Under the motto "Touch a Heart, Tell the World", the Women's Ministries department at the TED will endeavour to provide resources, leadership training and exceptional service to our fields and unions.

The Women’s Ministries department’s focal areas this 5-year period will be Leadership training, Education on Christian Sexuality, Women as a Resource in the Church, Parenting, Literacy, Assistance for Women’s Education and Women’s Evangelism and Fellowship.







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Welcome to the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Trans-European Division [TED]. Serving 22 countries in northern, central and south-eastern Europe, the TED provides leadership, resources, information and training for the 86,500 church members that live within the region, and a news and information service for anyone wishing to find out more about the Church.


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Resources & Training

Resources and training are core to the work of the TED. Please browse our departmental pages to discover the wealth of resources that are available in a wide range of areas.

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Our Countries

The 22 countries served by the TED are divided into 14 administrative regions, based primarily on language and culture. This provides great diversity. Access the website for a country you wish to see.

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A picture paints a thousand words, a video tells a story. View a selection of our latest video episodes and find links to inspiration and information.

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Seventh-day Adventist beliefs are meant to permeate your whole life. Growing out of scriptures that paint a compelling portrait of God, you are invited to explore, experience and know the One who desires to make us whole.

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Finnish Health Ministry Association ETRA turns 60

20 October 2016 | Kaarina, Finland [Ruut Palviainen]

Time for a free bus pass? Maybe time to readjust the aches and pains that come with age! Or, how about bounce forwards with a spring in your step? For a Health Ministries association it must surely be the latter!

For sixty years now, ETRA, the Finnish Health Ministries Association, has been serving the church and the community.

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Audrey Andersson: Woman of Excellence 2016

19 October 2016 | St Albans, England [Victor Hulbert]

Congratulations to Audrey Andersson, Trans-European Division Executive Secretary. On Tuesday, 11 October she was presented with the 'Woman of Excellence award 2016' during a small ceremony at Seventh-day Adventist World Church headquarters in Silver Spring, MD, USA.

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The 2016 Beach Lecture - Difficulties and ways forward for Christian Muslim relations in Britain

19 October 2016 | Binfield, England [Helen Pearson]

Newbold College’s 2016 Beach lecturer, Dr. Philip Lewis, visiting fellow at York St John University, was admirably qualified to speak about Christian-Muslim relations in Britain. He has lived alongside Muslims both in the UK and in Pakistan while for more than three decades, studying, writing and lecturing about Islam. His lifework has been advising churches and secular organisations and encouraging Muslim-Christian understanding.

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Health Camp success in South East Europe

18 October 2016 | Sokobanja, Serbia [Darinka Mihajlović/tedNEWS]

Churches across the South-East European Union are successfully meeting the needs of the public by running health clubs – sometimes in church buildings, but often in a public hall. From the hundreds who attend, a number joined one of two health camps run this summer. This report comes from one participant who went to the ‘Healing of Life’ camp in Sokobanja, Serbia:

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