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



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.

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Sabbath, church, and mission: The post-lockdown view

21 May 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert]   What should church be like after lockdown? Has an ‘enforced’ rest modified the way we look at Sabbath? How about mission? Will we do it differently?

Academic excellence continues online at Newbold

19 May 2020 | Binfield, UK [Newbold communication]New and returning students are to be offered a broad online student experience this autumn.Newbold College of Higher Education has announced an extension of their remote online learning experience for the 2020 autumn semester. As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and following thorough consideration, the decision was made to ensure that the health and safety of both students and staff remain a top priority.