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Mondays With Ilah

Mondays with Ilah are like having two worship days every week—one being when we attend our local church and the other being on Mondays at Ilah’s home from 2 to 4 p.m. If you were to drive by during this time, you would find her driveway and curbside filled with cars from the ladies who […]

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 […]

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 […]

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