Welcome to the Internet presence of the Columbia Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. From our headquarters in Columbia, Md., we work to advance the mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Mid-Atlantic United States. To that end, we provide administrative leadership, governance and support services to our conferences, healthcare networks, elementary and secondary schools, college, university and community ministries.
Story by V. Michelle Bernard
On Tuesday Columbia Union President Dave Weigley offered the opening prayer for the U.S. Senate in the Senate Chamber of the U.S. Capitol.
Story by Samantha Young
Starting July 1, Malcolm E. Hutchinson, EdD, will be the new principal of the Highland View Academy in Hagerstown, Md. “We’re excited to have Dr. Hutchinson join us at Highland View Academy,” says Rick Remmers, conference president. “His experience, combined with his energy and passion for [Seventh-day] Adventist education, will be a great asset in advancing HVA’s mission to provide a Christ-centered program of academic excellence.” READ MORE
Story by Tom Grant
After serving as president and CEO of Adventist HealthCare for 14 years, William G. “Bill” Robertson announced today he will be leaving the Gaithersburg, Md.-based, organization in April. Robertson will become the president and CEO of MultiCare Health System, a not-for-profit based in Washington state. His last day at Adventist HealthCare will be April 4. READ MORE
Story by Visitor Staff
The Visitor News Website, www.columbiaunionvisitor.com, provides the latest news coverage from around the Columbia Union Conference and on issues important to Seventh-day Adventist members in the Mid-Atlantic United States and beyond. “We developed the site to quench the growing thirst for news and information in real time,” says Celeste Ryan Blyden, union communication director and Visitor editor and publisher, who says that 40,000 people viewed union news online since January 2013. “A designated news website means our members can find out what’s happening anytime and all the time online.” To make the new site your home page, open your browser and click the home symbol in the top right corner. It can also be saved as a home screen icon on iPhone and Android tablets and smartphones for easy daily access. READ MORE