Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Shawn Shives
Will Peterson, executive secretary for the Pennsylvania Conference, plans to retire September 1. Shawn Shives, assistant to the president, will step into this role following Peterson's retirement.
“When God’s people pray earnestly, sincerely, individually, and collectively, God will answer. Great things will happen in and among God’s people. And the world will feel the impact as the Holy Spirit comes to equip and empower His people. ... We have come to serious times. Events in our world call upon every follower of Christ to be totally in earnest in our relationship with God. ... We must learn the power of prayer” (Ellen G. White, Prayer, p. 3).