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An Open Letter from the SDB General Council

The General Council met May 19-21, 2017 hosted by the SDB Church in Pataskala, OH. We meet every 2-3 months to look at progress, concerns, budgets, decisions, and future direction across the SDB General Conference (USA & Canada). Part of our focus is to look ... Read More

General Council Welcomes Mackintosh as Newest Member

The General Council met October 14-16, 2016 at the SDB Center in Janesville. We were happy to welcome our newest elected member, Ralph Mackintosh from Foothill Community Church in Montrose, California.  We had full and productive meetings all day Friday, Saturday evening, and Sunday morning.  ... Read More

General Council Welcomes Andy Samuels at October Meeting

The General Council met October 9-11, 2015 at the SDB Center in Janesville, WI.   It was a privilege to welcome Andy Samuels as the newest member, elected for a five year term at 2015 General Conference in Lancaster, PA last July.  The other members of ... Read More

General Council Meets With CLT in Ashaway

General Council recently met May 29-31, 2015 at the Seventh Day Baptist church in Ashaway, RI. Members of the Coordinating Leadership Team (CLT) joined the meeting on Friday.  Each member of CLT shared the status of their current programs and budgets as well as their ... Read More

General Council Changes

In January 2015 when John Pethtel began in his new position as Director of Church Development and Pastoral Services, he stepped down as a member (and chairman) of the General Council. The General Council has elected Susie Fox (formerly vice chair) as the new chairman ... Read More

General Council Retreats to Florida for Winter Meeting

The General Council will be meeting in Daytona Beach, FL this weekend. They will meet Friday, Saturday evening with Conference President Bill Probasco, and Sunday morning with members attending different Florida churches for worship on Sabbath day. Joining them (as a voting member) for this ... Read More

General Council Has Winter Meeting in the Springs

The General Council will be meeting in Colorado Springs, CO this weekend. We will meet Friday and Saturday evening with some of our members attending all three Colorado churches for worship on Sabbath day.  We covet your prayers as we continue to move forward in ... Read More

News from New Jersey – A Summary of the September 2014 General Council Meeting

 For our September 19-21, 2014, we were joined by Conference President Bill Probasco, Interim SR Editor Pat Cruzan, and Chairman of the Memorial Fund Trustees George Cruzan. Pastor Dale Thorngate was absent from this meeting due to his travel on behalf of the World Federation to Brazil and ... Read More

General Council Updates Transition Plan

The General Council continues to implement the Transition Plan in place since November 2013 as a result of the resignations of the Director of Communications/Editor of the Sabbath Recorder and the Executive Director of the Board of Christian Education. Over the last few months, the following have ... Read More

General Council to Meet This Weekend in Shiloh, NJ

The General Council will be meeting in Shiloh, NJ this weekend. With more changes happening following the resignation of Rev. Gordon Lawton (see here), we will be continuing our discussions on the staffing, strategy, and structure of the future of our General Conference. This is also ... Read More