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Pathfinders Touch Hearts, Help Community

Story by Michelle Bernard

In between pin-trading, earning honors, and exploring the massive exhibit halls of the Forever Faithful International Camporee, more than 60 pathfinders piled into a yellow bus Thursday morning, headed for the Salvation Army Community Center in Fond du Lac, Wis.

The outing was one of the many community service events planned during the camporee. Other clubs spent the morning making arts and crafts with children at the Neenah Public Library, cleaning up the Winneconne lakeshore, volunteering at the Lutheran Homes and Health Services in Fond Du Luc, among other projects.  READ MORE
 

Maryland Young Adults Help D.C. Homeless

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

 


Book Release: Every Believer: God’s Calling and Gifting for Ministry

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





 


Union Launches Designated News Website

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
 


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