Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- June 2019
The 2019 conference is themed “The Challenge of Caring.” It focuses on the fact that when people in churches and communities are taught how to manage their own selfcare, they become more confident about their care, less dependent and more resilient.
Attendees enjoyed free giveaways such as clothes, slippers, toys and appliances and chose from several meal options provided by the Willow Grove's Soup Kitchen.
A large and wonderful group of board members, staff, Adventist pastors, supporters and volunteers gathered in April to pray together and request God’s presence and blessing on WGTS’ new ministry center in Rockville.
“We made up our minds that we needed to start a kid’s program," said Pastor Angel Smith. "We decided to tutor grades K-8 after asking the local police department what we could do about this situation in our community."
“Since coming to the Adventist church, this has been an experience that I have never had before. It’s like going to see a world premiere,” Wilbur Davis says.
How do I find Christ again?” This was one of the authentic and heartfelt questions asked by high school youth during the recent “ReCharge” gathering at the Worthington church, says Edward Marton, Ohio Conference’s Youth Ministries director.
The Spencerville Adventist Academy (SAA) Honors Chorus was one of the 71 select musical ensembles recently invited to perform at the 28th annual Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha in Indianapolis.
The Cumberland and Frostburg (Md.) churches sponsored an evangelistic series a couple of falls ago, led by Columbia Union Conference President Dave Weigley. While reviewing nightly registration slips, someone noticed that one attendee had indicated he was Mormon.
People love Jesus because Jesus loved people," said José Cortes Jr. at the Columbia Union Conference's Transformational Evangelism event. "Our problem isn’t with our message… But we need members who are filled with the love of God and the compassion of Jesus."
"You have people coming each week and sharing their most precious non-renewable resource each week--Time.. Everything [in the church service] should be done with planning and purpose," says Emil Peeler, senior pastor at the Capitol Hill church in Washington, D.C.