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Wherever he goes, Columbia Union treasurer Seth Bardu takes photos to share with members in this blog. Visit often to see where he goes, what he does, and who he meets along the way.

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December, 2008
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Columbia Union Conference
2008 Fall Treasurers' Council
November 16 - 17, 2008

Welcome by Seth Bardu
Worship by Pastor Mark Sigue from Sligo Church
Chaplain Barry Black, United States Senate
Columbia Union Conference Treasurers (left to right): Seth Bardu, Columbia Union Conference; Edwardo Munoz, Chesapeake Conference; Andy Sutton, Ohio Conference; Zenobia Seward, Allegheny West Conference; Mary Ann Sheffer (interium), Potomac Conference; Lawrence Martin, Allegheny East Conference; Rudolph Pelley, Pennsylvania Conference; Victor Zill, Mountain View Conference; Madesto Vazquez, New Jersey Conference

Lisa McIntire-Shaw, Morgan Keegan
Byron Scheuneman, Adventist Risk Management
Karnik Doukmetzian, Esq., Adventist Risk Management
Peggy Lee, Columbia Union Revolving Fund
Celeste Ryan-Blyden, Visitor
William Shalaby, General Conference Auditing Service
Nancy Lamoreaux, North American Division IT & Harold Greene, Columbia Union Conference IT
Carol Wright, Columbia Union Conference
Tabita Martinez, Columbia Union Conference

Special Prayer for Treasurers in Columbia Union Conference 



Recently, I spoke for divine worship at the New Jersey Conference’s English Festival of the Laity, held at the Newark English church. Instead of Sabbath School, newly elected president José Cortés convened a strategic visioning session. Members were asked to work in small groups to brainstorm a list of priorities they want to see the conference address during the next five years. After my message “The Midnight Cry,” based on Matthew 25, leaders spent the afternoon training church departmental leaders. My wife, son, and I were truly blessed to spend the Sabbath with these dedicated members and leaders.




Columbia Union Campmeeting--Chesapeake

Columbia Union treasurer Seth Bardu (right) presents Chesapeake Conference president Rob Vandeman (center) with an obelisk of appreciation in honor of the Columbia Union’s centennial. Vandeman thanked Frank Bondurant for his service to Chesapeake. Bondurant will soon join the union as vice president for ministry development.

Seth Bardu leads attendees in a reading of Ellen White’s quote from Testimonies, Vol. 9, p. 19, which reads: “… Seventh-day Adventists have been set in the world as watchmen and lightbearers. To them has been entrusted the last warning for a perishing world. On them is shining wonderful light from the Word of God. They have been given a work of the most solemn import—the proclamation of the first, second, and third angels’ messages. There is no other work of so great importance.”


Attendees packed the Highland View Academy Church in Hagerstown, Md., to hear Mike Tucker, senior pastor of the Arlington (Texas) church and speaker/director for Faith for Today.
The choir renders special music.
Judy Vandeman provides special music on her harp.
There is something for everyone at Chesapeake Camp Meeting, including their popular children’s program.
Did she really bring her dog to vespers? I have to get a picture of this!
Come to Chesapeake Camp Meeting and enjoy the view!