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Blue Mountain Academy student Summer Dekle and Spencerville Adventist Academy Student Darysa Gregory receive scholarships.

Story by V. Michelle Bernard / Photo by Robert Martinez

Last weekend at Washington Adventist University’s MusicFest 2020, the school’s Music Department awarded $154,000 in scholarships to event attendees. Students from academies across the Columbia Union Conference received $118,000 of those scholarships. Watch their Friday evening performance below.

The following Columbia Union Conference students received scholarships:

Final Empire Series Kicks Off

Story by Ron Mills

In this election year, as millions of Americans consider the future of the United States, some are taking a step back to consider the nation’s origins. How did the idea of the United States germinate? What forces were at play at the beginning? What role did religion really have in the formation of the nation? And what can history teach us as we consider the decisions America faces today?

 Shana Love, a member of the Hamburg church, snapped this photo during a scavenger hunt to capture beauty and peace at Pennsylvania Conference’s Laurel Lake Camp in Rossiter.

Attention Columbia Union Conference photographers! We want to see the Columbia Union through your lens. Would you like for your photo to be considered for publication in the 2021 Columbia Union Calendar?

We’re looking for photos that showcase local landmarks, native fauna and scenes from all around the union—from cityscapes to dirt country roads. We want to feature all the seasons, so grab those winter scenes and capture the warmth of summer—and all that’s between.

If you do a scholarly search for "sola scriptura," most of the references come since 1970, said David Trim at the Columbia Union Union Conference 2019 Leadership Summit. "This is telling us something. How we understand the primacy of the Scripture is big deal in the last years."