Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- This Month's Issue
Anibal Santeliz, pastor at the Cornerstone, Parksley Spanish and Pocomoke churches on the Delmarva Peninsula, is excited about a new one-hour weekly radio program he hosts in his community.
Aníbal Santeliz, pastor de la iglesia de Cornerstone, Parksley Spanish y Pocomoke en la Península de Delmarva de la Conferencia de Chesapeake, está entusiasmado con su nuevo programa de radio en español de una hora a la semana.
Shenandoah Valley Academy’s (SVA) music ministry combines the power of music and the sacredness in the lives of young people who graduate prepared to serve God with their musical talents. One such student is now orchestra director and strings teacher, Kelly Wiedemann (’03), who shares her testimony.
In Grace Outlet, Kris Eckenroth, lead pastor of the Pennsylvania Conference’s Grace Outlet in Reading, shares lessons learned and the story of Grace Outlet, a church plant that strives to dispense the unmerited favor of God.
Middle school and high school art teacher, Nancy Rivera, challenged her students to design and sell linoleum block cards and donate the money to Restore a Child, a Christian charitable organization dedicated to helping orphans and underprivileged children throughout the world.
During the 2016-2021 quinquennium, the Columbia Union Conference seeks to further the work of the Seventh-day Adventist Church by prioritizing the following the following items.
While on a recent mission trip to Pittsburgh, the BMA seniors befriended a young homeless girl. Pastor John Kent, from the Carnegie Simple (Pa.) church, shared that the girl, Michelle “Shelby” Muyango, had been coming to church intermittently due to a difficult living environment. The BMA students took notice of her, and rather than shun her, talked with her.
We asked students at Spencerville Adventist Academy about their relationships with Jesus. Watch their responses below.
We interviewed Nina Atcheson, co-author of the Adventist Encounter curriculum about how the project began. See her answers below.
Read about the new Bible curriculum students across the Columbia Union Conference will soon be using, the Caravan of Training that more than 7,000 attended, and more in the March 2017 Visitor.