Vision

Cities. How Can We Reach People and Bring Them God’s Message?

with Pastor Ted Wilson

Pastor Ted Wilson briefly reports on the 2021 opening of the Northeastern Towers Annex, where Adventists from the Northeastern Conference are ministering to the must vulnerable of city residents. He urges the call to reach the cities according to God's plan and through cooperation with His Spirit.

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Ministry to the Cities is Important and Urgently Needed

by Gaspar and May-Ellen Colón

For more than a century, Seventh-day Adventists have debated, discussed—and disagreed—about how to understand the counsel of church founder, Ellen G. White, on urban life and ministry.

A full reading of Ellen White’s counsels about urban experience underlines the importance of serving cities from both “outside” and “within.”


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Ministry to the Cities

by Ellen G. White

Ellen G. White doesn't mince words: "Do not hover over the churches to repeat over and over again the same truths to the people, while the cities are left in ignorance and sin unwarned and unlabored for." — Ministry to the Cities, p. 48

The book Ministry to the Cities, a compilation of Ellen White's writings on working the cities, is available in a number of languages. Click the language of your choice to see download or purchase options.

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Find the "I Will Go" KPIs for Mission to the Cities

What are the goals of the Seventh-day Adventist World Church, during this quinquennium, related to Mission to the Cities? Find them here!

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The "It's Time" Document

The "It's Time" document is foundational to the Mission to the Cities initiative. It was developed at the 2013 It's Time: Urban Mission Conference, where church leaders adopted the vision and goals which were later outlined in the document. It explains the importance of quickly reaching cities, and describes how to get involved.

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