We all have a place in the family

Welcome. You are visiting the official website of the Department of Family Ministries of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. We are dedicated to strengthening relationships and empowering ministry leaders and churches in their work with families. Family Ministries focuses on people in relationship. It is a ministry that provides tools to help individuals communicate more effectively, deepen commitment in marriage, and assist in becoming better parents. Family Ministries helps families grow in love and live in harmony as the family of God.

At this site you will find resources and ideas to help launch and maintain an effective family ministries program, the mission and philosophy of Adventist Family Ministries, and position statements pertaining to family issues. You will also find trustworthy and biblical answers to many questions regarding family life and links to other helpful websites.

2024 Resource Book: Understanding Diverse Families

Our prayer is that the 2024 Adventist Family Ministries Resource Book titled Understanding Diverse Families will serve as a valuable resource for pastors, Family Ministries leaders, and disciple-makers dedicated to supporting families navigate the chasm of difference with the heart of Jesus.

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Family Worship Materials

Family worship gives every family an opportunity to Rebuild the Family Altar of God daily. Rather than forcing families and children to have regular family worship, it is an occasion for family members to build stronger relationships with each other and with God. Family worship also offers family members an opportunity to make God central in their…

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Hope for Today’s Families: Presentations and Study Guides

Available in English, French, and Spanish, you can now access the Presentations and Study Guides for the worldwide shared book "Hope for Today's Families".

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Private: Resources to Support Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Articles Survival Guides Covid-19 Survival Guides<br>for Marriage, Families, Parents Available in 6 languages.ExploreLong right arrow Videos 1. Creating a Happy Home in a Pandemic Staying at home is the best option to stop the COVID-19 spread, but it is challenging to keep fear, anxiety, and uncertainty from disrupting the peace in our homes. Willie and…

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Private: Your Marriage Can Survive COVID-19

COVID-19 has dramatically and drastically changed life in our homes. Many of us are feeling anxious, uncertain, and stressed while trying to adjust to a new and hopefully temporary normal. Marriage and family life are already full of challenges, where we inevitably have conflict and hurt one another.

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Tips for Surviving and Thriving During COVID-19 for Families

Here are a few tips to help in managing the stay-at-home orders and maintaining peace in the home.

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Fun & Easy Family Worship Memories

Find more than 25 ideas, new and easy to adapt to your family worship at home.

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Revival and Reformation and your Family

The GC Family Ministries joins the Revival and Reformation program and presents practical ideas to bring your family to a spiritual revival and so reach families for Jesus.

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Adventist Families in North America

This study reveals statistics on Adventist families and marriage, divorce, remarriage, living arrangements, spirituality, abuse, and much more. It is based on a total of 1,397 questionnaires returned from a random, doubleblind sample of families in the Adventist Church in the United States, Canada and Bermuda.

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Pornography Addiction Resources

These two resources are designed by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America with the specific goal of raising awareness of the pornography epidemic and giving churches a tool to help members…

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