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Telephone hookup

BIG SANDY, Texas--The Church of God Big Sandy has provided a telephone hookup for distant listeners to its weekly Sabbath service for six months.

To hook up simply dial this Oklahoma number: (918) 222-7103. Listen to the instructions. Enter the current password (6289), which is subject to change.

To keep up with Big Sandy events and check on the latest telephone-hookup password, visit

Living, San Diego, releases new booklets

SAN DIEGO, Calif.--The Living Church of God, based here, has just issued a new booklet, Who Controls the Weather?, by Living Church of God founder and presiding evangelist Roderick Meredith.

Copies are available at no cost or obligation by writing Living Church of God, P.O. Box 503077, San Diego, Calif. 92150, U.S.A., by calling (858) 673-7470 or by E-mail at You may also request literature at

According to spokesman Bill Bowmer: "In the last 18 months, the Living Church of God has released six entirely new booklets, with three more booklets scheduled for release by December 2000."

Living in Scotland

HADDINGTON, Scotland--Members of Living Church of God UK (not to be confused with the Living Church of God, San Diego, Calif.) invites COG brethren to worship with them for Sabbath services. LCG UK spokesman David Sheridan said if enough interest is evident the organization may also sponsor a Feast of Tabernacles this year.

Write, or call 07050-235490.

Embassy of God Feast

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas--The Embassy of God plans this year's Feast of Tabernacles observance beginning the evening of Oct. 13.

"This will be our third year," said Jackie Jordan.

For more information write Mrs. Jordan at or 432 Frost St., San Antonio, Texas 78201, U.S.A. She will send an information packet to anyone who requests it. Or phone or fax (210) 733-1136.

Sunriver Feast

ONTARIO, Ore.--Al Murrey announces an "open Feast site" near Sunriver, Ore. For more information visit on the Web and click on the link to "Sunriver Feast."

Nashville fellowship announces Feast site

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The Church of God Fellowship of Nashville will observe the Feast this fall at Horton Haven Christian Camp and Conference Grounds, three miles south of Chapel Hill, Tenn., on U.S. Hwy. 31A, behind Henry Horton State Park, announced Paul Bell. For more information call Mr. Bell at (615) 896-9365 or Wilfred Saulsberry at (931) 294-2127.

Colorado Feast announced

LOVELAND, Colo.--The Light of Truth Ministry and the Word of Truth Ministry plan to cosponsor a Feast of Tabernacles site Oct. 13-21 here. The location will be at Riverview RV Park and Campground, 7806 W. U.S. Hwy. 34, Loveland. Phone the campground at (970) 667-9910.

For more information call A Word of Truth Ministry at (970) 667-9203, or E-mail

New Zealand plays host to CGCF elder

AUCKLAND, New Zealand--A "milestone in the history of the Church of God" took place the Sabbath of July 15, according to United Church of God member Bruce Porteous, when elder Rick Stafford of the Church of God, a Christian Fellowship, delivered the sermon at UCG services here.

Mr. Porteous said United brethren in New Zealand were happy to participate in "building unity" between two Church of God groups.

"The New Zealand members are grateful for the support the leadership of both groups have shown in encouraging such initiatives, which will hopefully lead to restoring greater unity within the Body of Christ at this time."

HWA materials, including videos, available

PHOENIX, Ariz.--Guard the Truth's catalog, available free, offers an extensive collection of materials by the late Herbert W. Armstrong. Available are 44 sermon tapes, 39 feast-day messages, 39 Bible studies, 204 World Tomorrow programs on 102 audiotapes, 11 "special presentations" and 27 tapes of books on cassette.

Request Guard the Truth's catalog from Speak the Truth!, 3431 W. Thunderbird Rd., Ste. 13-216, Phoenix, Ariz. 85053, U.S.A.. Or E-mail

Rod Hall starts tour to promote books

SPOKANE, Wash.--Rod Hall, author of the book Are We Living in the End Time?, will conduct a free, open-to-the-public prophecy seminar in Seattle Sept. 12 at 6-7:30 p.m. in the University Plaza Hotel.

The seminar will follow several days of radio interviews and a seminar and book signing at the downtown Barnes & Noble bookstore. A half-day $99 seminar featuring the book 7-Strategies of Success will take place on the same day and at the same place.

The prophecy book, published by Huntington House, is available from, and

For information on books or seminars, visit, or call (800) 925-1542.

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