General Conference
Ministerial Association

Serving pastors, church leaders,
and their families — worldwide


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Our mission

The General Conference Ministerial Association exists to serve the global Seventh-day Adventist church in its proclamation of the everlasting gospel and in its divine mission to prepare a people to meet their soon-coming Lord. We aim to accomplish our mission through our ministry to pastors, pastors' families, local church elders/company leaders, deacons and deaconesses, and Seventh-day Adventist Ministerial Association secretaries. Learn more



Quinquennial report 2010-2015

The Ministerial Association finds its purpose in helping pastors succeed in their God-given mission. Whether encouraging deeper spirituality, affirming doctrinal truths, equipping with practical resources, or energizing for outreach; we first direct our attention to the pastor who serves as the central leader for the life of the congregation. Read report


Global initiatives

Revival & Reformation

You can be part of something great for God. Revival is about a new experience with Jesus.

Believe His Prophets

Join us on our journey through the Bible and Spirit of Prophecy. It will change your life!

United in Prayer

Join the dynamic worldwide prayer movement!

Ten Days of Prayer

Churches in over a hundred countries have received rich blessings through Ten Days of Prayer.


Ministry Magazine

Ministry, International Journal for Pastors, has been published monthly by the Seventh-day Adventist church since 1928. Seventh-day Adventist pastors and ministers around the globe constitute the publication’s main readership although many clergy of other communities of faith also receive the magazine.

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Elder's Digest

The Elder’s Digest magazine is printed quarterly and has relevant articles with leadership strategies, didactic tools, health tips for elders, Adventist Church statements, news around the world, sermon outlines, worldwide initiatives of our Church, questions and answers, and other biblically-sound topics for leaders.

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The Journal

Our quarterly magazine, The Journal, offers stories, advice, health nuggets, inspirational quotes, and news from pastors' spouses around the world. If you are not receiving The Journal from your local conference, please contact them to request a subscription!

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World Church Ministerial Associations

Featured articles

‘Build God’s Church — Jesus is Coming!’

This is a transcript of the Sabbath sermon that Adventist Church leader Ted N.C. Wilson gave at the ASI Convention in Spokane, Washington, on Aug. 8, 2015.

Longing for His appearing

When I arrived home after a long trip several years ago, my family welcomed me back warmly, except for our little son, William. My wife explained that during my absence he had missed me and even gotten sick, and now he was hiding from me...

Engaging Adventist Millennials: A church that embraces relationships

Fortune 500 companies to media firms to major faith communities are asking this question with interest: “What does it take to engage with the Millennial generation?” The North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church recently commissioned a study by Barna Group to investigate how its congregations…

Church IT Security Essentials

Hackers and others are always seeking vulnerable targets that can be easily infiltrated. Have you given any thought to how secure the computer systems are at your church or school office? Utilizing several easy steps will create a safety net around computer systems and the information contained on them. A…

Importance of speaking well - Part I

By diligent effort all may acquire the power to read intelligibly, and to speak in a full, clear, round tone, in a distinct and impressive manner. By doing this we may greatly increase our efficiency as workers for Christ.