Overview & History

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 is composed of laypersons who are members in regular standing in across many conferences and who support the Seventh-day Adventist world church. Each Affirmation Sabbath meeting is voted by local church boards and presented by local members in liason with WCAS.

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 Conferences. Meetings uplift Christ and support the world church.