Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- This Month's Issue
Until recently Jane Odero served as a pastor in western Kenya’s Nyalgunga district. During her time in this largely un-entered region, she shepherded a district with five churches and two companies, and worked to revive three more companies.
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.
Did you know that Asia has replaced Latin America (including Mexico) as the biggest source of new immigrants to the U.S.? This and nine other trends highlighted by the Pew Research Center are shaping the demographics of the U.S.
Through her book, One Thing I Ask, Debbie Luther Howell wants to lead Christians back to knowing God through His Word.
In her book, Walking the Pathway of Prayer, Violet Cox, Prayer Ministries director for the Allegheny West Conference, invites readers to journey with her and discover a more meaningful prayer life.
Read (or download) the 2018 June Visitor here.
As Christians, we possess the head knowledge about God’s promises and plans for our lives. However, many times our belief in His care and protection doesn’t translate into our response to life’s difficulties.
Seventh-day Adventists are among the most racially and ethnically diverse American religious groups. A groundbreaking survey Monte Sahlin conducted also confirmed that Adventism is not only browning but also graying. How will these demographic shifts impact how we minister in our communities?
The plight of refugees from around the globe has come to the forefront in recent years due to horrific wars such as those in Syria and Iraq. As some make their way to the U.S., Columbia Union members are reaching out, making friends and helping them feel at home. Read about this and news from around the Columbia Union in the May 2018 Visitor.
For Seventh-day Adventists, adherence to God’s Word is also a core fundamental belief: “The Holy Scriptures are the supreme, authoritative, and the infallible revelation of God’s will."