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Trans-European Division reacts to current tensions surrounding the death of George Floyd

2 June 2020 | St Albans, UK [tedCommunications]  On behalf of all Seventh-day Adventist Church members in the Trans-European Division, our heartfelt sorrow and sympathy go to the family of George Floyd. An unarmed black man, Floyd died on 25 May after a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, knelt on his neck for nine minutes while Floyd repeatedly complained that he could not breathe.

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New YouTube Channel ‘Masterpiece Bible’

1 June 2020 | Bern, Switzerland [CD-EUDNews]   A new, free resource just became available for everyone interested in practical, in-depth Bible study. In this time of confinement due to the Coronavirus, the Internet has become more than ever a daily companion. It is a source of a wide range of offers to satisfy requests, curiosities, information, data, and a lot more. Some use it to fill out their day; others take advantage of some available time to search for a particular topic; yet for many, the Internet is an "interface" for work.

Racism versus justice, mercy and humility.

29 May 29, 2020 |Bern, St. Albans. [EUDnews, tedNEWS]  The video #dearcoronavirus 11 addresses a current and burning issue.When the GAiN* Europe leadership team chose the subject of racism and discrimination for the 11th dearcoronavirus video clip, they had no idea of the horrific headline that would appear near the top of this week’s news agenda.

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Words of Hope 11 shares joy, thankfulness and opportunity

28 May 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert]  If you want real thanks, then look to the children. Trans-European Division office staff have discovered that ‘office zoom worship’ has sometimes turned into ‘family worship’ as young children snuggle up to parents during worship time. Those staff children have now created a montage of thankfulness – and in Words of Hope 11, Executive Secretary Audrey Andersson explains why.

Blessed Hope or Blessed Calculation?

28 May 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert]  When will Jesus come again? It is what we as Seventh-day Adventists call ‘the blessed hope’. It is part of our name – our calling. We are Adventists! But when will he come?

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A special Sabbath on 20 June highlights refugees and our role in the Kingdom of God

28 May 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert with Corrado Cozzi and João Martins]   What do you think the kingdom of God is like? What do you dream of when you think of the kingdom of God? As Seventh-day Adventists, we dream of a kingdom of peace where there is no pain, no fighting, and no sin. What an image and what a contrast that is when we compare that kingdom with our world today.

Latest #dearcoronavirus clip focused on anxiety

22 May 2020 | Bern/St Albans [tedNEWS / EUDnews]  There are some Bible texts that sound nice but are hard to apply in the middle of a pandemic. Here is one of them: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. [Philippians 4:6 NIV]

Graduation film project highlights reality of ‘Uncertainty’

22 May 2020 | St Albans [Victor Hulbert with Corrado Cozzi]  Uncertainty: Life Without Graduation, a short documentary from North America, has brought real meaning to the word 'uncertainty'. Telling the hopes and fears of high school, college, and university graduates, the plot line was thrown into disarray as coronavirus shut down campuses, cancelled graduations, and hit access to servers depriving students of the ability to edit. Part of the GAiN Europe network project, this trailer gives a taste of what is to come.