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Official Statements

, some reflecting a particular internal interest of the church. Here you will find documents issued by the General Conference in session, by the General Conference Executive Committee, by the Administrative Committee of the General Conference, or by the Office of the General Conference president....

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the General Conference headquarters office complex. The six staff lawyers serve both General Conference and North American Division administration, departments, and services. Each lawyer has assignments [...] the records center and archives of the General Conference and of the North American...

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Questions & Answers Regarding Current Issues of Unity Facing the Church

Executive Committee. 5 The 1995 General Conference Session addressed a matter that originated as a request from the North American Division (NAD) officers and the NAD union presidents. This request [...] of the Seventh-day Adventist Church outside of China. The document, “An Appeal for Unity...

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Adventist officers release statement regarding a local conference’s recent election of president

of Jesus’ soon second coming. —The General Conference Executive Officers [...] as an ordained minister. Ordination is one of the criteria for being a conference president. The statement, in its entirety, follows: Moving Forward Together A response from the General Conference [...] ...

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Spring, Maryland, since 1989, the church headquarters building, known as the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, houses and supports the administration of one of the world's fastest [...] , all squeezed into what had become a crowded urban area. In addition, the street in front of the...

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GC President Says Ordination Vote Doesn’t Change Current Policy

General Conference president Ted N.C. Wilson said Friday that a vote this week on the issue of women’s ordination meant “we maintain the current policy.” Wilson told delegates at the General [...] . But do not place into the vote other things which were not listed in the vote. We need to be fair,...

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Leaders elect staff for church offices during Annual Council

While top church officers and departmental staff are elected at a General Conference Session, held every five years, the Seventh-day Adventist Church typically elects nominees or reappoints [...] Julia Shayunussova Frank Sikazwe Robert H. Vollmer Stevanaus S. Widjaja ...

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How is a person elected General Conference president?

you to contact your local conference or union office. World divisions are part of the General Conference, and as such do not have their own constituencies. So division officers, along with all other officers [...] good choice for that position. After nominations for a given position close, the...

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Additional Adventist officers elected for international roles

Delegates of the General Conference Session on Monday appointed 25 officers to serve as secretaries and treasurers in the 13 international regions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church [...] . Treasurer: Jerome Habimana, who is currently assistant to the region's treasurer. Euro-Africa ...

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Adventist financial officers cautiously optimistic over recent market rise

officers said they welcome the positive impact on the General Conference budget, but regret that appropriations will see less buying power. For 2009, the church spent 91 percent of its operating budget cap, leaving almost $13 million in supplemental budget, church financial officers reported....

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