From its humble beginnings leasing a small space to a church boasting members representing all regions of the African continent, the Columbus All Nations church (CANSDA) stands as a testament to God’s ability to multiply their efforts. Dedicated on September 19, 2009, CANSDA will host a monthlong thanksgiving celebration this year to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the church.
Allegheny West Conference's Columbus Central church has been hosting the Watoto Children Choir from Uganda for the last three years, under the leadership of Clarice Williams, the church’s Community Outreach director.
A second mass shooting in less than a year has directly impacted the Columbia Union Conference territory. Among the nine killed in a nightclub in downtown Dayton, Ohio, early Sunday morning was Nicholas Cumer, 25, a trainer interning with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance, an organization that serves patients in several of Kettering Adventist HealthCare’s (KAHC) facilities.
Earlier this year, the Allegheny West Conference Youth Ministries Department, sponsored in part by the Columbia Union Conference, partnered with the Young Adult Ministries Department on a once-in-a-lifetime mission trip to Cuba through ShareHim.
A panel comprised of teen and young adult members from the Parkwood church in Toledo, Ohio, recently participated in recording the premiere episode of Youth Uncut, a radio show that will soon start airing on AWC Radio—the Allegheny West Conference (AWC) streaming app.
As of June 5, Kettering Adventist HealthCare (KAHC) facilities have treated at least 175 people with storm-related injuries, and one person has been confirmed dead. Water and power outages also impacted the area.