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Campus movable property transferred

BIG SANDY, Texas--Ownership of furniture, fixtures and equipment on the former Ambassador University campus here has transferred from the Green Family Trust (the entity that owns the Hobby Lobby chain of stores) to the Institute in Basic Life Principles, which operates its International ALERT Academy on the former campus.

Upshur County appraiser Louise Stracener of Gilmer, Texas, said the appraised value last year of such "personal property" was $2,903,471.

Feast planned in Thailand

DUNDEE, Ohio--Legacy Institute, founded by Leon and Gloria Sexton of Rowlett, Texas, plans to sponsor a Feast of Tabernacles observance in Chiangmai, Thailand, this year.

"Last year we had 60 delegates: 30 local Karen tribal people and 30 visitors from abroad," said Mr. Sexton.

For more informationcontact Frank Fish at or Mr. Sexton at Or write Legacy at P.O. Box 7, Dundee, Ohio 44624, U.S.A.

Feast at Lake Texoma

FORT DODGE, Iowa--A Feast site at which no one will pass the offering plate, with only a collection box in the back of the hall, is planned for Lake Texoma, Okla., announced Steve Kieler.

Activities will range from Bible studies to activities for teenagers to a fish fry.

For more information contact Mr. Kieler at or 2193 Sheker Dr., Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501, U.S.A.

East Texas Fellowship extends Pentecost invitation

HAWKINS, Texas--East Texas Fellowship invites everyone to a Sabbath gathering June 3 at Hawkins Community Center (on Lynch Street, three blocks east of FM 14 North in Hawkins) for Pentecost.

Services will begin at 11 a.m., with Charles McLendon of Hawkins as feature speaker.

Mr. McLendon's topic will be "Our Ministry of Works: The Melchizedek Priesthood."

After the presentation will be a potluck at 1 p.m. Then, at 2:30, a "topical study" will take place.

Angie Kelley said East Texas Fellowship met April 28 with 50 people in attendance at the Hawkins address to hear Jim Rector of Texarkana, Texas, founder of Cornerstone Publications. Mr. Rector's message was "Beyond Grace."

For more information about East Texas Fellowship, or for a listing of the questions for the June 3 topical study, contact Mrs. Kelley or her husband, Tim, at or (903) 769-2750.

The Feast in Orlando

ANAHEIM, Calif.--Mark Kaplan announces a Feast of Tabernacles site for 2001 in Orlando, Fla., only a mile and a half from Disney World.

For information write Mr. Kaplan at, or visit the Christian Commandment Keepers Educational Seminars Web site at

Guardian Feast

PASADENA, Calif.--Festival 2001 is set for Guardian Ministries' Feast site in Palm Springs, Calif. Speakers will include Guardian director Dave Antion of Pasadena and Brian Knowles of Monrovia, Calif.

For more information visit Guardian on the Web at and follow the link to "Feast 2001."

For accommodationinformation visit or

Feast at Corpus Christi

SAN ANTONIO, Texas--The Church of God San Antonio (along with Churches of God Outreach Ministries) plans a Feast site for Corpus Christi, Texas, known as the "sparkling city by the sea."

For more information visit Or write Mr. Cruz at 219 Whitefield Ave., San Antonio, Texas 78223, U.S.A., or Or phone (800) 611-8080 or (210) 333-7229.

Or visit the congregation's Web site, which includes photos of previous Feast observances, at

Feast in Australia

BRISBANE, Australia--You're invited to the Feast of Tabernacles observance at Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia this October.

Geoff Robertson invites the brethren to find out more about the site at

Britain on the run

LINCOLN, England--New Horizons, published by Churches of God Outreach Ministries, is available free from P.O. Box 54621, Tulsa, Okla. 74155, U.S.A., or from Articles in the May-June issue include "Britain on the Run," "Columbine Revisited," "The Faith Once Delivered" and "Alcohol: Is It for Christians?"

Sentinel names editor

GILLETTE, Wyo.--The Sabbath Sentinel, the magazine published by the Bible Sabbath Association, has a new editor, Ken Ryland of Mulvane, Kan. The position of editor fell vacant in February when the former editor resigned.

For information about the Bible Sabbath Association and The Sentinel, see the BSA at Or write the BSA, 3316 Alberta Dr., Gillette, Wyo. 82718, U.S.A.

2001 Chicago CRC

NAPERVILLE, Ill.--The Church of God Downers Grove, Active Bible Church of God, and United Church of God Bloomington (Ill.) invite you to their Christian Renewal Conference July 28-29. Scheduled speakers are Wayne Cole and Ron Dart of Tyler, Texas, and Dave Havir of Big Sandy, Texas.

For more information see Or call Trisha Svehla at (630) 968-6153 or Laureen Blissard at (630) 416-7115.

Call the Clubhouse Inn at (630) 920-2200 and refer to code No. CRC0727 for special room rates of $85 or $79.

Building bridges

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.--Ron Dart of Tyler, Texas, was guest speaker at Building Bridges here April 28. The next Building Bridges is scheduled for May 26-27, with Ron Smith of LakeWorth, Fla.

For more information call or write Dale or Dona Fehr at (763) 572-8377 or

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