Fourth Sabbath of August
enditnow® Emphasis Day
enditnow® is a worldwide church initiative
enditnow Emphasis Day is on the world church's Calendar of Days and Events. General Conference Women's Ministries (GCWM) coordinates the production and distribution of the enditnow® Emphasis Day resource packets with contributions from six additional co-sponsoring departments of the General Conference: Children's Ministries, Education, Family Ministries, Health Ministries, Ministerial Association, and Youth Ministries.
August 22, 2020
When Jesus Ended It
The General Conference Ministerial Association contributed for the first time to the enditnow Emphasis Day resource packet for 2020. The sermon, "When Jesus Ended It," written and presented on video by Pastor Anthony Kent, associate director of General Conference Ministerial Association, comes with a PPT slide presentation
The seminar, "The Wounds of Abuse," is a PPT slide presentation originally published in Ministry® International Journal for Pastors, November 2018. The script of the presentation is in the packet Word document.
The Dynamics of Domestic Violence, is a PDF booklet written by Dr. Mable Dunbar. It was published in 2016 by North American Division Women's Ministries. Our accompanying PPT presentation "Individual and Community Response to Domestic Violence are PPT slides to work with the checklist from the booklet. Note that the printable checklist handout is included in the packet's Word document file.
Unpacking the packet
The Word document file in the sermon packet contains an outline of divine service suggestion, a children's story, the sermon script, the seminar script, and the checklist handout. The three PowerPoint files include presentations for the sermon, seminar, and checklist. The booklet PDF is not included in the Romanian and Russian packets.
You may print and reproduce the packet if you'd like to share it with others. We encourage you to use it in your church's 2020 enditnow® Emphasis Day program.
Resource Packets by Language (Zip files)
The Dynamics of Domestic Violence PDF booklet
enditnow® social media square images (courtesy of South Pacific Division)
1 in 4 women experience violent abuse from an intimate partner
Prevalence of women experiencing domestic violence: indigenous 60%, Pacific 70%
Rates of domestic violence are the same, church = society
Breaking the Silence brochure
Breaking the Silence magazine
North American Division enditnow website
Church Statements Against Violence
What Can My Church Do?
Protecting Our Children
Enditnow Decision Tree infographic in Spanish
Sexual Abuse: Reclaiming Hope, a seminar for NAD teacher certification and continuing education credit (CEUs), from Adventist Learning Community
enditnow® news and views
enditnow® seven co-sponsoring departments
- Children's Ministries
- Family Ministries
- Health Ministries
- Ministerial Association
- Women's Ministries
- Youth Ministries