By V. Michelle Bernard / Photos by Pieter Damsteegt/NAD
Thirty-seven teams from the Columbia Union Conference participated in the North American Division’s (NAD) Pathfinder Bible Experience (PBE) at Camp Hawthorne (Fla.) April 21.
Story by Tamyra Horst
Adventist WholeHealth Network (AWHN) is not new to Pennsylvania. They have been providing resources and education to individuals, churches and organizations from their office in Reading, Pa., since 2002. Late this spring they will move their office to the Pennsylvania Conference's Blue Mountain Academy (BMA) in Hamburg, Pa., where AWHN will provide various health ministry training events, wellness camps and conferences, while offering attendees affordable overnight lodging and meals.
Story by Adventist Christian Fellowship and Philadelphia Central Korean church staff
The majority of Adventist young adults—approximately 70 percent by one estimate—do not attend Seventh-day Adventist institutions of higher learning. During the recent Philadelphia Mission Trip event, more than 70 young adults, mostly from the Columbia Union, worked to reach these and other students at Bryn Mawr College, Temple University and Drexel University, schools in the Philadelphia area.
Story by V. Michelle Bernard / Photos by Ross Patterson and Mark Sigue
Distributing food and water to the less fortunate and refugees, visiting nursing homes and cleaning parks were just a few of the acts of service that Columbia Union Conference youth and young adults participated in last Sabbath’s Global Youth Day.