Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- January 2016
The National Weather Service is predicting a winter storm for the Columbia Union Conference region this weekend and Minnie McNeil, union and Allegheny East Conference ACS/Disaster response coordinator, shares tips on being prepared.
It’s Sabbath morning at your local church but one attendee did not come to worship. The gunman enters your sanctuary and pulls out a weapon. What do you do?
Story by Anna Bartlett, Adventist Risk Management
When Carlos’ mother comes to pick him up after Sabbath School, the other children say he left with a woman they had never seen before.
The Columbia Union Conference is putting forward significant funding to help prove that mission trips don’t require church members to cross oceans or enter foreign lands. Over the past five years, the union has donated $1 million toward its Homeland Mission Initiative. These monies go back to local Seventh-day Adventist churches to fund creative ministries programs, outreach projects and mission schools—all designed to share the gospel message right outside their front doors.
The 2016 Columbia Union Calendar features pictures that illustrate some of the ways members in the Columbia Union share messages of love, ministries of grace and seeds of hope.
Maryland Health Care Commission Approves New Washington Adventist Hospital
After 16 stops across the Columbia Union Conference and countless hours of prayer and preparation, 626 new members joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church during the Caravana de la Esperanza 2015: “Jesus, La Gran Esperanza” (Caravan of Hope: Jesus the Great Hope) event.
The Caravan of Hope, an evangelistic campaign featuring international evangelist Alejandro Bullón and involving more than 100 churches across the Columbia Union, has already celebrated more than 300 baptisms.
Researchers at Loma Linda University Health say the secret may be more fruits and vegetables and no dairy.