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



Giles Barham to join TED treasury team

20 May 2019 | St Albans, United Kingdom [Victor Hulbert]   Giles Barham is to join the Trans-European Division (TED) as Assistant Treasurer. Included in his brief will be the important role of training finance teams across the 22 countries of the TED. This is more essential as a number of Unions and Conferences have had personnel changes with constituency meetings this year.

Where ancient documents meet modern technology

20 May 2019 | Saint Catherine’s Monastery, Egypt [Tor Tjeransen/tedNEWS] Ancient manuscripts, many of which have not been fully studied, are now being made available to academics by a careful process of digitalisation in a remote Sinai monastery.

Adventist baptismal witness on Cyprus beach

16 May 2019 | Limassol, Cyprus [Marica Mirilov] Limassol has a glorious beach. Most people go there to sunbathe or swim, but for over 150 participants at a Day of Fellowship in Cyprus on Sabbath, 11 May, their visit was to witness the baptism of five new members.

The Lord of the gift

13 May 2019 | St Albans, UK [Raafat Kamal]  "Reflecting on God’s power to do the impossible, I love reading stories about missionaries who committed their lives to God’s service. During one of my readings, I came across this inspiring story," states Pastor Raafat Kamal, Trans-European Division president. This moving miracle story was originally part of a sermon he preached at the Irish Mission Day of Fellowship on 16 March 2019 and was then published in Messenger magazine.

Hospitality: a reminder of grace and blessing

8 May 2019 [ADRA Europe, EUD & tedNEWS]  The Seventh-day Adventist church will commemorate World Refugee Sabbath on 15 June 2019, reminding members that an attitude of hospitality is biblical and can have surprising and positive rewards.

British Youth Storm America in Pathfinder Bible Experience Finals

9 May 2019 | Rockford, Illinois, USA [tedNEWS with Dejan Stojković, Kevin Johns & Lynne Sesinye Samwinga]  With 43 Pathfinder teams from across the British Isles participating in the North American Division (NAD) Pathfinder Bible Experience (PBE) finals, questions are now being asked as to whether something that started with just a few clubs in the South England Conference should now become a Division-wide experience.