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Not COVID Update: Authenticity at the Bell SDB Church

In this season of social distance and uncertainty, it is also a time to continue to reflect on places that God has been at work, is at work, and will be at work.  The following is another article composed by SDB General Council Member Patti ... Read More

SDB COVID-19 Update (March 17, 2020)

March 17, 2020   Dear Seventh Day Baptists,  Yesterday, President Trump issued new guidelines for the public in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. You may be seeing the implementation of many of those guidelines in your community such as the closure of gyms/ movie theaters/schools, ... Read More

The Summit 2020 Cancelled

To my SDB Pastor Colleagues,  After meeting with General Council on Friday, March 13 and in considering the timelines for many closures, the uncertainty of travel, the restrictions of bi-vocational employers, and the advice of the state of Colorado Health Department, we are making the ... Read More

Letter to SDB Churches RE COVID-19 Pandemic

Dear Seventh Day Baptists,  I wanted to take a moment to address the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic and what our response as the bride of Christ (the church) should look like amid the fear, concern, and chaos that we are witnessing throughout North America.  As I ... Read More

Active Life

“Fix your eyes on Jesus” is not simply a Conference week theme, it is a theme we are called to live out daily.  As Conference President Kevin Butler continues to encourage us to turn our gaze upon Jesus, I believe that this powerful quote from ... Read More

2020 Directory of Churches

The following letter and documents were mailed and emailed to all member churches on January 31, 2020. Groups identifying as SDB are also asked to complete these forms as part of continuing in partnership with the General Conference. The documents are included in the links ... Read More

Join our Church Planting Prayer Initiative at Your Local Church

Team 21 is part of the ADVANCE initiative to promote, support, and fund church planting among SDBs. We are seeking out people who will donate $21 each month towards church planting, pray at least 21 minutes each week (3 minutes per day average) and for ... Read More

2019 SDB Directory of Churches Information Forms Available

January 7, 2019 Dear Seventh Day Baptist Church: Greetings to you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! Every year we contact our member churches and churches identifying as Seventh Day Baptist to collect information for a directory. The information that is ... Read More

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