Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Potomac Conference
After 53 years of ministerial service, Pastor Henry Wright recently preached his final sermon before entering into retirement to a standing room only crowd at the historic Takoma Park (Md.) church.
Can a fictional book meet the Christian mandate to draw people closer to Christ? Three fiction authors are seeking to do just that.
Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington (ACSGW) is one of 24 regional charities recently recognized in The Washingtonian magazine's "Doing Good" feature that recommends area nonprofits to support with holiday season giving.
Genet Berhane believes Seventh-day Adventist education changes lives—it changed hers. Now she is helping others experience it.
Members from 30 Hispanic churches across the Potomac Conference recently gathered at the Southern Asian church in Silver Spring, Md., to celebrate 215 baptisms during “Pentecostes Now.”
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.
Over the past five years, the number of women in pastoral ministry within the Columbia Union Conference has grown to 40. Meet six women pastors who reflect on their call to ministry, as well as their challenges, successes and blessings.
"It was fascinating to learn their stories and see their determination to serve,” says David Brillhart, director and co-writer of a 2016 documentary about four women pastors and their journeys to find acceptance in the churches they were called to serve.
This summer marks the fifth anniversary of Park N’ Praise (PNP), an event run by Seventh-day Adventists from across the Washington, D.C. area, that aims to raise awareness of the need for affordable housing.
Visit a Seventh-day Adventist church these days, and it is no longer guaranteed that the service will start at 11 a.m. No one really knows the history of when or where the 11 o’clock Sabbath worship time began.