• Connecting people to an abundant life with Jesus Christ and preparing them for His return

We equip pastors by encouraging their spiritual and professional growth, ministering to their families, mentoring, counseling, advocating, and providing resources.

About Us

WE are the 411 and 911 for Pastors and Churches.

    • (alphabetically by Area or Group)
    • African American Coordinator – Rudy Peters
    • African American Representative – Gregory Johnson
    • Asian/Pacific Coordinator – James Lim
    • Asian/Pacific Representative – Peter Shin
    • Bay Area – Mitch Williams
    • Delta Area – Tracy Baerg
    • Female Representative – Marlene Rodriguez
    • Hispanic Coordinator – Paul Guevara
    • Hispanic Representative – Jose Diaz
    • Lower Northeast Area – Zach Reiber
    • PUC Area – Chris Esty
    • Redwood Area – Mason Philpot
    • Sacramento Area – Pedro Trinidad
    • Sierra Foothills Area – Meg Baga
    • Upper Northeast Area – Robert Fisher
    • West Central Area – Brad Geinger
    • At Large Representative – TBD
    • At Large Representative – TBD

Professional Development

– InMinistry offers the MA in Pastoral Ministry: The M.A. in Pastoral Ministry is a 48-credit seminary degree designed to help pastors in the field earn a Master’s degree and fully subsidized by NAD. The seminary delivers the classes to the pastors instead of the pastors coming to the seminary.




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Pastors – Check the employees forms page to download files for:
Continuing Education Expense Form
Continuing Education Request Form
Degree Requests
Doctors Degree Expense Form
Expense Form
Masters of Arts in Pastoral Ministry (MAPMin)
Masters or Doctors Degree Request Form
Monthly Reports
And many others

To receive any financial assistance for continuing education or degree programs, you must have pre-approved by the 鶹 Leadership Team. Expense Request Forms will not be accepted if a request has not been approved.

The Sabbatical Form is not currently available. It is being updated. If you have questions, please e-mail Ministerial Director Jim Lorenz at Jim.Lorenz@nccsda.com.


Jim Lorenz II

(916) 886-5618

Linda Terry

Administrative Assistant
(916) 886-5617




Best Practices – NAD Ministerial invites pastors to join us for the “Best Practices Webinars” every 3rd Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. (EST) each month. Each month experts in the practice of ministry share their best practices in ministry. With the webinar format Pastors will be able to participate and ask questions with each presenter through the online delivery.

On the Best Practices website there is a link for upcoming webinars as well as a link that provides access to an archive for past webinars. Some webinars are also archived on Vimeo (search for NAD Ministerial)

Church Support Services provides resource and information support to Seventh-day Adventist pastors, members and churches within the Pacific Union Conference that are involved in nurture and outreach ministry. Services provided include content creation and publication via web, video and print media formats.

The Seventh-day Adventist Ministerial Association of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists exists to serve the global church in its proclamation of the everlasting gospel and in its divine mission to prepare a people to meet their soon-coming Lord. The Association aims to accomplish this mission through its ministry to pastors, pastors’ families, local church elders/company leaders, and Seventh-day Adventist Ministerial Association secretaries.

We exist to empower and support the NAD, union and conference MSA (Shepherdess) leadership and ministerial spouses through networking, resourcing, and training.

The Biblical Research Institute staff exists to promote the study and practice of Adventist theology and lifestyle as understood by the world church.

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