Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement

The Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement is a Protestant Christian denomination, part of the Sabbatarian adventist movement, and formed as the result of a schism within the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Europe during World War I over the position its leadership incorrectly took on proper Sabbath observance and in committing Seventh-day Adventist Church members to the bearing of arms in military service.

The movement was formerly organised on an international level in 1925 at Gotha, Germany and adopted the name "Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement". It was first registered as a general conference association in 1929 in Burgwedel, near Hanover, Germany. Following the general conference association's dissolution by the Gestapo in 1936 it was re-registered in Sacramento, California, USA in 1949. Its present world headquarters are in Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

The Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement is governed by a General Conference, a worldwide association of constituent territorial Units consisting of Union Conferences, State/Field Conferences, Mission Fields and Missions not attached to any other unit. Through its local church congregations and groups of adherents, affiliated publishing houses, schools, health clinics and hospitals, the Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement is active in over 132 countries of the world.

The movement's beliefs largely reflect its distinctive Seventh-day Adventist Church heritage, with some small divergences. See on "Beliefs" below.

Read more about Seventh Day Adventist Reform Movement:  History, Name of Church Congregations, Beliefs, Officers, General Conference Sessions

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