Mission, Values & Priorities


We encourage members to experience the mission by sharing Christ’s message of hope and wholeness and preparing people for His soon return.


We pray and strive to embrace and embody: Christlikeness | Unity | Respect | Excellence | Equality | Integrity | Service 


“Experience the Mission”


The Columbia Union Conference will further the work of the Seventh-day Adventist Church by prioritizing:

Spiritual Renewal – Promote healthy churches by uniting members through personal and corporate spiritual revival and active engagement in ministry

Evangelism – Support initiatives that impact our communities by revealing the love of Christ, inviting people to accept Christ as their Savior and sharing the distinct Seventh-day Adventist message of hope and wholeness

Education – Foster excellence in spiritual and academic development in Adventist schools and support programs that promote affordability and increased enrollment

Youth/Young Adults – Engage youth and young adults in mission and provide opportunities for partnerships, ministry development and participation at all levels of the church

Leadership Development – Maximize the vitality of the church by supporting leadership development, promoting effectiveness, assuring equality and highlighting best practice

Social Relevance – Embrace opportunities to share Christ’s message of hope and wholeness by addressing issues that impact today’s society, encouraging and facilitating dialogue and seeking solutions that promote healing

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