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Publier une photo de vous trouvant Victor dans ce numéro, de taguer le Visitor sur les réseaux sociaux (Facebook, Instagram) et nous vous enverrons un aimant de LivingWell à Silver Spring, dans le Maryland.

Historia de V. Michelle Bernard

Haz que un adulto publique una foto tuya encontrando a Victor en este número, etiqueta al Visitor en las redes sociales (Facebook, Instagram) y te enviaremos un imán de LivingWell en Silver Spring, Maryland.

Story by V. Michelle Bernard

Read in Spanish. Read in French.

Kids! Get your parents to post a photo of you finding Victor in the September/October issue. Then tag the Visitor on social media (Facebook or Instagram), and we’ll send you a magnet from LivingWell in Silver Spring, Md.

For we are God’s masterpiece (Eph. 2:10). Studies have shown that expressing yourself through art or creative projects can help decrease depression and anxiety. For older people, it has also been linked to improved memory, reasoning and resilience.

Here are some articles, resources and inspiration to help you get started:

Did you know Kettering Adventist HealthCare has a recipe library? (This isn’t about art, but thought you should know;))

How Could Art, Music and Dance Therapy Help You?

Esta primavera y verano, un estudiante de cada una de las academias de la Unión de Columbia recibió el premio al Corazón Cariñoso de parte de la Oficina de Educación de la Unión de Columbia. Los honrados demostraron un compromiso para servir y testificar.


Los siguientes graduados recibieron el premio:

Story by Heidi Wetmore

Chesapeake Conference's Spencerville Adventist Academy (SAA) held an outdoor commencement service during the COVID-19 pandemic late July for both its eighth-grade and senior classes. Chesapeake Conference’s New Hope church in Fulton, Md., located in a county where outdoor group gatherings of up to 250 people were allowed, graciously shared their lawn so that the Class of 2020 could have an in-person ceremony with their immediate families. The event was also livestreamed so that other relatives and friends could be a part of the celebration.

A classroom at Pennsylvania Conference's Mountain View Christian School displays some of their new social distancing features.

Avec des masques et des bureaux séparés de six pieds (ou plus), les enseignants et les élèves des écoles de l’Union de Fédérations de Columbia font face à une année scolaire qui semble bien différente que les années passées.

Les éducateurs à travers l’union suivent les recommandations locales et étatiques en

SVA Commencement 2020

Story by Janel Haas Ware

Often the scene of athletic contests, Zirkle Gymnasium transformed into a house of worship for a properly masked and social-distanced Shenandoah Valley Academy (SVA) Class of 2020 commencement service.

“In these few precious moments that we have together before we go our separate ways, may we turn attention from ourselves long enough to see our Savior and gain strength and courage to stand for the right in the contests of life,” Principal Don Short encouraged. He challenged graduates to, “rise above the world’s mediocrity and choose excellent lives, not of timid decency or minimal reality, but of holy boldness in Christian service and self-sacrifice.”