Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
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Affectionately nicknamed “King of the South” by his pastoral peers, Ron Anderson ministers to a large district that includes Chillicothe, Jackson, Manchester and Portsmouth churches in rural, southern Ohio.
Ohio Conference's Hamilton church recently celebrated their third annual “Hometown Camp Meeting,” a special, spiritual weekend.
In his latest book, Perfect Grace, Tom Hughes, pastor of Ohio Conference’s Newark and Lancaster churches, shares about discouragement that came from his endless pursuit of perfection.
In the book, Hughes provides the remedy.
A small group, originally based in the Springfield Spanish church, met every week in private homes until they grew to about 14 baptized members.
Mariya Marton recalls with painful clarity the day her life turned upside down. She was pursuing a Master of Arts in Practical Theology and completing her internship at Ohio State University's hospital in Columbus, when she started feeling dizzy and sick.
Sometimes a ministry begins by happenstance. This was the case five years ago when leaders from the Women’s Ministries team of the Columbus Eastwood church made too many quilts for their annual campout.
Story by Vicki Swetnam
The LEGO® Robotics club at Spring Valley Academy (SVA), named the Aquatic Engineers, recently built and programmed an autonomous robot with the ability to solve simulated challenges.
The Ohio Conference recently celebrated an open house at their new headquarters in Dayton, Ohio.
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?
"I smell gas!” said Makenna Lunde, a 10th-grader at Spring Valley Academy, during a visit at her ASSIST mentors Ron and Paula Curtis’ home.