On Sunday, November 20, 2022, the North American headquarters of the Seventh-day Adventist Church will give away 10,000 lbs. of fresh fruit and vegetables. “During this Thanksgiving season, we want to help our neighbors and express our gratitude for being a part of the local Howard County community,” says Orlan Johnson, Director of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Ministries for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America.
The building is located in Columbia, Maryland, at the intersection of Snowden River Parkway and Broken Land Parkway. Starting at 10 a.m. all community members are welcome to stop by the parking lot and pick up fresh produce. Seventh-day Adventist Church North American Division 9705 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, MD 21046
Visitors will be able to choose from a selection of fresh fruits and vegetables. Additional giveaways will include reusable bags, sharing literature, and children’s activity pages. Younger attendees will also be able to enjoy the onsite bounce house. “We love being a part of the Howard County community, and a produce giveaway is a small way to serve our friends and neighbors. This is our fourth time to host this event, and we look forward to welcoming new and familiar faces,” says Johnson.
The Seventh-day Adventist® Church in North America, known as the North American Division, represents more than 1.2 million members from the United States, Canada, Bermuda, Guam, and Micronesia. This regional division was officially formed in 1985, and moved from Silver Spring, Maryland, to Columbia, Maryland, in September 2017.