How Did World Church Affirmation Sabbath Begin?
Affirmation Sabbath originated in conversations that arose between members of the Upper Columbia Conference Lay-Advisory Committee in March 2016, in the context of disregard by some North American Division church leaders for the voted decisions of the 2015 General Conference in Session. The eventual result was Affirmation Sabbath.
Who is Behind World Church Affirmation Sabbath?
The World Church Affirmation Sabbath Committee of Laypeople of the Upper Columbia Conference (WCASC for short) is composed of laypersons who are members in regular standing in Upper Columbia Conference churches and who support the Seventh-day Adventist world church. In Upper Columbia Conference, Affirmation Sabbath meetings are voted by church boards and held by local churches in liason with WCASC.
What is World Church Affirmation Sabbath?
World Church Affirmation Sabbath is
- a gathering of laypeople
- by region
- within a Conference
to build up the Church. Laypeople combine in fellowship and participate in brief, interactive lay-presented talks designed to equip and to bless the Conference. Meetings uplift Christ and support the world church.