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A second mass shooting in less than a year has directly impacted the Columbia Union Conference territory. Among the nine killed in a nightclub in downtown Dayton, Ohio, early Sunday morning was Nicholas Cumer, 25, a trainer interning with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance, an organization that serves patients in several of Kettering Adventist HealthCare’s (KAHC) facilities.
Recently students and faculty from Ohio Conference's Spring Valley Academy (SVA) gathered for a K–12 assembly to dedicate the kindergarten classroom in memory of Zelda Dunn, who taught at SVA from 1994–2011, and kindergarten aide Stephanee Oberer (affectionately known as “Mrs. O.”)
A record 95 couples from across the Ohio Conference recently met at Salt Fork State Park (Ohio) to celebrate the second annual Hispanic Marriage Retreat, titled “Families of Faith—Matrimonies in Victory.”
Les récentes tempêtes violentes du mois de juin, comportant au moins 14 tornades, ont causé la mort d’une personne dans la région de Dayton / Miami Valley dans l’Ohio et laissé la population sans eau et sans électricité.
Luego de las tormentas severas que incluyeron al menos 14 tornados confirmados y la muerte de una persona en el área de Dayton / Miami Valley en Ohio y dejaron a su
paso cortes de agua y electricidad, los adventistas del Séptimo Día se unieron para ayudar a la comunidad.
In the early months of 2018, the Ohio Conference launched an initiative designed to help congregations regain their focus on growing spiritually. The program, known as Disciple Ohio (DO), began as an idea and hope of conference President Ron Halvorsen Jr., to have a practical and tangible way to help churches become more effective in reaching their communities in Ohio.
How do I find Christ again?” This was one of the authentic and heartfelt questions asked by high school youth during the recent “ReCharge” gathering at the Worthington church, says Edward Marton, Ohio Conference’s Youth Ministries director.
At the Columbia Union Transformational Evangelism Conference, pastors discussed what's working and what's not in evangelism.
As of June 5, Kettering Adventist HealthCare (KAHC) facilities have treated at least 175 people with storm-related injuries, and one person has been confirmed dead. Water and power outages also impacted the area.
Spared damage from the recent storms in Ohio, members of the Springfield First church, recently organized to help their neighbors impacted by the tornadoes.