Seventh-Day Adventists


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Seventh-Day Adventists

A branch of Protestantism founded by Ellen G White (1827–1915), which adheres to certain health-related guidelines. Seventh-Day Adventists abstain from alcohol and tobacco; consume a simple, strictly vegetarian diet; exercise; bathe regularly; and may use prayer instead of physicians, who are consulted when necessary.
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In June 1863, James and Ellen White traveled to Otsego, Michigan, a small village to the northwest of Battle Creek, to participate in a Seventh-day Adventist tent revival.
Attorneys on Tuesday filed a civil lawsuit seeking $5 million on behalf of a man who claims to have been molested in Lane County as a child by a Seventh-day Adventist Church youth group leader from Veneta who faced similar accusations involving young boys more than 30 years ago.
JOHN SURRIDGE President, Seventh-day Adventist Church in Wales
One study looked at the rate of coronary heart disease mortality among vegetarian Seventh-day Adventists and other SDAs who were not vegetarians.
The vegetarian Seventh-day Adventists consume more fruits and vegetables, more fiber, and less saturated fat and cholesterol.
I have a machine at home that needs feeding." Begging letters from Seventh-Day Adventists? "Down you go, spawn of the Devil."
Ron Boucher, a division director for Gospel Outreach, an evangelistic ministry to Seventh-day Adventists, spent a day in Gambia with Palmero and witnessed the trust he cultivated with local residents.
An individual's right to refuse active military service on the grounds of conscience is a "fundamental aspect of the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion," according to Europe's Seventh-day Adventists. This is a "significant recommendation," said Maurice Verfaillie of the Adventist Church.
Weathers has since moved to Hawaii, but he is part of a loose association of Seventh-day Adventists called SDA Remnant Ministries.
It was placed by the Eternal Gospel Church of the Seventh-Day Adventists, a church with about 150 members in West Palm Beach, Fla.
With their disciplined lifestyle and anticipation of the Second Coming, the Seventh-day Adventists have attracted nearly 8 million people around the world to what they believe is the true church.