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El Comité Ejecutivo de la Conferencia de la Unión de Colombia emitió esta declaración el 20 de noviembre.
En la reunión de fin de año del Comité Ejecutivo de la Unión de Columbia el mes pasado, los miembros afirmaron la necesidad de centrarse en la misión, discutieron la votación anual del Concilio de la Conferencia General (CG) 2018 para implementar un nuevo sistema de conformidad sobre las entidades eclesiásticas de todo el mundo y votaron emitir una declaración en respuesta.
The Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee issued this statement November 20.
At the year-end meeting of the Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee last month, members affirmed the need to focus on mission, discussed the 2018 General Conference (GC) Annual Council vote to implement a new system of compliance over church entities around the world and voted to issue a statement of response.
“We pay tribute to them today for their steadfast, unwavering commitment to furthering God’s kingdom through living a life that exemplifies Christ by caring for and putting the needs of others first,” said Rob Vandeman, Columbia Union Executive Secretary.
Story by Columbia Union ASI Staff
The Columbia Union Adventist-laymen’s Services and Industries (CUASI) recently hosted their fall convention, themed “Launch 2018: Not Mine, But Yours,” at the Doubletree by Hilton in Columbia, Md.
Delegates to the Pennsylvania Conference’s sixth Triennium Constituency Session recently re-elected conference officers and departmental directors. The leadership team will serve for five years, as, moving forward, delegates voted to move to a quinquennium.
On November 6, 2018, the Executive Committee of the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church voted the following response to a General Conference vote taken at the 2018 GC Annual Council:
After a vote of 121-90, NAD president Daniel R. Jackson offers passionate plea.
Stewart Pepper, pastor of Pennsylvania Conference’s Pittsburgh church, says that the funds raised will be like a drop in a bucket, but it important to help. He says the situation helps [Adventists] “understand we aren’t isolated; we’re part of the community. … There is a bigger world out there than just us.”