May 7, 2013
New director Ramirez on North America’s tradition of service
May 7, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s North American Division continues to send the most volunteers of any of the denomination’s 13 world divisions. But in recent years, the number of university student missionaries (SMs) has slipped.
May 1, 2013
Board chaired by division president to submit proposal
May 1, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
The board of the Simi Valley, California-based Adventist Media Center (AMC), which is operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s North American Division, will recommend a proposal to the division that incudes a call for its six media ministries to relocate and a sale of the...
April 30, 2013
In speech to Liberty dinner, Bennett promises active voice
Apr 30, 2013 Washington, D.C.
Mark Kellner, Adventist Review
Calling the freedom to worship “a core human right … that is under increasing threat around the world,” Andrew P. W. Bennett, Canada’s new Ambassador of Religious Freedom, pledged his nation’s support for those believers, worldwide, whose rights are...
April 17, 2013
Bus driver was terminated for Sabbath absences despite notification
Apr 17, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
A Seventh-day Adventist school bus driver in the U.S. state of Louisiana has won the right from a federal appeals court to proceed with a workplace discrimination case over his observance of Sabbath....
April 5, 2013
The renowned neurosurgeon speaks with his church amid media attention
Apr 5, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
When Dr. Ben Carson spoke at February’s National Prayer Breakfast in front of United States President Barack Obama, his critical views on national healthcare legislation and the country’s increasing debt set the media abuzz.
His comments have since...
March 29, 2013
‘Compassion Weekend’ also sees flash mob in Times Square; prayer for passers-by
Mar 29, 2013 Brooklyn, New York, United States
Kimi-Roux James/ANN staff
More than 3,000 Seventh-day Adventist youth and supporters marched across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York last Saturday in a demonstration calling for compassion and an end to violence....
March 14, 2013
Home Depot grant would fund campus improvements at Oakwood University
Mar 14, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s only historically black university is in the running for a US$50,000 grant from an online contest sponsored by a chain of home improvement stores in the United...
March 5, 2013
Highlights include youth mentoring, fundraising
Mar 5, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
La Sierra University was one of five educational institutions named a Presidential Awardee in the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest honor a college or university in the United States can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-...
February 26, 2013
Inter-America connects with elders; South America promotes creation belief
Feb 26, 2013 Miami, Florida, United States
Libna Stevens/ASN staff/ANN staff
In a move signaling growing commitment to conferencing technology, Seventh-day Adventist leaders at the church’s Inter-American Division headquarters last week connected with thousands of church elders during the region’s largest...