Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Potomac Conference
Amid the growing number of closures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington (ACSGW) will remain open starting March 16 to help feed families whose children would otherwise receive free or reduced meals at school during the two-week school closure.
Story by Salena Featherstone
Carnegie Hall (N.Y.) is known for its history of extraordinary music and musicians. Its standard is beyond measure, including acts from around the world. Legends such as Tchaikovsky, Billie Holiday, Mahler and The Beatles have filled Carnegie Hall throughout the years, making Takoma Academy’s (TA) news extra special.
“We believe in sharing God’s blessings with our entities,” said Columbia Union Conference Treasurer Emmanuel Asiedu. “[We] want to give $550,000 back to our entities to support the mission. [We’re] giving the money now so we can share the blessings now.”
On March 2, Potomac Conference’s Camp Blue Ridge in Montebello, Va., officially reopened after temporarily closing for regular business hours last season.
Recently four leadership gift pledges from the Shenandoah Valley Academy (SVA) Alumni and Potomac Conference positioned the SVA Board of Trustees to upgrade the current Zirkle Gymnasium complex.
Though Kosly Joseph may not have seen his future as a pastor, multiple people questioned if he had considered the ministry or if he was a pastor before becoming one..
Most teachers can’t wait to be off for the summer. No more grading, lesson planning, noisy classrooms or ringing bells. Shortly after summer hits, however, many teachers begin to miss their students, classrooms and joy that being a Christian school teacher brings.
Jyremy Reid, who hosts Potomac Conference's podcast, says that God teaches him an effective message with just about everything he creates.
A plumber has already fixed the broken pipe for $6,000. Another $11,000 of plumbing work will still need to be performed to prevent another flood. The downstairs is still unusable.
Takoma Park City Council leaders recently honored Erwin Mack, head elder at Sligo church (Takoma Park, Md.), for his efforts in bringing faith communities together to work with business in order to improve the city.