Lake Nelson Adventist Academy’s (LNAA) spiritual leaders desired to further expand their ministry to their students. What emerged from their discussions was the vision of a church plant on LNAA’s campus: the Academy church.
Gigi Darko wanted to do something different for her 40th birthday—something that would give back to the community. In 2019, Darko and 10 of her family members, including her Ghanaian-born husband and two daughters, flew to Ghana to share books and school supplies with children in need.
Extracurricular clubs are a resourceful, fun and interactive way to teach students new information and skills. This year, faculty and staff at Pine Forge Academy (PFA) are utilizing clubs to share their personal hobbies with students.
Blue Mountain Academy (BMA) began the new year with 161 students—an increase in enrollment over the past three years—and with several “power weekends” featuring speakers who shared their testimonies and challenged the young people and staff to take the steps needed to strengthen their relationships with God.
The Columbia Union Conference’s 97 early childhood education centers, elementary, junior academies, academies and colleges have a combined enrollment of 8,069 this school year, up from 8,027 last school year.