Home Education

The need for sound Christian instruction for children and parents has been recognized by this movement since the early days of its history. To supply this need and to coordinate all the church’s efforts in this regard, the General Conference requires its Department of Education to sponsor, foster, and encourage the interests of both home and school. In 1919 (reorganized 1922) the Home Commission of the General Conference was born and continued as constituted until 1941. During this period it was cosponsored by most departments of the General Conference. In 1941 the responsibility fell to the Department of Education. For a time it was represented in the field by two organizations—the Home and School Association and the Christian Home Council. The journal Adventist Home and School was th...

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