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2020 NAD Year-End Meeting Video and News Coverage

Starting October 29, the 2020 NAD Year-End Meeting sessions will be streamed here. The first session started on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 3 p.m. ET. YEM runs to Tuesday, Nov. 3.


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En preparación para su reunión de fin de año, la División Norteamericana explica el proceso virtual, medidas de seguridad para el personal presencial

Es un hermoso día de otoño aquí en Columbia, Maryland. Esta es la época del año en que nos estaríamos preparando para recibir a cientos de miembros del comité ejecutivo, sus familias, y otros invitados especiales para la reunión de negocios de fin de año de la División Norteamericana.  Así sería en cualquier otro año excepto este año, 2020. Debido a la pandemia del COVID-19, y en cumplimiento con las pautas federales, estatales, y locales, no sólo aquí en Columbia, pero dondequiera usted viva, hemos decidido que es más seguro realizar estas reuniones virtualmente.


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In Preparation for Its Year-End Meeting, the North American Division Explains Virtual Process, Safety Measures for In-Person Staff

This is the time of year that we would be preparing to welcome hundreds of executive committee members, their family, and other special guests for the year-end business meeting of the North American Division. But because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in following federal, state, and local guidelines the NAD has decided that it will be safer to hold these meetings virtually. There are a lot of precautions we've taken to make sure that it is safe, and that it works smoothly.


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Kindness? Or Set them Straight?

​​​​​​​We know we have the story correct — the Bible says so. So how do we deal with persons who don’t believe that Genesis is right about creation and the flood? Jesus had some harsh things to say to the Pharisees who refused to accept Him, but He used a very different approach to other people He dealt with. How do we fit that into our scenario today?


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"Every Month Should be Pastor Appreciation Month"

This October, North American Division president G. Alexander Bryant shares appreciation for the division's pastors in a video greeting.


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Virtual Society of Adventist Communicators Convention Expands Community Among Professionals Within NAD and Overseas

The realities of the COVID-19 pandemic forced organizers of the 2020 Society of Adventist Communicators convention to take the event online. What is typically a multiple-day experience featuring keynote addresses, dynamic presentations and workshops, networking opportunities, site visits to media outlets, and award ceremonies, was condensed to fit into the evenings of October 14 and 15 via Zoom.


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Adventist Health Launches Breakthrough Move to Promote Community Well-Being

On Oct. 20, 2020, Adventist Health announced the launch of its Well-Being Division. With this far-reaching change, Adventist Health is further demonstrating its commitment to inspire health, wholeness, and hope within the communities it serves. In keeping with its goals, Adventist Health acquired Blue Zones® in early 2020, marking the first step in the creation of its Well-Being Division.


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Ontario Adventists Dedicate Cessna 185 for Mission to Northwestern Ontario

This past Thanksgiving, Seventh-day Adventists in Ontario, Canada,* had a lot to be thankful for, despite a challenging 2020. One of the biggest blessings is that a Cessna 185 aircraft was obtained in collaboration with Adventist World Aviation.