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The Columbia Union Conference coordinates the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s work in the Mid-Atlantic United States, where 140,000 members worship in 843 congregations. We provide administrative support to eight conferences; two healthcare networks; 100 early childhood, elementary and secondary schools; a liberal arts university; a health sciences college; a dozen community services centers; 5 book and health food stores and a radio station.

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God is love, power, and splendor—and God is a mystery. His ways are far beyond us, but He still reaches out to us. God is infinite yet intimate, three yet one,
all-knowing yet all-forgiving.

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We are living through an unprecedented time, and while we are not immune to the impact of the coronavirus, we know that we serve an almighty God who sees, who cares and who is an ever-present help in times of trouble. As we journey this crisis together, we are in contact with the leaders of our conferences and institutions, and we are united in our commitment to do all we can to reduce the spread of the virus and help people in our communities. Please join us in praying for an end to COVID-19, and for the health care givers, first responders and other frontline workers who are working tirelessly to save lives.

At this time, our office remains closed to the public, until further notice. Please reach out to members of our administrative and ministry teams, and we will respond as quickly as possible.

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President Dave Weigley

Historia de Anthony Baffi

Estefany Flores, que asiste a la iglesia de Robbinsville de la Conferencia de Nueva Jersey, ha pasado por muchas luchas en su vida que han puesto a prueba su fe cuando se trata del tiempo de Dios.

Después de perder a su madre a una edad temprana, Flores tuvo que adaptarse a la ausencia de una figura materna. Empezó a encontrar consuelo en amistades y relaciones que acabaron en traición y desamor. Estas decepciones la llevaron a abandonar la universidad y empezó a cuestionar la presencia de Dios. No sabía que Él estaba a su lado, enjugando cada lágrima.

Historia de Anthony Baffi

El Comité Ejecutivo de la Conferencia de Nueva Jersey (NJC) ha elegido recientemente a Carlos Portanova como nuevo tesorero de la conferencia. Portanova aceptó el llamado y regresará a la conferencia donde anteriormente trabajó como subtesorero. Antes de su regreso, Portanova se desempeñó como tesorero y director de Servicios Donaciones Planificadas y Servicios Fiduciarios de la Conferencia de Oklahoma.

“The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit, a broken and a contrite heart—these, O God, You will not despise” (Ps. 51:17, NKJV).

The morning after Tropical Storm Isaias brushed through my neighborhood, I went outside to check my garden beds. The soil along the slope of a small pine grove where the summer weeds were normally difficult to pull up was now unusually saturated, and the weeds came out easily.

I began pulling the weeds that had previously built strong roots within and around those beautiful evergreens. I thought about the “storms of life” that sometimes break us, revealing all of humanity’s weakness, and our need of a Savior whose everlasting arms are willing and able to pull us out of the gutter.