Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- September 2022
Hurricane Ian’s impact on the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States isn’t projected to hit the area as hard as Florida, however several inches of rain are forecast for Virginia, says Bob Mitchell, Adventist Community Services (ACS) and Disaster Relief coordinator for the Potomac Conference.
Adventist HealthCare is advancing bold initiatives to attract and retain high-quality nurses.
Kettering College has been awarded a grant aimed at creating and implementing a comprehensive education program for community health workers in Dayton, Ohio. The funding will be effective immediately through September of 2025, awarding $1,847,399 to the university.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is preparing to launch a national emergency management plan (NEMP) in South Sudan to assist the hundreds of thousands of families, children, and individual people affected by the catastrophic floods.
Hundreds of people recently gathered for the dedication of the new Pennsylvania Conference office—a Mission and Evangelism Center intentionally designed to advance God’s work across the state.
Furman F. Fordham III, was recently installed as the new associate pastor of the Shiloh church in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fordham, or “Pastor Pace,” as he prefers to be called, is the first associate pastor to be installed at Shiloh in more than 25 years.
A new principal was in place when Takoma Academy (TA), located in Takoma Park, Md., opened its doors for the 2022–23 academic school year. Yasmine Julien, an instructional leader, mathematics content specialist and experienced classroom teacher, accepted the assignment to lead the 118-year-old institution.
More than 390 delegates to the New Jersey Conference’s (NJC) 41st regular constituency meeting recently gathered at the Robbinsville church to review and celebrate the ministry achievements over the last quinquennium and to vote in the executive leadership team for the next five years.
Paty Serrano recently started as the new Chesapeake Conference STEM coordinator. Serrano fills the position formerly held by Ophelia Barizo, who retired this summer.
Close to 150 Allegheny East Conference members attended and several presented at the the recent North American Division CALLED Pastors’ Family Convention held in Lexington, Ky.