Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- November 2019
Responding to this question that sparked a renewed church conversation on abortion, delegates to the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Annual Council recently debated and voted a Statement on the Biblical View of Unborn Life and Its Implications for Abortion.
At the recent Potomac Conference pastor/teacher meeting, administrators recognized outstanding educators and pastors for the work they have done. This year they gave special appreciation to four professionals:
Shiloh Community Services, church elders and 10 volunteers partnered with a local women’s domestic violence shelter to bring hope, love and a warm meal to survivors of domestic violence.
Bob Tate, a retired pastor and member of Ohio Conference’s Centerville church, recently released Keys to the Kingdom through TEACH Services.
Marcia Moore, a lay member from the Allegheny East Conference, recently shared a story at the North American Division (NAD) Year-End Meetings, that has people talking online.
Osceola McCarty was born in 1908. She lived with her aunt and grandmother in Mississippi. When her aunt returned from a hospitalization unable to walk,
Shenandoah Valley Academy (SVA) math teacher and volleyball coach, Becky Patrick, is committed to girls’ sports. Patrick recognizes that girls who participate in sports are more likely to have lower rates of teen pregnancy, drug and alcohol abuse and possess more self-confidence.
The Movement Germantown (Md.) church recently hosted their second annual Prayer Drive-Thru. Church members offered one-minute prayers with drivers and distributed copies of Steps to Christ.
Pentaevangelism, … what is that?” asks Peter Simpson, Hispanic Ministries coordinator for the Ohio Conference. “We’ve done many things, but nothing like this.”
The church calendar becomes very busy toward the end of the calendar year, with special music programs, pageants, feasts and more. Unfortunately, during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, we often become self-indulgent.