Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- March 2020
The word intentional means that an action is taken on purpose. Interestingly, when it comes to the most important things in life, it often seems that few people treat them with an intentional mindset.
Members of Allegheny East Conference’s Mount Olivet church (MOSDAC) in Camden, N.J., regularly distribute food to the community every Wednesday and second and fourth Thursday of the month, but because of the COVID-19 crisis, last week they sought to serve a targeted group of seniors, single parents and single members of the church, as well as the broader community.
“Forging to the Future,” the theme of the 2019 National Pine Forge Academy’s (PFA) Alumni Weekend, welcomed past students to the campus.
Therezinha Barbalho grew up in Brazil and wanted to be a pastor more than anything. But she realized her dream career wasn’t going to happen, so she went back to school and became a lawyer.
“What’s the difference between the old church and the new church?” a member who hadn’t attended the Pottsville church for 15 years asked Pastor Alex DuBee while visiting during an evangelistic meeting.
The Shenandoah Valley Academy (SVA) Alumni Association Board is developing a database of alumni and parent professionals interested in sharing their education and career journeys with students
The Haitian Youth Federation of Allegheny East Conference recently held its first annual young adult retreat at Sandy Cove Ministries (Md).
The online meeting “helped me to know that we are not alone in this. We aren't ‘crazy’ to feel the things we do. Although we are Christians, we are also human and get worried at times," said Anissa Pérez, a Seventh-day Adventist in the Washington, D.C., area.
“Historically, it is in crisis when the church has the most significant opportunity to live out its full mission of being the hands and feet of Jesus,” wrote Chad Stuart, senior pastor of Chesapeake Conference’s Spencerville church in Silver Spring, Md.
Amid the growing number of closures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington (ACSGW) will remain open starting March 16 to help feed families whose children would otherwise receive free or reduced meals at school during the two-week school closure.