En el evento, muchas personas eligieron bautizarse, incluido el bautismo de Alejandro Toledo (en la foto con el pastor Rafael Soto), miembro de la Iglesia Hispana de Lorton (Va.) de la Asociación Potomac.

More than 3,000 Columbia Union Hispanic church members recently gathered at Vivangelismo in Ocean City, Md., to celebrate a year of evangelism. Watch videos from the event below. (We will add more videos after the Visitor office reopens in January.)


Jeanne SInka is pictured with her daughters

At the end of last school year, Ohio Conference’s Northern Ohio Adventist Academy teachers Leona Bange and Jeanne Sinka were excited about the new school year. Suddenly Sinka ended up in the hospital with an unexpected diagnosis---stage four adrenal cancer.

How would this two-teacher school approach the new year?

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Story by Jessica Beans

Kettering College’s occupational therapy doctoral (OTD) program received noticedfrom the ACOTE of full accreditation status on Tuesday, December 12, 2017. ACOTE voted to grant a status of accredited for a period of seven years, which is the maximum amount given for initial accreditation.

Kettering College is one of 17 ACOTE accredited entry-level doctoral programs in the United States.  There are 163 ACOTE accredited entry-level masters programs.

Kettering College’s first Giving Day raised over $59,000 which supports the advancement of Kettering College and its students.

Story by Lauren Brooks

Kettering College (KC) recently held their first Giving Day. During those 24 hours, students, alumni, and friends of the college came together to make a difference for future generations of KC students, while celebrating 50 years of excellence, service and innovation.  

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Editorial by Jorge Augero, president of the New Jersey Conference

The Lord has given us a pertinent message for a crucial time in history. We eagerly anticipate the second coming of Jesus! Now is the time to share this hope with those around us. So many things are happening—the signs all tell us of Jesus’ soon return.

Members of the Chestnut Hill church in Philadelphia, knock on a door in York as part of the Faith for Family initiative this fall.

Story by Tamyra Horst

With the Faith for Family evangelistic campaign just one weekend away, more than 1,820 people from across the conference joined members of 23 central Pennsylvania churches in door-to-door outreach. They focused their efforts on communities hosting Faith for Family seminars.