News Archive 2009
January
The Passing of Marguerite Byrd, mother of Pastor William Byrd
Funeral Services for Maxine Moore
Lannie Louise turns 100
Elim Hosts National Bible Bowl Competition
Pure Reality Sees First Weddings
2013 Adventist world budget: mission, administrative support
NAD President issues statement about Tucson Shooting
'No Turning Back' is Wilson's New Year's appeal at GYC event
Southeastern Appoints Associate Superintendent
Palm Bay Ordains Deacons and Elders into Service
Perrine Conducts Youth Fall Evangelism
Perrine Conducts Youth Fall Evangelism
Miami Bethany Opens Community Outreach Center
Adventist Burrill, 92, likely sets marathon record
World offering to fund Haiti's Adventist churches, schools restoration
Southeastern to send 41 doctors and nurses to Haiti
Florida Hospital responds to Haiti crisis
Haiti: Adventist relief efforts in full swing
Water, food situation in Haiti growing critical, ADRA workers say
Haiti: Relief efforts underway in aftermath of devastating earthquake
Haiti Earthquake Report from the General Conference of SDA
Loma Linda University responds to the earthquake in Haiti
Southern Union Adventists Respond After Earthquake Hits Haiti
The Adventist World Community Responds to the Haiti Tragedy
Adventist relief team entering Haiti today with medical, emergency supplies
Quake affects millions of Haitians, death toll uncertain
Church Chat: The evolution of Adventist World Sessions
Adventist leadership development office sets guidelines to steer newly elected officers
In Uganda, Adventist Church takes stand against penalties toward homosexuals
Pastor Joseph A. Germain, Father of Gerly Germain, Died in Haiti Earthquake
Southeastern Responds to Haitian Disaster
Barry Bonner Honored for 25 Years of Service
Church Chat: New Year, new budget - Lemon on spending $150 million during recession
Adventist president celebrates 75th birthday
EndItNow continues to gain international support against violence
In Russia, proposed amendments trouble country's religious liberty advocates
Southeastern Annouces Video Contest
Adventist Pastor Presides over City 150th Anniversary Celebration
Former Adventist church secretary in Jamaica elected president
Adventist Church assisting in aftermath of Costa Rican quake
Adventist church official named Jamaica's new governor general
Wintley Phipps sings during Obama inauguration
Barry Black prays during inauguration
Progress Village Conducts Unique Week of Prayer
Conference Pathfinders, Zion Hill Members
African American Pastor Found Guilty After Being Prosecuted Under Unconstitutional City Ordinance
HOPE TV TO AIR MINISTRIES CONVENTION
Bethel SDA/Gainesville
February
Pure Reality conducts Purity event at Oakwood University
Oakwood Competes Again for Home DepotĀ® Grant
Oakwood University Students Win Honda Trials
King's Daughters riase $3 K for education
Mount Church conducts community health fair
Memorial Services for the late Vivian E. Long
Hubert Morel, SEC President, and wife involved in automobile accident
Harold Waldon, brother of Pastor Brent Waldon, dies due to heart attack
Funeral Services for Oliver James McKinney, Jr.
Financial Learning Experience Coming To Winter Park, FL!
Southeastern to send a fourth team to Haiti
Alexandria 'Zan' Dixon Passes
Hope Church Channel Gets New Satellite Frequency
WAU seeks Education faculty
Thomas Fulton, Father of Regina Harris Passes
New Adventist TV show addresses church and social issues
Ghanaian president commends Adventist education, relief work
Ben Carson memoir to air on TNT
Federal Reserve Educational Tours for Honor Society Students in SEC Schools
March
Lenisa's Story
Mt. Olive Celebrates Black History Month with Central Florida
Breath of Life participates in history tour event
Revival Sweeps Miami Tabernacle
Wintley Phipps Sings During President obamas Inauguration Prayer Service
Grace y outh Power Initiative Produces baptisms
Mid-America Leaders Vote to Support Women's Ordination
Adventist church is the fastest growing U.S. faith
Record Earthquake Strikes Japan: ADRA Responds
Recognizing International Women's Day
ADRA Japan coordinating with National Disaster Office
Celian Hunt Celebrates 90th Birthday
Sybil and Enos Euell Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage
Marshley Registe Wins 13th Annual Spelling Bee
Blanket Ministry Gives Hope To Dialysis Patients
Church taps Leslie as Adventist point person in Washington, D.C.
