The Carolina Conference is the headquarters for the Seventh-day Adventist churches in North and South Carolina.
To proclaim to all peoples the everlasting gospel in the context of the Three Angels’ Messages of Revelation 14:6-12, leading them to accept Jesus as their personal Savior and to unite with His church, and nurturing them in preparation for His soon return. We pursue this mission under the guidance and power of the Holy Spirit, utilizing all of our God-given talents and resources.
The Carolina Conference oversees more than 120 churches and 20 companies in North and South Carolina comprised of a variety of ethnicities, including English, Spanish, Cambodian, Haitian, Karen, Korean and African congregations. The Conference has 16 elementary schools, five K-10 schools, two academies, one Adventist hospital and numerous community centers within its territory. With campuses in both Asheville and Elizabeth City, the 450 employees of Carolina Adventist Retirement Systems (CARS) provide care for 460 residents each day. The Conference also owns and operates Nosoca Pines Ranch retreat center and summer camp in Liberty Hill, SC, and the Adventist Christian Book Center in Charlotte. Membership in the Conference is nearly 21,000, and there are around 230 ministry workers employed as pastors, teachers, aides, office staff and administration.