Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- October 2019
With a smile on their faces and the joy of a new day, the Castro sisters regularly go to their friends and acquaintances houses to give Bible studies. At an early age, Kimberly (13), Mitzy (12) and Destiny Castro (10) developed a love for Christ and His mission.
Members from New Jersey and beyond are invited to attend the conference’s ACS Disaster Response Training, October 19–20, at the Adventist Community Service Center in Lawrenceville.
Early last spring, Pine Forge Academy (PFA) students, faculty and families celebrated a historic event years in the making. The choir, accompanied by Diallo Banks on piano; Russel Paul, using one of the oldest and largest organs in the Philadelphia area; and a full orchestra, recorded their most recent audio CD.
To her surprise, 30 years after attending a Pathfinder camporee, Sarah Capeles Frodelly joined more than 57,000 Pathfinders, leaders and volunteers at the 2019 “Chosen” International Pathfinder Camporee. A highlight was seeing 18 New Jersey Conference Pathfinders baptized.
On an early morning in Cleveland, Alice Mae Jones begins her drive to the nearby Salvation Army in search of bread. After collecting several loaves, she returns home to wrap the slices and sets some aside to help church members in need.
New Jersey Conference's Luso-Brazilian church in Newark recently organized and held a “Life for Lives” health fair as an outreach effort to meet the needs of the neighboring community.
Este otoño, los líderes estudiantiles, juniors y seniors de las academias de la Unión de Columbia se reunieron con los líderes de la unión y líderes académicos en Edgewater, Maryland, para el fin de semana anual de Capacitación de Liderazgo de la Academia Espiritual (SALT).
Jonathan Duffy, president of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) International, has stepped down, effective immediately, from his role due to personal reasons.
“We want our student leaders to gain a better sense of their leadership responsibilities and how to meet them,” says Jaqueline Messenger, event coordinator and the Columbia Union’s associate director for secondary education.
Celebrating more than a century of health ministry in Montgomery County, Maryland, Adventist HealthCare staff and the Seventh-day Adventist community gather for the White Oak Medical Center’s opening AND Pathfinders relish being “Chosen” by God, and choosing Him too in the October 2019 Visitor.