Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- This Month's Issue
Grandma Sterners Baked Beans have been a staple at the Pennsylvania Conference’s Shermans Dale church potluck for the last 30-plus years, first made by grandma Grace Sterner, now cooked by her granddaughter, Robin Page. Get the recipe here.
Try Fylvia Fowler Kline's Curry Recipe (mix and match the various curry combinations!).
Nellie Dakanay, a member of Allegheny West Conference's Breath of Life church in Ft. Washington, Md., shared this pancit recipe in the December 2018 Visitor.
Aracely Balleza, a member of Ohio Conference's Cleveland First church shared this recipe in the December 2018 Visitor Magazine.
Today what Marci Wright enjoys most about the potlucks is when her fellow church members “bring the best their kitchen has to offer with enough to share.
Ginny Engle-Weiland thinks that the potlucks help members bond. “Eating a meal, breaking bread together is a good time to let your hair down,” says Weiland, a member since she was three and the potluck organizer. “We can talk about things we wouldn’t be able to if we just got up and left after the church service.”
Fylvia Fowler Kline uses one of her passions to flavor her world.
Nellie Dakanay encourages members to stick around after church and build relationships. “Stay over for the potluck or fellowship. That way [you] will [build] relationships with the church members you would
not [normally] meet,” she says
“A few months ago, Pastor Alejandro Bullón was speaking at [our] church, and he told the story of how his son had visited a church here in the states, and they were very unfriendly. ... No one said ‘hi’ or invited him for lunch,” says Balleza. “Then he said...
Blessings abound here at Washington Adventist University (WAU) in Takoma Park, Md., where we strive to engage minds and transform lives for all of God’s children.