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


Newbold College of Higher Education

Newbold College of Higher Education looks to the future; An urgent need to renew focus on ministry and mission

1 October 2020 | Binfield, UK [David Neal]   For almost 120 years Newbold College of Higher Education (NCHE) has faithfully served the Trans-European Division (TED), preparing ministers and other workers to serve the region and far beyond.

The Racial Pandemic of Ignorance: Black Lives Matter poster

20 Questions on Black Lives Matter

30 September 2020 | Binfield, UK [Helen Pearson] Diversity Seminars at Newbold College of Higher Education have been recorded for some years now. For a variety of reasons, the Q&A sessions, which members of the audience frequently judge as ‘the best part of the evening’, have not been recorded.

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From Earthquake to Pandemic: ADRA Brings Hope to Albania Amid Ongoing Health Crisis

28 August 2020 | Tirana, Albania [Rachel Cabose]  Stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic have posed hardships for people around the world. But in Albania, the misery was compounded by the fact that many people had no homes to stay in.

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Come, you who are Humanitarian Workers

19 August 2020 | Brussels, Belgium [João Martins]   There are moments in our collective memories that unanimously come into our minds when we talk about events that affected the course of history during our lifetime. If I quickly think about it, I immediately remember the fall of Berlin Wall, the September 11th, the Southeast Asia Tsunami, or the Iraq wars. In 2020, we are experiencing one of such events: The Global Covid-19 pandemic. For as long as we live, we will never forget this year and the disruption it brought into our lives.

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ADRA distributes food and laptops in Hungary during pandemic

12 August 2020 | Budapest, Hungary [ADRA Hungary]  During the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 560 low-income families received food packages and 24 families received laptops for online education thanks to projects sponsored by the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Hungary.

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Learning Leaders and Gownless Graduations

11 August 2020 | St Albans, UK [Karen Holford and co.]  For centuries, graduation services have involved flowing black robes, tasselled mortarboards, processions, and diplomas. But not this year…On Sunday, May 3rd and Sunday, August 2nd, the students who had completed the Trans-European Division (TED) MA Leadership programme graduated from Andrews University in Michigan, USA. They wore whatever they wanted, and watched their online graduation from their home, their garden, and even the passenger seat of a car.

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Three new courses for the UK Adventist Discovery Centre

11 August 2020 | Watford [Maureen Rock/tedNEWS]  Despite the challenges of working from home, staff on furlough and working reduced hours, the Bible Correspondence School in the British Union Conference, aptly named the Adventist Discovery Centre (ADC), has managed to launch three new courses.

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"Dear Coronavirus" Videos Circle the World

Adventist communication experts from different worldwide church divisions work together to share messages of hope through a series of 12 #DearCoronavirus videos shown globally on social media/viewing platforms.