Ministerial Department
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Ivan Williams
Dave Gemmell
Associate Director
Donna Jackson
Ministerial Spouses
Association Leader
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Esther R. Knott
Associate Director and
Director, InMinistry
Brenda Evril Langford Billingy
Associate Director,
Jose Cortes Jr.
Associate Director,
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Henry Juarez
Media Assistant, Global Mission
Mona Karst
Office Coordinator

Our mission
Our mission is to empower the ministerial community in leading churches to reach their world for Christ.
How we serve
  • Support, collaborate, coach, and train ministerial directors and pastors
  • Provide relevant pastoral resources for the ministerial community
  • Conduct webinars and seminars to train the trainers
  • Provide evangelistic initiatives and evangelism tools for soul winning
  • Conduct InMinistry classes in each Union for professional and education growth
  • Conduct division-wide pastor research
  • Conduct Ministerial Spouses initiatives
  • Collaborate with A.U.Theological Seminary for continued field relationship and resources 
  • Pastor’s DVD
  • Spouses Association Television Broadcast
  • Ministerial director’s Web site resources
  • Sacred Circle Initiative
  • Best Practices Newsletter
  • Say So Newsletter
  • What Pastors Are Saying Podcasts
  • How-To Podcasts*
  • Doctrinal Podcasts*
  • Smartphone Pastor’s App*
  • Monthly Webinars*
  • In-Ministry Program Graduate Theology Classes
*Planned Resources
  • Annual Ministerial Directors’ Symposium
  • Annual Pastor Advisory Council
  • Women Pastors’ Conference
  • Division-wide Ministerial Council
  • Reconnecting former and inactive members outreach seminars
  • Local elders’ seminars and training  
Contact Information
T: 301.680.6418
F: 301.680.6464

North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists
12501 Old Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, MD 20904-6600 USA
Telephone: 301-680-6400
Fax: 301-680-6464
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