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Adventist Church in the Netherlands Unchanged by Ordination Vote

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Dutch.png A brief statement issued by the Netherlands Union Conference issued today indicates their intent to continue ordaining women. Following the discussion and vote on ordination at the General Conference Session in San Antonio, Texas on Wednesday, July 9 in which the Worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church decided to pursue its current course on the ordination […]

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Delegates Vote ‘No’ on Issue of Women’s Ordination

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Delegates turned down a motion that would have allowed each division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to decide for itself whether to ordain women to the gospel ministry in its territory. By a margin of 1,381-977, with five abstentions, delegates by secret ballot ended a five-year process characterized by vigorous and sometimes acrimonious debate. General […]