Office of the Executive Secretary

How We Serve

The Secretariat department is an administrative body responsible for processing calls for missionaries worldwide.

Secretariat also prepares committee agendas, archives committee minutes, trains and supports regional church secretariat departments and maintains the SID’s Working Policy.

Department Resource Files


The Church Manual (19th Edition, 2015) describes the structure, operations, and functions of local churches and is adopted by the General Conference Session.


An overview of the vision and strategic plan of the Conference. Download a copy of the strategic document.