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The Columbia Union Conference is deeply saddened to convey the announcement by Adventist Risk Management (ARM) that ARM president Robert L. Sweezey has passed away. Sweezey was an active member of Chesapeake Conference’s Baltimore First church located in Ellicott City, Md.
“We love Pennsylvania, and we carry in our heart God’s work here,” said Pennsylvania Conference president Ray Hartwell warmly. “We’re committed to move God’s last day message forward.”
Clifford and Deniece Fields recently walked 130 miles to raise funds for Allegheny East Conference’s Pine Forge Academy in Pine Forge, Pa. Clifford, a member of the Class of 1979, conceived the idea for the fundraiser while walking.
Though their numbers may be small, those attending Pennsylvania Conference’s Fairview Village (Pa.) church have big hearts.
With a total of 899 students enrolled for the fall semester, Kettering College of Medical Arts has posted its highest opening enrollment in the 42-year history of the school.
The Pennsylvania Conference welcomes Ron Christman, CPA, who will serve as treasurer beginning September 1.
The close of the Washington Adventist University’s Acro-Airs’ elite season traditionally includes an end-of-year tour.
A newspaper ad, along with word-of-mouth, drew more than 140 women to Pennsylvania’s Conference’s Hanover church’s “Rest in God’s Garden Tea.”
Members of the Hamlet church in Amelia, Ohio, recently joined in and helped Walt and Virginia Weber and Frederick and Beverley Phipps celebrate their 50th anniversaries
Washington Adventist University’s dean of the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Gaspar Colón, PhD, and his wife, May-Ellen Colón, PhD, recently received the highest award for excellence in family life work in the North American Division (NAD). The division’s Department of Family Ministries presented them with the 2009 Distinguished Service Award during the recent annual Family Life Celebration weekend at Andrews University (Mich.).