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Agreement Reached for New Governance and Ownership of Parkview Adventist Academy

Burman University and the Alberta Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church Adopt Memorandum of Understanding. Lacombe, AB, October 23, 2019: In May 2019, Burman University initiated a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Alberta Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church regarding Parkview Adventist Academy (PAA). The goal of the MOU is to transfer governance and […]

Wrapped in the Bible’s Promises

Forty-four sick children had a warmer Christmas this past year thanks to the quilting ministry of the Truro, Pugwash, and New Glasgow Seventh-day Adventist churches in Nova Scotia. Headed by Jean and David Streifling, the churches prepared the handmade children’s quilts in record time when an opportunity came to distribute them at the IWK Health […]

Bringing the Community Together

The Mountain Andrews All Nations Seventh-day Adventist Church seeks to be a blessing to their community of North End in Winnipeg, Man. Thus our outreach as church members stems from the concept that the primary need of each person is to find God through Jesus Christ.            During the summers church members walk the streets distributing […]

Ontario Conference’s First Centre of Influence, Really Living Centre, Celebrates Its Grand Opening

On the Sabbath of Sept. 7, 2019, Really Living Centre kick-started its grand opening with hundreds of members and visitors from across North America. The 25,000 square-foot facility is Ontario Conference’s first centre of influence, serving as both a worship space for Really Living Seventh-day Adventist Church and a community centre, open several days a week. The […]

When Beasts Become Friends

It was a sunny day. The air was fresh, the wind cool. The excitement of children filled the campground. I walked hastily to the barn, hoping I would not be late for my fourth-period class. After I got to the barn, I sat quietly on the benches waiting for the class to begin. I tried […]

Record-Breaking Number of Canadians Attend 2019 International Pathfinder Camporee in Oshkosh for a Week of Fun, Friendships, and Spiritual Renewal

Every five years, since 1999, the International Pathfinder Camporee has transformed the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture Campgrounds in Oshkosh, Wis., from a barren land into a vibrant international village. This year a record 55,000 people travelled to Oshkosh for “Chosen”—the 2019 International Camporee—from as far as New Zealand, Ukraine, Bermuda, and of course, Canada, with […]

SDACC Elects New Executive Secretary/Vice-President

Release Date: December 11, 2019 Oshawa: On Dec. 10, 2019, the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada (SDACC) Board of Directors elected Paul Llewellyn as the next executive secretary/vice-president for administration. Llewellyn will begin his duties as of Jan. 1, 2020. “Paul Llewellyn comes to our leadership team from a strong background of both teaching in Adventist education and working with […]

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