John G. Matteson Institute of Evangelism / Mattesonskolen (Mysen, NO)

Established September 1986 at the Norwegian Publishing House, Oslo, on the initiative of Gunnar A. Gustavsen and Willy Hugstmyr, publishing directors in the West Nordic Union. The institute is situated in Mysen, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southeast of Oslo. The institute is not a school, but rather an activity or a training program that is run by the Church Ministries Department in the union. It has an advisory committee that helps plan the activities and recommends the operating budget. The program has only one salaried employee, the director of the program. The Matteson Institute owns no property or facilities, and its operation is financially based on regular and special appropriations made by the union and the local conferences. It is also supported by “Granheim-stiftelsen,” an...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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