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Executive Committee of the Seventh-day Adventist Church votes to temporarily attach Ukrainian administrative office to the General Conference.

During its annual Spring Meeting, the Executive Committee of the General Conference (GC) of Seventh-day Adventists voted unanimously on April 12 to temporarily attach the Ukrainian Union Conference (UUC), the Church’s administrative region covering the country of Ukraine, directly to the GC, the administrative body located in Silver Spring Maryland, U.S.A. that oversees the world Church.
Previously, the UUC was part of the General Conference’s Euro-Asia Division (ESD), headquartered in Moscow, Russia.

According to the action voted by the GC Executive Committee, the temporary attachment of the UUC to the GC is effective immediately and comes as a result of the “current geopolitical matters [that] are causing administrative and mission challenges for the Ukrainian Union Conference and the Euro-Asia Division.”

“In the context of current events,” said Ted N.C. Wilson, president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, “it has become very apparent that the Ukrainian Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists should be detached from the Euro-Asia Division and temporarily attached directly to the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Please pray for God’s leading in His work in Ukraine as the church follows in Christ’s footsteps of ministering to people physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually during very challenging times.”

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