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Pennsylvania Conference

News from the Pennsylvania Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and its organizations.

A small group of members interested in reaching the more than 15,000 Liberians living in the Philadelphia area reached out to Pastor Matthew Kamara who was completing a doctorate of ministry at Andrews University (Mich.). Kamara previously served as the treasurer of the Liberian Conference in Africa and planted several churches there and in South Bend, Ind.

The North American Division (NAD) recently awarded Jeanne Hartwell, Pennsylvania Conference Family Ministries director, and Ray Hartwell, Pennsylvania Conference president, the Distinguished Service Award in Family Life during the Adventist Conference on Family Research & Practice (ACFRP) at Andrews University in Michigan.