“We support the development of new churches so as to establish a presence in communities that are not being served by our existing congregations, including in major urban centers like Baltimore, Reading, Pa., and Washington, D.C.,” says Frank Bondurant.
In preparation for the Columbia Union Conference 2021 “Year of the Bible,” leaders, pastors, students and members are invited to write and submit short devotionals about one of their favorite Bible verses and what it means to their lives.
Daniel Tryon has been promoted to president of Southview Medical Center, part of the Grandview Medical Center System. He succeeds Richard Manchur, who was recently named president of Grandview Medical Center.
In response to the warning issued by the 2019 General Conference Annual Council, the Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee voted to “affirm and express its unwavering support for the primacy of the Word of God; the mission and fundamental beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church; the belief in the Prophet Joel’s prophecy of Joel 2:28-29; women who serve as pastors, elders and leaders, according to policy; and the Union leadership team.”