Central States Conference Women’s Ordination Presentation
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Central States Conference Women’s Ordination Presentation

On Saturday, November 13, 2021, Elder Cryston Josiah, Central States Conference Vice-President for Administration, and Elder Kimberly Bulgin, Pastor of the New Beginnings Seventh-day Adventist Church, were guests on the Office for Regional Conference Ministries 1st Sabbath live stream. We enjoyed a candid conversation about leading change and Central States Conference’s journey to women’s ordination....

November 14, 2021November 15, 2021by
JeNean Lendor Voted As Lake Region Conference Communications Director
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JeNean Lendor Voted As Lake Region Conference Communications Director

On Thursday, October 28th, the LRC Executive Committee voted JeNean Lendor to serve as the full-time Communication Director of the Lake Region Conference starting January 1, 2022. JeNean Lendor is a product of Christian education. She attended Pine Forge Academy and Oakwood University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Public...

November 13, 2021November 13, 2021by
Church and Civic Leaders Lay Iconic SDA Leader,  Elder Charles Bradford, to Rest
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Church and Civic Leaders Lay Iconic SDA Leader, Elder Charles Bradford, to Rest

On October 3, 2021, an eclectic combination of civic and Seventh-day Adventist leaders came both in-person and electronically to the Oakwood University Seventh-day Adventist Church to lay Elder Charles E. Bradford to rest. Elder Bradford was a beloved, long-time Seventh-day Adventist pastor and church administrator. He was 96 years old. Huntsville mayor, Tommy Battle, was one...

October 24, 2021October 24, 2021by
ORCM / RCRP Welcome New Staff
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ORCM / RCRP Welcome New Staff

The Office for Regional Conference Ministries (ORCM) and the Regional Conference Retirement Plan (RCRP) board of directors each had their quarterly board meetings on October 19, 2021. In each meeting, their respective boards voted to call individuals to join their staffs. ORCM voted to call Dr. Margaret Neckles to be its treasurer and chief financial...

October 24, 2021October 24, 2021by
Thank You, Pastors
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Thank You, Pastors

The Seventh-day Adventist Church has an organization structure that I suspect virtually every other church denomination either envies or would envy if they knew more about it. Now – I am imagining that if that statement appeared on social media, I would be pilloried – which is a fancy way of saying I would get...

October 24, 2021October 25, 2021by