Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Columbia Union News
Approximately 275 visitors to the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s North American Division (NAD) headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, procured fresh produce and received free wellness screenings on Nov. 19, 2017. This first NAD/community event comes just days before Thanksgiving, and on the heels of the Oct. 26 grand opening ceremony and dedication of the building.
On December 2, 2017, at 4 p.m. (CST) students from Oakwood University will dialogue with Seventh-day Adventist Church leaders from the North American Division (NAD) during a 120-minute livestreamed conversation. Watch it online!
During the November Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee Meeting, members elected Emmanuel Asiedu as the new treasurer of the union.
The United States Supreme Court recently admitted eight Seventh-day Adventist attorneys–five of them from the Columbia Union Conference territory–as members to the bar.
In 2016 conferences within the Columbia Union territory started 50 new church plants, the most in the North American Division (NAD) that year.
Minnie McNeil, longtime Allegheny East Conference (AEC) and Columbia Union Conference Adventist Community Services (ACS)/Disaster Response director, recently retired.
Early morning clouds gave way to bright sunshine on Oct. 26, 2017, as the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America (NAD) welcomed guests to the grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony at its new headquarters in Columbia, Maryland.
At the Pennsylvania Conference Executive Committee, delegates elected Carlos Charnichart to serve as the new conference treasurer. His wife, Liz, also accepted an administrative assistant position in the conference office.
A blend of more than 250 professionals and students recently attended the 2017 Society of Adventist Communicators convention in Portland, Oregon. See which Columbia Union Conference Young Adult group won several awards at the banquet here.
More than 700 people joined the WGTS 91.9 team for “Night of Hope” recently at the Bethel World Outreach Church in Olney, Md.