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Allegheny East Conference

News from the Allegheny East Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, which includes churches and schools in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.

The worldwide refugee crisis is prompting the United States to open its immigration doors to a larger number of people from regions in turmoil.

This dramatic increase will undoubtedly enhance the chances that families fleeing persecution may move into our communities in the near future. How should Seventh-day Adventists respond when refugees from Syria, Burma, Iraq, Honduras, Guatemala and other nations become our neighbors?

Allegheny East Conference's Maryland Central Korean church in Gaithersburg sparked a Sabbath movement that now reaches all the way to South Korea. The Return to the Bible Movement, a mission project to spread the Sabbath message to local Protestant pastors and elders through advertising, began in November 2011.

Para el Global Youth Day [día global de jóvenes] de la Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día, las iglesias de Allegheny East Conference participaron en varias actividades de enfoque comunitario como el “sermón” de ese día. Además de oraciones y abrazos gratuitos, la iglesia Rehoboth Spanish en Reading, Pa., distribuyó té caliente de jengibre, batidos de frutas y granola hecha en casa.