Conference News


SCC Education Department On the Move – Growth and New Staffing

Adventist Education is experiencing tremendous growth in the South Central Conference.  In 2013-2014 school year, enrollment increased by over 30% from 595 in August, to 778 in May.  Although enrollment has been on the […]

Funeral Notice of Mr. John P. Antwine


Family Visitation
Saturday, July 19, 2014, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sanders & Sanders Funeral Home
6171 Hwy 49
Greenwood MS 38930

Sunday, July 20, 2014, 1:30pm
Bell Chapel Missionary Baptists Church
Hwy 49 South, Cruger, MS

Condolences may be sent to:
Mrs. […]

Funeral Notice for Mr. James Richardson, Jr.

Funeral Service

Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:00 Noon
Freedonia Missionary Baptist Church
6440 Phillips 300
West Helena, AR 72390

Condolences may be sent to:
Mrs. Lillie Buckingham
4543 White Fox Street
Memphis TN 38109

Funeral Service Entrusted to:
Kincaid Funeral Services, Inc.
1188 Hwy 49
West […]


The Huntsville Association of Retired Adventist Workers (HARAW) recently launched the “Second Responders Prayer Ministry”.  HARAW President William Parks and Dr. Clarence E. Hodges, Second Responders Coordinator and Communications chairperson, announced that this ministry, […]


On Sunday, May 25, 2014 the disabled of Mt. Calvary SDA Church in Huntsville, AL ventured out to be by themselves at Ditto Landing, a resort area also in Huntsville. Yes, it was predicted […]

Funeral Announcement for Mr. Charles J. Horton

July 9, 2014
Family Visitation: 12:00 pm
Funeral Service: 1:00 pm
Immanuel Temple SDA Church
2102 S. Alston Avenue
Durham, NC 27707

Condolences may be sent to:
Mrs. Dorothy Horton
5117 Barbee Road
Durham, NC 27713

Funeral Notice For Elder Franklin S. Hill, III

Family Visitation:
July 7, 2014. 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Young Funeral Home
1107 Hank Aaron Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30315

Funeral Services:
July 8, 2014.
Viewing: 2:00 pm
Service: 3:00 pm
Boulevard SDA Church
240 Maynard Terrace SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

Condolences may be […]

Funeral Announcement for Charles Terrell

Closing of the Review and Herald

On Tuesday, June 17, the constituents for the Review and Herald Publishing Association (PHPA) voted to close the RHPA, in Hagerstown MD., and transfer all it’s assets and operations to the Pacific Press Publishing […]

SCC Women Choral

CALLING  ALL  LADIES, 12 years and older

You are invited to be part of the WOMEN’S CHORAL,   June 19, 2014 is WOMEN’S DAY at the 68th South Central Conference Camp Meeting in Huntsville, AL

The choral […]

Women’s Ministries Hold Redeeming Love Evangelistic Series

And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people.  But when he saw the […]

South Central Conference Employee Comings and Goings

Mrs. Sharon Lewis to Join the Office Staff, Pastor Tina Carriger to Join Pastoral Staff and Mrs. Angenetta Hill to Return to Classroom
Recently on our website, we shared the fact that six of our […]

Funeral Notice for Mr. Woodrow Graves

Public Viewing:
Friday, May 30, 2014
3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Funeral Service:
Saturday, May 31, 2014
9:30 am

St. James AME Church
588 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 622-1344

Services entrusted to:
Whigham Funeral Home
580 Martin Luther King Jr. […]

South Central Conference Responds to Disasters in Louisville and Tupelo, Mississippi

It had been 4 years since a tornado hit the State of Mississippi. Yet again, a tornado ripped through the cities of Louisville and Tupelo, Mississippi on April 28, 2014. There were 23 counties […]

Funeral Notice of Mr. Leroy Goodloe

Public Viewing
Friday, May 16, 2014
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Royal Mason Funeral Home
718 Brownsferry St.
Athens, AL 35611

Funeral Service
Saturday, May 17, 2014
2:00 pm
Round Island Creek M.B. Center
13829 Lucas Ferry Rd.
Athens, AL 35611

Please send condolences to […]

F.H. Jenkins Students Present Week of Prayer At SCC Office

The office staff at the South Central Conference was recently blessed by another Week of Prayer-the second in the past month. A few weeks earlier, several of the local Pastors came to the conference […]

Daddyz-Girlz Event Deadline is May 15!