Adventists respond to New Zealand quake
In Ethiopia, Adventist Church, burned in interfaith violence
Interfaith event in Jordan opens new conversation with Islamic world
Washington Adventist University and Atlantic Union College Vote Memorandum of Understanding
Carlton P.Byrd new Associate Speaker Director for Breath of Life Ministries
Adventist, other faith representatives share ideas to bolster relationship between religious groups,
Adventist Church closes schools to protest alleged police violence
In Ghana, German grants fund conservation projects at Adventist university
Why will some Adventist teens remain in church as adults?
Four Adventists among dead in Chile earthquake
Broward Jr. and Miami Union Academies Win Spelling Bee
Miami Bethany Celebrates Health Day
Serving God's Homeless Youth, America's Invisible Generation
Youthville Usa, An Adventist Ministry Appearing On Celebrity Apprentice March 29th
Evangelism in Euro-Asia impacting through satellite outreach
Adventist TV station licensed to broadcast in Germany
Adventist university in Caribbean receives radio license
Adventist business owners toughen against recession
Adventist Church television network breaks ground on new studio
In Venezuela, questions still remain 40 days after missionary plane's disappearance
New UN 'defamation of religion' measure troubling, religious liberty experts say
In U.S., three Adventist families are Montana plane crash victims
SEC Masterguide Retreat
Funeral Notice: Hugh Lee, former SEC Publishing Ass. Director
Spelling Bee Blow-out!!!!!!!!!
Pastor Killed While Preaching, How Can the Church Protect Against This
Sisters Preach First Sermon
Mt. Calvary Hosts 3ABN Live Broadcast
New Leadership at Mt. Sinai Junior Academy
Emmanuel Church Gives Commissioner Desire of Ages
Adventists hold outreach meetings in war-torn region of Sudan
In Venezuela, Adventists continue search for missing medical plane
In Guatemala, Adventists mourn murdered pastor
American radio legend Harvey's death ends unique era of radio news
First female Adventist in Philippines earns ministry doctorate
Adventist pastor steps into role as chief of state
Birthplace of Seventh-day Adventist Church turns 150
Adventist Church's television network signs deal with new carrier
April
Southern Union Statement on Women in Ministry
Miami Union Academy Competes in Annual Robotics Competition
Oakwood University Faculty Receive Research Grants
Powell Sets Vision for Evangelism at Lighthouse
Bethany Tributes Oakwood University and Message
La Sierra University granted window to show its faithfulness to Adventist Church's belief on origins
Recommitment to freedom of belief urged at annual religious liberty event in Washington
ADRA board studies agency's reorganization
Wilson opens Spring Meeting sermon with call to Christ's righteousness
Adventist leaders stress follow-up in unresolved audit findings, transparency in administration
Evangelism reports begin Spring Meeting business sessions
Adventist financial officers cautiously optimistic over recent market rise
Adventist Church to establish work in three new countries
Lighthouse SDA Church Hosts Fun Day at Neighborhood Park
Funeral Services for Thelma Gordon, wife of Pastor Gordon
Charles E. Dudley Sr., former president of South Centeral Conference, Passes
Women's ordination issue not on World Session agenda
Lewis Edwards to appear on Orlando's Fox News at 6 p.m. Today
May
The Future of the Adventist Media Center
First African-American Mayor Spearks at Ephesus, Jacksonville
Hubert J. Morel reelected as president of Southeastern
Mt. Calvary conducts International Day
Bethel baptizes 16 during New Lease on Life Evangelistic Effort
In Bahamas, Parliament recognizes new Adventist administrative headquarters
Wilson opens historic South American Division Ministerial Council
Further definition on tap for Adventist fundamental belief on creation
Mid-American Adventists respond in wake of Joplin tornado
Review & Herald Publishing officers re-elected, board size trimmed
God's timing isn't for us to know, Adventist leaders say
Updating Adventist property listings is 'ethical issue,' church risk management field rep says
Southeastern to hold Conference-wide Graduation for Sabbath Keepers
SEC -Job Announcement - Elementary Education Teaching Positions
J. Neville Harcombe, Beloved Columbia Union Executive Secretary, Dies at 71
Oakwood University Alumnus Featured in Ladies Home Journal
Adventists are victims, helping others in southern U.S. tornadoes wake
In Inter-America, students set aside books for special day of prayer
Unity is Key, Wilson says in Kenya visit
Perrine Conducts ShareHim Crusade
Southeastern Conducts Annual Science Fair
Documentary film The Adventists wins award for televised film
Church Chat: How much does the church value Adventist education? VP asks
MT. Zion Celebrates 30TH Anniversary
Oakwood University grants Tuition Amnesty to former Non-graduates
Funeral Services for Samuel Mack, brother of Pastor Barry Bonner.
