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Union Members Participate in NARLA’s Religious Liberty Summit

Story by NARLA Staff

Thirty-five religious liberty advocates travelled to Silver Spring, Md., earlier this month to attend the annual Religious Liberty Summit. Eleven of those attendees were Columbia Union church members who share a commitment to freedom of conscience. Sponsored by the North American Religious Liberty Association (NARLA), the annual event provides attendees with an opportunity to study, worship and mobilize in the name of religious freedom.  READ MORE
 


Columbia Union President Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Story by V. Michelle Bernard

Dave Weigley, president of the Columbia Union Conference, recently took the popular ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in honor of a classmate from Blue Mountain Academy in Hamburg, Pa. and former collegue who both passed away from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Rob Vandeman, executive secretary of the union, started the event with remembrances of friends who died after battling the disease.  READ MORE


Columbia Union Donates $25,000 to Help Fight Ebola in Liberia

Story by Visitor Staff

This Columbia Union Conference Executive Committee voted to donate $25,000 to the Cooper Adventist Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, matching a General Conference donation. The union has maintained a relationship with Cooper for a number of years.  READ MORE

 

Union Launches Designated News Website

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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
 


La Unión lanza una página cibernética designada para noticias por el equipo de Visitor

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