Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- February 2018
Between the increasingly common natural disasters, mass shootings, sexual misconduct of those in public office, the opioid epidemic, accidents and disturbing social and political issues, it seems like every day is a struggle to survive. But the good news is that we can.
This week church leaders, local pastors and institutional leaders from across the Seventh-day Adventist church in North America gathered to discuss ways to collaborate to reach, retain and reclaim the people of North America with Jesus’ message and mission. Watch the videos!
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center in Rockville, Md., for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients who come to the hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab for care.
This month two Ohio Conference pastors, Ron Anderson and Tom Hughes, traveled to Ghana to begin meetings of their own as part of Pentecost 2018. Hughes recently spoke to 1,500 university students.
Designed to make biblical text easy to understand, practical and appealing to the reader, Mazani’s new book, On the Plains of Moab: Reflections for the End Times, ana- lyzes the final moments of ancient Israel’s 40-year journey from Egypt to Canaan.
While in Colombia this past year, Munoz met David, a member of an Adventist church who works as a tailor. David dreams of growing his business to employ family members and neighbors who don’t have jobs: “Through this ministry, I want to make it impossible for drug lords to find illiterate people willing to work in their fields and to have those 500,000 children in school, learning to dream big.
“During the last year, we lost 21 members due to deportation over their immigration situation,” says Steven Rantung, pastor of Allegheny East Conference’s First Indonesian church in South Plainfield, N.J.
After prayerful consideration, the Ohio Conference Executive Committee voted over the weekend to approve Michael D. Gilkey, J.D. as new conference treasurer.
On November 14, 1977, more than 200 years after the battle on Bunker Hill, the Massachusetts site was again the scene of violence involving Pine Forge Academy staff and students. It was not of the variety that would secure a place in history as a source of national pride, but asked the question of how far these United States had evolved in the quest for freedom and equality for all its people.
Nearly 400 recently gathered for the grand opening of the Pennsylvania Conference’s Allentown Hispanic church. The celebration included three baptisms and a ribbon cutting ceremony with local, conference, union and General Conference leaders.