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CEM's Feast-location change

WHITEHOUSE, Texas -- Allie Dart of Christian Educational Ministries announced that CEM will not be in San Antonio, Texas, for the Feast of Tabernacles in 2014.

"We will be going to Granbury, Texas, southwest of the Dallas-Fort Worth area in the Brazos River Valley," she said.

For more information go to, or write P.O. Box 560, Whitehouse, Texas 75791, U.S.A.

14th or 15th Passover

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The Church of God New Mexico has joined the discussion about whether the Passover should be on Nisan 14 or 15.

"Jesus taught us when to keep the Passover and how to keep it," explained Ed Costanza. "We do not need Jesus to walk in here today to teach us how and when to keep the Passover."

For a sermon by John Shavers, visit or write Mr. Costanza at

Serbian hymnal available

NOVI SAD, Serbia -- Aleksandar "Sasha" Veljic announced that "a group of enthusiasts" has posted a hymnal in the Serbian language.

"We have English text and notes on one sheet of paper and the Serbian translation on the other," he said. "We are so happy to have been able to have the Bible hymnal in our native tongue."

For more information write Mr. Veljic at

Super Sabbath scheduled for Oklahoma

SAN AUGUSTINE, Texas -- The Church of God International, based in Tyler, Texas, and other locally governed congregations plan a Super Sabbath weekend for the Days of Unleavened Bread, announced Edward Malone.

"Brothers and sisters in Christ are invited to meet at the Western Hills Guest Ranch of the Sequoyah Resort Park near Wagoner, Okla., from April 19 to 21, 2014," Mr. Malone said.



Activities will include a Sabbath service with Stephen Glover of the CGI and Barnabas Grayson of the Tulsa Church of God, followed by a campfire sing-along Saturday evening.

A series of seminars will take place Sunday morning.

"Sunday afternoon will be open for fellowship, volleyball, horseshoes and other outdoor games," he said.

Steve Andrews, the newly announced pastor of the Tulsa Church of God, will conduct a Bible study Sunday night. See two articles about Mr. Andrews beginning on page 1 of this issue of The Journal.

The closing service will happen the morning of April 11, with Lawrence Gregory, pastor emeritus at the Tulsa Church of God, speaking.

The events will feature the singing of Matthew Steel and the Tulsa Praise & Worship Team.

For more information contact Wynn Skelton at (903) 736-5999 or or Barnabas Grayson of the Tulsa Church of God at (918) 617-4919.

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Feast in the Great Smokies

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. -- The Church of God Worldwide Ministries, sponsor of The World Tomorrow on television, will play host to a Feast of Tabernacles site in the Great Smoky Mountains.

The site will be "at our home office complex at 1965 Chapman Hwy. Oct. 8-16, 2014," announced Shirley Timmons.

Services will start at 2 p.m. each day.

"All are welcome to join us," Mrs. Timmons said. "We have many activities planned, with lots of food and fellowship daily."

She also mentioned the site is in need of more sermon presenters and a piano player.

Call Mrs. Timmons if you can help out at (865) 774-4600.

Is the apostolic church for real?

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- David Froloff has booklets on offer for free of charge including The Subversion of Christianity: How Did It Happen? and Does the Scriptural Apostolic Church Exist Today?

To order the booklets or for more information write Mr. Froloff at 3700 Watt Ave., No. 20, Sacramento, Calif. 95821, U.S.A., or

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