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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 […]

Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada Elects New Treasurer and Undertreasurer

On Sunday, March 3, 2019, the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada (SDACC) Board of Directors elected Paul Musafili as its new treasurer and Rose Jacinto to serve as undertreasurer. Musafili will take over the position held by Ulysses Guarin, and Jacinto will fill the position vacated by Musafili.  Mark Johnson, president of the SDACC, remarks, “The […]

Ontario Conference Assists 1,500 Individuals Left Homeless After Fire

On Aug. 22, 2018, a six-alarm fire left 1,500 tenants of a Toronto apartment building at 650 Parliament Street temporarily homeless. Some displaced residents arranged to stay with friends or family, while the City and Red Cross found accommodations for others at the Regent Park Community Centre and other places. Mayor John Tory of Toronto […]

Hope and Wholeness Summit

When you climb to the top of a mountain, you do so to gain more than a spectacular view. It is about the hope of coming away positively transformed by the journey. And what a spiritual journey it was for the 150 people who gathered this fall at the SDACC’s Hope and Wholeness Health Summit […]

Mansfield Edwards Receives NAD Chaplaincy Award

On Dec. 1, 2018, at Oakwood University, Ontario Conference president, Dr. Mansfield Edwards, was awarded The Flame Award for 2018 by the North American Division Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries department.                   Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries (ACM) has been a department of the NAD since 1984, but they have been endorsing Adventist chaplains since World War II. The […]

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