News Updates

September 30, 2015
Brother Benjamin Burec, 83, went peacefully to rest in the Lord in Roanoke,VA, on Tuesday, September 29, 2015.

Brother Benjamin Burec was born and raised in the Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement. From his youth, he served the Lord for over 45 years in various positions in the Church. Some of his responsibilites in the General Conference included treasurer, secretary, Sabbath School Department director, Public Relations officer, and Reformation Herald Publishing Association director. He was experienced in many areas of the Lord's work.

By Alexandre Araújo
September 22, 2015
Besides being a leader and idealist, God’s messenger also possessed a human side neither well known nor often remembered.

This year marks the centennial of the death of Ellen G. White, God’s messenger. During this year, we should take the opportunity to reflect on the blessing that her life and ministry represent for the remnant people. The numbers relative to her work are impressive:

During her ministry, Sister White produced over 100,000 pages of manuscripts, which include over 5,000 articles and the publication of 26 books.


Daniel Campodonico
September 5, 2015
On July 17–19, 2015, a spiritual conference entitled "Every Member a Missionary" was held in the Italian Field.

The conference was held in the midst of a beech forest near the springs of the Tiber River—the river that permitted the development of Rome. The main speaker was the 1st Vice President of the GC, Brother Peter Lausevic. Brother Lausevic was in Italy teaching Evangelism at the Italian Field’s Scuola Biblica Missionaria Il Faro (The Lighthouse Bible Missionary School) and thus was able to be present for the conference.

Delegation Session Secretary: Eli Tenorio
August 26, 2015
United States

Today the following committees were formed and began working: 

  • The Nomination Committee
  • The Planning Committee
  • The Finance Committee
  • The Doctrinal Committee
  • The By-laws Committee
  • The Medical Committee
Delegation Session Secretary: Eli Tenorio
August 25, 2015
United States

The 22nd GC Delegation Session was begun on the morning of August 25, 2015.

At the time the meetings began, 166 out of the 204 delegates were present and seated.


New units were accepted and certain existing units changed status: