Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists

This Month's Issue

Members from Chesapeake Conference’s Atholton church—Sarah and Anna Singalla, Janet Keng Asare, Pastor Shawn Paris, Jasmin Elliott and Jair Parada—were photographed by Brian Patrick Tagalog in Columbia, Md.

Seventh-day Adventists are among the most racially and ethnically diverse American religious groups. A groundbreaking survey Monte Sahlin conducted also confirmed that Adventism is not only browning but also graying. How will these demographic shifts impact how we minister in our communities?

The early Seventh-day Adventists followed this counsel, speaking on issues ranging from religious liberty to advocating against slavery. In this special web “Perspectives,” James Standish, ADRA consultant, shares one way we can help during this year’s Refugee Sabbath, June 16, and why we, as Adventists, should care.