Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
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While visiting Washington, D.C., in 1952, Erwin, his family and his then-girlfriend, Sylvia, toured the Jefferson Building of the LOC. While visiting, Erwin and Sylvia snuck in a little alone time, and he proposed. Two years later, they married.
Jorge Ramirez, Potomac Conference's vice president for Administration has announced he will be moving to a different position.
When asked what prompted her to donate her time and resources, says Mytonia Newman. “I was diagnosed with cancer several years ago. A lot of people don’t live years past their diagnoses. Every day I have is an extra day that I won’t squander. I genuinely look for opportunities to help others, so I couldn’t pass this one up.”
“Our hope is that when we recognize and show gratitude to individuals who are [providing] exemplary contributions, other leaders are inspired to value excellence in their pursuits for God and His Church,” says Debra Brill, NAD’s vice president for Ministries and event organizer.
Kelli Raí Collins released her devotional book, Happy Mail, last October, and encourages those who feel alone or are struggling with their Christian faith to allow her words to uplift them in their relationship with God.
“I believe young children need to be spending more time in nature,” says Ruth Davis, the MAPS teacher who initiated the program. “With the rise of technology and many of my students living in the city, most don’t get a lot of time outdoors. Children learn as they play, and, more importantly, in play, children learn how to learn.”
The federal government shutdown at the end of 2018/beginning of 2019 stopped the paychecks of 800,000 federal government employees. Seventh-day Adventists in the DMV are working to lessen the blow.
After 49 years of uninterrupted service in ministry, Raúl Rodríguez has announced his retirement.
During her 30 years of working in education, Edwina was employed as a teacher, childcare center owner and in the Potomac Conference Elementary Education Department—all of which provided the experience she needed for her book.
To celebrate the hard work Potomac Conference pastors accomplish, leadership quietly selected and recognized two candidates at the annual Pastors’ Meeting, an event for team building, personal reflection and growth.