Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Columbia Union News
Today during the 27th Columbia Union Conference Constituency Session, union delegates voted to re-elect all three of its executive officers: Dave Weigley as president; Rob Vandeman as executive secretary; and Seth Bardu as treasurer. Delegates also re-elected four vice presidents and voted in a new vice president of education.
This coming weekend, members of the Columbia Union Conference will gather at Potomac Conference’s Southern Asian church in Silver Spring, Md., for the 27th Constituency Meeting. They’ll hear reports about the accomplishments of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in this territory during the past five years and elect leaders for the next quinquennium.
Washington Adventist University (WAU) will release its quinquennial report on the state of the university to its Board of Trustees, alumni, donors, faculty, staff, students and other constituents at a meeting May 20, 2016.
WGTS 91.9 is pleased to welcome Pastor Kumar Dixit to the position of chaplain at the radio station and media ministry. “I feel privileged to join the WGTS 91.9 radio team,” says Dixit. Before moving to Canada three years ago, Dixit had lived in Maryland and had been a WGTS 91.9 listener for 20 years.
Hamlet Canosa, vicepresidente del departamento de Educación de la Unión de Columbia, recientemente anunció que tiene planes de jubilarse en junio después de servir por 24 años en este territorio y un total de 44 años para la Iglesia Adventista.
Hundreds recently attended the “Testify” weekend convention hosted by the Columbia Union chapter of ASI (Adventist-laymen’s Services & Industries). The theme emphasized the impact that Adventists can have for the kingdom of God.
Cortés hopes this event, part of the Compassion 10 Mission initiative to inspire members to collectively volunteers for 10 million hours in 2016, will inspire a “lifestyle rather than an event."
Treasurer Juan R. Prestol-Puesán says the budget is being adjusted as church leaders “rest in the hands of the Lord.”
Derek Morris has been named President of Hope Channel Inc., the global Christian television network of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Morris, who currently serves as editor of Ministry magazine, will now oversee the operations of the Hope Channel network of 43 affiliate channels.
Daniel Jackson, North American Division president, wrote the following letter to church members about the upcoming day of hope and compassion.