In Haiti, Adventist Church president encourages membership
Mark B. Thomas Named Interim President of Review and Herald Publishing
Inez B. Perry, Mother or Conference Bible Worker Elder Linda Syeh and Pastor, Dr. Mark McCreary
Cutting EDGE Adventist Education Leads to Success
Church Chat: The Adventist Church's 'neutral' response on stem cells
Relief work continues for millions affected by India floods
Church president calls Chinese Adventist faith 'vibrant'
The Passing of Pastor David McCalla
The Passing of Martin Powell, the father of Pastor Curtis Powell
The Passing of Claudia Jones, wife of Welton Jones
The Passing of Silas McClamb
Oakwood Defends Title at the Honda Academic Competition
Town and Country Opens New Church Building
Adventist Church's North Philippine region gains new status
Interfaith group collaborating efforts against malaria
Photo exhibit highlights Myanmar recovery efforts
Tolerance urged at Dominican religious liberty congress
Church brings stewardship focus to West Central Africa
In Mexico, Adventists cancel church services in wake of swine flu outbreak
Adventist Church cancels mid-year meetings for Inter-America region
Adventist Church's Hope Channel debuts on DirectTV
Adventist appointed religious liaison for Obama administration
June
Passing of Pastor Jay Winston
Mt. Pisgah Conducts Preach Out
Funeral Services for Albertha Suggs Taylor, mother of Willie L. Taylor
Black church members report better physical and mental quality of life than general population
South Central Conference Re-elects President and Executive Secretary
Atlantic Union Conference 29th Quinquennial Constituency Session Report
In Mexico, student killed in kidnapping attempt near Adventist university
In Nepal, youth revival meeting is denomination's first
Christine Carr Celebrates 90th Birthday
Maranatha Conducts Annual Health & Fitness Fair
Funeral Services for the Late Birdie Mae Handfield-Cox
G. Thomas Evans Reelected Treasurer of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America
G. Alexander Bryant Reelected Secretary of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America
Willie and Elaine Olive Tapped to Lead Family Ministries for World Church
Delbert Baker Appointed as a General Conference Vice President
Dan Jackson Elected New President of Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America
Neville Peter Performs at GC Session
Mayor Welcomes Adventists to Atlanta
Delegates Surrender Cell Phones to Keep Nomination of President Secret
Victims of Gulf oil spill remembered in worship service
Session approves local management adjustments in Latin America, Philippines
New Secretary Elected for Seventh-day Adventist Church; Treasurer Reelected
Ted N. C. Wilson Elected President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church
Hope TV's Coverage of GC Session
GC Delegates Set to Elect President
Adventist World Business Session to pump 80 million dollars into Atlanta
Students Graduate Against All Odds
Adventist World Session agenda marked by elections, Church Manual revision
Carlton Byrd pastors fastest growing Adventist church in the U.S.
Nearly 100 years later, city honors Spain's first Adventist missionary
Two new iPhone apps in time for Session
'Follow The Bible' nearing journey's end
Former SEC Member, Ean Nugent, Develops Prayer Webiste for GC Session
The Life of Elisa Siofele Young
Storm Comes Through Allegheny East Conference Camp Grounds
Funeral Notice: Lucille Croumel, Mother of Jacqueline Croumel Ross
Passing of Terry Javon Fales (T.J.)
