Mark Johnson Re-elected as President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada at 2016 Quinquennial Session


On August 21, 2016, the delegates and delegates of large attending the quinquennial session of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada (SDACC) re-elected Mark Johnson as President of the SDACC.

Mark Johnson has served the Seventh-day Adventist Church for over 40 years as a pastor and as an administrator. He served as a pastor in churches throughout Canada, the United States, and the Philippines for 27 years. In 2002, he began a new chapter in his ministry of service by occupying a variety of administrative roles throughout Canada. Mark Johnson’s reelection calls on him to serve as President of the SDACC for another 5-year term.

“I believe God has great plans for the SDACC and it is important that we continue to follow His leading as we enter into a new term,” says Johnson. “We will aim to submit wholly to His will as we continue to reach souls all across Canada.”

The 18th quinquennial session of the SDACC is held at the College Heights Church on the campus of Burman University in Lacombe Alberta from August 19, 2016 to August 21, 2016. The purpose of the session is to receive reports from various entities of the SDACC and to elect officers, directors, associate/assistant directors, and board members. The session is attended by delegates and delegates at large – each respectively representing a local conference, SDACC committees, the North-American Division (NAD), and the Church.