Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- WGTS 91.9 FM
It’s a Sabbath afternoon and several Seventh-day Adventists can be found enjoying electric guitars, flashing strobe lights, praise and prayer along with 3,300 other people from disparate backgrounds and churches in Fairfax, Va. They are among the thousands attending DC Fest, a contemporary Christian concert featuring artists such as Jamie Grace, Matthew West, David Crowder, Audio Adrenaline and the Newsboys.
Last Sabbath hundreds of people gathered at Potomac Conference’s Sligo church in Takoma Park, Md., to celebrate the life of John Konrad, who since 1996 served as vice president and general manager of Washington, D.C.’s contemporary Christian music station, WGTS 91.9 FM. Konrad, 43, died at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, January 2, after a short illness.
John Konrad, general manager and vice president of WGTS 91.9 FM, the Christian radio station owned by Washington Adventist University (WAU) in Takoma Park, Md., was honored recently for his efforts to use the station to minister to the Washington, D.C., community and beyond.
June 12th marked a special date for “Family-Friendly Music” station WGTS 91.9 FM as they presented Night of Hope in an effort to reach out to hurting souls.