Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- June 2022
God gives us open communication with Him through prayer. It’s our lifeline to Him. Kettering Health executives recently came together to hold a special prayer vigil for Ukraine.
Camp Mohaven, located in Danville, Ohio, was hit by at least one tornado on Monday night.
If the last two years have taught us anything, if we want to reach people—the churched and the unchurched—we must think outside the box to connect with individuals in hopes of fulfilling their spiritual needs. GracePoints does just that.
When I was in the classroom, one of my favorite verses for morning devotion was Proverbs 3:6–7: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths” (NJKV). These verses reminded us that when we trust in God, we will be blessed by His direction. I’m still comforted by that reminder, especially as our Columbia Union Conference schools contend with the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences.
Thursday, June 9th, 2022 marked the fourth day of the hybrid General Conference (GC) Session in St. Louis, Missouri. It was also the final day of scheduled business meetings.
First female General Conference General Vice-President retires after 17-year term.
This past Christmas, 16-year-old Pathfinder and drill instructor Isaiah Ramos asked his parents to take the money that is usually spent on gifts to instead buy pizza for those experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia.
As you exit the elevator on the fifth floor of the Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis, a sign reads “Broadcast Media.” The area that was once home to sports reporters is transformed for the week of the 61st General Conference Session into a space for interpreters to listen to the Session and relay each presentation continuously to those not able to understand English.
The day began with a digital concert featuring linguistically diverse musicians from around the globe. The business session began with a warm welcome from Esther Knott, associate director of the North American Division (NAD) ministerial department.
Delegates vote to accept dozens of nominating committee recommendations.