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SDACC Board Releases Position Statement

On November 18, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada voted the following position statement: VOTED, The Board of Directors of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada (SDACC) hereby affirm: Consistent with the July 11, 1990, decision of the General Conference Session, “… the Scriptures and the writings of Ellen […]

Epic Church Takes Off in Red Deer, Alta.

Just before summer 2015, a dozen young adults gathered in a 700-square-foot apartment to talk about their faith. Each recognized a need in their community and a desire to align their passion with Jesus’s calling, and thus a small group was formed. The core members wanted to develop their leadership potential, so as they dreamed […]

First Filipino-Canadian Church Holds Children’s Stewardship Retreat

On Feb. 10, 2018, at Guelph Bible Centre, the First Filipino-Canadian Adventist Church’s children’s ministries, in partnership with the stewardship department, launched the first children’s stewardship program during its annual winter retreat. This new initiative of Ontario Conference’s Stewardship and Children’s Ministries aims to teach our children about holistic stewardship with language and actions they […]

SDACC Appoints New Indigenous Ministries Liaison

On September 25, 2018, the Board of Directors for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada (SDACC) selected Campbell Page to serve as the Coordinator/Liaison for Indigenous Ministries in Canada. Page, a registered Métis, holds a doctoral degree in building interfaith community understanding and partnerships.   Page states, “There is a Cree word kintohpatatin, which essentially […]

Free Money to Fund Adventist University Education

Did you know that the Canadian government wants to help you send your son or daughter to an Adventist university? (Actually, any university—but Adventist education is no exception.) Could you use some free money to put toward a future higher education bill? If so, the Registered Education Savings Plan, or RESP[i], is for you. One […]

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. […]

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