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Allegheny West Conference

News from the Allegheny West Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

Allegheny West Conference, "Get Ready, Get Ready, Get Ready", Beacon of Hope Church, First Church of God

Allegheny West Conference (AWC) recently held its first in-person camp meeting in four years. The five-day meeting, located in Columbus, Ohio, at both the Beacon of Hope church and the First Church of God—one of the most spacious edifices in the Columbus area—was themed, “Get Ready, Get Ready, Get Ready,” which was echoed from the opening night with David Taylor, a professor emeritus from the School of Religion at Loma Linda University (Calif.).

Adventist Outreach Ministries Community Service program, Avondale community members “shop” at the Shiloh pantry

When members of the Shiloh (Ohio) Cincinnati church started their Adventist Outreach Ministries Community Service program in 1952, they wanted to address the immediate food and clothing needs of their community. Some 70 years later, that community service program has blossomed into a respected institution that is well-known in Avondale for its food pantry.