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
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The Passing of Mrs. Sharon Lewis – A Personal Loss

Usually in this space, I am either writing, co-writing, or requesting that our Communications Director, Elder Darriel Hoy, do the writing of a statement on behalf of the Regional Conference Presidents Council. We did that a few weeks ago with the loss of Elder Charles Bradford – Mrs. Lewis’ father – and a few weeks...

October 12, 2021October 14, 2021by
Congratulations to the Newly Elect Officers of Northeastern Conference
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Congratulations to the Newly Elect Officers of Northeastern Conference

Congratulations to the new officers of the Northeastern Conference of Seventh-day Adventists! On Sunday, September 26, 2021, delegates of Northeastern Conference convened for the 28th Regular and 5th Quadrennial Constituency Session at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT. The following officers and department leaders were elected: President – Dr. Abraham J. Jules Executive Secretary- Dr....

September 28, 2021September 28, 2021by
Allegheny East Conference Elects New Officers
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Allegheny East Conference Elects New Officers

On Sunday, September 26, 2021, the executive committee of Allegheny East Conference elected Elder Pete Palmer as president for the remainder of the current term. Elder Palmer previously served as vice-president for administration and has led the conference through the tragic loss of former president, Elder Henry Fordham, and his wife Sharon. Elder Palmer is...

September 28, 2021September 28, 2021by
Elder Garth Gabriel Elected As President of Lake Region Conference
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Elder Garth Gabriel Elected As President of Lake Region Conference

Congratulations to Elder Garth Gabriel, the newly elected President of the Lake Region Conference. On Sunday, September 19, 2021, after almost 7 hours of careful and prayerful deliberation, the Conference Executive Committee voted to elect Elder Gabriel as president of the Lake Region Conference for the remainder of the 2018-2022 term. Elder Gabriel served as acting president from...

September 20, 2021September 20, 2021by
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