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Fourteen teams from the Columbia Union Conference received first place rankings at the recent Pathfinder Bible Experience Finals at Southwestern Adventist University in Keene, Texas. One team, the Blue Mountaineers from the Pennsylvania Conference's Hamburg (Pa.) church received a second-place ranking.  More than 125 teams from the United States and Canada competed.

The Columbia Union Conference and churches in the Allegheny east, Chesapeake and Potomac conferences recently kicked off the "Prophecies of Hope" evangelism initiative.  Here are a few photographs from the events across the Baltimore/Washington area.  Want to see your church featured?  Email your photo and caption to or tweet it using #Propheciesofhope.


Members of Restoration Run Club (RRC), a club sponsored by Potomac Conference’s Restoration Praise Center in Bowie, Md., recently won the Healthy Church Challenge at Washington Adventist University’s (WAU) 5K Fun Run in Takoma Park, Md.

Story by Devona Brown

Columbia Union Implements New Standards for Church Auditing

Story by Beth Michaels, Photos by Kelly Coe

During daily meetings last week at the Columbia Union Conference office in Columbia, Md., conference treasurers and auditors gathered to learn about the union’s new standards for auditing local churches.

Allegheny East, Chesapeake and Potomac conferences are gearing up for the Columbia Union Conference's "Prophecies of Hope" evangelism initiative starting April 11.

Watch this video report to see snippets from the March 21 prayer rally and watch interviews from participants eager to share hope with their communities.