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Kelowna’s 43rd Annual Campmeeting

The Okanagan Christian School gymnasium in Kelowna was a packed house on May 10 and 11 as the crowd eagerly awaited to hear conference evangelist Anil Kanda, speaker for Kelowna’s 43rd annual mini campmeeting.             This year’s focus was on youth and young adults, with topics entitled “The Birds, the Bees, and the Bible” and […]

Michael Collins Elected New Man-Sask Conference President

Release Date: July 25, 2019 SASKATOON, SK- On July 14, 2019 the Board of Directors of the Manitoba-Saskatchewan Conference elected Michael Collins as the next conference president after David Ripley’s decision to begin retirement. Collins officially began his duties as president on July 15, 2019. Michael Collins has a vast amount of experience at both […]

Don C. Schneider, Former NAD President, Passes Away

Don C. Schneider, former president of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists (NAD), passed away on May 23, 2019, in Texas, where he was living with Marti, his wife and partner in ministry. He was 76.                   Schneider served as NAD president for 10 years. He was elected to the office in 2000 at the General Conference […]

Ontario Conference’s Inaugural Earth Day Summit Inspires Thousands to Care for Our Planet

According to a UN report released on May 6, one million plant and animal species are now at risk of extinction.[1] Moreover, four decades after the first Earth Day in 1970, the global population has doubled. We’re emitting 2.4 times more CO2, causing sea levels to rise, and over 170 animal species have been declared […]

Messenger Takes the Win…Twice!

On April 11, 2019, Canadian Adventist Messenger proudly received two awards from the Associated Church Press (ACP) 2018 Best of the Church Press Awards in Chicago, Ill., highlighting accomplishments of 2018! The “Award of Excellence” was given for the September 2018 issue cover story entitled “My Starbucks Squad: A Love Story”in the category of Devotional/Inspirational: […]

Ontario Conference Ministries Convention Ignites a ‘Discipleshift’ in over 800 Church Leaders

Over 800 church leaders recently gathered in Richmond Hill, Ont., for Ontario Conference’s 2019 “Discipleshift” Ministries Convention. Conference, union, and division ministry partners, pastors, and lay leaders joined forces on March 22 and 23 to inspire attendees to make disciples who will then make more disciples, as per the conference’s 2019 Discipleshift theme.             Featuring […]

Nearly $1.16 Million Awarded to Adventist Schools

On March 8, 2019, the Versacare Foundation awarded $1,159,000 in grant funding to Adventist education, including $920,000 to 118 primary and secondary schools across the United States and Canada in support of STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).             The STEM grant program is open to every North American Division (NAD) conference- or church-sponsored primary […]

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