World Refugee Sabbath

Saturday, June 16 2018 has been designated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church's as the third annual "World Refugee Sabbath".
This day has been set aside to raise awareness of the needs of the more than 20 million people who have been displaced from their homes due to civil unrest and persecution.

ADRA Europe, and the Adventist Church in Europe are hosting a special World Refugee Sabbath programme livestreamed from the Community Centre that is being run in Belgrade, Serbia. The programme can be followed live in this page.

Saturday morning click this link for the live streaming

Churches, groups, families and individuals are invited to participate using the livestream, videos and other resources made available on this site as well as by exploring the information and stories shared by the ADRA International here

ADRA is also partnering with other faith-based organizations in promoting a Pray for Refugees campaign. You can find daily prayers at

Do you want to share a message of compassion on World Refugee Sabbath at your church ?

- You can download and disseminate the advertisement poster for the June 16th programme.

- You can download sermon notes here: Sermon Notes_Refugee Sabbath 2018_ADRA.

- You can also download bulletin inserts in English: World Refugee Sabbath_Bulletin Insert English

- You can share the last year's promotional video.

Want to show your support on social media ?
Right-click the I Support Refugees icon (below in English, Spanish, French, and Arabic) and save it to use as your profile picture in June.