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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 […]

Foodgrains Bank members respond to devastation in Yemen

Vulnerable families in Yemen suffering from extreme hunger will receive emergency food through a new project of Canadian Foodgrains Bank. The project is led by Foodgrains Bank member ADRA Canada, and supported financially by other members and the Government of Canada. “We are devastated at the news coming out of Yemen. The people of Yemen […]

Family Affairs

Evelyn and Brenda were born into an Adventist home, but because of family breakups, they eventually broke with the church too. Trying various Sunday-keeping churches, Evelyn felt uncomfortable because the day just didn’t seem right. When her atheist husband put her down for her beliefs, she quit attending any type of church, but she didn’t […]

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