Litovchenko was held for 20 days
Sergei Litovchenko, pastor of the Horlivka Seventh-day Adventist Church in eastern Ukraine, has been released and is being reunited with his family after 20 days of detention.
Over 100 care packages were distributed by Members of the St.Catherine Lay Workers Federation, in partnership with the Sabbath School and Personal Ministries and Community Services Department of the Central Jamaica Conference, within Spanish Town, St. Catherine.
Membership in the Seventh-day Adventist Church has topped 18.1 million for the first time, but G. T. Ng, secretary of the Adventist world church, isn’t celebrating.Ng expressed dismay about large losses.
“It’s easy to baptize them, but it’s much harder to retain them,” Ng said in an interview.
The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa has claimed the lives of 16 Seventh-day Adventists, a church official announced Saturday.“The people are suffering,” said James Golay, president of the West Africa Union Mission, speaking from Liberia onto a video screen projected to hundreds of church leaders gathered at the denomination’s headquarters
‘Let’s Talk’ Engages Youth and Senior Youth in Old Harbour and Manchester.The Youth Director for Central Jamaica Conference continued the initiative Let’s Talk Youth on Sabbath September 13, 2014 in the Old Harbour and Manchester AY Federations.
Four Seventh-day Adventist students who were expelled from a Roman Catholic-owned university in Tanzania for refusing to take exams on Sabbath may see their day in court after a panel of three judges ruled they have the right to appeal their expulsion.
A court says the four can file a legal appeal for their right to worship.
The Administration and Directorate of the Central Jamaica Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, during a special meeting convened on Friday, October 3, 2014 have established a plan of action to respond to the impact and spread of the Chikunguya virus on Jamaicans - in particular, members of the church within the three parishes served by the Conference (St.
Pastor Everett Brown, head of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamaica has challenged the leadership of the Adventist Church in western Jamaica to stick to the core values of the church and not cower in the face of sin.