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Columbia, MD 21045
Tel: (410) 997-3414
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How We Serve
The Columbia Union Visitor is a 48-page monthly news magazine for members of the Columbia Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. It is circulated to 60,000 households in the Allegheny East, Allegheny West, Chesapeake, Mountain View, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Potomac conferences.
Advertising and Subscription InformationAdvertising space is provided to church and parachurch organizations and businesses that provide products or services in harmony with the mission and beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (www.adventist.org). The Columbia Union Visitor does not guarantee the integrity of any product or service advertised, and we reserve the right to refuse or discontinue advertisements at any time and edit advertisements to comply with editorial policies.
First-time classified advertisers who are members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church must submit a letter of recommendation from their pastor or conference leadership. Contact information must also be submitted if it is not in the actual text of the advertisement.
Payment must accompany advertisement(s) for classified, display and digital advertising. We do not bill for classified or display advertising, and tear sheets are not provided unless prior arrangements are made. Checks and money orders are accepted. Make checks payable to Columbia Union Visitor and mail together with your advertisement and recommendations (if applicable) to Sandra Jones (classified advertising) or Beth Michaels (display advertising), Columbia Union Visitor, 5427 Twin Knolls Rd., Columbia, MD 21045.
Classified Advertising Rates are calculated on a per insertion basis in our 12 issues. Minimum charge is $55 for 50 words or less. Additional words: 75 cents each. Frequency discounts for prepaid ads: 10% 6/year, 15% 12/year. Box ads (classified ad in a box) are $150, for a maximum of 80 words. Church and school events: $25 (maximum 50/60 words). Ads must be placed four weeks before the issue date (the first of each month). Word count is based upon the spaces between words in normal usage.
Display Advertising Rates. Space must be reserved a minimum of four weeks ahead of issue date. Display ads must arrive to the display manager three weeks prior to ship date. For rates and deadline information, contact Sandra Jones (contact information listed below). We retain the right to reject an advertisement if it does not meet the standards set forth by the Columbia Union Visitor.
Ad Submisstion: For more information or to submit an ad, please contact Sandra Jones.
*Frequency discount: 15% for 6 or more ads in a single contract.