John Rengifo, associate pastor of Chesapeake Conference's Atholton church, baptizes Krystal Moreland after attending just one prophecy seminar meeting.

Story by Andre Hastick

Although Chesapeake Conference's Atholton church in Columbia, Md., concluded a Revelation Today prophecy seminar last fall, their evangelistic effort is still bearing fruit. Seminar attendee Krystal Moreland recently took her stand for Christ through baptism. Her story, however, is unique from others who participated in the meetings.

Story by Clarencia Stephen

Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation (Adventist Rehabilitation) is excited to announce it has received approval for its White Oak Certificate of Need from the Maryland Health Care Commission. The approval allows Adventist Rehabilitation to move its services from Takoma Park to Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center (White Oak Medical Center) in 2020.

“We look forward to offering our skilled rehabilitation services to the community in a new, state-of-the-art treatment facility,” said Brent Reitz, president of Adventist HealthCare Rehabilitation. “We will fully transition our services to White Oak Medical Center within a year after construction begins this spring.”

Story by Katie Solovey

Adventist HealthCare’s two Advanced Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Centers have received the Robert A. Warriner III, M.D., Center of Excellence award from Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.

Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center in Rockville, Md., and Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Md., offer highly specialized wound care to patients suffering from diabetic ulcers, pressure ulcers, infections and other chronic wounds that have not healed in a reasonable amount of time.

Story by Patricia Maxwell Robertson

Christian Record Services, Inc. celebrates 120 years of ministry to the blind in 2019. “With the Lord’s guidance, it is the members, donors, volunteers, and employees who have made Christian Record impactful all of these years,” said Diane Thurber, president of Christian Record. “To all of you, we say a hearty ‘thank you.’ And we invite those who are just now learning about who we are and what we do to join our community. You'll be in great company!”

Christian Record’s Annual Day of Giving promotion is Sabbath, April 13, 2019, and it is the emphasis for the World Budget offering.

Story by Heidi Wetmore

Chesapeake Conference's Spencerville Adventist Academy (Md.) is excited to celebrate 75 years of Adventist education this year! Beginning as a one-room school in 1943, the school has grown to more than 400 students in grades Pre-K through 12th grade.

Ray and Jannette Queen are Camp Blue Ridge's new camp directors.

Story by Tiffany Doss

Camp Blue Ridge, Potomac Conference’s retreat center located in Montebello, Va., recently welcomed Ray and Jannette Queen as their new camp directors. The Queens have served in camp ministries with the Florida Conference for 19 years—four years at Pine Lake Retreat Center and 15 at Camp Kulaqua.

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Story by Heidi Shoemaker

Growing Young Adventists (GYA) is a learning journey for local churches and their leaders to help build faith communities that will not only survive but thrive in the years ahead. This initiative is an intergenerational movement which nurtures relationship building and cultural transformation that embraces young people and benefits all generations in the Adventist church.