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TA has graduated many successful professionals in business, health care, ministry and education, as well as some very successful entrepreneurs. Two of the school's more recent graduates are highlighted.
With the increasing challenges of COVID-19, emotional health and technology addictions facing education today, Manassas Adventist Preparatory School (MAPS) in Virginia has sought a creative answer to these struggles by incorporating outdoor education into its classes.
Since November 2021, Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington (ACSGW) has delivered 560 food baskets to Afghan families staying in hotels awaiting resettlement.
Anita Garcia Mercado lived in the Philippines and was raised a Roman Catholic. She served God in many ways there, ministering to others in their homes, in hospitals and in prisons
The Potomac Conference’s Hispanic Ministries Department recently held its annual evangelistic campaign called “Caravan of Hope.” Every night for more than a week, the caravan made stops at different churches, bringing a message of hope to hundreds of families as they battled COVID-19, unemployment and turbulent family relationships.
What started out as an activity for a women’s retreat a few years ago soon became a ministry called “Creative Inspiration,” led by Debbie Howell at Chesapeake Conference’s New Hope church in Fulton, Md.
Looking for a productive way to help channel Jyremy Reid’s 3-year-old energy and creativity, his mother bought him a sketchbook. His newfound companion accompanied him everywhere, even church.
Recently, the Shenandoah Valley Academy (SVA) campus family gathered in the church for a vespers—not just any vespers, however. This was the Reach Our Kids (ROK) program.
Thirteen ambitious students enrolled in this year’s engineering class at Takoma Academy (TA).
In an effort to go “beyond the walls”—the conference’s new initiative—administrators recently met with Staunton, Va., city officials. “[Our] office has been in the community over the past 50 years, but many people don’t know who we are or what we do,” explains Charles A. Tapp, president.