Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
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Thanksgiving is coming, and once again our nation will mention, at least briefly, the pilgrims of Plymouth. History records that in 1621 the pilgrims gave thanks. But for what?
With a total of 759 students enrolled for fall semester, Kettering College has increased its opening enrollment for the 2016 school year by 3.8 percent.
Members of seven churches in northeastern Ohio, along with the Ohio Conference, have been on a journey of faith this year. The July/August 2016 issue of the Visitor shared how educational evangelism grew a rural school in Clarksfield. In the last few months, they have outgrown their building. Thus, a united body—including students, parents, teachers, pastors, members and conference leaders—prayed earnestly for a new school.
Forty-five people decided to surrender their lives to Jesus in a baptismal ceremony held at the conclusion of what Pastor Pedro Simpson calls a revolutionary campaign named 120 Days of Power.
Diana, a Beckley, W.Va., resident, joined the line at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, waiting for dental service. “I’m not afraid of the drill; I’m afraid of the bill,” she says, adding that she hadn’t been to a dentist in six years. "I can't afford dental care."
Kettering Adventist HealthCare is hosting free community health clinic for uninsured Dayton-area residents on Sunday, September 4 and Monday, September 5.
Heidi Shoemaker, founder of Clean Eating Cooking Class, is on a path to change and motivate men—as well as women and children—to eat healthier.
Walk into Shona Macomber’s classroom at Spring Valley Academy (SVA) in Kettering and one is transported into an artist’s paradise: bright open space, skylights, soft music and students intently working on projects—from pastels to pottery. Inside students are overheard saying, “This is my favorite class of the week!” while others stop to admire displays outside her classroom.
Premier Inc. has recognized Grandview, Southview and Sycamore medical centers as Finalists for the QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare for providing outstanding patient care. Kettering Medical Center and Fort Hamilton Hospital were named Citation of Merit recipients.
On Wednesday June 22, the Mount Vernon Academy Board of Trustees (MVA BOT) and Ohio Conference Executive Committee (EXCOM) voted to accept bids for the purchase of Mount Vernon Academy (MVA) properties from multiple bidders. Auction bids totaled $1,595,000.