Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- May 2020
After hearing of the tragic loss of Officer Katie Thyne, killed in the line of duty just blocks from their church, members from the Calvary church in Newport News, Va., went into action.
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Dave Weigley, Columbia Union president, recently presented NAD President Dan Jackson with a certificate of appreciation for his 48 years of faithful ministry.
Despite the drop in tithe, Columbia Union Treasurer, Emmanuel Asiedu says he has been impressed with members’ generosity during this hard time. “Their giving was more than my expectation, given the COVID-19 crisis and overall financial crisis we are experiencing,” he added.
Office of Education Vice President Donovan Ross shared that he has postponed school accreditation visits until next year and received approval to extend current accreditations by one year so that schools that are up for accreditation can continue operating.
“We can have distance isolation, but not social isolation,” said Gina Brown. “I believe God is going to use COVID-19 in such a way as to make a difference in the lives of others.”
Members of the Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee gathered last week via Zoom to discuss and reflect on the church’s work over the last two months. The main topic? How COVID-19 has impacted the mission and ministry across the eight-state territory.
The Best Christian Workplaces Institute has just named WGTS 91.9 as a “Certified Best Christian Workplace” for 2020. In 2020 all the staff members of WGTS 91.9 took a 55 question survey to share their reflections on the workplace culture and environment.
Washington Adventist University is proud to continue to offer a comprehensive array of quality degrees and programs in 2020. Here is a list of included programs.