Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Monthly archive
- February 2021
The Prayer Ministries team of First Church in Washington, D.C., recently dedicated their community prayer box. The concept for the box came about when the team, inspired by Hebrews 4:16, sought to connect with their community in a meaningful way
Seniors have been hit especially hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Needing to exercise greater caution, contracting the virus is particularly dangerous to them.
The truth of this verse gives us this pragmatic reality: We are not always where we are based on our merit, nor are we always denied our goals because of our lack.
I learned this verse as a child, but needed a gentle reminder that, even when trials and tribulations come—which they will—we must trust in the Lord with all our heart, and not lean on what we think is best.
God has clearly chosen me, and all of us for that matter, but have I chosen God?
I need to trust God when difficult times occur, and rely on this promise to keep my heart calm.
Have you ever done a group project and the other person won’t work with you? How does that make you feel?
Kate Sharbaugh, says they have seen many examples of God blessing the pantry. “We are giving it, and all its needs, over to Him. We want the pantry to be not only a way for people to get food, but, more importantly, a way for them to come to know Jesus.”
“Would you help us pray for WGTS listeners?” This was the question then-Sligo church Youth Pastor Terry Johnsson had for several of the station’s volunteers and local church members. Years later, afternoon host Stacey Stone now hosts a daily live prayer time with listeners.
The Chesapeake Conference Executive Committee recently named Renee
Humphreys as associate superintendent of schools. Humphreys has more than 35 years of educational experience in public and Seventh-day Adventist schools.