OUR MISSION STATEMENT 

Believing that the second coming of Christ is imminent, we the members of the Purcell Seventh Day Adventist Church, as a part of the world wide denomination Seventh Day Adventists, consider the proclamation of the Gospel to our world to be an urgent necessity Disciples of Christ and Ambassadors of his Kingdom we find joy in obeying God's Ten Commandments and thereby purpose to lead a positive Christian Lifestyle that demonstrates the nature and character of Jesus. Considering that each member is endowed with spiritual abilities to be used for the advancement of the Kingdom of God, the church will provide training and opportunities for the utilization of these gifts. The application of the above principles will lead to an active community of believers practicing love and fellowship, experiencing spiritual and numerical growth, engaging in meaningful worship and awaiting the glorious appearance of Christ our King.

Breakdown of Department In the Our Church

BOARD OF ELDERS In the work and organization of the church, if a pastor has not been provided by the conference/mission/field, the office of elder ranks as the highest and most important. More...

 SABBATH SCHOOL DEPARTMENTS The Sabbath School is the primary religious education system of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and has four purposes: study of the Scripture, fellowship, community outreach, and world global mission emphasis. More...

Personal Ministries DepartmentThe Personal Ministries Department provides resources and trains church members to unite their efforts with the pastors and church officers in the final proclamation of the gospel of salvation in Christ. More... 

Clerical Department The clerk of the church has one of the important church offices, upon the proper administration of which much of the efficient functioning of the church depends. More... 

Deacon and Deaconesses The office of deacon is described in the New Testament (1 Tim. 3:8-13) where the Greek word diakonos is used from which the English "deacon" is derived. More... 

Stewardship The Stewardship Department was organized to help members become effective stewards and to assist in the implementation of God's plan of systematic benevolence throughout the church. More... 

Family Life Family Life is a ministry of grace, acknowledging that the family was established by divine creation as the fundamental human institution. This ministry focuses on people in relationship. More... 

Children's Ministry The Department of Children's Ministries is organized to promote and coordinate ministry to the children of the church, as well as to involve children in service to others. More...

Community Services The Community Services/ Dorcas Society is an important feature of the outreach (missionary) activities of the church. The leader of this society, the assistant leader (if needed), and the secretary-treasurer, are elected at the regular church election. More... 

Adventist Youth Society The primary focus of the Adventist Youth Society is the salvation of youth through Jesus Christ. This ministry works to: 1) lead youth to understand their individual worth and to discover and develop their spiritual gifts and abilities, More... 

Pathfinder Club The Pathfinder Club is a church-centered program for junior youth, ages 10 to 15. Seventh-Day Adventist Church at Purcell Pathfinder Club is an active club whose program provides an outlet for the spirit of adventure and exploration. More... 

Adventures and Eager Beavers The Adventurers Club serve children age 6-9 and Eager Beaver age 2-5.  The purpose of the program is to support parents and care-givers in leading and encouraging their children in a growing, joyful love relationship with Jesus Christ. More...

 

Communications Department This public relations ministry uses contemporary communication techniques, sustainable technologies, and media in the promulgation of the everlasting gospel. Communication within the church and to the broader community is accomplished through this website. More...