Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
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Families suffering from hunger due to COVID-19 can have a more enjoyable holiday weekend thanks to several Adventist groups who are joining together this Friday to distribute approximately 3,000 food boxes.
One of Takoma Academy’s (TA) missions is to lead young people to Jesus by helping students maintain a strong spiritual life. This was no challenge for new hire Leah Burgess, who was welcomed to the Tiger family late last year.
Kristi Barnes and Mari Dortch, the Class of 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for Potomac Conference's Takoma Academy (TA), were recently interviewed on their experiences and memories at TA and what the future holds for them.
At the age of nine, Guadalupe “Lupita” Nieto Arroyo felt lost in a sea of deep loneliness and depression. She had long been the target of school bullying, and her home life felt unstable, as her parents considered divorce.
For Gael Murray, helping during the crisis meant putting her own plans on hold, including postponing seminary studies temporarily. After much prayer, seeking divine guidance, she got to work on sewing, already having the skills and abundant supplies needed to get started.
Adventist Community Services of Greater Washington Sets All-time, one-day Assistance Record for Service to Food-insecure Families.
As I drove my daughter home from school on the last day of her freshman year at Potomac Conference's Shenandoah Valley Academy, I asked her, “So what did you find most valuable from your first year of academy?”
Not long ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with a friend who asked me, “What can we do to make sure we are attending to the mental health needs of students in our Adventist schools?”
You don’t need to be enrolled in college to take a 101 class in the intricacies of gardening, maneuvering remote controlled helicopters, creating stained glass or baking bread.
I love it when I have some family vacations scheduled on the calendar. I have had to cancel two trips for this summer already and that is disappointing. ... So how do we respond?