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.
THE COLUMBIA UNION CONFERENCE WILL BE
CLOSED ON MARCH 5, 2015
DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.
Story by Alita Byrd
As the Adventist educational system faces challenges, leaders look to the past to determine a best path forward.
Story by Sherry EnglishFasting certainly isn’t a new concept. It is practiced in nearly every religion in the world, and the Bible records many instances of it. God ordered the Israelites to fast during the Day of Atonement (see Lev. 16:29); Daniel fasted after he saw a vision (Dan. 10:3); Esther fasted in preparation for her mission (Esther 4:16); and Jesus fasted while in the wilderness (Matt. 4:1-11). READ MORE
Story by Michelle BernardLast weekend the Columbia Union hosted the Lay Evangelism Festival (Livevangelism 2015) at the Ocean City Convention Center in Ocean City, Md. READ MORE
Story by Heidi Wetmore
Spencerville Adventist Academy’s (SAA) Acro-Squad recently performed the halftime show for a Washington Wizards basketball game in Washington, D.C. The team of 40 athletes and coaches huddled up and knelt on the VIP commons area by the court entrance to pray before and after their performance. READ MORE