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Diatribe or dialogue? Words of Hope 12

11 June 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert]  When historians look back and study 2020 what lessons will they learn? Will the communal experience of the COVID-19 pandemic combined with the horror of the George Floyd killing be seen as drawing us closer together – or pushing us apart? Will the world, or will we as individuals be more caring as a result?

The Biblical Story – A Study Guide

11 June 2020 | St. Albans, UK [Zlatko Musija]  A new baptismal Bible study guide has been designed to help young people fall in love with the Bible and read it as one big story of God’s love.

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#dearcoronavirus 12: This is our final message!

10 June 2020 | Bern/St. Albans [EUDnews/tedNEWS]   In the final #dearcoronavirus video, the emptiness this virus brings is challenged against the resilience of the human spirit. It is hard to write a letter to ‘dear coronavirus’. Even the word ‘dear’ makes us cringe. There is no love lost for this deadly disease. Yet the irony of challenging this ‘dear’ disease directly has not been lost on viewers across 60+ countries and in multiple languages worldwide.

Hannah's online cooking class from her home.

Outside-the-Box Ministry

8 June 2020 | Olso, Norway [Sandra Blackmer]  When COVID-19 hit Norway late last February and turned the lives of its residents upside down, Delfred and Hannah Onde thought that everything their team was accomplishing in the Oslo community would come to a grinding halt. It wasn’t long, however, before the Holy Spirit helped them to begin thinking outside the box.

Uncertainty - the movie, premiers 5 June

5 June 2020 | St Albans / Bern  [EUD/tedNEWS]  GAiN Europe is delighted to announce the premier of the film Uncertainty, a film about fears, life decisions, and faith.

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GAiN Europe Zoom edition launches major summer programme

A GAiN Europe special zoom edition replaced a cancelled four-day meeting but launched a major summer outreach initiative. 3 June 2020 | Bern/St. Albans [EUDnews, tedNEWS]  As coronavirus hit Europe in March 2020, the 150 participants of the GAiN Europe conference scheduled for Romania, 24-28 April were understandably disappointed that their annual networking opportunity was cancelled. That cancellation included the launch of the much anticipated ‘Uncertainty’ initiative, a series of films, documentaries, video clips and a book that aimed to explore hope in context of our uncertain lives.

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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.