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NAD President to Retire July 1; Replacement Process Defined

Daniel R. Jackson, president of the North American Division of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (NAD) and his wife Donna, have announced their intent to retire, effective July 1, 2020. With the postponement of the 2020 General Conference (GC) Session, NAD administration has worked with GC leadership to establish a clear process […]

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 […]

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 […]

iServe Kelowna Helps Hurricane Dorian Victims

Frantically, Mike Carter, a Kelowna chef, called all his former employees in the Bahamas after he heard about the devastating hurricane. However, only one person was able to answer the phone; it would be a lifesaving call for Dexter Ferguson and his family.             Ferguson told Carter that he had lost everything in the hurricane, […]

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