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New Jersey Appoints Executive Secretary

Story by Michelle Bernard

Effective January 1, Mike Gill takes the helm as New Jersey Conference’s executive secretary, replacing Jim Greene, who retired December 31. Since 1988 Gill has served as the pastor of several districts across the conference, and most recently the Laurelwood church in Deptford. In addition to pastoral work, he has served as the conference family life director, worship director and Adventist Community Services and Disaster Response director.  READ MORE
 


Official Statement: Allegheny West Conference Announces Changes in Treasury

Story by Michelle Bernard

Zenobia Seward, treasurer of the Allegheny West Conference, will retire effective December 31. Seward began her denominational work at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Ala., where she worked as an accountant and director of Student Accounts for four years. This was followed by four years as business manager at Oakwood Academy and 11 years as associate treasurer for Allegheny East Conference in Pottstown, Pa. READ MORE
 


Pennsylvania Conference Chooses New Director

Story by Michelle Bernard

The Pennsylvania Conference welcomes Tim Bailey as their new director of Leadership and Spiritual Growth. Bailey has experience in pastoral ministry, elders training, Prison Ministries, conflict management, overseas mission trips, evangelism and church planting. He most recently served as a pastor at Union Springs Academy and at the Geneva and Auburn churches in New York. He also worked with two church plants in New York, one in Bath and a bilingual church plant in Seneca Lake.  READ MORE
 

New Multi-Grade Classroom Improves instruction at Spring Valley Academy

Story by Vicki Swetnam

Ohio Conference’s Spring Valley Academy in Centerville, Ohio,  added a multi-grade classroom for students in grades 4-6 with varying ability levels. Alison Jobson recently returned to SVA and says she is excited to teach in a multi-grade classroom.  READ MORE