Who We Are, How We Serve

The Columbia Union Conference coordinates the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s work in the Mid-Atlantic United States, where 150,000 members worship in 860 congregations. We provide administrative support to eight conferences; two healthcare networks; 81 early childhood, elementary and secondary schools; a liberal arts university; a health sciences college; a 49 community services centers; 8 camps; 5 book and health food stores and a radio station.

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We Believe

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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Story by Keisha Bone

The Allegheny West Conference (AWC) is delighted to share the news of a recent team promotion and two new hires, marking a stellar beginning to a year of prosperity.

Jasmine Best, previously an AWC senior accountant who has dedicated seven years to the organization, has been promoted to the position of assistant treasurer. Best holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Human Resources.

Story by Adventist HealthCare staff

Adventist HealthCare has been named one of Newsweek’s Most Trustworthy Companies in America 2024. The list of 700 U.S. companies was announced March 27 after an analysis by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.

Adventist HealthCare was among only 10 hospitals and healthcare systems in the U.S. to receive this prestigious recognition.

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Editorial by Tim Bailey

This April, as the Mountain View Conference (MVC) moves into a newquinquennium, I cannot help but look back and see how far we have come. God has blessed our small conference with many new people who have committed their lives to Him and joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Since our last constituency, we have experienced an almost 10 percent growth in membership, almost double the attendance, and a 12 to 20 percent increase in tithe, depending on the year.