Editors Note: Since May of 2019, the Adventist Church members in Burundi have endured ongoing persecution from the countries government. On October 24, the president of the Burundi Union Mission, pastor Lamec Barishinga, was arrested. This arrest was part of an escalating series of threats and attacks on the Seventh-day Adventist Church by the government of Burundi. For further reading about the situation of our Adventist brother and sisters in Burundi, please visit the Pray for Burundi…Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ann-en/~3/BgqvatfUcyQ/
On March 19, the leadership of the Seventh-day Adventist Church announced the postponement of the 2020 General Conference session due to the rapid and unpredictable spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2021 General Conference Session will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is currently scheduled from May 20 through May 25. It was originally scheduled from June 25 through July 4, 2020.
As planning for the meetings moves forward, more details are emerging about what the 2021 General…Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ann-en/~3/CtHbpkVP9fA/
A 5.3 magnitude earthquake, followed by a series of aftershocks, struck Zagreb, the capital of the Republic of Croatia on Sunday, 22 March just after 6 am. The epicenter was only 6 miles (9.6 km) from the city center. It is the largest earthquake to hit the country in 140 years. The earthquake comes at a time of restricted movement due to the coronavirus, including a shutdown of the public tram and bus network.
In fear for their lives, people fled onto the streets. There were a number of…Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ann-en/~3/YmZ2qz0-n_k/
(Editor’s Note: Below is the transcript of a video message regarding COVID-19, or Coronavirus, from the President of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, Ted N.C. Wilson.)
Brothers and sisters, today I would like to talk with you about a phenomenon that is sweeping across the world—a situation that is moving so rapidly that people everywhere are wondering what can be done to stop this uninvited, unwelcome, potentially deadly coronavirus, known as COVID-19.
As of March 12, this highly…Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ann-en/~3/AQVPOKrg0C4/
The leadership of the North American Division of the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (NAD), in consultation with the leaders of the nine union conferences in the NAD, is providing some guidance for the churches and schools in our territories regarding the impact of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
As Christians we have a responsibility to care for each other and ourselves. With the World Health Organization now declaring COVID-19 to be a pandemic, we should be seen as…Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/ann-en/~3/KkXSnCDwEkQ/