© Allegheny West Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, 2018.

HOW
WE
SERVE
The primary mission and ministry of the Secretariat Office is to provide direction and support to the employees and churches of the Allegheny West Conference. This is accomplished in the following ways:
  • Actively overseeing various organizational aspects of 58 Seventh-day Adventist churches, 5 companies, and 7 official groups comprising of 16,889 total members of which 10,614 are now listed in eAdventist (end of 3rd quarter 2018).
  • Accumulating statistics and generating regular membership reports for the Allegheny West Conference, Columbia Union , North American Division and the General Conference.
  • Preparing, recording and maintaining the Executive Committee agenda and minutes.
  • Conducting training workshops for clerks and pastors on  basic clerical duties as well as training fin the eAdventist church membership and management system.
  • Supporting the Human Resources Department with hiring, termination, benefits and AWC Employee Handbook development.
  • Updating and maintaining, in conjunction with the Human Resources Department, continuous service records for all Conference employees.
  • Processing calls for incoming workers and calls of speakers for special occasions, etc.
  • Processing requests for credentials and licenses for all Conference employees.
  • Processing of retirement applications for all employees for the Regional Conference and the North American Division Retirement Plans
  • Ministering to conference churches (preaching, organizing mission groups, organizing churches, conference ministry, and social functions)