Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
If the referendum on Maryland’s Civil Marriage Act passes, the state would join six others and the District of Columbia in legalizing same-sex marriage. As they head to the polls this month, Seventh-day Adventist Christians are wondering what passage of this law and two others could mean for Bible-believers. In 1999 and again in 2004, the world church released statements upholding the biblical view and fundamental belief that marriage should involve one man and one woman.
At the third quadrennial constituency session of the Allegheny East Conference (AEC), more than 400 delegates gathered to obtain updates from conference departments, make their voices heard, and confidently re-elect their top three incumbent officers, who will retain their roles for the next four years.