Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
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The New Jersey Conference held its English, Haitian and Hispanic camp meetings this summer with an attendance exceeding their expectations.
There is a line in the theme song of the TV show Phineas and Ferb that goes, “The annual problem for our generation is finding a good way to spend it.”
Sixty Children’s Ministries local church directors and staff from 22 churches attended the Children’s Ministries Convention earlier this year. Pamela Daly and Ana Maria Benzaquen from the North American Division Children’s Ministries Department presented the Ministering to Families track in English and Spanish.
As I read Jesus’ words in John 14:1, “Let not your heart be troubled” (NKJV), I cannot stop thinking about my 2-year-old granddaughter, Catalina, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.
More than 30 Teen Leadership Training (TLT) candidates and staff recently attended New Jersey Conference's iTell TLT retreat.
Faculty and staff praise the Lord for the many blessings He bestowed upon Lake Nelson Adventist Academy (LNAA) throughout the 2022–23 school year. These blessings have come in the form of protection, students giving their lives to Jesus, and many opportunities for individuals to share their God-given talents with the community, say leaders.
Principals, staff and teachers from five schools in North, Central and South New Jersey recently gathered in Piscataway for Teachers-in-Service 2023.
Jeffrey Prado, a church member from the Paterson Eastside church, felt the need to do more for the surrounding community. As a result of several conversations, Paterson Eastside created a new department—the Good Samaritan Department—which will specialize in community service.
The Lord commands us to arise from the spiritual slumber and lukewarmness and to shine the light in our church community, neighborhoods and families.
Andre Ascalon, who retired at the end of 2022, served in the New Jersey Conference (NJC) for 38 years—20 years as a lay pastor and 18 as a full-time pastor.