Posts Tagged ‘Seventh Day Adventists’

First Seventh-day Adventist church opened in Nauru Comments 0

Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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The first Seventh-day Adventist church in Nauru was officially opened on April 9 by Maveni Kaufononga, president of the Trans-Pacific Union Mission (TPUM) church region, based in Fiji, and Nauru Government Minister Shadlog Bernicke. Reagan Aliklik, the elder and landowner who donated the land for the church, shared a brief history of Adventism in the Read more

Angry locals demolish Seventh-day Adventist chruch Comments 3

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

A recently build Seventh Day Adventist Church on Anuta Island, in the Temotu Province of Solomon Islands, has been demolished by angry locals. According to Pastor Irving Vagha, who holds the portfolios of Adventist Volunteer Services and Global Mission for SIM, Anuta’s Anglican priest together with a large group of supporters demolished the church. Anuta Read more

Adventists vote against ordaining women pastors Comments 0

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

A world assembly of Seventh Day Adventists has voted not to allow their regional church bodies to ordain women pastors. At the church’s General Conference in Texas, the vote was 1381 to 977. The outcome was reportedly influenced by delegates from Africa and South America. Before the vote had been tallied, a spokesman said the Read more

Deal could net $100m for Seventh day Adventist’s Sanitarium Comments 0

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Food giant Sanitarium, the tax-exempt manufacturer of Weet-Bix and Marmite, is expected to reap significant financial returns from the sale of a United States-based drug developer’s intellectual property to a Nasdaq-listed pharmaceutical firm. The deal could net Asklepion Pharmaceuticals – reportedly controlled by Sanitarium’s shareholder, the Seventh day Adventist Church – more than $100 million Read more

A lone effort to re-establish Anglicanism on Pitcairn Island Comments 0

Friday, August 1st, 2014

An American clergyman is seeking funding to re-establish an Anglican presence on Pitcairn Island. The St Helena Star in the United States reported that John Brantley, who claims to be an Anglican Rite Old Catholic priest, is hoping to get to Pitcairn. At present, the Seventh Day Adventist Church is the only form of organised Read more