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Special Emphasis Days and Events

They may live and worship in far-flung places, but the 18 million Seventh-day Adventists worldwide are not only a faith community—they're a family.

But finding a sense of togetherness can be difficult. One way Adventists can promote community across time zones is by celebrating special emphasis days and events together. The Adventist Church's calendar of Special Emphasis Days and Events not only encourages unity, it also helps raise awareness of key issues, such as abuse prevention, family and religious freedom.

Adventist Church leadership invites you and your church to join your global family in celebrating these emphasis days and events. For details and to download resources, click on a calendar item.

November 2014

November 1 - 8 - Week of Prayer - For more information, please view the Adventist Review readings.

November 8 - Annual Sacrifice Offering - For more information, please contact Adventist Mission.

December 2014

December 6 - Stewardship - For more information, please contact your local division.

December 13 - Health Emphasis - For more information, please contact your local division.

January 2015

January 3 - Day of Fasting and Prayer and Spiritual Commitment - For more information, please see the Day of Fasting and Prayer website.

January 7-17 - Ten Days of Prayer - For more information, please see the Ten Days of Prayer website.

January 10 - Health Ministries - For more information, please contact your local division.

January 24 - Religious Liberty Day - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty.

February 2015

February 7 - Tell the World: Personal Outreach  - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Sabbath School and Personal Ministries.

February 7 - 14 - Christian Home and Marriage Week - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Family Ministries.

March 2015

March 7 - Women’s Day of Prayer - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Woman's Ministries.

March 14 - Adventist World Radio - For more information, please contact Adventist World Radio.

March 21 - 28 - Youth Week of Prayer - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Youth Ministries.

March 21 - Global Youth Day - For more information, please see the Global Youth Day website.

March 28 - Christian Education - For more information, please contact your local division.

April 2015

April 4 - Day of Fasting and Prayer - For more information, please contact the General Conference Ministerial Association.

April 4 - Youth Spiritual Commitment Celebration (Northern Hemisphere) - For more information, please contact your local division.

April 11 - Friends of Hope Day (Visitor’s Day) - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Sabbath School and Personal Ministries.

April 11 - Mission Promotion - For more information, please contact Adventist Mission.

April 18 - 24 - Literature Evangelism Rally Week - For more information, please contact your local division.

April 18 - World Impact (Distribution) Day - For more information, please contact your local division.

April 25 - Special Needs Awareness Day - For more information, please view this website.

May 2015

May 2 - 31 - Drug Awareness Month - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Health Ministries.

May 2 - Tell the World: Internet Outreach - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Communication.

May 9 - Tell the World: In the Community - For more information, please contact your local division.

May 23 - World Day of Prayer for Children at Risk - For more information, please view this PDF.

June 2015

June 6 - Bible Study: Sabbath School and Correspondence Courses - For more information, please view this website General Conference Department of Sabbath School and Personal Ministries.

June 13 - Women’s Ministry - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Woman's Ministries.

June 20 - Tell the World - Reach Across: Nurture and Reclaiming - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Sabbath School and Personal Ministries.

July 2015

July 4 - Day of Prayer and Fasting - For more information, please visit the website for Revival and Reformation.

July 11 - Mission Promotion - For more information, please contact Adventist Mission.

July 18 - Tell the World: Media Ministry - For more information, please visit the website for Kids in Ministry Ideas.

July 25 - Children’s Sabbath - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Communication.

August 2015

August 1 - Global Mission Evangelism - For more information, please contact your local division.

August 8 - Tell the World: Church Planting - For more information, please contact Adventist Mission.

August 15 - Lay Evangelism - For more information, please contact your local division.

August 22 - enditnow Day - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Women's Ministries.

August 29 - Education - For more information, please contact the General Conference Department of Education.

September 2015

September 5 - Youth Spiritual Commitment Celebration (Southern Hemisphere) - For more information, please contact your local division.

September 6 - 12 - Family Togetherness Week - For more information, please see the resources available from the General Conference Department of Family Ministries.

September 12 - Mission Promotion - For more information, please contact Adventist Mission.

September 19 - Pathfinder Day - For more information, please download this PDF.

September 26 - Sabbath School Guest Day - For more information, please contact your local division.

October 2015

October 3 - Day of Prayer and Fasting - For more information, please contact the General Conference Ministerial Association.

October 3 - Adventist Review Subscription Promotion - Adventist Review Subscription Promotion - For more information, please contact the Adventist Review.

October 10 - Pastor Appreciation Day - For more information, please contact the General Conference Ministerial Association.

October 17 - Spirit of Prophecy and Adventist Heritage - For more information, please view the Ellen G. White Estate website.

October 24 - Creation Sabbath - For more information, please view the Creation Sabbath website.

November 2015

November 7 - 14 - Week of Prayer - For more information, please view the Adventist Review readings.

November 7 - Annual Sacrifice Offering - For more information, please contact Adventist Mission.

December 2015

December 5 - Stewardship - For more information, please contact your local division.

December 12 - Health Emphasis - For more information, please contact your local division.

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