The Chesapeake Conference has over 15,259 members in 89 congregations (67 churches, 10 companies and 11 groups) in Delaware, Maryland, and on the edges of Virginia and West Virginia. It has a pastoral workforce of 70, and its largest congregation, Spencerville (Silver Spring, Md.) has a membership in excess of 1,928. The Chesapeake Conference operates a strong Christian educational program that includes nearly 100 teachers and more than 1,050 students in 11 schools including one high school, a Pre-K-12 grade academy, a Pre-K-10 grade academy and eight elementary schools. It also operates an Adventist Book Center and four Adventist Community Services centers in Maryland and Delaware.
Mt. Aetna Camp and Retreat Center, outside Hagerstown, Md., is a fully-accredited camping and retreat center that hosts more than 700 youth during the conference's annual summer camp program. The site, which houses a nature center with a collection of stuffed animals, birds, insects, and reptiles from around the world, is used for field trips, outdoor learning programs, church retreats, spiritual seminars, and camping and hiking excursions.
Getting in Touch
President: Rick Remmers
Executive Secretary: Jerry Lutz
Treasurer: Eduardo Muñoz
Communication Director: Andre Hastick
Telephone: (410) 995-1910
Fax: (443) 917-2920