Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- August 2022
More than 100 New Jersey Conference leaders attended the Children's Ministries convention, and many local church leaders attended a VBS training.
“This is the first time I have heard the Word of God preached in my native language!” Nina spoke with her new pastor, tears welling up in her eyes.
On July 30, Charlotte Pedersen McClure, former director of Communication for the Columbia Union Conference, former managing editor of the Visitor magazine, and retired pastor from the Spencerville church, was ordained to the gospel ministry.
The Women’s Ministries Department at the Shiloh Cincinnati church recently hosted a crafting event. The women enjoyed conversation, music, a raffle giveaway and a light meal before making crafts to support two local community projects.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is scaling up emergency operations to deliver food assistance and water to vulnerable communities on the verge of starvation within the Horn of Africa, including Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Uganda.
The weeklong local mission trip provided 11 teenagers an opportunity to take part in creative service projects in Baltimore.
August 10-14, the Columbia Union Conference is hosting the Relentless Camporee. Watch the livestream here or on YouTube or Facebook.
Three beloved and accomplished Takoma Academy (TA) staff members retired at the end of the 2021–22 academic year.
Potomac Conference's Olney Adventist Preparatory School (Md.) held a cooking class and a "Kids in the Kitchen" contest to learn the basics of food preparation while fixing healthy meals and discovering new foods.
Will Peterson, executive secretary for the Pennsylvania Conference, plans to retire September 1. Shawn Shives, assistant to the president, will step into this role following Peterson's retirement.