Cyprus Adventists unite across divided border

23 May 2016 | Nicosia, Cyprus [Marica Mirilov] Members and friends of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Cyprus were reminded to bring their passports to worship on Sabbath, 23 April 2016. The border of the last divided city in the world was crossed and more than 200 Sabbath-keepers were united across the border, from the North and South.

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Surprised by happiness!

12 May 2016 | St Albans, UK [tedNEWS]  Karen Holford, Trans-European Division Family Ministries director, recently received the first copy of her latest book, '52 Ways to Parent Happy Children'. A few days later she heard that one of her articles published in Ministry magazine had been given an award by the Associated Church Press in the USA.

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Crisis Management training launch for TED

11 May 2016 | Watford, UK [Sam O Davies/tedNEWS]  A providentially sunny day on Thursday, 28 April provided ideal weather conditions for twenty-two South England Conference directors and staff to participate in a very practical Crisis Communication Management Training at The Stanborough Centre, Watford.

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Engaged and enervated in Hungary

10 May 2016 | Budapest, Hungary [Victor Hulbert]  Look into Janos Kovács-Bíró's eyes and you see nothing but joy! There is a reason. He has recently travelled back to his homeland for a dual purpose – to share youth evangelism training with Hungarian Youth who want the joy of Global Youth day to be more of a monthly experience.

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Adventist Risk Management makes "historic" trip to Angola

10 May 2016 | St Albans, UK [Giles Barham]  Adventist Risk Management (ARM) representatives based at the Trans-European Division office, St. Albans, United Kingdom recently travelled to Huambo, Angola to meet church leaders in the South-Western Angola Union Mission. The week of emphasis on safety and risk management for churches commenced on Sunday, 13 March 2016.

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Lessons from 'LIVE in a field'

3 May 2016 | St Agnes, Cornwall,UK [Victor Hulbert with Jennie Hall] Switching countries may be a good way to gain ideas and learn lessons for youth ministry in your home land. That was the experience for Netherlands Union Youth director, Tom de Bruin, when he accepted an invitation to speak at 'LIVE in a field', a camp held over the May day holiday weekend in Cornwall, England.

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Denise Cuthbert - 47 years of gratefulness

21 April 2016 | St Albans, UK [Graham Barham]  On Wednesday, 20 April, 2016 Adventist Risk Management (ARM) – the insurance of the Church together with the Trans-European Division (TED) assembled as colleagues and friends to celebrate Denise Cuthbert's life of service to the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Staff went the second-mile to decorate the TED boardroom and make the day special for Denise who retires at the end of April after 47 years of dedicated service.

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Growing Healthy Relationships - Sharing Mission

21 April 2016 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert]  Would you give money to leather-clad bikers? Would you pay for a van that travels through communities offering a café-like atmosphere to share faith? Could you see value in a clinic that offers dental care in the day and evangelistic programmes in the evening? How about a toddlers garden outside a church building? These are just a few of the 12 projects that that Trans-European Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church will be financially supporting over the next year.

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'Change Attitude - Be Healthy'

7 April 2016 | Novi Sad, Serbia [Mirjana Knežević]  An intentional health programme that impacted more than 1,000 residents in Serbia's second largest city, Novi Sad, focused on diabetes during World Health day, Thursday, 7 April 2016.

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Conflict, wise owls and money

12 April 2016 | Binfield, UK [tedNEWS/Kirsty Watkins/Helen Pearson] Participants at two separate events on the Newbold College campus recently learnt the basics of dealing with conflict as a Christian, and how to respond to issues related to money, debt and credit.

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170 attend Baltic Children and Family Ministries Conference

10 April 2016 | Riga, Latvia [Victor Hulbert]  Nothing is more inspiring for Karen Holford (TED Family Ministries Director) than seeing a strong interest in children and family ministries from local church leaders. That interest is exactly what she discovered during her first overseas trip since joining the Trans-European Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Karen attended a Children and Family Ministries Conference for the Baltic Region held in the Central church, Riga, Latvia 9-10 April 2016.

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