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Coronavirus Pandemic

Stories about how members and entities in the Columbia Union Conference are helping out in and responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Banned large public gatherings have forced church communities and schools across the country to get creative in congregating the last two weeks. We’ve assembled a list of resources and ideas to help you better build community during this unprecedented time.

Este sábado 28 de marzo, los líderes de la Unión de Columbia y sus ocho conferencias locales, los líderes de las redes de atención médica e instituciones de educación superior están pidiendo a los miembros que participen en un día especial de oración.

Celia Archie prepares a food basket for Mount Olivet seniors.

Members of Allegheny East Conference’s Mount Olivet church (MOSDAC) in Camden, N.J., regularly distribute food to the community every Wednesday and second and fourth Thursday of the month, but because of the COVID-19 crisis, last week they sought to serve a targeted group of seniors, single parents and single members of the church, as well as the broader community.

Wanting to cut down participants risk of being exposed to the coronavirus (COVID-19), organizers of the Columbia Union Conference level Pathfinder Bible Experience (PBE) decided to postpone the event originally planned for March 21 until further notice.

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Since early January, the COVID-19, the official name given for the coronavirus, has been declared a public health emergency of international concern as the virus has now made a wider impact and reach than the SARS outbreak in 2003.