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Ontario Re-Elects President and Treasurer and Elects New Secretary

Delegates overwhelmingly re-elected Mansfield Edwards and Ulysses Guarin as conference president and treasurer, respectively during the 33rd constituency meeting of Ontario Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, August 23-25, 2013 at College Park Seventh-day Adventist Church in Oshawa. “I am deeply humbled by your confidence in me to serve God in this capacity for another four years,” […]

ADRA Canada announces move to Newcastle

Newcastle, Ont.—ADRA Canada (The Adventist Development and Relief Agency in Canada), the official humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada, is moving to Newcastle, Ont., on Aug. 28, 2013. The move comes after a multiyear planning and negotiation process to renovate or build a facility on the Kingsway College Campus in Oshawa, Ont. […]

News from Christian Record Services

The Canadian Christian Record Services (CRS) Inc., board has taken an action to transition the ministry of CRS and its blind camps to the local churches, supported by the local conferences across Canada. The distribution of materials to the blind in Canada, as well as the summer blind camps will continue without a significant interruption. […]

Where Are They Now: Fitzroy Maitland

Messenger catches up with former leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada. In this issue we talk with Fitzroy Maitland. What was your childhood like growing up in the Caribbean? I was born in Grenada, the island of spice with everything nice. I was born into a large family. I am the third of […]

Where Are They Now: Doug Devnich

  Messenger catches up with former leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada. This month, we talk with Doug Devnich.   You grew up in Saskatchewan. What was that like? I am the eighth in a family of nine children. We lived on a farm where I learned what it means to work. At […]

New Executive Director Announced for ADRA Canada

The ADRA Canada Board of Directors announced Astleford’s appointment, with immediate effect, at their June 12 meeting. “I have been excited to be part of ADRA’s ministry for many years, Astleford stated. “Relief and development agencies are growing increasingly professional and sophisticated and world needs are pressing,” he commented.  “In this new role I will […]

NAD Survey Provides a Breakdown of Adventist Life

In 2011 the Center for Creative Ministry, an NAD initiative, was commissioned to gather information about the demographics, involvement, spiritual life and stewardship patterns of church members of the Adventist Church members living in Canada.  The results have been very interesting. The Board of directors of the SDACC have asked to make the results of […]

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