Rader, former evangelist, treasurer and legal counsel for the Worldwide
Church of God and confidant of WCG founder Herbert W. Armstrong,
was critically ill with pancreatic cancer in late June, report friends
of Mr. Rader.
[Note: Mr. Rader
died July 2, after the deadline for the June 30, 2002, issue. The
Journal plans an article about Mr. Rader for the July issue.]
BIG SANDY, Texas--Florence
Sefcak, 89, a longtime Worldwide Church of God member, died June
17 of cancer. She and her husband, Lee, were pioneer members and
her husband an employee of the church and Ambassador College beginning
in the early 1950s.
Besides her husband,
Mrs. Sefcak is survived by two children, Gary Sefcak and Joyce Catherwood.
Mr. Sefcak receives mail at Rt. 3, Box 444, Big Sandy, Texas 75755,
Davis, a longtime Church of God member and former elder of the Worldwide
Church of God and United Church of God, died June 25 of cancer.
Among Mr. Davis's survivors is his wife, Millie. Mrs. Davis receives
mail at 3914 N. 86th St., Scottsdale, Ariz. 85251, U.S.A.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.--Anne
Teitgen, wife of United Church of God pastor Herb Teitgen, died
June 25 of cancer. Besides her husband, Mrs. Teitgen is survived
by a son, Robert, and a daughter, Carla, and her parents, Ivan and
Edna Robinson. Mr. Teitgen receives mail at 2201 S. Mariana Dr.,
Sioux Falls, S.D. 57103, U.S.A.
Feast in the
Festival of Tabernacles (Christian Fellowship), in association with
Christian Educational Services UK, the Intercontinental Church of
God and Syvende dags Kristne (Seventh Day Christians), plans its
third Feast observance in Kendal, England, announced Anthony Miles
Kendal is in the
Lake District, in the county of Cumbria. The observance will run
SAN DIEGO, Calif.--
The Tomorrow's World, the Living Church of God's television broadcast,
can now be seen on KOCO, Channel 5, in Oklahoma City, Sunday mornings
at 7. In Australia the telecast has recently begun on CTS, Channel
31, in Sydney, on Sundays at 9 a.m.
The church also
has two new booklets, How God Intervenes in World Affairs and God's
People Tithe. The two pamphlets bring to 18 the number the LCG has
published in the last three years.
fourth annual Barbecue and Friends Get-Together is set for Sunday,
Sept. 1, at the American Legion building in Pine Level, N.C., announced
independent United Church of God Tupelo, which meets here, has a
new name, announced pastor Terry Beam of Fulton. The congregation
is now officially the Sabbatarian Church of God.
Write the group
at P.O. Box 612, Fulton, Miss. 38843, U.S.A.
a Feast of Tabernacles in the Rocky Mountains beginning Oct. 20,
call David Kenders at (970) 667-9203 or John Trescott at (405) 247-5162.
Feast in Pomona
Church of God Southern Missouri plans a Feast of Tabernacles observance
Sept. 20-28 in Pomona, Mo.
everyone to come and feast with us, especially those in the southern-Missouri
region," said Dan Miller.
For more information,
contact pastor George Edmonston at firstname.lastname@example.org or (417) 256-8990.
Or contact Mr. Miller at email@example.com or (417) 256-8583.
Or visit http://tripod.com/feast.html.
LCG Feast information
SAN DIEGO, Calif.--Feast
of Tabernacles information for Living Church of God sites around
the world can be found at http://www.cogl.org/fot2002/. The observances
will be Sept. 20-28.
Churches of God UK, in association with the Churches of God Outreach
Ministries, will not sponsor a Feast site this year, announced Churches
of God UK pastor James McBride.
Mr. McBride recommends
that people who had planned to attend in England consider sites
sponsored by the Global Church of God (in Derbyshire), United Church
of God (in Cumbria) or Church of God an International Community
(in North Wales).
Contact Mr. McBride for information on either of the three sites at P.O. Box 2525, Lincoln, England LN4 4EG, or firstname.lastname@example.org. All three sites will observe the Feast Sept. 20-28.
Wansley, a presenter at the Association for Christian Development's
recent One-God Seminars near Seattle, is making available E-mail
addresses for each of the nine presenters in case anyone wants to
request printed copies of the presentations.
Eight men presented
papers on the nature of God and Jesus from a "unitarian"
point of view. One, Steven Collins of Sioux Falls, S.D., presented
from the "binitarian" perspective.
Write Mr. Wansley
at email@example.com or P.O. Box 4294, Laurel, Miss. 39441, U.S.A.
Season of Our
East Texas Torah Fellowship announces plans for a Feast of Tabernacles
observance near Lake Murray, Okla., Sept. 20-28.
The theme for
this year's Feast will be "The Season of Our Joy," said
organizer Tim Kelley of Hawkins.
For information, write Tim or Angie Kelley at P.O. Box 1633, Hawkins, Texas 75765, U.S.A., or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or phone the Kelleys at (903) 769-2750.
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