Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists

February 2018

Photo of David Franklin at NAD's eHuddle 2018 by Pieter Damsteegt

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.

Impoverished and unschooled children wait for the opportunity to enroll in a Christian school, as the team who visited Colombia donated $3,500 for this cause.

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.

The late Fred Walters, with Mark Washington, Samuel Perry and John Jones. With their teacher, Charles Battles, all were wounded in the attack, but their injuries were not severe.

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.