CREATION Health

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) — mainly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes — are the world’s biggest killers (http://apps.who.int/). They kill more people than accidents, hunger or infectious diseases. Furthermore, to provide the treatment for all these diseases is a huge burden to the world’s economy. Yet, […]

Matrix on evangelism

17 May 2017, Rīga, Latvia. BAUC team invited Adventist church leaders from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia to come together for ‘Matrix on Evangelism’ to discuss the current situation of Adventist church in the Baltic countries. The purpose of such a meeting was to initiate an open discussion on challenges that we face and to start […]

Ninety Year Marker For Adventists In Lithuania

29 April 2017 | Kaunas, Lithuania. Adventists from across Lithuania and beyond joined together on Saturday, 29 April for a 90th birthday celebration. Participants were in a festive mood as the opera singer, Nomeda Kukulskienė performed, as well as the Kaunas Church adult choir, and the youth choir from the Kaunas, Kėdainiai and Šiauliai churches. […]

New Accounting Software in BAUC

Riga, LATVIA. 17-28 October our Conferences and the Union treasurers and accountants gathered in Riga for the new accounting software version installation and training seminar. This new SunPlus software version 6.2 is the latest product our worldwide Church is using. During these two weeks we had to set up a separate server, to migrate all […]

BAUC Leaders Train Lithuanian Pastors

5 September 2016, Kaunas, Lithuania. BAUC leaders met with the Lithuanian Conference church administration and pastors to discuss their ministry challenges and how to improve church mission in Lithuania. In the opening speech BAUC Secretary Guntis Bukalders encouraged church leaders to think how they could be blessing to somebody. BAUC President David Nõmmik encouraged pastors […]

Affirming Women In Church Leadership

Riga, Latvia, 13 December 2015. Baltic Union Conference Executive Committee in its year-end meeting in Riga affirmed document which was accepted by the Executive Committee of the Trans–European Division in its year-end meeting in Montenegro (2015.11.17). The full statement endorses the October 2015 Annual Council statement issued by the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist […]

In memoriam Aarne Kriisk (1944–2015)

Pastor Emeritus Aarne Kriisk passed away in the morning of 31st January 2015. Aarne Kriisk, who celebrated his 71st birthday last Wednesday, 28 January, was baptised by pastor August Aug, and became a member of the Adventist Church on 3 June 1962. He was ordained to the pastoral ministry on 9 October 1976. Before the […]

Secretariat Survey

At the beginning of the quinquennium General Conference and the Trans–European Division Secretariat initiated assessments for union secretariats. The Secretariat assessment works in a similar way to the annual financial audit. Representatives from the General Conference, Division and other union secretaries join local representatives, to look at the routines and work that is being done. […]

New Department Leaders Elected

Rīga, Latvia. On June 1, 2014, according to the mandate of the BAUC Constituency meeting, BAUC Executive Committee on its first regular meeting elected Union department leaders: Ministerial department and Education department director — Viesturs Reķis (Latvia) Mission & Evangelism department and Youth department — Mindaugas Pikūnas (Lithuania) Women’s Ministries, Children’s department and Health Ministries […]

BAUC Constituency Meeting

May 1–3, Rīga, Latvia. On May 1 Baltic Union Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church had its quinquennial constituency meeting. Delegates from all three Baltic countries came to review what’s been done and accept the new strategic plan and elect new union leadership for the next five years. Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian conference boards chose […]