May 21, 2023

160 Years of God’s Leading

Merle Poirier

On May 21, 2023, we celebrate the 160th anniversary of the organized Seventh-day AdventistChurch. It seemed appropriate to lay out a timeline that demonstrates the fragile beginnings that, like a seed responding to rain, expanded and exploded to become what we know today as a worldwide movement.

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