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Final clip 2020 - a woman looking out of the window

“Year 2020 Final clip”. It´s not only about COVID!

A message for 2021: Covid may have changed our lives, but not our existence.

Scottish Mission Youth day 2020

Blinders or Blinkers?

07 December 2020 | Scotland [Reneé Joseph]  Engaging. Intriguing. Edifying. Illuminating. These are all words that come to mind to describe the Scottish Mission Youth Day of Fellowship hosted on 21 November 2020. Though the COVID-19 pandemic prevented the face-to-face meeting that is hosted annually, the young people of the Scottish Mission demonstrated their resilience, and adaptation to “the new normal”, by eagerly logging on to the Zoom platform to connect with familiar faces they had missed seeing at church programmes throughout the lockdown.

ADRA Serbia - School on Wheels

ADRA in Serbia Assists Refugees, the Homeless, and Roma Children During Pandemic

26 November 2020 | Belgrade, Serbia [Rachel Cabose] During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) and the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Serbia found multiple ways to serve the most vulnerable members of society.

What's in your hand - The Newbold Sisterhood

The Newbold Sisterhood Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

26 November 2020 | Binfield, UK [Judith Makaniankhondo Nyirenda]  The Newbold Sisterhood celebrated its 10th year anniversary on Saturday, November 14, 2020, by leading a special online service at Newbold Church based in Berkshire, England. The Newbold Sisterhood is the Women’s Ministry department of Newbold Church and reaches the women in the church as well as the wider community.

Amanda Khozi Mukwashi

Does Poverty Have a Colour?

25 November 2020 I Binfield, UK [Michael and Helen Pearson]  For its final lecture of 2020, the Newbold Diversity Centre was delighted to welcome Amanda Khozi Mukwashi, the CEO of Christian Aid, on Tuesday, 10th November. The fact that she so clearly identifies as a Seventh-day Adventist added an extra dimension to the event. She framed her topic as a question: ‘Does poverty have a colour?’

Resilience in time of crisis presentation

TED Year-End Meetings Focus on Resilience in Time of Crisis

23 November 2020 | St. Albans, UK [John Surridge]  Dr Gabor Mihalec is a Hungarian pastor, counsellor, author, and Family Ministries director. His presentation on 'Resilience in Time of Crisis' was the centrepiece of the Trans-European Division (TED) Year-End meetings, requested specifically to give church leaders coping mechanisms in these unprecedented COVID times. As with all the best presentations, Mihalec’s message was deceptively simple, just seven steps to building resilience.

TED Year-End Meetings - group zoom photo

TED Year-End Meetings – Virtually the Same

23 November 2020 | St Albans, UK [John Surridge] The Trans-European Division Year-End meetings are a highlight in the calendar for church leaders from the twenty-two European countries that make up its territory. For decades these meetings, usually located in very pleasant surroundings, have provided an opportunity for fellowship, spiritual uplift and refocusing on the mission of the Church.

ADRA Norway online auction

ADRA raises USD 23,000 during live broadcast

23 November 2020 Mjøndalen, Norway [Tor Tjeransen]  ADRA Norway raised USD 23,000 for educational projects in South Sudan during a two-hour-and-half programme by Hope Channel Norway on Saturday, November 14. The programme was live-streamed from the Mjøndalen Seventh-day Adventist Church, and featured what Adventist churches and schools across the country had done for the ingathering programme during the pandemic.