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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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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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Adventist Church’s General Conference Session starts one year from today

The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s General Conference Session is set to begin one year from today, July 2, 2015, and run through July 11, 2015. The 10-day meeting will be held at the 65 [...] revival event, reunion for members and families and a tradeshow of ministries. Nearly 2,600 delegates are...

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Indianapolis Returns as 2020 Adventist General Conference Session Location

Thirty years after its last stint at hosting a Seventh-day Adventist Church world business session, Indianapolis, capital of the state of Indiana, will welcome the 61st General Conference Session [...] the last two General Conference sessions have been in the United States -- St. Louis (2005) and...

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Adventist World Radio selects its financial officer as new president

was appointed a general vice president of the Seventh-day Adventist world church. In his new role, Schoun will still serve AWR as its board chair. Chow, 66, has served as AWR's vice president for finance since 2005, and previously served in several roles as an Adventist Church finance officer...

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Shaky economy costs General Conference millions of dollars

An unsteady global economy shaved 20 percent off the income received by the General Conference last year, and church leaders are reworking budgetary plans as they prayerfully seek to navigate the uncharted waters ahead. While tithe and offerings remained strong worldwide in 2015, exchange-rate...

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