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Garry Pifer's mother is sick and in the hospital and is also approaching her 90th birthday. The family has requested a card shower so that Garry's mom receives a minimum of 90 cards-one card for every year of her life. Please send cards and notes of encouragement to Connie and Garry Pifer's address: 1409 West Graham St., Bloomington, IL 61701 or to the hospital: Bromen Regional Medical Center, Virginia at Franklin, Normal, IL 61761.

Looking for fellowship with Church of God brethren who kill the Passover lamb as instructed in Ex. 12:1-28, especially getting together at Feast of Tabernacles 2000. 1-940-648-3382.


Michael Jesse Cryer and Eva Leona Smith announce their engagement. Leona is the daughter of Mitchell and Anita Smith of Lindale, Texas. Michael is the son of Melvin and Lia Cryer of Felt, Okla. The wedding will be Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000, at 3 p.m. at the Church of God Big Sandy. Friends and relatives are invited.


Pete and Roberta Wolf of Kerman, Calif., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 18, 2000. They have been longtime members of God's church, and Pete serves as local elder of his congregation. Cards and letters can be sent to Pete and Roberta Wolf, 13500 W. Shields Ave., Kerman, CA 93630. Congratulations from your kids: Debbi, Teri, Brian and their families.


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H.W. Armstrong video and audio tapes available. Donation optional. Address to: Armstrong Archives, PO Box 173, Botany Bay 1455, N.S.W., Australia. Phone Sydney 0293169912.


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Order your free 1999/2000 calendar by writing to: The Church of God Central Arkansas, PO Box 45293, Little Rock, AR 72214; email:; or tel. 501-565-4386.

Free Report! Teach your children positive work ethics and the principles of employment success. Write: The Roadmap, PO Box 4154, Kansas City, KS 66104.

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Feast of Tabernacles

Lake Texoma, OK Oct 14-Oct 21. This is the 4th year at this beautiful site. Questions or information contact: Steven and Suzanne Kieler, 2193 Sheker Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-8707, 515-576-5743,

The Belleville Church of God is hosting a Feast site in Paducah, KY. For more information email Al Buchanan at, or write: Al Buchanan, PO Box 764, Glen Carbon, IL 62034.

The Christian Church of God plans to host an FOT site in Lake Worth, Fla., Palm Beach County. For further information please contact Neville Gilbert at (561) 585-4580 or write CCG, P.O. Box 3827, Lantana, FL 33465.

Thank you

Luther and Charleen Waller of New Boston, Texas would like to thank everyone for the cards, flowers, and condolences they received after the death of Luther's mother, Grace. They appreciated all your thoughts and gifts.

Prayer requests

Alexander, Gracie (mother of Wayne Alexander of Florida), recovering from cancer surgery.

Armstrong, Mary, Toledo, Ohio, was away from home when her apartment building burned to the ground. She lost everything including her life's savings. She is currently living with her brother. There is a fundraiser in the process and donations may be sent to: Mary Armstrong Fund, c/o Church of God International, PO Box 352617, Toledo, OH 43615-2617.

Bebee, Bill, Austin, TX, has been diagnosed with flesh-eating bacteria. He is unconscious, on life support and the bacteria has spread throughout his body.

Candy, Dallas, desperately needs a job and shelter.

Cordell, Bill, PO Box 767, Camdenton, MO 65020 is requesting prayers for his wife Betty, who is currently hospitalized in critical condition following a stroke.

Davis, Cliff, San Augustine, TX (formerly of Austin), has been diagnosed with lung cancer. He and his wife, Sara, are currently in Houston at M.D. Anderson Hospital to assess best treatment. Sara also has serious health problems.

Hubert, M.R., India, is asking prayers for all the Christians in India where the persecution is unbearable. Hindu fundamentalists are indirectly influencing their jobs and professions.

McComb, Harriet, 19072 Country Estates Cir., Flint, TX 75762, recovering from surgery for melanoma cancer. Further surgery is expected.

Morton, Walter, No. 901175, 2400 Wallace Pack Rd, Navasota, TX 77869, suffering from epileptic seizures.

Selig, Bill, Austin, TX suffers from diabetes, bone cancer and prostate cancer, and is recovering from a stroke. His wife has just been diagnosed with a malignant lump under her arm. Their son Mike died last year from kidney cancer. The family is requesting prayer.

Shaw, Barbie and Jason, Concord, NC, gave birth to Victoria Evelyn on July 11, 2000. She had a normal delivery, but was born with multiple heart birth defects. She faces one or more surgeries in the future. Prayers would be very much appreciated.

Sherman, Jake, 1908B West Loop, Austin, TX 78758, suffering with painful arthritis.

Scott, Doris, heart attack, currently in CCU at Hurley Hospital, One Hurley Plaza, Flint, MI 48503.

"Tim", requests prayers for himself and his three sons in midst of a custody battle.

Waller, Lloyd (brother of Luther), has diabetes and will undergo glaucoma operation in the near future.

Warren, Arthur, 14 (son of Steve and Terri), Mechanic Falls, Maine recently underwent open heart surgery to repair a hole between the chambers of his heart. He is recovering on schedule. Arthur's twin brother Elliott, died unexpectedly last December. Please pray for Arthur's full recovery.


Faye Fisher, 79, of Big Sandy, wife of Marrion Fisher and mother of Arthur, Charles, David, and Eric Fisher and Bernice Burson, died Monday July 17, 2000. Graveside services were conducted by Mr. Wayne Cole.

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