In order to safeguard the Conferences and secure jobs in the future for the care of members, these temporary measures are deemed necessary to make at this time.Source: https://adventist.uk/news/article/go/2020-04-08/several-pastors-across-the-conferences-placed-on-furlough/
We were saddened to learn of the death of Frank Hugh Blewitt on 2 April 2020. Frank was born on 29 January 1935 in Allahabad, India. On 29 October 1961 Frank married Edna (Ruth) Brennan. Their union brought about Paula and Dawn.
Before entering denominational work, Frank worked as a Radar Mechanic for the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. He then specialised as a Computer Engineer and worked as a Computer Programmer, Designer and Consultant. Frank was baptised on 17 December 1960…Source: https://adventist.uk/news/article/go/2020-04-07/death-of-frank-hugh-blewitt/
The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.
This includes a package of measures to support businesses including a Coronavirus Job Retention SchemeSource: https://adventist.uk/news/article/go/2020-04-03/several-buc-staff-placed-on-furlough-under-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme/
Another week of lockdown, but one of positive community impact throughout the UK. Community hubs in Seventh-day Adventist churches in Brixton, Camp Hill (Birmingham), Hanwell, High Wycombe, Holloway, Ipswich, Leicester and Manchester have provided food security to hundreds of people by food distribution to the vulnerable, the elderly and those who are homeless and in temporary accommodation.
Barbara McLaughlin, who leads the community hub in Brixton, has worked tirelessly this week to keep…Source: https://adventist.uk/news/article/go/2020-04-03/community-hubs-continue-to-make-impact-during-covid-19/
Hundreds of youth logged in, watching and contributing to the online discussions, talks and studies. Not content to just run the programmes only for the Youth Week of Prayer, the online forums have continued in the Conferences with almost daily programmes including health & well-being slots, Bible studies, book clubs and moreSource: https://adventist.uk/news/article/go/2020-04-03/youth-and-pathfinder-ministries-keeping-one-step-ahead/