Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
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A 2018 Takoma Academy (TA) graduate, Taylor Waters matriculated to Andrews University (Mich.), where he received a dual degree in Business and Aeronautical Science in 2021.
Recently, the Beltsville Adventist School’s (BAS) Robocats club in Beltsville, Md., seized victory by earning the FIRST LEGO League Champion’s Award at the Adventist Robotics Mid-Atlantic Region Qualifying Tournament.
A spiritual revival occurred on the campus of Potomac Conference's Shenandoah Valley Academy during student-led Week of Prayer like nothing I’ve seen before.
For more than two years, pastors and teachers in the Potomac Conference have been intentional in moving beyond the physical walls of their buildings to reach those in their communities. Now, young people are also getting on board.
Ask any member of the Potomac Conference Pastoral Ministries Department if they enjoy what they do with and for their pastors, and you will see their faces light up.
On March 22, 2023, Shane N. Anderson was confirmed as senior pastor of Pioneer Memorial Church, becoming the fifth lead pastor to shepherd the campus church of Andrews University. He has served as pastor of the Potomac Conference's New Market Church since 2004.
Easter is one of the times community members are most likely to attend or visit a new church. But many Seventh-day Adventists are hesitant to host an event associated with this holiday.
One tradition Shenandoah Valley Academy students look forward to—for more than 20 years now—is the handbell RingFest held in Toledo, Ohio.
Recognizing the need for an infusion of new energy and vision into dying churches, the Potomac Conference recently transitioned Paul Graham to serve as assistant to the vice president for Pastoral Ministries for Revitalization.
This spring, Takoma Academy (TA) will welcome its alumni back to campus to celebrate and reconnect during alumni weekend, themed “Still Standing!”