The Passing of Jonathan and Undine Simmons
The Passing of Alma Blackmon
Death Of Mr. and Mrs. simmons
Funeral Services for Islay Streeter
July
New Hope Teacher Receives National Award
Ft. Pierce / Pt. St. Lucie Women's Ministries Retreat
2 Teachers Commisioned During Camp Meeting
A Stitch in Time for the Homeless and Seniors
3 Ordained to the Gospel
Tabernacle Hosts NADs Reach-Out Symposium
Bethel Baptizes 16 During Evangelistic Effort
First conversation between Adventists, Mennonites focuses on living Christian life
ADRA delivering food, water during East African drought
Southern Mexico's religious liberty forum spotlights local challenges to freedom of belief
Norwegian Adventist leader says hate must not prevail following attacks
AUC to lay off all staff as partnership with WAU delayed
Remembrance: Hale, 84, championed diversity in higher education
Young adults made up 2 percent of Session delegates, survey indicates
Barring appeal, Atlantic Union College to lose accreditation
Dr. Lorenzo Grant dies at the age of 76
Passing of Jeanette Bruce, Wife of Pastor Wesley Bruce
Passing of Sandra Pearson, wife of Pastor Walter Pearson
Alvin Kibble on Southwest Airlines flight that made emergency landing
Death Notice and Funeral Arrangements for Kyle Mitchell
Former Adventist Church president for West Indies region knighted by Queen
German church Twitters sermons live during service
Adventist elected to historically state-church led organization
Obama and Pope to Meet
Funeral Services for the father of Tracy Bonner, wife of Pastor Barry Bonner
Passing of Rosealie Mitchell, mother of Beverly Sterling
Benjamin P. Brown Announces Retirement as President of South Central Conference
August
80 plus attend Nonprofit Leadership Training
Perrine Conducts Annual Church Picnic
White Estate database hacked, stolen copyrighted materials sold online
Church officials say Pacific Union vote on ordination preempts study process
Adventist Olympian says post-marathon celebration is testament to faith in God
Adventist Risk Managements anti-abuse message now a global movement
Oakwood Mourns Death of Dr. Emerson A. Cooper
Court System Partners with South Florida Churches to Support Youth
Diop is Adventist Church's new UN liaison
In U.S., principal at Tennessee Adventist school found dead; student, 17, in custody
Wintley Phipps to sing at Dawn of Hope opening night
Regional Conference Presidents pull invitation to Bishop T.D. Jakes
Adventist Health Study-2 awarded $5.5 million from National Institutes of Health
Samara Bowden records 9 songs for 3ABN Kids' Time
New possibilities after family tragedy
ADRA continues famine relief in Somalia despite instability in region
Adventist Church in Hungary loses legal status, must reapply under new legislation
A Miracle for Stacey: Prayer, Praise, and Testimony Benefit Concert
Silent Benefit Program For Marilyn J. McNeely
Adventist evangelist and civil rights advocate E.E. Cleveland dies
Adventist diplomat becomes U.S. ambassador to Suriname
Update on Elder E. E. Cleveland's Health
Fitst Black Adventist Chaplain Dies
Master's degree program at African Adventist university graduates first class
35,000 Pathfinder camporee is largest five-day Adventist event
Second Adventist youth congress raises money for underprivileged adolescents
Jamaican Adventists pray with neighbors, bring moments of peace
Adventist officials investigate student unrest in Uganda
Eight Commissioned to Teach
A Message from Don Schneider, NAD President
Passing of Michelle Hodge
Passing of Linda T. Smith of North Orlando SDA
Death Of Willie Thompson brother of Pat Staley Bible Instructor of SEC
26 baptized this morning at the Dawn of Hope Crusade, closing services streaming now
September
Southeastern Pilots NAD Initiative
Three Women Take Sabbath Stand
Vivian Barron Memorial Service
Dr. Ron C. Smith Elected President of the Southern Union
South Atlantic elects William Winston president
Church ramping up video conferencing to better connect leaders, save costs
Teach young people respect for different faiths, panel of experts advises
In Zimbabwe, Adventist University has food again thanks to its farm
In Northern Mexico, Adventists mourn killings of two young members
In Uganda, murdered Adventist radio reporter was running for public office
Adventist Church to mark 150th anniversary of its name
Roscoe Howard to become Adventist Health VP for Mission and Ministries
The passing of Sanford Payne
Adventist world church president dismayed by planned Quran burning
Camporee through the eyes of a 10-year-old
Haley Accepts Ky-Tn President Position
Adventists in U.S. slower to adopt new personal technology than public, study reveals
Creation Sabbath' set for end of October
Oregon Conference delegates re-elect officers
South Central Elects Dana Edmond as New President
Reject defamation of religions laws, panel of experts advises
October
Sandra Roberts Elected President of Southeastern California Conference
Curtis Powell tapped to serve as assistant youth director.