Oakwood University

Camp Meeting, June 14 at 8 pm

7000 Adventist Blvd, Huntsville, AL 35896


For more information contact:

Elder Shirley Scott: 256 683 6145

Pastor Vandeon Griffin: 615 337 5249

Funeral Notice For Mr. Larry T. Buckingham

Funeral Service
Saturday, April 19, 2014 – 3:00 pm
Indiana Street Baptist Church

Services Entrusted to:
Brown Funeral Home

Condolences may be sent to:
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Buckingham
4543 White Fox Street
Memphis, TN 38109

Small Church Day in Brent, Alabama

Each year for the past five years, the office staff of the South Central Conference has gone to a small church and spent the Sabbath with them. The individuals in the office bring an […]

The Jamaica Prayer Mission

“Give me Scotland or I die!” was the cry from John Knox as he had the burden for evangelizing Scotland.  The same passion fell on Pastor Roy Rugless for Jamaica.  In March, 2013, he […]

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Zion Temple, Woodvile, MS

Unless the Lord builds the house, They labor in vain who build it; Unless the Lord guards the city, The watchman stays awake in vain.   Psalms 127:1- NKJV

Zion Temple Seventh-day […]

SCC Staff Week of Prayer Recap & Sermon Videos

Sermon Videos are below

Day 1 – Pastor Michael Polite

Day 2 – Pastor Willie Black

Day 3 – Pastor Furman Fordham II

Day 4 – Pastor Nelson B. Stokes


The First Seventh-day Adventist Church in Huntsville, Alabama completed the final phase of renovations at its new location.  Just five months after occupying their new 54,000 square foot worship complex at 1303 Evangel Drive, […]

Mt. Calvary Opens Community Services Center

On Saturday, January 17, 2014, the Mt. Calvary Church members in Huntsville, AL, dedicated a new facility for its Community Services Center.   Having partnered with Manna House food distributors for several years, the center […]

Bethany S.D.A. Community Services Hosts Phone-Faith Ministry For the Blind

Bethany S.D.A. Church’s Community Services in Montgomery, AL was happy to host the Phone-Faith Ministry for the Blind on Sunday, December 1, 2013.  Pastor Jeffery Watson gave a warm welcome from Bethany Church.  Nettie […]

Oakwood and Southern University Students Canvasses Together

This winter, literature evangelist from Oakwood and Southern Universities entered the mission field sharing their faith and returned with testimonies and $28,000 in donations toward their tuition. Here is one testimony.  “This winter was […]

“Biggest Loser” Brings Baptism!

Biggest Loser: “Hi, I’m Rebecca and I heard that your church is having a Biggest Loser program. I’m in Scale Back Alabama (weight loss program) and I would like to join your group to […]

Military Appreciation Day

On October 26, 2013, Fairfield First Seventh-day Adventist Church in Fairfield, AL. celebrated its 3rd annual Military Appreciation Day with Alabama Veterans for Christ. Military Appreciation Day is a day set aside at Fairfield […]

South Central’s 1st Annual Generosity Symposium

“It was a blessing to experience the Generosity Symposium,” stated Pastor Alex Horton, “The Word of GOD, the presentations, workshops, breakout sessions, materials, gifts, and the special ASI (Adventist-Laymen’s Services & Industries) business luncheon […]

NAD Year-End Meetings Experience

This year, I had the privilege of representing the Southern Union as a NAD executive committee member for the first time. With experience serving on the South Central Conference executive committee, I had similar […]

Huntsville Havoc – Ice Fishing

“Be where God wants you to be and then when you get there do what He wants you to do and say what He wants you to say.” That’s my mantra. And on this […]

South Central Has Historic On-Line Videoconference Executive Committee Meeting

History was made on September 15, 2013, when the Executive Committee of the South Central Conference on-line, via videoconference.

The three Administrative Officers, President Dana C. Edmond, Executive Secretary Auldwin T. Humphrey and Conference Treasurer, […]