Date: April 2, 2008
Please extend a warm welcome to the more than 150 administrators of the world church of Seventh-day Adventists who will be visiting the Andrews University campus April 4-7 for the 2008 Spring Meeting of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, a semi-annual business meeting. The committee members include officers of the 13 worldwide divisions and administrators from the church headquarters, who together serve the 15 million members of the Adventist Church worldwide.
The business meetings will be held in the Howard Performing Arts Center on Sunday, April 6, and Monday, April 7. Those who are interested in observing the world church in action may observe from the Howard Center balcony during open sessions. Please make arrangements in advance by calling University Relations, 471-3322, before noon on Friday, April 4.
Jan Paulsen, president of the General Conference, will be interviewed by Dwight Nelson at the 11:20 a.m. church service at Pioneer Memorial Church on Saturday, April 5. Division leaders will be featured at the 10 a.m. Sabbath School program at Pioneer Memorial Church planned by International Student Services.
All are invited to serve as welcome ambassadors by participating in the Sabbath afternoon campus open house from 3-6 p.m. Plan now to make a stop at the Center for Adventist Research to see the J.N. Andrews trunk. In the Science Complex, the electron scanning microscope will be running, and there will be a viewing of part of the nature film series, “Planet Earth”. The Natural History Museum will be open as well. In the School of Architecture building, student displays will highlight their mission trips to Bolivia. The Horn Archaeological Museum will have their Bedouin tent on display. The Andrews’ farm and dairy will be open for visitors, or you can take a campus history walking tour. For a complete list of available opportunities, please visit www.andrews.edu/events/event/13261/.