Tuesday Images


Delegates on the floor sit with other members of their regional delegations. Signs mark where each of the 13 world regions. [photo: Robert East]

Delegates discuss revisions to the Adventist Church Manual Tuesday morning. While the Georgia Dome will fill with tens of thousands attending weekend Session events, church business meetings are typically attended by the 2,410-member delegation sitting on the floor and a few spectators in the stands. [photo: Robert East]

A sign in Georgia's World Congress Center directs attendees of the Adventist World Church Session to nearby services. The convention center is adjacent to the Georgia Dome, the site of the Adventist Church's business meetings. [photo: Robert East]

At the podium, Nominating Committee Chairman Robert Kyte introduces the committee's report on 13 candidates for church offices, Tuesday, June 29. At the desk, from left, is Session Parliamentarian Todd McFarland and church Vice President Mike Ryan. [Photo: Gerry Chudleigh]

A delegate on the floor of the Georgia Dome addresses the chair of Tuesday's business meeting, which delved into proposed changes on the Adventist Church Manual. Tuesday was the third day that business meetings have address the 95 proposed changes. [photo: Gerry Chudleigh]

Pastor J. Fred Calkins from Kentucky carves a maple lucet, an antiquated tool used to weave chords, to pass the time while listening to the Session morning business session. "These meetings can be boring," Calkins said. "People say the same thing six times, but [these sessions] are very important and I want to be here to pray for the issues." [photo: Josef Kissinger]

Representatives of the Inter-American Division show bright cultural dress in the International Festival of Mission during the Evening Meeting in the Georgia Dome, Tuesday, June 29. [photo: Josef Kissinger]
JoAnn Davidson, PhD, from the Andrews University Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, gives a presentation on the importance of environmentalism, vegetarianism, and a biblical creation for Seventh Day Adventists in the Georgia World Congress Center, Tuesday, June 29. [photo: Josef Kissinger]

Representatives of the Inter-American Division show bright cultural dress in the International Festival of Mission during the Evening Meeting in the Georgia Dome, Tuesday, June 29. [photo: Josef Kissinger]

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