Departments and Services
Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries & Ministerial Association - Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries (ACM) is comprised of trained chaplains from diverse backgrounds who are committed to Jesus Christ and the global mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. These men and women desire to help people in the settings where they minister to prepare for the coming of Christ.
The Ministerial Association serves pastors, pastors' families, local church elders/company leaders, and Ministerial Association Secretaries.
Adventist Health Care Adventist Mission - Global Mission is a special initiative, voted at the 1990 General Conference session, to establish new Adventist churches where there are none-to reach the unreached with hope. God's love compels Global Mission's holistic, compassion-driven outreach to people who haven't heard the Gospel story. Global Mission supports local initiatives for frontline ministry in unentered areas--and helps involve all church departments in this task. Children's Ministries & Family Ministries - Children’s Ministries is about developing the faith of children ages birth to fourteen. While Sabbath School provides for religious education once a week, Children’s Ministries looks at the whole child and seeks to provide multiple ministries that will lead children to Jesus and disciple them in their daily walk with Him.
Family Ministries gives particular attention to preparing for and strengthening marriage and enabling parents, families and congregations to lead children to Jesus and the values of His kingdom while nurturing them into responsible adulthood.
Communication/PARL - The Office of Communication is responsible for coordinating the release of information about the Church to internal and external audiences thru the use of contemporary technologies and various methods of communication. Corporate Affairs & Retirement Education - The primary aim of Seventh-day Adventist education is to provide opportunity for students to accept Christ as their Savior, to allow the Holy Spirit to transform their lives, and to fulfill the commission of preaching the gospel to all the world. Health Ministries - In the Health Department we are committed to providing sound medical and scientific evidence for a healthy, happy lifestyle. Using CELEBRATIONS* as our theme, we advocate a balanced approach to general health and life in general, whilst offering programmes of a more specific nature dealing with other health and lifestyle challenges. Philanthropy - Philanthropic Service serves the Seventh-day Adventist Church as the primary vehicle for philanthropic advocacy through educational opportunities, operational resources, and professional programs. Publishing Ministries & Spirit of Prophecy - God has given His church many gifts. By the Spirit of Prophecy the Lord intends to lead, to guide and in a special way to incourage His followers on their journey to the Promised Land. Sabbath School & Personal Ministries - Sabbath School is the primary religious education system of the Seventh- day Adventist Church and has four main purposes; Study of the Scripture, Fellowship, Community outreach, and World mission emphasis.
Personal Ministries Department's primary focus is evangelism. Its goal is to help prepare men and women for the kingdom of glory. The Personal Ministries Department works closely with the other church departments to assist in their evangelistic efforts
Stewardship & Trust Service - Stewardship ofters information and educational material to inspire our pastors and members to financial faithfulness.
Trust Services offers financial, estate and gift planning information. Services generally are free -- so every church member can effectively manage the resources God entrusts to them.
Women's Ministries & Shepherdess International - Women's Ministries' purpose is to lift up Jesus Christ by enabling women to discover and realize their leadership and ministry potential within their home, church and community.
Shepherdess International is a program funded by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists under the auspices of the Ministerial Association to meet the specific needs of ministers‘ spouses.
Youth Ministries/NSO - This department oversees ministry to Adventurers, Pathfinders, Camping, Teens, and Collegiates for churches and schools. Human Resource and Development Auditing SunPlus Information Technology LEAD Program Auxilliary Services
*CELEBRATIONS is an acronym for Choices, Exercise, Liquids, Environment, Belief, Rest, Air, Temperance, Integrity, Optimism, Nutrition, Social Support.