Misogyny and the Believers’ Responsibility to Our Sisters
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Misogyny and the Believers’ Responsibility to Our Sisters

Join us on Sabbath, September 24, 2021 for a conversation every church member needs to hear: Misogyny and the Believers’ Responsibility to Our Sisters. This crucial conversation is part of the Conscience & Justice Council’s 2021 Virtual Convention and can be viewed on the Conscience & Justice Council’s Facebook page and YouTube Channel.  

September 18, 2021September 18, 2021by
Examining the SDA Church Structure: Divisions
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Examining the SDA Church Structure: Divisions

Join the Office For Regional Conference Ministries for our First Sabbath Series on Examining the Seventh-day Adventist Church Structure: Divisions. Our featured guest is North American Division President, Dr. G. Alexander Bryant. Our live stream begins at 4:30 p.m. Central Time, and we welcome your questions and comments during the discussion. Tune into the Office...

September 15, 2021September 15, 2021by
Join Us As We Talk With Union Presidents
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Join Us As We Talk With Union Presidents

On Sabbath, September 11, we continue our First Sabbath Series on Examining the SDA Church Structure. Join us at 4:30 p.m. Central Time as we explore what Unions are and dialogue with Union presidents about how Unions operate. Our guests are Dr. Ron Smith, Southern Union; Elder Carlos Craig, Southwestern Union; and Elder Dave Weigley,...

September 5, 2021September 11, 2021by
What We Learned-And Did Not Learn-During Covid 19
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What We Learned-And Did Not Learn-During Covid 19

Last month, we cautiously celebrated the general re-opening of society in the United States and the general re-opening of Regional Conferences churches and offices. Our celebration was cautious-and, as it turned out-with good reason.  To some degree, the pandemic-which never fully went away-returned with a vengeance-particularly among those who have steadfastly declined to be vaccinated....

August 31, 2021August 31, 2021by
Farewell and Welcome to the Byrd Family
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Farewell and Welcome to the Byrd Family

On successive Sabbaths during the month of August, the ministry of Dr. and Mrs. Carlton P. Byrd – newly elected President and First Lady of the Southwest Region Conference – was celebrated and affirmed in different ways.  On August 14, the Oakwood University SDA Church bade farewell to the Byrds after 9 and a half years of ministry as...

August 31, 2021September 5, 2021by
Historic Election In Pacific Union Yields One Female and Two African-American Administrators
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Historic Election In Pacific Union Yields One Female and Two African-American Administrators

The Pacific Union elected a historically diverse group of Union administrators in their recent elections.  Meeting in Tucson, Arizona, the Pacific Union delegates elected Elder Brad Newton-formerly the Executive Secretary of Pacific Union-as the new Union President of the Pacific Union Conference. The Pacific Union with 223,000 members and nearly 190 million dollars in tithe...

August 31, 2021August 31, 2021by
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Southwest Region Conference Offers Shelter From The Storm

Southwest Region Conference President, Dr. Carlton Byrd, asks for your prayers and your help notifying church and community members about shelter resources for those impacted by Hurricane Ida. The Lone Star Campground and church sites are open and available to house church and community members. Please read Dr. Byrd’s memo below which provides more details.

August 30, 2021August 30, 2021by
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Regional Voice Commemorative Issue Honors Elder Henry Fordham III and Mrs. Sharon Wright Fordham

This special issue of the Regional Voice commemorates the life and ministry of Elder Henry Fordham III and his wife and partner in ministry, Mrs. Sharon Wright Fordham. Elder and Mrs. Fordham were “contagious Christians” who helped countless people around the world meet Jesus our Savior. Our commemorative edition shares personal stories from family members, friends,...

August 20, 2021August 20, 2021by