World Orphans/Vulnerable Children’s Day falls on Monday, November 13, 2023. The Seventh-day Adventist Church will be observing Sabbath November 18 as World Orphans/Vulnerable Children’s Sabbath in addition to this. Below are some especially prepared materials including posters and sermons. Please feel free to use these resources to promote and observe this special day in your church.

Sermon 1 – by Dr. Orathai Chureson, the current Children’s Ministry Director for the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists:
Hope in a Foreign Land (PDF – US Letter)
Hope in a Foreign Land (PDF – A4)
Hope in a Foreign Land (DOCX – US Letter)
Hope in a Foreign Land (DOCX – A4)
Sermon 2 – by Dr. Samuel Telemaque, the current Adventist Possibility Ministries Director for the Inter-American Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists:
God has a Tender Heart for Orphans (PDF – US Letter)
God has a Tender Heart for Orphans (PDF – A4)
God has a Tender Heart for Orphans (DOCX – US Letter)
God has a Tender Heart for Orphans (DOCX – A4)
Posters (Click to enlarge):
English: French:
Portuguese: Spanish:
From the West-Central Africa Division:

Booklets (We express our appreciation to Mrs. Debra Henry, for preparing this resource! She currently serves as the Caribbean Union Conference (CARU) Possibility Ministries Director):
CARU OVC Booklet – IAD Sermon (PDF – US Letter) CARU OVC Booklet – IAD Sermon (PDF – A4)
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This year, World Orphans/Vulnerable Children’s Day falls on Monday, November 14. The Seventh-day Adventist Church will be observing Sabbath November 19 as World Orphans/Vulnerable Children’s Sabbath in addition to this. Below are some especially prepared materials including posters and a sermon. Please feel free to use these resources to promote and observe this special day in your church.

Sermon:  There Are No Orphans Of God – by Dr. Yuriy Bondarenko (PDF)
Posters (Click to enlarge):
Poster 1 Poster 2
Poster 3 Poster 3 blank
Resources from the Children’s Ministries Department Promotional Video by the Inter-American Division
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Sermon:  Rescued – by Larry Evans(PDF)
Rescued – by Larry Evans(MS-Word)
Sabbath School:  Answering Call for Orphans – by Larry Evans(PDF)
Answering Call for Orphans – by Larry Evans(MS-Word)
Poster: 
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This year, World Orphans/Vulnerable Children’s Day falls on Monday, November 9. In addition to this, the Seventh-day Adventist Church will be observing Sabbath November 21 as World Orphans/Vulnerable Children’s Sabbath. Below are some especially prepared promotional material, activitities and a sermon provided by the Children’s Ministries Department of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that may be used on social media to promote the day, and also a devotional by Gerson Roeske, Vice President of Reach International. Please feel free to use these resources to observe this special day in your church.

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This year, World Orphans/Vulnerable Children’s Day falls on Monday, November 11. In addition to this, the Seventh-day Adventist Church will be observing Sabbath November 16 as World Orphans/Vulnerable Children’s Sabbath. Below is a sermon written by Stepan Avakov, director of the Adoption Support Center in Russia. Please feel free to use this resource to observe this special day in your church.

Resource for World Orphans/Vulnerable Children’s Sabbath, November 16, 2019:

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