The Secretariat department is an administrative body responsible for processing calls for missionaries worldwide, including inter-division employees, or missionaries, and Adventist Volunteers. It processes worker employment placements between unions, as well as providing support and promotion for the mission program of the church.
Secretariat also prepares committee agendas, archives committee minutes, trains and supports regional church secretariat departments and maintains the SID’s Working Policy.
Secretariat Mission Vision Core Values Mission Participate in evangelistic outreach of the church and have professionally run secretariat Vision Create an environment for effective, efficient, empowered and high achieving Unions / Conferences / Missions/ Attached Field secretariat offices, church elders and church clerks. Core Values * Genuine & Growing Spirituality * Inspirational Integrity* Selfless Service * Innovation *…Read More
Church Manual The Church Manual (19th Edition, 2015) describes the structure, operations, and functions of local churches and is adopted by the General Conference Session. Church Manual (English) Manual da Igreja (Portuguese) Manuel d'Église (French) Secretariat Strategic Document 2020-2025 English French Portuguese Credentials & Licenses Standardization English PortugueseRead More
3rd Quarter 2023 Countries & Islands 23 Unions & Attached Fields 13 Conferences and Missions 50 Congregations 28 679 ASTR Membership 4 172 462 ACMS Membership 2 891 765 (as of October 2023) Adventist Population Ratio 1 in every 52 People in SID Territory is an Adventist Member Membership 1 Quarter 2020 - 3 Quarter…Read More
ASTR MISSION STATEMENT The mission of the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division Office of Archives, Statistics, and Research is to: Organize, analyze and appropriately publicize historical documents and images, current statistics, and other vital organizational data of the Organization. Previous NextRead More
The Office of Adventist Mission assists the church in keeping focused on its Core Mission of making Disciples of all People Groups through: Initiating congregations of believers among new geographic areas and people groups also termed as Unreached or Least Reached People Groups, and Reporting and Informing church entities and members of mission progress and…Read More
ACMS Treasury Module What do we need to implement the ACMS Treasury module? Thembi Moyo's presentation on the progress in implementations The Adventist Church Management System (ACMS) is an administrative system used by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Its function is to facilitate the management and control of active and inactive members. The system requires internet and…Read More
General Conference of Seventh-day AdventistsSouthern Africa-Indian Ocean Division From Everywhere To Everywhere Mission of the General Conference Vivid Faith To assist the Seventh-day Adventist® Church in the proclamation of the gospel to all peoples through the ministry of Adventist Volunteers, matching talents, gifts, resources and professional expertise with defined needs. Visit websiteRead More