The Communications Department's primary purpose is to effectively communicate news and information to members of the Tobago Mission of Seventh-day Adventists and the public at large. The department also strives to train, support and guide church communication leaders to effectively develop a positive image with the public.
The Youth Department of the church works for and through the youth. The primary focus of youth ministry is the salvation of youth through Jesus Christ. This department fosters youth ministry, leads youth to understand their individual worth and to discover and develop their spiritual gifts and abilities and equip and empower them for a life of service to the community.
The Community Services Department is the humanitarian agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that works within our island. We work to meet people’s immediate needs when affected by natural disasters or circumstances of life.
The Education Department governs and provides administration and direction for educational institutions within the conference. The primary aim of Seventh-day Adventist education is to provide opportunities for students to accept Christ as their Savior, to allow the Holy Spirit to transform their lives, and to fulfill the commission of preaching the gospel to all the world.
The Department of Women’s Ministries is committed to encouraging, challenging, equipping and nurturing Seventh-day Adventist women as they do their part in carrying the Gospel message to the world.
Family Life Department works to develop resources, coordinate and promote training events, and provide networking opportunities for those who work on behalf of the family in our Mission.
The Ministerial Secretary's office is to equip pastors and those involved in ministry to achieve their highest personal and professional potential. This includes but is not limited to, spiritual growth & maturity, pastoral & nurturing ministry, evangelism & church growth, global mission & church planting, ministerial resources & continuing education, strengthening and supporting the pastoral family.
Also assigned Chaplaincy & Prayer Coordinator.
Evangelism Sermons and Resources is a resource site of the General Conference Ministerial Association where you get access to End Time Messages from Jesus sermon series.
You can enroll with HopeLives365 Online University evangelism training run by Mark and Teenie Finley.
Click Here to download the Revelation of Hope 2 Sermon Series.
The purpose of the Sabbath School is to make disciples for Christ. It includes the nurture of spiritual growth in members and prospective members, as well as the unchurched who join in the fellowship, study, sharing and service. The Sabbath School exists not only to minister to its members but to train its members to minister to others. The Sabbath School is a school of Christian living, not just an event on Sabbath mornings.
Personal Ministries Department’s primary focus is evangelism. Its goal is to help prepare men and women for the kingdom of glory. The Personal Ministries Department works closely with the other departments to assist in their evangelistic efforts.
The Health Ministries Department is to help men and women reach their full potential, mentally, spiritually and physically. Health Ministry is the gospel of Christ illustrated, the message of God practiced.
The Publishing Department gives leadership to the work of the publishing entities such as the Adventist Book Centers, literature evangelists and provides support for publication and distribution of literature printed by our publishing houses. We believe the publishing work was ordained to play an important role in sharing about Jesus Christ through the medium of print.
Children and Adolescent Ministries
The Children’s Ministries Department provides multiple ministries that develop children to become citizens of the kingdom of God by providing religious education to children.
The Men’s Ministries Department's focus is to support and establish men’s ministries initiatives with the focus of helping men become “Christ-like” leaders in their homes, churches and communities. Connecting men of all ages to God and the Bible our goal is to promote supportive connections between men of all ages while encouraging men to have deeper relationships with God.
Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, is the global humanitarian agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. ADRA seeks to identify and address social injustice and deprivation in developing countries.
The Religious Liberty department promotes and maintains religious liberty, with particular emphasis upon the liberty of conscience. Religious liberty includes the human right to have or adopt the religion of your choice and includes the right to observe days of rest and worship in accordance with the precepts of one’s religion.
Our goal is to teach and preach God’s principles for handling money. To provide resources for the local church to aid in personal and church finance. Our constituency is provided with information and educational material to inspire members to financial faithfulness. Information on tithes and offerings and related matters are also available from this department.
Melina De Coteau-Barrow
The Auditing Department ensures and provides an overview of the credibility of financial systems of the church, in order to assist church administrators (pastors, elders, church board) as well as members in their mission. That is proclaiming the everlasting gospel in our territory of Tobago and throughout the world.
Global Ministries within the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
- The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International is a humanitarian agency operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church for the purpose of providing individual and community development and disaster relief.
- Outpost Centers International (OCI) is a non-profit organization for lay ministries. OCI's members work with local church leadership, seeking areas to strengthen the church and complement its mission.
- Adventist-laymen's Services & Industries (ASI) is a membership-based organization of Seventh-day Adventist laypeople who enthusiastically participate in the church's worldwide mission to serve others and to share the good news of God's love.
- The mission of the Adventist Volunteer Center is to assist the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the proclamation of the gospel to all peoples through the ministry of Adventist Volunteers.
- Enditnow is a global campaign to raise awareness and advocate for the end of violence against women and girls around the world. It aims to mobilize Adventists around the world and invites other community groups to join in to resolve this worldwide issue.
- ACF is a ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist church to students at secular universities around the world. It is known by several names based on the geographical region. Find out more from the parent site.
- Adventist Deaf Ministries (ADM) is a non-profit ministry for deaf people. A faithful group of volunteers comprises the ADM Board of Directors, a majority of whom are Deaf church members and leaders.
- Adventist Recovery Global is a support service for those who struggle with addiction or emotional or mental health challenges, as well as anyone with a family member or loved one struggling with these daily challenges.
- Adventist Heritage Ministry (AHM) is an educational and evangelistic corporation organized in 1981 to assist in preserving the heritage of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.