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 […]

Mission To The Cities Meeting in London

London, England. 6 people from the Baltic Union Conference had opportunity to spend 10 days in London and to take part in the Mission to the Cities (MTTC) evangelistic series. Each day we had to travel to different evangelistic events and see how it’s done by pastors and lay members in London. Here’s what our […]

Estonian Adventists celebrate their 115th anniversary “in the light of the beginning”

Estonian Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church celebrated its 115th anniversary in the biggest concert hall of southern Estonia on the 27th and 28th of April bringing together Adventists and friends from different parts of Estonia and also brothers and sisters in faith from other countries. “The spring festival dedicated for the 115th anniversary of […]

Dr Th Jan Paulsen visits Riga

On January 14th and 15th former president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Church visited Riga. Jan Paulsen has served as a leader in Adventist Church for 51 years, he was a dean of Newbold college (UK), president of the Trans–European Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventist Church and finally president of […]

Dr Th Jans Polsens viesojas Rīgā

Četrpadsmitajā un piecpadsmitajā janvārī Rīgā viesojās Septītās dienas Adventistu Ģenerālkonferences prezidents emeritus Dr. Jans Polsens. Jans Polsens ir 51 gadu kalpojis draudzē dažādos amatos, sākot no Ņūboldas koledžas (Anglija) vadītāja līdz Trans–Eiropas divīzijas prezidentam un tad līdz pat Septītās dienas Adventistu Baznīcas Ģenerālkonferences prezidentam. Šajos gados viņš ir uzkrājis lielu un vērtīgu pieredzi, viņš ir […]

Focus on Revival and Reformation in the Baltic Union

Riga, Latvia [Guntis Bukalders, tedNEWS] Dr. Pardon Mwansa, the Vice-President of General Conference (GC) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church visited the Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) on the 21st and 26th January 2011. The purpose of his visitation was to explain the new General Conference initiative in revival and reformation. The following day, Dr. […]