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
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