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.
When the pandemic hit, I witnessed a decrease in youth attending church and a lack of leaders available to minister to those who remained. This afforded me the opportunity to step up and make a difference.
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.
Toward the end of last school year, students from Lake Nelson Adventist Academy focused on environmental stewardship for the academic fair, researching and creating dynamic projects focused on reducing, reusing and recycling in a variety of contexts.