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Ontario Conference Ministries Convention Ignites a ‘Discipleshift’ in over 800 Church Leaders

Over 800 church leaders recently gathered in Richmond Hill, Ont., for Ontario Conference’s 2019 “Discipleshift” Ministries Convention. Conference, union, and division ministry partners, pastors, and lay leaders joined forces on March 22 and 23 to inspire attendees to make disciples who will then make more disciples, as per the conference’s 2019 Discipleshift theme.             Featuring […]

Nearly $1.16 Million Awarded to Adventist Schools

On March 8, 2019, the Versacare Foundation awarded $1,159,000 in grant funding to Adventist education, including $920,000 to 118 primary and secondary schools across the United States and Canada in support of STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).             The STEM grant program is open to every North American Division (NAD) conference- or church-sponsored primary […]

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 […]

Worship Academy

On October 27, 2018, Church in the Valley (CIV) in Langley hosted their first Worship Academy Day Conference. Over 100 worship leaders from all over British Columbia and parts of Washington gathered together as a community to learn and grow in their understanding of Biblical worship. Along with keynote sessions, Worship Academy brought in local […]

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