Mt. Sinai burns Education Complex mortgage
Breath of Life to conduct crusade in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Funeral Service for Pastor David King
William Byrd Selected Chairman of Urban League of Greater Miami Board
Updated: Milton Sterling, D.Min., Funerary Ceremonies
Job opening for locally funded teacher in Palm Bay
Perrine Honors Its Youth
Ten Youth take stand after Amazing Facts Bible Study
Communication at core of effective governance, church financial officers say Voted document stresses
Funeral Services Hilda A. Furlow - Mother of Dolores Davis
Wilson exhorts Seventh-day Adventists:
Secretary: Now 16.6 million members, but challenging regions loom large
Griggs could to move to Andrews following oversight transfer
Stable tithe, offerings notable as Adventist Church withstands economic downturn
Church associate directors to be selected at Annual Council
Adventist Appointed Florida Commissioner
Southeastern Appoints Carol Byrd as Superintendent
Breath of Life Ministries Begins Recording New Television Programming
South Florida Men's Retreat a Success
CNA Program Makes a Difference in Community
M.C. Strachan Federation Elects New President
The Passing of Reginald O, Robisnson, former Breath of Life associate minister
Machine fire causes scare for Pacific Press in Nampa
Death of Robert Sweezey, President of Adventist Risk Management
Adventist Church votes guidelines for mission unity, contextualization
GC Session theme song, offering among agenda items voted this week
Adventist Church Manual revisions move forward
Atlanta-Berean Church Awarded 2009 Innovative Church of the Year
Tabernacle's grand opening: A Dream Realized
November
Elder Ward Sumpter Funeral
CBS sitcom star becomes Adventist
President Obama Meets with Daughter of Zion Students
More than 640 SEC Pathfinders attend Southern Union Camporee
Southeastern Pathfinders honor Williamson during Southern Union Camporee
Funerary Ceremonies for Carol Bryan the father of Pastor Kevin Bryan
Funeral Services for E.J. Lewis
Former Southeastern Treasurer to Undergo Major Brain Surgery
Southeastern Creates HR Department and Appoints Director
Leaders elect staff for church offices during Annual Council
Southern Adventist University Inaugurates E.G. White Institute
Leaders elect staff for church offices during Annual Council
Oakwood selects Pollard as president
Wintley Phipps to host TBN's Praise the Lord show today at 6:30 p.m.
Northern Caribbean University is recipient of $120m software grant from Siemens
Young delegate program in Inter-America grooms Adventists under 30 for church work
Church Chat: In Euro-Africa, stagnant membership growth but youth volunteering for service is encour
Adventist global campaign against domestic violence launched in three world territories
Adventist student missionary murdered in Yap, Micronesia
El Salvador mudslides claim lives of dozens of Adventists
The Passing of Alex Hannah, daughter of Levon and Donna Hanna
James A. Cress, GC ministerial secretary, dies
Maranatha marks 40 years of church, school construction worldwide
Adventist Church growth rate trends higher in United States, Canada, Bermuda
Adventist-led anti-gender violence campaign in line with new UN initiative
Blessed Assurance
December
Andrews Ranked as Overperforming School
Three Southeastern Schools Awarded School of Excellence Status
Student Speaks Out about Sabbath
Prayer: Joining Hearts with God's
Dan Jackson Interviewed on Hope Channel Special Program
Church Chat: Where did London's majority white church population go?
Church leaders meet with Hungarian ambassador on looming deregistration of churches
GC President to give annual Christmas Message on Christmas Eve
Breath of Life Christmas Special on NBC Television
Parade Emphasizes Church Ministries and Services
Community Guest Day at Perrine
Fall Food Drive Yields Bountiful Harvest
Annual Pathfinder Federation Held
Adventist Church leadership urges focus on prayer, spiritual renewal this Christmas, New Year's
In Peru, 'historic' religious liberty legislation passes
In Tanzania, new ADRA project to support albino community
Neal C. Wilson, former Adventist Church president, dies at 90
John Bradshaw Appointed as Speaker/Director of It is Written
Adventist Group Committed to Appear on NBC's
Paul Brantley elected Vice President for Strategic Planning and Assessment for NAD
Shawn Boonstra Relinquishes Post at It Is Written
George Johnson Appointed NAD Communication Director
Carlton Byrd Appointed Speaker/Director of Breath of Life
Southeastern Places First in Bible Bowl Competition
Take 6 Concert Benefits Domestic Violence Ministry
Philippines Education Department specifies right to Sabbath observance
Commissioned ministers can lead North American conferences, leaders vote
Obama's anti-child obesity initiative receives faith, community support
Happy Holidays from Southeastern Conference
7th Element to Perform Christmas Special on Good Life TV
Thonotosassa's Pathfinders, Adventurers and Community Service partner to serve community
2010 Bible Bowl Books Are Here!

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