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Allegheny East Conference

News from the Allegheny East Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, which includes churches and schools in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Reginald Alexander, publishing associate for AEC

Reginald Alexander, publishing associate at the Allegheny East Conference and a member of the Pine Forge (Pa.) church, has had cardiac sarcoidosis— a heart condition—since he was young. After two pacemakers, complete heart blockage and having limited cardiac output, his doctor declared that he needed a heart transplant.

Anthony Medley, senior pastor of Allegheny East Conference's Emmanuel-Brinklow church, displays the citation from the Maryland General Assembly. Photo by Sheldon Kennedy

One of many quotes Martin Luther King, Jr. is known for goes like this: “Life’s most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” The members of Allegheny East Conference's Emmanuel-Brinklow church in Ashton, Md., answer that question each month with major community service projects that have caught the notice of local and state government leaders.