Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- January 2019
Kelli Raí Collins released her devotional book, Happy Mail, last October, and encourages those who feel alone or are struggling with their Christian faith to allow her words to uplift them in their relationship with God.
Pathfinders are thriving within the Mountain View Conference (MVC). With eight clubs, and with children eager to participate ... our conference provides many opportunities to stretch and grow our young people,” shares Joel Stecker, MVC Pathfinder director.
In just one week during the New Jersey Conference
evangelism series, more than 134 individuals chose to be baptized.
Allegheny West Conference's Southeast church in Cleveland hosted a “Get Out To Vote” rally the Sabbath prior to Election Day.
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Read articles from our 2018 Visitors here.
“I believe young children need to be spending more time in nature,” says Ruth Davis, the MAPS teacher who initiated the program. “With the rise of technology and many of my students living in the city, most don’t get a lot of time outdoors. Children learn as they play, and, more importantly, in play, children learn how to learn.”
The federal government shutdown at the end of 2018/beginning of 2019 stopped the paychecks of 800,000 federal government employees. Seventh-day Adventists in the DMV are working to lessen the blow.
The Ohio Conference recently hosted their Annual Prayer of Emphasis Day. Event organizer Buffy Halvorsen shared these tips for the day that you can use for a similar event at your church.
Just blocks from the U.S. Capitol, the Adventist Health Policy Association (AHPA) has opened a new office. AHPA is an affiliation of five Seventh-day Adventist healthcare systems, including Adventist HealthCare in Maryland and Kettering Adventist HealthCare Network in Ohio.
Zainab Chaudry, Maryland outreach director for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said, “I feel like it is very important to have these kind of events, especially on days like today—Religious Freedom Day—Because it is a reminder of the work that needs to be done to continue to protect religious freedom and religious pluralism in our country, especially when so many houses of worship and so many faith communities are being targeted by hatred, bigotry and intolerance. … It is an affirmation of our shared values towards one another’s liberty and existence and security.”