Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Ohio Conference
Story by Celeste Ryan Blyden
During the fifth Columbia Union Notable Persons of Honor Awards, union leaders recognized various individuals who have exemplified not only strong leadership, but service to God and their fellow men and women.
Earlier this year, the Hispanic Ministries Department set a goal to baptize at least 100 people in 100 days during the “100 Days of Harvest” evangelistic campaign. As part of this initiative, more than 800 people recently attended the 2018 Ohio Conference Hispanic Camp Meeting at Camp Mohaven in Danville, Ohio.
Kettering College recently celebrated its second annual KC Giving Day with donuts and coffee, Chick-fil-A, popcorn, and sweet treats. More importantly, the College celebrated with a spirit of giving among alumni, students, staff and friends.
As we celebrate Spring Valley Academy’s (SVA) 50th anniversary, we’ve chosen to highlight the “Year of Jubilee” for our school theme.
Affectionately nicknamed “King of the South” by his pastoral peers, Ron Anderson ministers to a large district that includes Chillicothe, Jackson, Manchester and Portsmouth churches in rural, southern Ohio.
Ohio Conference's Hamilton church recently celebrated their third annual “Hometown Camp Meeting,” a special, spiritual weekend.
In his latest book, Perfect Grace, Tom Hughes, pastor of Ohio Conference’s Newark and Lancaster churches, shares about discouragement that came from his endless pursuit of perfection.
In the book, Hughes provides the remedy.
A small group, originally based in the Springfield Spanish church, met every week in private homes until they grew to about 14 baptized members.
Mariya Marton recalls with painful clarity the day her life turned upside down. She was pursuing a Master of Arts in Practical Theology and completing her internship at Ohio State University's hospital in Columbus, when she started feeling dizzy and sick.
Sometimes a ministry begins by happenstance. This was the case five years ago when leaders from the Women’s Ministries team of the Columbus Eastwood church made too many quilts for their annual campout.