Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Columbia Union News
The Columbia Union partners with local conferences to fund community outreach projects annually.
Story by Carolina Ramos
This year the union distributed $215,000 to the following 17 local outreach programs:
Allegheny East Conference: the Collegiate Summer Outreach Project in West Philadelphia.
Después de menos de tres hora de debate, los casi 2.500 delegados ante el Congreso de la AG votaron el mes pasado por el “no” a la multifacética pregunta acordada en el Concilio Anual de 2014 que preguntaba concretamente si las divisiones mundiales deberían ser capaces de elegir si se pueden ordenar mujeres en sus territorios.
Adventist leaders say the Pew findings reflect the church’s mission to prepare all people for Jesus’ return.
Want more of the details, stories and photos we gathered at the 60th General Conference Session in San Antonio? See the stories below for our full coverage of the 12-day gathering of our worldwide Seventh-day Adventist family.
General Conference Stories
San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor thanked Seventh-day Adventists for bringing the free healthcare and the 2015 General Conference session to her city — and said she looked forward to reading a brand-new copy of Steps to Christ.
Restaurants near the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio "beefed up" their vegetarian menus in anticipation of the 6oth Session of the General Conference (GC). But, the results are mixed, they say.
Clarification of the vote on Women's Ordination, Elder Daniel Jackson has modified the original statement released this afternoon.
General Conference President Elder Ted Wilson has requested that each division president of the 13 world regions, clarify the meaning of the vote taken on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.
Women’s Ordination: Divisions May Not Decide
Story by Brenda Dickerson, Mid-America Union Conference communication director
The North American Division (NAD) of Seventh-day Adventists acknowledges the vote that took place earlier today at the 60th General Conference Session, not allowing for regional accommodation of those world regions asking to allow for the ordination of women.