Ministries

Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries

Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries is comprised of trained chaplains from diverse backgrounds who are committed to Jesus Christ and the global mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. These men and women desire to help people in the settings where they minister to prepare for the coming of Christ. ACM provides  support for these chaplains serving in Adventist and secular educational campuses, correctional institutions,  health-care facilities, organized community programs, the military or workplace.

Children’s Ministries

Children’s Ministries is about developing the faith of children ages birth to fourteen. While Sabbath School provides for religious education once a week, Children’s Ministries looks at the whole child and seeks to provide multiple ministries that will lead children to Jesus and disciple them in their daily walk with Him.

The mission of the Children’s Ministries Department is to nurture children into a loving, serving relationship with Jesus. And that every child in the world will be invited to know Jesus Christ and accept Him as his/her personal Friend and Savior.

Communication

The mission statement of the Communication Department is: Building bridges of hope.

This is to be accomplished by reaching the diverse church audiences, both within and externally, with an open, responsible, and hope-filled communication program, and through the effective use of contemporary technologies and methods of communication. The desired effect of the Adventist communication vision and activities is to create a favorable image of the church, its mission, life and activities, and witness that many will become followers of the Christ and become members of this, His church.

The department also oversees activities relating to the overall world church communication strategy- “Seventh-day Adventist will communicate hope by focusing on the quality of life that is complete in Christ.”    

Education

Education Department seeks to provide a broad education and spiritual formation for the Church’s children, youth, and young adults within the context of the Christian worldview. It extends this same opportunity to other children and youth of the community who share similar values and ideals.

Family Ministries

Family Ministries focuses on people in relationship. It is a ministry that provides tools for couples, parents and children, single adults, and all members of the wider family circle as they pass through life’s predictable stages and confront unexpected changes in their lives.    

The Department of Family Ministries seeks to strengthen, inspire hope, and bring healing to marriages, families, and individuals through the abundant love and saving grace of Jesus Christ. Prepare families for the Kingdom of God to help hasten the coming of Jesus Christ.

Health Ministries

The Health Ministries Department seeks to improve and maintain the health of those residing in the territories of the CPUC. This includes the members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and also the individuals served by the Church and its members. Its purpose in improving health is to restore the image of God in mankind. Physical, mental and spiritual health are all part of this restoration process in making man whole.

Ministerial Association

The Ministerial Association seeks to serve the pastors and church elders, and also provide services for non-SDA pastors. The objectives are:
1) To encourage church pastors to be more spiritual, professional, loyal to the divine call for the ministry, and to be committed to the health reform.
2) To provide in-service training for the young ministerial workers, and continuing program to all ministers for excellent ministry.
3) To develop strong, committed and skillful spiritual leadership of the local church elders.
4) To provide opportunity to establish closer relationship as partner in ministry with pastors of other denominations.
5) To provide general guidance to the schools of theology in regard to the curriculum and training.
6) To safeguard the faith and doctrine of the Church.

Ministerial Spouses Association

Ministerial Spouses Association works with Ministerial Association to nurture the pastoral spouses and their children, to provide an effective support system in encouraging and strengthening them in their roles as a pastor’s spouse, a parent, a disciple and a leader, and to foster good relationships among preachers’ kids, thus strengthening them in their spiritual growth and their support to the ministry.

NDR-IEL

Nurturing Discipleship Retention – Integrated Evangelism Lifestyle.

To train, resource and equip all of our members so we may all work together to advance the kingdom. Integrated Evangelism Lifestyle (IEL) is the comprehensive strategy of the Southern – Asia Pacific Division to share the love of God through small groups, or care groups.  We want to see each member actively involved in sharing their faith.

Planned Giving and Trust Services

God is the owner of all things and that each person is His steward. This concept of stewardship is recognized by the Christian community; therefore, unique approaches should be taken to achieve the goal of securing to the Lord the material blessings bestowed upon the members of His church.
The Planned Giving and Trust Services teaches this profound truth and provides the means whereby individuals and families may, through the avenues of special gifts, trusts, annuities, and bequests, give their continuing whole-hearted support to God’s work.
In the fulfillment of this purpose, the Planned Giving and Trust Services also seeks to minimize the cost of
administering and closing the estates of donors and attempts to utilize every lawful means to hold income, gift, and estate tax consequences to a minimum.

Public Affairs and Religious Liberty

The Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Service(PARL) seeks to promote and maintain religious liberty within the union, with particular emphasis upon individual liberty of conscience. It gives importance to varied cultures consisting of different ideologies, religions, and beliefs. As such, PARL is involved in government relations, inter-church contacts, and networks with non-governmental organizations which have kindred goals in upholding religious freedom.
The Service not only works for the religious liberties of both individual church members and organized entities of the Church, but also supports the rightful religious liberties of all people.

Publishing Ministries and Spirit of Prophecy

Publishing Ministries Department seeks to fulfill the purpose of coordinating the printing and distribution of denominational literature throughout the division territory in order to nurture and strengthen the faith of church members and to circulate the printed messages to the public through the church members and literatureevangelists.

Sabbath School and Personal Ministries

Sabbath School and Personal Ministries Department serves as the primary religious educational resource for church members in fostering Christian growth and discipleship and to educate and equip members in active witnessing, giving Bible studies and conducting lay evangelism.

Stewardship Ministries

Stewardship Ministries seeks to assist administration in accomplishing the mission of the Church through leadership training and the education of church members in stewardship principles. More specifically, the purpose of the Stewardship Ministries is to aid in the integration of the faith walk with God into every area of life— individually and corporately.

Women’s Ministries

Women’s Ministries Department recognizes God’s love and call for women to come in close relationship with Him as His disciples. The primary purpose is to encourage, support, challenge, equip and train, facilitate and nurture the women in the Church to know Him, love Him and share Him.

Youth Ministries

Youth Ministries Department works for and through its youth. The primary focus is the salvation of youth and their acceptance and involvement in the mission of the Church. The purpose is to facilitate and support the ministry of the Church in winning, training, holding, and reclaiming its youth.