Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- September 2017
Washington Adventist University held its fifth annual Visionaries Gala last week at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda.
This fall New Jersey Conference’s Lake Nelson School in Piscataway re-opened it’s doors with a new name, Lake Nelson Adventist Academy, and an expanded offering of grades through high school, but not until after overcoming many obstacles.
This summer marks the fifth anniversary of Park N’ Praise (PNP), an event run by Seventh-day Adventists from across the Washington, D.C. area, that aims to raise awareness of the need for affordable housing.
Last weekend Columbia Union members and students packed 10,525 personal care kits for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
I remember when my family moved to the New Jersey Conference 30 years ago. My wife, Celita, two sons, Jose Jr. and Josue, and I came after ministering in the Euro-African Division. We carried four nearly empty pieces of luggage, but our hearts were lled with dreams.
Visit a Seventh-day Adventist church these days, and it is no longer guaranteed that the service will start at 11 a.m. No one really knows the history of when or where the 11 o’clock Sabbath worship time began.
While Sabbath potluck remains high on the list of member favorites (Who would want to miss haystacks?), for many, the fellowship ends as soon as the last piece of dessert has been claimed.
The Columbia Union Conference is creating a database of volunteers interested in traveling to Houson and other areas impacted by natural disasters.
Over the Labor Day weekend some 180 adults from across the North American Division (NAD) (including two from Australia) sailed from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to the Bahamas on the Adventist Single Adult Ministries (ASAM) cruise themed “Plugged In.”
A group of Potomac Conference churches in the Richmond area have learned the key to building community in their churches is through a ready-made small group—families.