Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Potomac Conference
Fox 5 News reporter Holly Hunter recently filmed a live, three-segment story on Olney Adventist Preparatory School and their etiquette classes taught by Christine Chen, school board chair and cofounder of the Olney, Md., school and president of Global Professional Protocol.
There’s an active Spanish-speaking youth group in the Potomac Conference called Movimiento Joven Adventista (MJA). Just before Thanksgiving, they showered love and care upon needy families in Takoma Park, Md.
More than 125 young adult members from the Allegheny East and Potomac conferences congregated at the Dupont Park church in Washington, D.C., recently for First Fridays.
Buz Menhardt (pictured bottom), associate pastor of the New Market (Va.) church, knows how stressful it is to try to attend church business meetings and bring his children along.
Iris Argueta, Children’s Ministries director for the Washington Spanish church in Silver Spring, Md., and Charles Tapp, senior pastor of Sligo church in Takoma Park, Md., are bringing their extensive broadcasting backgrounds to the General Conference Session.
Last month Hercules Pinkney, EdD, an elder at the Allegheny East Conference Breath of Life church in Fort Washington, Md., was recently named Leader of the Year for Montgomery County, Maryland.
Denny Grady, who serves as Youth Ministries director for the Potomac Conference, will add Columbia Union Conference coordinator for youth to his responsibilities.
Leaders from across the Columbia Union gathered last week for second quarter meetings called “midyear meetings.”
Indian American leaders from the Washington, D.C., area gathered earlier this month to show their support and to help launch a new voluntary, nonprofit, public/private organization called Friends of Southern Asia Adventist International (FOSAAI) Inc.
Kevin Sullivan, a member of Potomac Conference’s Waynesboro (Va.) church, was recently sworn in as an administrative appeals judge for the Social Security Administration (SSA) for their office in Baltimore.