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


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Listening Well in a Crisis

14 April 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert with Karen Holford]  How can we listen better when people are distressed? That is a big question for which we need answers as people deal with the myriad issues related to social isolation, illness, mental health and the financial pressures caused by the current COVID-19 situation.

Challenging Loneliness. Challenging Coronavirus. Providing Hope.

10 April 2020 | St Albans [tedNEWS/eudNEWS]  With the strong ‘stay at home’ message from governments and authorities, loneliness can be one of the negative side effects of this Coronavirus pandemic. Easter is a time when traditionally people and families meet for extra times of fellowship and worship – and often take the opportunity of spring sunshine to get out in nature. Sadly, this Easter is different. We are at home. Isolated. Many are lonely.  Loneliness is one of the side effects of the coronavirus. The separation from our loved ones is one of the most problematic aspects of this forced confinement. How should we react?

ADRA Slovenia offers healthy baskets to most vulnerable.

ADRA Slovenia offers volunteer training and ‘healthy baskets’ during COVID-19 outbreak

8 April 2020 | Ljubljana, Slovenia [Katja Kotnik]  ADRA is active in the small Balkan nation of Slovenia, offering training to volunteers and practical help to the elderly and to healthcare workers.

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Youth and Pathfinder Ministries Keeping One Step Ahead across the British Isles

8 April 2020 | Watford, England [Natalie Davison]   A rapid close-down of major events and then churches has meant British Pathfindering has undergone a major change to adapt to the COVID-19 crisis.


Resourcing Children and Parents during lockdown

8 April 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert]  Thinking outside the box, Children’s Ministries directors from around the Trans-European Division are doing an amazing job during this time of crisis.

Pedro Torres interviewd

I talked to 10 people who are sick with COVID-19

06 April 2020 | Bucharest, Romania [Norel Iacob]  They live in five European countries and could not be more different in age, interest or inclination. It made no difference. They were all infected. Some were not scared. Others were terrified. They have all gone through an experience that, without exception, has marked their lives.

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Web church in Denmark reaching those they never reached before

6 April 2020 | Copenhagen [Jan-Gunnar Wold]  Coronavirus in Denmark has encoureged an entire rethink of web-church. Yes, a number of churches had been live-streaming their services but the closure of all church buildings led to the idea of something more intentional.

Padro Tores speaks about surviving coronavirus

Coronavirus victims fight back in the latest #dearcoronavirus video

2 April 2020 | GAiN Europe [Corrado Cozzi / Victor Hulbert]  Most of us know somebody with coronavirus or, perhaps, have it ourselves. Sadly, some of us know friends or family who have lost the battle.