CALLED Pastors’ Family Convention Information for Your Conference

CALLED Pastors’ Family Convention  Information for Your Conference

This quinquennial convention is the only time pastors in the entire division join together for the purpose of being connected, equipped, inspired, and valued. As iron sharpens iron, so we sharpen each other. Prov. 27:17

As caregivers, the role of pastors is selfless. Their whole ministry revolves around equipping and serving their congregations and communities. Serving and giving is a huge part of their entire lives. So as a thank you, this convention is planned to give back to the pastor and family. This convention is all about the pastor and the pastoral family. It will take place on June 21-24, 2020, in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Acts of Mercy

Acts of Mercy

Thousands of people try to cross the southern borders of our country every day in search of a better future. Full of hope, they decide to risk their lives, crossing the waters of Rio Bravo or the arid desert where coyotes bring them to the harsh reality of their new lives. These families, that are processed as "child refugees" by ICE, are released on American soil and attempt to initiate their dream life without knowing where to go, without proper hygienic conditions, and restricted access to food.

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Seminary Students Experiencing and Supporting Adventist Education

Seminary Students Experiencing and Supporting Adventist Education

Approximately 3 years ago the seminary began to understand that there needed to be greater collaboration between Adventist pastors their church schools. In light of this Dr Jiri Moskala, the seminary dean, worked together with Dr Allan Walshe, the Discipleship and Religious Education Dept Chair, to create a new course concept to teach on this topic. 

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Volunteer Lay Pastors Are Vital to Our Mission! Part 1

Volunteer Lay Pastors Are Vital to Our Mission! Part 1

On the eve of the 2015 North American Division Year End Meetings I felt a bit hesitant and nervous. Pastor Dan Jackson, our Division President, had asked that we developed a bold missional vision for North America. Our team, in consultation with some of our Union and Conference leadership and several pastors, had a plan. During the days before the event we had spent a few hours making presentations to the Union presidents, and Union administrators, without a major pushback, but the next day was the day. 

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Remix Church

Remix Church

In this video lay pastor Gilbert Caraballo tells the story of how he started the Remix Church in South Lancaster, Massachusetts. Growing up in a church that had no young people, Gilbert started realizing that the church in general needed something for the youth and young adults beyond what it was already providing.

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