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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 […]

Kingsway Aerials in the News

Recently, the Toronto Star did a feature on the Kingsway College Aerials gymnastic team. The article talks about the two-fold mission of the team, which is to help students “build their athletic skills” and at the same time build their characters. It also states that the Aerials are “one of the leading gymnastic teams in […]

Last Something _issing Contest!

Dear Messenger Readers, Just for fun, we’ve hidden our Messenger “M” somewhere in the pages of the December 2011 issue of the magazine. Carefully search each page, find its hiding spot, and then comment on this story (giving us your name and contact information), and you will be entered into a random draw for a […]

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