, Vice President, General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist.
I know that not everyone is appreciative of the Pastor that they have. Pastoring is a divine calling that is given to people who are quite human. The tension between what Pastors are expected to be, what they should be, and what we sometimes are can produce tension in the places where Pastors serve.
On October 4, Dr. Paula Olivier was elected the Chairperson of the Black Adventist Youth Directors Association (BAYDA). This group plans the collective events for Regional Conference young people-such as United Youth Congress and the National Bible Bowl tournament.
ORCM Executive Director, Elder Dana C. Edmond, came by to welcome the students into the Dudley Center. He spoke briefly about the building and Regional Conferences and shared with them that the responsibility for continuing Regional Conferences would ultimately be theirs.
On September 23-24, approximately 450 delegates met at the Keene SDA Church, on the campus of Southwestern Adventist University, in Keene, Texas for the 5th Quadrennial and 26th Regular Session of the Southwest Region Conference.
Beneath the Suit aim to provide a deeper and more personal perspective on individuals in prominent positions.
The rental car company made the assumption that I knew how to operate an electric car. But the reality was that I had never been in an electric car before-I had zero idea of how they operated.
On August 16, the Huntsville First Church Midday Prayer Meeting Group had a different type of meeting during Prayer Meeting time.