The official news service of the Trans-European Division of the Seventh-day Adventist church



Thoughts and prayers extend to Manchester victims

23 May 2017 | Watford, UK  [Richard Daly / tedNEWS] With memories of the London terrorist attack in March still etched on our minds, today the United Kingdom woke up to the aftermath of yet another atrocity. Yesterday evening, 22 May, Manchester, the UK’s second largest city, found itself victim to another act of terrorism. At the time of writing 22 people including children have lost their lives with over 60 hospitalised with serious injuries following a suicide bombing at the close of a concert in the Manchester Arena. Once again the nation is left pondering the futility of such senseless brutality.

International leaders gather in Budapest to discuss issues impacting children, women and families

18 May 2017 | Budapest, Hungary [Victor Hulbert] When four hundred leaders from sixty nations gather to discuss issues impacting children, women and families, you know there will be a buzz. Gathered at the Budapest Congress Centre in Hungary from 10-13 May, the International Leadership Conference was a first for the three Adventist World Church departments, who joined forces to deal with issues that are both inter-connected and critical for women, children and families.

TED Health Ministries Team Meeting builds relationships, shares ideas

18 May 2017 | Budapest, Hungary [Alla Nommik] Union Health Ministries Leaders from across the Trans-European Division (TED) met in Budapest, Hungary, for two days, 8-9 May to share together what it means to have an abundant life through Jesus.

Delightful day? How was your last Sabbath?

17 May 2017 | Budapest, Hungary [Karen Holford] Perhaps a dangerous question to ask: “On a scale of 0-5, where 0 is not at all delightful and 5 is very delightful, how delightful was your last Sabbath?” This was the question posed to 27 people attending the Trans-European Division Family Ministries Leadership (FML) Training event in Budapest, 5-10 May, just prior to the international ‘Reach the World’ Conference.

Building bridges between ideals and reality with youth in South Eastern Europe

16 May 2017 | Kragujevac, Serbia [Zoran Sudarević/Alma Bosnić] What would you prefer to do? Play hopscotch or play on your mobile phone? Sit bored in church or be involved in active mission? Two hundred youth from across the south of Serbia faced those questions as they learnt that they are an important part of the church and God’s family, and that He has a mission for them.

Academic excellence rewarded for three Newbold Business students

16 May 2017 | Binfield, UK [Kirsty Watkins] Newbold College of Higher Education added another three students to the roll of the international business honour society, Sigma Beta Delta, at an on-campus ceremony on 28 April.