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The Hiram Seventh-day Adventist Church is part of the Georgia-Cumberland Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.  This Conference oversees more than 160 churches and 40 elementary and high schools located in Georgia, Eastern Tennessee, and Cherokee County in North Carolina.  Within this region are also four Adventist hospitals, nine Adventist Community Services Centers, and one Adventist University.

There are almost 36,000 Adventists within the Georgia-Cumberland Conference. The conference employs nearly 400 pastors, teachers, and support staff. Active in youth ministry the conference has 58 Pathfinder Clubs with over 2,000 Pathfinders and almost 500 Adventurers, a children's ministry. We are one of eight conferences comprising the Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Nine unions make up the North American Division, which is one of 13 divisions of the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Conference Vision
A passionate commitment to intimacy with God and a firm belief in Christ’s imminent return compel each of us to share the everlasting gospel by every possible means.

Conference Mission

  • Spiritual Life: Intimacy with God is nourished by prayer, study and application of the Word, public and private worship, and faithful stewardship that strengthen a personal commitment to serving Jesus as Savior and Lord.
  • Kingdom Growth: Share the everlasting gospel through personal and public evangelism, church planting, small group fellowship, community involvement, and healing the broken by applying media, technology, and talent to reach all in our territory.
  • Shared Leadership: Following the apostolic model, pastors and teachers partner with each member, resourcing and developing spiritual leaders for effective ministry.
  •  Discipling Youth: Every family, church and school is committed to connecting our children and youth to Jesus for service and mission.
  • Christian Education: Seek to make quality Christian education available and affordable to all children and youth entrusted to our conference family.
  • Serving Others: Serve others and build relationships through involvement in a wide variety of community activities and agencies.