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'End it Now' conference poster


13 May 2021 | Stockholm, Sweden [Karen Holford]  From 4-6 May, more than 160 people from 27 countries gathered together online to learn how to listen, to believe, to care and to protect the children and adults who have experienced domestic abuse.

Salt of Limasson TBE team

Pathfinder Bible Experience helps Katerina Goufioti through the most terrifying time of her life

11 May 2021 | Nicosia, Cyprus [Marica Mirilov]  Ripples of Adventurer and Pathfinder BIBLE EXPERIENCE 2021 reached the shores of Cyprus and helped a Pathfinder cope with the worst of the Covid situation.

FMLT brochure

European Divisions collaborate to teach family ministries online

10 May 2021 | St Albans, UK [Sam Davies, Marek Rakowski]  The annual Family Ministries Leadership Training (FMLT) programme took place virtually for the first time this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on “Understanding, supporting, and reaching families”.

Pastor Herman Smit, former TED Communication director, dies age 87

2 May 2021 | St Albans [tedNEWS with Bert Smit]  We are sad to announce the death of Pastor Herman Jan Smit on Saturday, 1 May 2021. As well as working in the Netherlands, Smit served as Communication director for what is now the Trans-European Division between 1980 – 1985 then moving on to become the first ADRA country director for Zambia before serving as Greek Mission President from 1988 until his retirement in 1997.

India COVID-19 Second Wave Emergency Appeal

30 April 2021 | Watford, UK [Catherine Boldeau]    COVID-19 is currently hitting India extremely hard. As of the 29 April there were 386,452 infections and 3,500 deaths reported in the previous 24 hours. The caseload has surged to 18.3 million cases.

Intergenerational worship poster

Don’t shush me, please!

29 April 2021 | St Albans, UK [Petar Popivanov]  “Pharaoh said: Have only men go and worship … Moses answered: We will go with our young and our old, with our sons and our daughters …, because we are to celebrate a festival to the Lord.” Exodus 10:10, 9  Over the weekend of 16-18 April, three departments of the Trans-European Division collaborated to create an online Intergenerational Worship (IGW) workshop.

Trans-European Division votes strategic framework for a new era

28 April 2021 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert]   Trans-European Division (TED) leaders are excited about a new strategic framework for the Division that was voted as working document on Sunday, 28 March. It focuses on plans for mission from now until the 2025 GC Session and beyond.

Contemporary Theological Challenges poster

Contemporary Theological Challenges Bible Conference at AUC

28 April 2021 | Zagreb, Croatia [Drago Mojzeš] From 16 - 18 April 2021, the Adriatic Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (AUC) organised a Bible conference entitled 'Contemporary Theological Challenges'.