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  1. 276. Pacific Union Recorder

    (1901–1982, weekly; 1982–1985, biweekly tabloid; 1985–present, biweekly magazine; file in GC ). Official organ of the Pacific Union Conference. Circulation (1993), 60,000.
  2. 277. Pastor

    An ordained or licensed minister assigned to a church or district by the conference or mission committee and paid by the conference. ...
  3. 278. Pastor´s Bible Class

    A series of lessons previously prepared by the Sabbath School Department of the General Conference and currently in 1993 by the Church Ministries Department for use by pastors in presenting Seventh-da ...
  4. 279. Pathfinder Basic Staff Training Course

    (formerly Pathfinder Staff Training Course). A 10-hour training course that has been designated as a separate unit in the overall plan for leadership training of Pathfinder leaders. ...
  5. 280. Pathfinder Clubs

    Organizations providing a character-building program of activities for both boys and girls from 10 to 15 years of age. ...
  6. 281. Pathfinder Honors

    An award for proficiency in any of specific fields classed under Arts and Crafts, Household Arts, Nature Study, Outdoor Industries, Outreach Ministries, Recreation, and Vocational. ...
  7. 282. Pathfinder Leadership Award

    (introduced in 1988). An award designated as a definite forward step in Pathfinder leadership. It is designated not only for the counselor or staff member but for the club director, area coordinator, ...
  8. 283. "Peculiar People"

    A biblical phrase applied to the people of God in the Old Testament ( Deut. 14:2 ; 26:18 ) and in the New Testament ( Titus 2:14 ; 1 Peter 2:9 ). ...
  9. 284. Perseverance

    In Calvinist theology, “perseverance of the saints” denotes the unalterable continuance of the new life in Christ, as the experience of those who have, presumably, been elected by God to salvation. ...
  10. 285. Personal Ministries / Lay Activities

    A facet of the church, the beginning of which can be traced to a women’s group in South Lancaster, Massachusetts, called the Vigilant Missionary Society (established 1869). ...
  11. 286. Philanthropic Service for Institutions

    (formerly Institutional Consulting Service). An office that nurtures and encourages the acquisition of voluntary financial support by church-operated colleges, academies, and hospitals in the North Am ...
  12. 287. Pitcairn

    A vessel (built as a schooner, refitted as a brigantine) used by Seventh-day Adventists for transporting missionaries across the Pacific Ocean from 1890 to 1900. ...
  13. 288. Seven Last Plagues

    The designation in Rev. 15:1 for the fearful judgments ( v. 4 ) of God upon perversely impenitent sinners in the last days, in which it is said that the “wrath of God” is “filled up.” The seve ...
  14. 289. Predestination

    In the biblical sense, the divine provision for humanity’s redemption, foreordained in eternal ages prior to Creation, and the divine desire that all human beings should be saved; in the popular, Calv ...
  15. 290. Premillennialism

    The doctrine that the Second Advent precedes the millennium; this in contrast both to postmillennialism, which teaches that the Advent follows the millennium, and to amillennialism, which makes the “t ...
  16. 291. Present Truth (1917-1955)

    (1917–1955; semimonthly; RH , 1917–1947, PPPA , 1948–1955; file at RH ). An illustrated evangelistic periodical, each issue generally devoted to the presentation of various facets of one doctrin ...
  17. 292. Priesthood of All Believers

    The concept that every person can approach God directly, without the services of an intermediary human priesthood, is one of the fundamental principles of the Protestant Reformation. ...
  18. 293. Primary Treasure

    (1957– ; 16-page weekly; PPPA ; 1993 circulation, 35,457; files in AUC , LLU , UC , PPPA ). The Sabbath school paper for children 7 to 9 years of age. ...
  19. 294. Prison Work

    The psychology of the Seventh-day Adventist prison ministry outreach is based on Matt. 25:36 : “I was in prison, and ye came unto me.” A unified prison ministry program, covering many aspects of p ...
  20. 295. Protestand Magazine

    (1909–1915; quarterly until October 1912, then monthly; RH ; files in AU , LLU , RH ). According to the Yearbook, it was a magazine “protesting against ecclesiastical error and promoting gospel tr ...
  21. 296. Department of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty (PARL)

    A department of the General Conference that represents the church in protecting and securing civil rights related to freedom of worship and belief; conducts public education with respect to the princi ...
  22. 297. Public Health Association of Seventh-Day Adventists (PHASDA)

    Organized in 1966, incorporation completed in 1967, PHASDA served as a professional association made up of health professionals and other members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church interested in prom ...
  23. 298. Publishing Department

    A department in the General Conference whose officers, a director, and associate directors, in an advisory capacity, coordinate the various phases of the denomination’s literature ministry, both produ ...
  24. 299. Publishing Department Director

    A supervisor of the literature ministry within a conference, a union, or a division. He or she was originally an officer of a conference tract and missionary society and was called a state agent. ...
  25. 300. Publishing Development Fund

    A fund set up by the General Conference administered by the World Literature Ministry Coordinating Board to further special publishing projects around the world. ...

Topics

Pacific Union Recorder

Pastor

Pastor´s Bible Class

Pathfinder Basic Staff Training Course

Pathfinder Clubs

Pathfinder Honors

Pathfinder Leadership Award

"Peculiar People"

Perseverance

Personal Ministries / Lay Activities

Philanthropic Service for Institutions

Pitcairn

Seven Last Plagues

Predestination

Premillennialism

Present Truth (1917-1955)

Priesthood of All Believers

Primary Treasure

Prison Work

Protestand Magazine

Department of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty (PARL)

Public Health Association of Seventh-Day Adventists (PHASDA)

Publishing Department

Publishing Department Director

Publishing Development Fund

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