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January 17, 2020

A successful youth and children's ministry often begins with well-trained staff. For this reason, over 60 Chesapeake Conference local church leaders recently came together for the Coordinator's Retreat to learn, plan and fellowship on the grounds of Mt. Aetna Retreat Center in Hagerstown, Md. Sessions equipped attendees to develop a mission for ministry, grow a successful leadership mindset, pursue living a balanced life, and...

October 25, 2019

Photo by David Carr 

Nearly 20 Adventurer clubs from around the Chesapeake Conference converged at Ellicott City (Md.) church for Adventurer Awards Day earlier this month, drawing 350 attendees. Adventurers spent the day earning awards as they attended classes on puppets, carpentry, recycling and more. Each presented topic contained an interwoven spiritual component in the lesson. Fourth graders also had the opportunity to earn...

September 12, 2019

 About 200 leaders were in attendance for the Children's and Youth Leaders Convention held September 6-8 on the campus of Mt. Aetna Camp and Retreat Center in Hagerstown, Md. The group included participants from over 35 churches from Chesapeake and neighboring conferences. Attendees received training in the areas of Adventurers, Pathfinders, Master Guide, Youth Ministries, Children’s Ministries, Teen Leadership Training (TLT)...

August 1, 2019

Fifty-five teenagers spanning seven states came together in July for a week of My City My Passion, a local mission trip experience for young people hosted by the Ellicott City (Md.) church. This program provided an opportunity for youth to train in leadership and discipleship, as well as serve the community through acts of compassion and community service. 

Throughout the week, the grou...

July 26, 2019

The Chesapeake Conference recently hosted a children's ministry training at the Ellicott City (Md.) Church, equipping local ministry leaders to teach to different learning styles of children. Thirty people from eleven churches registered and received training by Robin Galgon, a team member of the Children's Ministry department at the North American Division (NAD) in Columbia, Md.

Galgon informed...

July 25, 2019

On July 13, the Baltimore Korean church (Ellicott City, Md.) hosted a Youth Rally with over thirty students from Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland coming together for worship, group activities and fellowship.

July 3, 2019

Chesapeake summer camps are underway! Our camps provide opportunities for children to have fun while learning more about God. Mt. Aetna Summer Camp will host 14 groups this year and Fun Learning About God (FLAG) Camp will be hosted at nine local churches.

March 21, 2019

Last Sabbath, March 16, youth across the Chesapeake Conference took part in Global Youth Day, an annual day designated to encourage youth in the worldwide Seventh-day Adventist Church to "be the sermon" through acts of kindness and service in their respective communities.

The Adventurer Club of the Linthicum (Md.) church (pictured) took time to share God's love by providing food for the homeless in their community....

January 31, 2019

Students from Highland View Academy (HVA) led out in an inspirational Sabbath worship experience at the Highland View church in Hagerstown, Md. on January 19. Students participated in every aspect of the service, including music, prayer and preaching.

HVA students Dain Ochoa, Mariah LeeWong and Reagan McCain delivered the sermon messages. They each shared their unique personal testimony of how the Lord has been leading in the...

July 30, 2018

This year, summer camps engaged over 1,000 children in exciting activities that created bonds and built their faith. Each week, camp participants were given the opportunity to accept Christ and to choose to be baptized. With the help of conference pastors and President Rick Remmers, the summer camps saw 25 children baptized and 25 more children made decisions for Christ. Join us as we welcome these young souls into our confere...

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