The official news service of the Trans-European Division of the Seventh-day Adventist church


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Learning Leaders and Gownless Graduations

11 August 2020 | St Albans, UK [Karen Holford and co.]  For centuries, graduation services have involved flowing black robes, tasselled mortarboards, processions, and diplomas. But not this year…On Sunday, May 3rd and Sunday, August 2nd, the students who had completed the Trans-European Division (TED) MA Leadership programme graduated from Andrews University in Michigan, USA. They wore whatever they wanted, and watched their online graduation from their home, their garden, and even the passenger seat of a car.

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Three new courses for the UK Adventist Discovery Centre

11 August 2020 | Watford [Maureen Rock/tedNEWS]  Despite the challenges of working from home, staff on furlough and working reduced hours, the Bible Correspondence School in the British Union Conference, aptly named the Adventist Discovery Centre (ADC), has managed to launch three new courses.

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"Dear Coronavirus" Videos Circle the World

Adventist communication experts from different worldwide church divisions work together to share messages of hope through a series of 12 #DearCoronavirus videos shown globally on social media/viewing platforms.

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Prayer call for Beirut as church reaches out following devastating explosion

6 August 2020 | St Albans, UK [tedNEWS/ANN]  Following a major explosion that killed at least 135 people and injured 4,000 more, citizens of the city of Beirut, Lebanon are left in shock and anger. The government has imposed a two-week state of emergency to help deal with the crisis following the blast caused by 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored unsafely in a warehouse. According to Beirut's governor, Marwan Aboud, the blast has left as many as 300,000 people homeless.

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Bert Smit, from ADRA-UK, appears in Leaders Council podcast, alongside Lord Blunkett.

6 August 2020 | Watford, UK [Cathy Boldeau]  The Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is currently in the process of talking to leadership figures from across the nation in an attempt to understand this universal trait and what it means in Britain and Northern Ireland today.

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Thank you, Peter Bo

5 August 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert]  Trans-European Division staff have said a ‘virtual’ farewell to Pathfinder Director Peter-Bo Bohsen as he completed his term of faithful, innovative and creative service on 31 July 2020. After enhancing Pathfinder skills across the TED, Bohsen has accepted a full-time position serving at the Adventist Junior College at Vejlefjord, Denmark.

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TED helps Adventist Church garner one million signatures in support of education for all

29 July 2020 | St Albans, UK [ADRA / tedNEWS]  Pathfinders, educators, pastors and thousands of church members across the Trans-European Division (TED) have joined with the World-wide Seventh-day Adventist Church and its global humanitarian arm, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), to sign a petition in support of Every child. Everywhere. In school.

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In the United Kingdom, Lockdown Increases Pathfinders’ E-Honours Offerings

Since the beginning of the lockdown in 2020, Pathfinder Clubs have increased eHonours training options, including such skills as Podcasting, Media Broadcast Ministry, and Mobile Technology.