Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- May 2018
For Seventh-day Adventists, adherence to God’s Word is also a core fundamental belief: “The Holy Scriptures are the supreme, authoritative, and the infallible revelation of God’s will."
In An Anxious Kind of Mind, Randy Fishell, a member of the Chesapeake Conference’s Willowbrook church in Boonsboro, Md., shares his story of how his life turned around after years of struggling with anxiety disorders.
The early Seventh-day Adventists followed this counsel, speaking on issues ranging from religious liberty to advocating against slavery. In this special web “Perspectives,” James Standish, ADRA consultant, shares one way we can help during this year’s Refugee Sabbath, June 16, and why we, as Adventists, should care.
The following are the top nationality of refugees who have resettled across the Columbia Union (by state) in the last three years.
On June 16, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), the humanitarian arm for the Seventh-day Adventist Church, will commemorate World Refugee Sabbath.
Terri Saelee says the Spirit of Prophecy contains a powerful quote, referring to "refugees": Great benefits would come to the cause of God in the regions beyond if faithful effort were put forth in behalf of the foreigners in the cities of our homeland."
Columbia Union members help refugees adjust to life in a new land.