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Nine students from academies within the Columbia Union Conference recently received the Office of Education’s annual Caring Heart Award. The following graduates were nominated for demonstrating a personal commitment to service and witnessing.
Volunteers from the North American Division, Allegheny East (AEC) and Chesapeake conference Adventist Community Services Disaster Response have joined forces to help clean up flood damage in the Baltimore and Catonsville, Md., areas following floods in the spring.
Seventh-day Adventists are among the most racially and ethnically diverse American religious groups. A groundbreaking survey Monte Sahlin conducted also confirmed that Adventism is not only browning but also graying. How will these demographic shifts impact how we minister in our communities?
This week the Supreme Court of the United States of America decided in favor of Jack Phillips, a Christian baker in Colorado, who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because of his religious convictions. What does the ruling mean for religious liberty? Walter Carson, legal counsel for the Columbia Union Conference, weighs in on what this important decision means to Seventh-day Adventists.
The Columbia Union Conference Adventist Community Services (ACS), NAD ACS and Miracle City church are partnering to help clean-up flood damage in Maryland. They need your help!
This coming fall, all Columbia Union Conference elementary students will be studying Bible class with the new Adventist Encounter Bible Curriculum. High school classes across the union already use this program that promotes the Bible as the primary textbook, and encourages a deeper relationship with God through hands-on activities.
Camp Meeting Season in the Columbia Union Conference starts this weekend. Don't miss it!
For the third year in a row, the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) has recognized and accredited WGTS 91.9 for upholding the highest financial standards.
More than 10,000 people joined the Columbia Union Conference family during the last two years, including 5,300 in 2017. Members gave $133.9 million in tithe, a 3.06 percent increase over 2016, and more than $2.1 million in world mission offerings.
On June 16, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), the humanitarian arm for the Seventh-day Adventist Church, will commemorate World Refugee Sabbath.