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The community has welcomed and embraced Kettering Adventist HealthCare so much that the original size of the hospital was increased to meet the needs in the area.
A team of clinicians, engineers, and health system specialists from Verily has teamed up with Dayton-area health organizations, including Kettering Adventist HealthCare, to fight the opioid crisis.
As visitors looked up, they saw large red letters spelling LIBRES (freedom). Near the letters were kites. “After all, what can express the feeling of freedom better than happy kids flying kites?” says Wanda Lugo. The kites told the story of Israel’s freedom from slavery in Egypt to nearly 400 festival visitors, including 175 children, at the First Hispanic church of Columbus in Westerville.
Pathfinders from around the Columbia Union are taking over the Columbia Union Visitor Instagram stories at #2019Chosen. Don't miss the fun!
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.
Recently students and faculty from Ohio Conference's Spring Valley Academy (SVA) gathered for a K–12 assembly to dedicate the kindergarten classroom in memory of Zelda Dunn, who taught at SVA from 1994–2011, and kindergarten aide Stephanee Oberer (affectionately known as “Mrs. O.”)
A record 95 couples from across the Ohio Conference recently met at Salt Fork State Park (Ohio) to celebrate the second annual Hispanic Marriage Retreat, titled “Families of Faith—Matrimonies in Victory.”
Les récentes tempêtes violentes du mois de juin, comportant au moins 14 tornades, ont causé la mort d’une personne dans la région de Dayton / Miami Valley dans l’Ohio et laissé la population sans eau et sans électricité.
Luego de las tormentas severas que incluyeron al menos 14 tornados confirmados y la muerte de una persona en el área de Dayton / Miami Valley en Ohio y dejaron a su
paso cortes de agua y electricidad, los adventistas del Séptimo Día se unieron para ayudar a la comunidad.
In the early months of 2018, the Ohio Conference launched an initiative designed to help congregations regain their focus on growing spiritually. The program, known as Disciple Ohio (DO), began as an idea and hope of conference President Ron Halvorsen Jr., to have a practical and tangible way to help churches become more effective in reaching their communities in Ohio.