Press Releases

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New Website Dedicated to Crafting Welcoming Statements for Seventh-day Adventist Churches

Adventist churches at times have been exclusive and repellent. We have closed doors to people who didn’t behave like us or think like us or look like us. We have cared more about being right than about being kind. We have confused acceptance with agreement. ... Now is the time to be more intentional concerning the openness and warmth of our local church climates.

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Adventist Journey Launches as New North American Division Magazine

In January 2018, the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America (NAD) launched the magazine Adventist Journey, the first division-wide magazine the NAD has published.


U.S. Court of Appeals for Tenth Circuit Rules for Plaintiffs in Kellogg Sabbath Accommodation Case

On Jan. 17, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit issued a decision in favor of Richard Tabura and Guadalupe Diaz, former employees of Kellogg USA, who were terminated in 2012 for violating the company’s policy mandating work on Saturdays (the day Tabura and Diaz observed as their Sabbath).

Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America Issues Statement Emphasizing Importance of Equality for All Americans

As the most ethnically-diverse Christian denomination in the U.S., the Seventh-day Adventist Church proudly defends the rights of all men, women and children, no matter their country of origin — the equal rights afforded in the United States Constitution and fair treatment as immigrants and refugees in our beloved country.

The Southwestern Union Responds to Hurricane Harvey

The Southwestern Union, Southwest Region Conference, Texas Conference, and North American Division are working closely with pastors, teachers, volunteers, and members who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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GC Adopts Pre-K and Kindergarten Adventurer Levels

The General Conference has adopted the pre-K and kindergarten levels into the worldwide Adventurer program.

GC/NAD Statement on Unity Discussion

The General Conference officers and the officers and union presidents of the North American Division met on Thursday, January 19, to discuss unity in mission as it relates to church governance and women’s ordination.