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Mission Statement: The mission of Communications Ministries is to complement, enhance and serve all the ministries of Abney Chapel through photography, telecommunication and technology to glorify the Lord.


The Vision of the Communication Department

is to present a favorable image of the Church, its mission, its life and activities, as well as to assist the Church in being an effective witness of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

"Building bridges of hope" is the mission statement of the Seventh-day Adventist Church's Communication Department. We work toward this goal by reaching out to diverse church audiences -- both internally and externally -- through many avenues of communication. Creating informative and intuitive web sites, updating social media sites, and writing news stories and press releases are some of the ways we share our message. Through our work, we foster a clearer image of the church, its mission, activities and witness, so that many will become followers of Christ and members of His church

 News and Information
It’s vital to keep church members informed about upcoming activities, and equally important to share church news with conference communication directors and the larger Adventist family. To do this effectively, Director/Team members will:

  1. Write articles about upcoming events and maintain church calendar on church website.

  2. Submit articles and photos to conference communication director for conference
    newsletters or sections in union papers.

  3. Maintain an attractive bulletin board in the church lobby highlighting church activities, news, photos, and developments.

Appropriate Spiritual Gifts:

  • Writing

  • Organization


Website Coordinator

  1. Oversees the maintenance of church website.

  2. Ensures that website represents church’s mission statement and teachings

  3. Works with and informs pastoral staff regarding any significant updates and revisions

  4. Ensures that church calendar is updated.

  5. Provides pictures on website for activities such as VBS, school, social, etc.

  6. Develops new ways to access sermons off of website.

  7. Coordinator will meet with assistants on a regular basis to divide up tasks.