Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Adventists in the community
Interview by Celeste Ryan Blyden
With the goal of reducing pedestrian fatalities at one of Maryland’s most dangerous intersections, representatives from several Seventh-day Adventist institutions in the Takoma Park, Md.-area participated in a pedestrian safety awareness event recently.
Residents of Montgomery County, Maryland, and surrounding areas are being urged to get a flu shot this fall to help them stay healthy and avoid seasonal influenza, an illness that affects more than 25 million people in the United States each year.
Pennsylvania Faith United Against Tobacco, a diverse coalition of faith leaders from across the state, held a press conference recently at the state capitol to urge the legislature to enact comprehensive smoke-free legislation that covers all workplaces and protects all Pennsylvanians from the dangers of secondhand smoke.
More than 300 Pennsylvania members and pastors gathered last weekend in Carlisle, Pa., for the second Equipping University.
Between 250 and 300 Columbia Union College (CUC) students, faculty, and staff recently left their classes and ran from their desks to go and make a difference in their community. Service Day is an annual event sponsored by the college’s Campus Ministries and other various academic departments.
Nearly 380 teenagers and 100 adult leaders, representing 17 churches and 10 states, converged last week for an in-home mission project in Vandalia, Ohio.