Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
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Last month Celeste Ryan Blyden, Columbia Union Conference communication director, and Kermit Netteburg, senior pastor of the Beltsville (Md.) church, led a webinar designed to help churches find practical ways to raise awareness of the Adventist Church.
Rob Jepson, Adventist HealthCare’s vice president of Government Affairs and Public Affairs, was sworn in last month as chairman of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce in the state of Maryland. Jepson is a member of Chesapeake Conference’s Frederick (Md.) church.
John Konrad, general manager and vice president of WGTS 91.9 FM, the Christian radio station owned by Washington Adventist University (WAU) in Takoma Park, Md., was honored recently for his efforts to use the station to minister to the Washington, D.C., community and beyond.
The Chesapeake Conference Executive Committee has elected Rick Remmers, DMin, as their new conference secretary.
We regret to announce the passing of Adrian Theophilus Westney, DD, 82, who died last night after a brief illness.
Members of Allegheny West Conference’s Dale Wright Memorial church in Germantown, Ohio, recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of their current building
For three days in October, Potomac Conference’s Deaf Evangelistic Adventist Fellowship (DEAF) congregation of Silver Spring, Md., hosted its ninth annual Deaf Eastern Autumn Revival (DEAR) Camp Meeting.
Kitty “KM” Hammond, 76, a second-generation member of Chesapeake Conference’s Dover (Del.) church, recently had 50 years of professional art on display at the Delaware Agricultural Museum in Dover.
Kirsten Wolcott, a 2007 graduate of Richmond Adventist Academy in Richmond, Va., and a member of the Tappahannock (Va.) church, was recently found dead on the Pacific island of Yap, Micronesia.
At the year-end meeting of the Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee, attendees learned that despite the economic downturn, tithe is up 1.7 percent in the Columbia Union.