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Two pastors from the Potomac Conference--Alex Barrientos, pastor of the Meadowbridge and Gloucester churches in Virginia, and Daniel Xisto, associate pastor of the Takoma Park (Md.) church, were ordained to the gospel ministry earlier this year.
More than 1,000 WGTS listeners came together at Sligo church in Takoma Park, Md., to hear about the hope that Jesus brings at the WGTS “Night of Hope.”
Like many congregations, members from the Yale (Va.) church and the Damascus Grace Fellowship (Md.) church own food banks to help reach the community, but both congregations agree they are surprised with where it’s led them.
Members of the Southern Asian church in Silver Spring, Md., recently celebrated 30 years of God’s faithfulness. “Everyone joined to embrace the history and celebrate what lies ahead,” says Franklin David, pastor.
Movie and paint nights, quilling and Bible journaling, Financial Peace University seminars and concert series are just a few items on the calendar at the Courthouse Road church, located in North Chesterfield, Va., near Richmond.
Want to help with Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts? Adventist Community Services leaders are asking for help in a particular way.
Laura Hoffman, mother of Annicka (’21), a musician, home educator and principal of Boulevard Adventist Academy in Charleston, W.Va., shares her perspective on how Potomac Conference's Shenandoah Valley Academy is positively impacting students.
For more than 22 years, Tim Harley has been serving Potomac Conference’s Shenandoah Valley Academy (SVA) in New Market, Va., including as head chaplain since 2004, and as the associate chaplain eight years before that.
For 30 years, Claudio Consuegra has been a volunteer law enforcement chaplain. Consuegra, a member of Potomac Conference’s Beltsville (Md.) church, and the director of Family Ministries for the North American Division, has served as a chaplain in six states.
In an effort to make disciples of all nations, members of Potomac Conference's Solid Rock church in Arlington, Va., have recently focused their attention on a different sort of “nation”—cyberspace.