Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Spencerville Adventist Academy
This spring and summer, one student from each of the Columbia Union Conference academies received the Caring Heart Award from Columbia Union’s Office of Education. Those honored demonstrated a commitment to service and witnessing.
Charis McRoy, a junior at Chesapeake Conference's Spencerville Adventist Academy, learned how to loom knit hats from a family friend. After making hats for each of her family members, McRoy wondered how she could use this newfound hobby to serve others.
Carrie Hess (pictured), an English teacher at Chesapeake Conference’s Spencerville Adventist Academy in Silver Spring, Md., joined 11 other Seventh-day Adventist teachers across North America who received top recognition by the Alumni Awards Foundation (AAF).
On April 19, a day blessed by sunshine and bright skies, the members of Chesapeake Conference’s Spencerville church in Silver Spring, Md., met on property purchased six years earlier to break ground for a new PK-12 facility.