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Covid-19 symposium

Adventistsamfundets region där Sverige ingår (TED) arrangerar ett livesymposium om pandemisituationen. Skicka in frågor i förväg som besvaras anonymt under symposiet! Symposiet sker på engelska.

ons 19 jan 15:00 - ons 19 jan 18:30

The Symposium will be taking place on Wednesday 19 January from 14.00-17.30 GMT (London time) and will be aired via the TED YouTube channel. 

Please find below a direct link to the Live event on YouTube for your reference:

(For those who already follow the TED YouTube channel, - please note that you will automatically receive notification when the event goes Online.)

This event can also be accessed through the TED channel at: https://www.youtube.com/c/tedadventist

Should you or others have any related questions that you would like answered (anonymously) during the Q&A session, do please forward them on to Emma Stickland (estickland@ted.adventist.org) by the 14th January.

This event is available to all, so please do share the poster and information in your spheres of influence. 

Press release January 14, 2022:

VACCINES, FREEDOM AND LOVING OUR NEIGHBOUR

Trans-European Division (TED) to host free COVID Symposium on Wednesday January 19th

Without warning the COVID-19 pandemic changed our world: economically, socially, and even spiritually. Some of us grieve the loss of family and friends, while others continue to experience poor health after infection. Economies shudder and will hopefully recover soon. ‘Social distancing’ has become the new norm, as is wearing masks. New behaviours are enforced as we struggle with a public health emergency. We hear the advice, “For optimum protection take the vaccine”, not once, not twice, but thrice.

And, so, the conversation begins:

“You’ve taken the vaccine? Why did you do that? I don't believe it's a good idea to jab strange chemicals into my body."

“How could you not take the vaccine during this public health emergency?”

“I believe in maintaining optimum health the natural way…”

“I don’t trust science."

"I don’t trust the government.”

“This vaccine was developed too quickly without thorough testing.”

“My body, my choice!”

“Doesn't the Bible predict that one day the government will take away my freedom? 

"And who is my neighbour?"

"There's so much noise on this matter. I wish I could find objective answers to support my faith."

The COVID Symposium will take place online on Wednesday 19 January, from 14.00-17.30 (GMT) and will be aired via the TED YouTube channel. Two medical doctors, Dr Peter Landless and Dr Carlos Casiano, a theologian, Ganoune Diop, PhD, and an attorney, Jennifer Woods, will explore different aspects of the COVID crisis and debunk the most dangerous Coronavirus myths. There will be 30 minutes of presentations from each speaker, and 80 minutes dedicated to answering questions. Watch the live event, for free, on YouTube.

Helping us grow together in Christ – a symposium hosted by the Trans-European Division