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Article by Abby McPherson
Young adults from four Seventh-day Adventist churches in the greater Maryland/Washington, D.C., metropolitan area recently organized and hosted their second annual Park n’ Praise event. The young congregants—representing the Seabrook, Metropolitan, Restoration Praise Center and Takoma Park (Md.) churches—host the event to provide food, clothing, toiletries, prayer and fellowship to 500 homeless individuals. READ MORE
Published on 8/11/14
The Columbia Union Conference recently allocated $212,000 to 13 local outreach programs as part of its Homeland Mission Projects. The funds are distributed annually as a three-way partnership between the union, a conference and a local church to encourage community outreach. READ MORE
Story by Tanisha GreenidgeAlthough kids, work and just plain ignorance once kept these five members from staying fit, they all finally determined, “No. More. Excuses!” They traded in apology for action and not only improved their own heath, but helped give others more motivation to move.
“I Found Balance in My Life”
Richard Reinhardt, a member at Chesapeake Conference’s Triadelphia church in Columbia, Md., was always active but never considered himself an athlete. 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