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12-31-18 North American Division Responds to False Claim

12-12-18 Official Upper Columbia Conference Position on World Church Affirmation Sabbath

Important Links to News and Responses to the Oct. 14, 2018 GC Annual Council Vote

11-8-18 The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Issues Joint Statement on Thousand Oaks, California, Shooting

10-28-18 NAD Statement on Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting
10-22-18 David Prest, Jr.'s, Idaho Conference President, Statement Regarding Annual Council Vote on Unity in Mission

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Trans-European Division reacts to current tensions surrounding the death of George Floyd.

On behalf of all Seventh-day Adventist Church members in the Trans-European Division, our heartfelt sorrow and sympathy go to the family of George Floyd. An unarmed black man, Floyd died on 25 May after a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, knelt on his neck for nine minutes while Floyd repeatedly complained that he could not breathe. His horrific death has caused a heartfelt outpouring of protest and concern from people, not just in the USA, but world-wide, under the slogan, ‘I can’t...

ADRA responds after Cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc in Bangladesh

Amphan, the most powerful cyclone to hit Bangladesh this year with wind speeds of 160 kph (100 mph), made landfall on May 20 along the city’s coastal and southwestern districts. Thousands of houses were destroyed, poultry farms were devastated, thousands of trees uprooted, roads were left nearly impassable, and countless shelters were lost. Hundreds of villages were inundated in Bhola, Patuakhali, Barguna, Khulna, Bagerhat, and Satkhira. Additionally, tidal surges battered areas in Barguna,...

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Related to COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on May 14 that Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) is associated with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). MIS-C is a condition where different parts of a child’s body become inflamed, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes, or gastrointestinal organs. Physicians are urging parents to contact their child’s doctor or seek immediate medical attention if their child is showing symptoms of MIS-C. Maulin...

New Zealand churches reopen as coronavirus restrictions ease

The easing of COVID-19 restrictions in New Zealand means that most Seventh-day Adventist churches will be able to reopen. Last week, the New Zealand government announced that the country would be moving to alert level 2 restrictions as of noon on Friday, May 29. At this level, gatherings of up to 100 people are permitted. When questioned by the media as to why the restrictions would apply from noon on Friday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern responded that it would allow Muslims, Jews and...