North American Division Regional Conference Presidents Council Statement on the Death of Dr. Daniel Honore
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North American Division Regional Conference Presidents Council Statement on the Death of Dr. Daniel Honore

North American Division Regional Conference Presidents Council  Statement on the Death of Dr. Daniel Honore The North American Division Regional Presidents Council, along with the Office for Regional Conference Ministries and the Regional Conference Retirement Plan, join the entire world church in expressing its deep sadness on the loss of our former colleague and our...

January 15, 2023January 17, 2023by
When “I’m Sorry Is Sorry”
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When “I’m Sorry Is Sorry”

In my family-especially between my youngest sister and I-we have an expression that we use with some degree of regularity. When something is not very good, my sister and I say that it is “sorry”. My sister became a big football fan after she became an adult (after showing zero interest in any kind of...

December 2, 2022December 2, 2022by
Pastor Kirk Nugent Becomes Media Pastor for Oakwood University
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Pastor Kirk Nugent Becomes Media Pastor for Oakwood University

Pastor Kirk Nugent recently accepted a call to become the Media Pastor for the Oakwood University SDA Church. It is believed that he becomes the first person to hold that position in a Regional Conference church.  This groundbreaking appointment comes after years of preparation. Pastor Nugent was born in New York but he was raised...

December 2, 2022December 2, 2022by
A New Addition to the ORCM/RCRP Office Staff – Brendon Henfield
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A New Addition to the ORCM/RCRP Office Staff – Brendon Henfield

The ORCM (Office for Regional Conference Ministries)/RCRP (Regional Conference Retirement Plan (RCRP) office family recently gained a new member. He is Brendon Henfield and he joins the Treasury team as an accountant.  Brother Henfield is a native of Nassau, Bahamas. He is the younger of two sons. He is a “double” graduate of Oakwood University,...

December 2, 2022December 2, 2022by
International Interfaith Group Tours the Charles Dudley Center
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International Interfaith Group Tours the Charles Dudley Center

On November 22, an international and interfaith group from Europe toured the Charles E. Dudley, Sr. Center for Regional Conference Ministries on the campus of Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama.  The visit was arranged by Global Ties Alabama, which is a non-profit partner of the U.S. State Department. It is designed to bring current and...

December 2, 2022December 2, 2022by
The Charles E. Dudley Sr., Center for Regional Conference Ministries Is Dedicated
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The Charles E. Dudley Sr., Center for Regional Conference Ministries Is Dedicated

On October 18, the new Office of Regional Conference Ministries headquarters-the Elder Charles E. Dudley, Sr., Center for Regional Conference Ministries-was dedicated.  This project was nearly 5 years in the making. It had to work around a world-wide pandemic, construction delays, supply chain issues, labor shortages and other serious challenges. But the Lord prevailed and...

October 21, 2022October 21, 2022by
Allegheny East Elects New President, New Vice President for Administration
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Allegheny East Elects New President, New Vice President for Administration

On Sunday, October 16th, 600 plus delegates met in the Metropolitan Activity Center at the Metropolitan SDA Church in Hyattsville, Maryland for the Second Quinquennial Session of the Allegheny East Conference.  The theme was “More Than Conquerors”, and the emphasis was on all of the unprecedented things that the Allegheny East Conference had faced of...

October 21, 2022October 21, 2022by
An Adventist Church in New Jersey Celebrates Juneteenth with the Community
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An Adventist Church in New Jersey Celebrates Juneteenth with the Community

On June 18, 2022, church members offer blood pressure checks during the Willingboro, New Jersey, Juneteenth festival. Photo provided by Carl McRoy For the second year in a row, Willingboro Seventh-day Adventist Church hands out literature, offers blood pressure checks and healthful living advice in the annual Juneteenth festival. On June 18, 2022, church members...

September 19, 2022September 19, 2022by
ORCM Joins Denominational SDA Entities Across North America In Sending Water to Jackson, Mississippi In Their Water Crisis
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ORCM Joins Denominational SDA Entities Across North America In Sending Water to Jackson, Mississippi In Their Water Crisis

The crisis began a few weeks ago when the Pearl River in Jackson, Mississippi flooded because of major rainstorms in the area. The flooding forced the city’s largest water treatment plant to stop the treatment of drinking water indefinitely. This left the residents of Jackson with no access to safe water to drink.  The city...

September 19, 2022September 19, 2022by