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 WAU Staff
The Washington Adventist University (WAU) campus family in Takoma Park, Md., is mourning the death of William A. Loveless. Loveless served as the university’s president 1978 to 1990, when the institution was known as Columbia Union College.
Interview by V. Michelle Bernard
D.E. Mangum, a member of Allegheny East Conference’s Bladensburg (Md.) church, has a resource that might help the growing number of blended families in the church:
Story by Alexis A. Goring/ Photo by A. KiizaIt was a hot day this past summer at Potomac Conference Camp Meeting. Kermit Netteburg, senior pastor of Potomac’s Beltsville (Md.) church, was overseeing the production team. After two grueling days of work, he announced to the team of about 15, “We’re all going to a staff meeting at the ice cream shop!” Soon after they arrived at the shop, Netteburg declared rounds of ice cream were on him! 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
Historia por Visitor Staff
La página cibernética Visitor News, www.columbiaunionvisitor.com, proporciona cobertura de las noticias más recientes alrededor de Columbia Union Conference y de asuntos importantes para los miembros Adventista del Séptimo Día en el área del Atlántico Medio de Estados Unidos y más allá. “Desarrollamos esta página para saciar una creciente sed de noticias e información en tiempo real”, dice Celeste Ryan Blyden, directora de comunicación de la unión, y redactora y editora de Visitor, quien dice que 40,000 personas han visto las noticias de la unión en línea desde enero 2013. LEA MAS