Lake Region Re-Elects President and Selects Administrative and Departmental Staff
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Lake Region Re-Elects President and Selects Administrative and Departmental Staff

On July 17, 2022, approximately 600 delegates met at the Howard Performing Arts Center on the campus of Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan for its quadrennial session.  After re-electing President Garth Gabriel to his first full term as Conference President (Elder Gabriel became President when Dr. R. Clifford Jones accepted a call to become...

July 20, 2022July 20, 2022by
It Is Already Decided
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It Is Already Decided

As I am writing this, the 61st session of the General Conference is meeting in St. Louis. The world-wide pandemic delayed this meeting for 2 years and caused it to be held at a different venue (St. Louis) than originally scheduled (Indianapolis).  From time to time I hear people say things that suggest bringing people...

June 10, 2022June 10, 2022by
Regional Conference Retirement Plan Launches Website
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Regional Conference Retirement Plan Launches Website

“The afternoon sun of his (senior believer) life may be more mellow and productive of fruit than the morning sun. It may continue to increase in size and brightness until it drops behind the western hills.” Ellen White, RH April 6, 1886 The quote above by Ellen White encapsulates the vision of the Regional Conference Retirement...

June 10, 2022June 10, 2022by
Camp Meeting Calendar
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Camp Meeting Calendar

June 3-5–Central States-Central States Campground, Kansas City, Kansas. Sabbath Speaker-Elder Freddie Russell June 15-18–Southwest Region-Lone Star Campground, Athens, Texas.  Sabbath Speaker: Elder Henry Wright                     Allegheny West Conference (Virtual)  Sabbath Speaker: Elder John Trusty                    South Central Conference-Oakwood...

June 10, 2022June 10, 2022by
General Conference Officers
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General Conference Officers

Dr. Ted Wilson and Dr. G. Alexander Bryant Re-Elected as General Conference President and North American Division President, Respectively. Elder Maurice Valentine Elected As a General Conference Vice President As the 61st session of the General Conference wound down in St. Louis, Missouri, there were some things that changed and some things that remained the...

June 10, 2022June 10, 2022by
Farewell, Elder Darriel Hoy
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Farewell, Elder Darriel Hoy

Elder Darriel Hoy, the first Communications Director for the Office for Regional Conference Ministries (ORCM) and the Regional Conference Retirement Plan (RCRP), has accepted a call to the Southwest Region Conference to serve as pastor of the Faith Seventh-day Adventist Church (Baton Rouge, LA) and the Morning Star Seventh-day Adventist Church (Lafayette, LA). Elder Hoy...

April 27, 2022April 28, 2022by
Don’t Forget to Remember
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Don’t Forget to Remember

Even though it was nearly 45 years ago, I can still hear his voice: “Joseph Griffin-like Griffin Shoe Polish”. It was my first pastoral assignment. I was the Associate Pastor and the Senior Pastor was introducing me to the church board. I was very young and it is only as I have gotten older that...

April 27, 2022April 28, 2022by
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ORCM / RCRP Job Announcement: Communications Director

The Office for Regional Conference Ministries (ORCM) and the Regional Conference Retirement Plan (RCRP) are seeking a  Director of Communications and Media. This person will advance the mission and ministries of ORCM and RCRP by raising awareness, telling the story, and highlighting the many historical and current contributions of Regional Conferences, Regional Ministries, and related entities...

April 27, 2022April 28, 2022by