Office of Human Relations

The North American Office of Human Relations, with its director and its advisory committee, is concerned chiefly with the strengthening of the bonds of unity among the diverse people groups within the churches and institutions of the North American Division. It is a service that works with Division and union administration in the work of reaching people within its assigned territory and helping to transform the diverse racial and ethnic people groups of the church in North America into a new people, a new community, and a new society based on love and peace. The office sees four major objectives as essential to its work: (1) promoting fundamental belief 13 as the church’s official statement of oneness and encouraging the membership to take aggressive steps to achieve unity; (2) promoting...

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