Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- June 2016
When Jacob Harris was 8 years old, his family moved from Liberia to Maryland so his father could serve as a Lutheran minister. Harris was bullied in school because he was not from the United States. He decided that he didn’t want to be different and started hanging out with gang members. That decision led him to an unhealthy lifestyle including drugs, fighting and crime.
Just in time for grilling season, here’s a hearty and tasty burger recipe from Clara Iuliano, a member of the Pennsylvania Conference’s Hamburg church, that packs protein and will add “meat to the bones.”
We are living in difficult times. It seems as if our civilization is falling apart because of terrorism, abuse and hatred. It is shocking to watch the news, as apparently harmless people—men, young women, sometimes children or elders—detonate themselves with explosives, killing and injuring dozens of people they do not even know! Can it get any crazier?
El Pastor John T. Boston, II, y la familia de la iglesia Central de Columbus están forjando una nueva vía de ministerio en la Asociación Allegheny West (AAW).
The State of West Virginia will officially turn over a supply and distribution warehouse in Belle, W.Va., an area heavily impacted by the recent floods, to Seventh-day Adventist disaster relief teams today.
Tara VinCross, director of the REACH Columbia Union Urban Evangelism School, has accepted a call to be senior pastor of the Azure Hill church in Grand Terrace, Calif.
Following last week's floods in West Virginia, in which 23 people were killed and thousands were left homeless, staff from Mountain View Conference’s Adventist Community Services (ACS) have been actively coordinating relief efforts. The team is working to organize a warehouse in Belle, W.Va, just south of Charleston, where victims will receive necessary items.
Larry Murphy, Adventist Community Services director for the Mountain View Conference released this update on the West Virginia flooding:
Bob Mitchell, Potomac Conference Adventist Community Services and Disaster Relief coordinator released this statement today:
“I never thought the United States needed missionaries,” says Anthony Araujo, an aspiring pastor from Peruvian Union University. “That’s where the General Conference is, that’s where the best pastors in the world are; people from North America typically come to Peru to open mission fields.”