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Laura Hoffman, mother of Annicka (’21), a musician, home educator and principal of Boulevard Adventist Academy in Charleston, W.Va., shares her perspective on how Potomac Conference's Shenandoah Valley Academy is positively impacting students.
For more than 22 years, Tim Harley has been serving Potomac Conference’s Shenandoah Valley Academy (SVA) in New Market, Va., including as head chaplain since 2004, and as the associate chaplain eight years before that.
For 30 years, Claudio Consuegra has been a volunteer law enforcement chaplain. Consuegra, a member of Potomac Conference’s Beltsville (Md.) church, and the director of Family Ministries for the North American Division, has served as a chaplain in six states.
In an effort to make disciples of all nations, members of Potomac Conference's Solid Rock church in Arlington, Va., have recently focused their attention on a different sort of “nation”—cyberspace.
Stephen Laing recently joined the Potomac Conference as vice president for education.
On July 5, 2018, Potomac Conference's Takoma Academy (TA) Chorale flew to Tshwane, South Africa, to participate in the 10th anniversary World Choir Games (WCG), not knowing they would make a huge impact in the lives of others, and, in return, be impacted themselves.
Like many Americans, Sylvia Urrutia and Anissa Pérez, members of Potomac Conference’s Arise Hispanic-American Company in Silver Spring, Md., felt emotionally drained the past few weeks, watching families be torn apart on the U.S./Mexico border while trying to enter the country. Now they are doing something.
The Potomac Conference Alexandria Spanish and Fredericksburg congregations in Virginia are currently connected to 18 Virginia Department of Corrections prisons, offering what possibly no other Adventist church in the world does—video conferencing to unite inmates with their loved ones.
Representatives from the Montgomery County Council of Maryland honored Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington (ACSGW) last week for their 35 years of ministry to the community.
It's been a big year for Washington Adventist University graduate Jidong Zhong.