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To celebrate the hard work Potomac Conference pastors accomplish, leadership quietly selected and recognized two candidates at the annual Pastors’ Meeting, an event for team building, personal reflection and growth.
“Pastors look to find people in the community, and the church who has done unusual things, acting in a way to help. And this year, I asked you, Ken, to help me because you are the recipient!”
“A web store isn’t only like a second location,” says Kermit Netteburg, general manager of LivingWell, “it puts us in every location! You no longer have to make the five-hour drive from Lynchburg (Va.) to Silver Spring to buy a can of Choplets.
Pastor Franklin David says he resonates with the quote by Winston Churchill, which states, “Continuous effort—not strength or intelligence—is the key to unlocking our potential.”
Deaf members from the Potomac Conference, New York, Arkansas, Missouri and Florida recently met at Camp Blue Ridge in Montebello, Va., for the annual Deaf Evangelistic Autumn Revival (DEAR)
The new school year at Potomac Conference's Shenandoah Valley Academy
(SVA) has already provided many blessings! Seeing the smiles and experiencing the youthful energy of 202 students reverberating through SVA’s classrooms, ballfields, cafeteria and dorms is a great joy!
Two pastors from the Potomac Conference--Alex Barrientos, pastor of the Meadowbridge and Gloucester churches in Virginia, and Daniel Xisto, associate pastor of the Takoma Park (Md.) church, were ordained to the gospel ministry earlier this year.
More than 1,000 WGTS listeners came together at Sligo church in Takoma Park, Md., to hear about the hope that Jesus brings at the WGTS “Night of Hope.”
Like many congregations, members from the Yale (Va.) church and the Damascus Grace Fellowship (Md.) church own food banks to help reach the community, but both congregations agree they are surprised with where it’s led them.
Members of the Southern Asian church in Silver Spring, Md., recently celebrated 30 years of God’s faithfulness. “Everyone joined to embrace the history and celebrate what lies ahead,” says Franklin David, pastor.