Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists

October 2018

Members of the Southwest church’s laundry ministry include Johanna Peart, Dorothy Joint, Carmen Gibson, Corine Cunnison and Hazel Matthias.

One Sunday morning, members of the Southwest Philadelphia (Pa.) church converged on the K Laundromat in Southwest Philadelphia. They not only paid for 50 loads of laundry for surprised patrons, but assisted with washing and drying too—all as a part of their new laundry ministry, Loads of Love.

ADRA helps Baltimore homeowners through Miracle City Church project: Deborah Weithers, outreach lead at Miracle City Church; Billy Andre, emergency response assistant at ADRA International; Rachelle Wood, director of preparedness of the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management; and David Franklin, lead pastor of Miracle City Church.

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is working closely with Allegheny East Conference’s Miracle City Church and Adventist Community Services (ACS) on the Frederick Avenue Corridor Flood Restoration Project, to provide financial support through June 2019 for 36 homes in southwest Baltimore devastated by flood waters in May.