Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- September 2020
During the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ohio Conference leadership recognized one thing: Ministry does not stop. Woven into their COVID-19 “Ministry Action Plan” are words of encouragement:
This year has been a year to remember, beginning with the presidential impeachment trials and political party lines being drawn. Next came the COVID-19 pandemic, social isolation, border closings and the resulting economic crisis around the world.
A historic groundbreaking ceremony will take place at Potomac Conference's Camp Blue Ridge in Montebello, Va., on October 10 at 4 p.m.—marking the beginning of Phase 1 of the Master Plan for the campus.
Leonel Pottinger, the ministerial director for the New Jersey Conference, recently retired after nearly 50 years of selfless ministry.
The candidate will serve in an interim capacity until the Union’s constituency meeting July 10-11, 2021.
During a summer in 2016, Camp Mohaven counselors Taulbee and Macomber touched the lives of five young men. And this summer, these five touched the lives of many campers for Christ.
For six years listeners have been enjoying the WGTS 91.9 Summer Concert Series with Tysons Corner Center. It’s the station’s premier summer event on Friday evenings on a large outdoor plaza. This year the pandemic changed everything, but the series continued, albeit in a new format.
As Ana Laura Piedra sees it, this moment has given musicians a chance to rehearse like never before. It may be the optimist view, but she is an optimist.
How is the coronavirus impacting the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Columbia Union?
Many churches across the Columbia Union Conference are still closed for in-person worship due to the coronavirus pandemic, including all churches in the Allegheny East and West conferences. Churches in the New Jersey Conference have experienced 38 deaths as a result of COVID-19. Eighty percent of these churches are now open at 25 percent capacity, reported President Dave Weigley at the September 17 Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee meeting.