The National Service Organization (NSO) serves the needs of three important groups of people listed below.
Patrick Graham, Director
610.326.4610, ext. 340 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Orien Clairmont, Administrative Assistant
610.326.4610, ext 336 | email@example.com
THE CHURCH IN GENERAL
Development of policies that clarify the position of the church and its relationship to military service.
Effective communication of those policies to the church.
Consultation with the NSO Committees of overseas divisions, as they provide similar services in their territories where needed.
THE YOUTH OF THE CHURCH
Development and implementation of an educational program to help the youth of the church successfully deal with the issue of military service.
Prepare and circulate appropriate information materials concerning military service.
SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS IN THE MILITARY
Assist Adventist military service personnel with problems of conscience and religious accommodation encountered in the military.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with military and civilian officials to address issues about Adventists in the military.
Promote and supervise retreats for church members in military service.
Provide publication of "For God and Country" to Adventists in the military.
Create and maintain a database of Adventists in the military, as a means of providing them with church publications and other supplies.
Promote a biennial Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries Offering, where needed, as a means of helping provide funds for selected services and materials.