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Allegheny East Conference

News from the Allegheny East Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, which includes churches and schools in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Mt. Olivet members sort clothes for homeless individuals, as the church became a Code Blue winter station due to the freezing tempartures.

An artic blast moved through the U.S. this week, dropping temperatures below 0° with the wind chill factor. To help reduce hypothermia deaths in the midst of the freezing, cold weather, a local community partner Tawanda Green contacted Allegheny East Conference’s Mt. Olivet church in Camden, N.J.

At the back-to-school revival, alumnus Garnett Adams (’10) speaks to PFA students about how God saved him during his incarceration.

At Allegheny East Conference's Pine Forge Academy, placing God at the center of operations is the overall objective for the 2018–19 school year. It is for this reason the Religion Department, in collaboration with the Pine Forge church, intentionally planned a powerful and impactful back-to-school revival, including keynote speaker and alumnus Garnett Adams.

Members of the Southwest church’s laundry ministry include Johanna Peart, Dorothy Joint, Carmen Gibson, Corine Cunnison and Hazel Matthias.

One Sunday morning, members of the Southwest Philadelphia (Pa.) church converged on the K Laundromat in Southwest Philadelphia. They not only paid for 50 loads of laundry for surprised patrons, but assisted with washing and drying too—all as a part of their new laundry ministry, Loads of Love.

ADRA helps Baltimore homeowners through Miracle City Church project: Deborah Weithers, outreach lead at Miracle City Church; Billy Andre, emergency response assistant at ADRA International; Rachelle Wood, director of preparedness of the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management; and David Franklin, lead pastor of Miracle City Church.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is working closely with Allegheny East Conference’s Miracle City Church and Adventist Community Services (ACS) on the Frederick Avenue Corridor Flood Restoration Project, to provide financial support through June 2019 for 36 homes in southwest Baltimore devastated by flood waters in May.