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CGI plans California Feast

TYLER, Texas--The Church of God International, headquartered near here, has announced that it will sponsor a Feast of Tabernacles site in California in 1999.

The location is the Pines Resort and Conference Center on Bass Lake, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada near Oakhurst, not far from Yosemite National Park.

To preview the site, the CGI plans special Sabbath services there at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 6. For room reservations call the resort at (800) 350-7463. For more information contact Loren Chamberlain of the CGI at (408) 394-4193.

LCG telecasts on WGN

SAN DIEGO, Calif.--Tomorrow's World, the telecast of the new Living Church of God, began airing on WGN-TV, Chicago, Jan. 31 at 6 a.m. eastern time.

The LCG's Web site contains more information including a listing of congregations, announced Bob Thiel of Arroyo Grande, Calif. Visit the LCG on the Web at

Giving and sharing

GILLETTE, Wyo.--Check Giving & Sharing's Web site ( for the February newsletter, No. 50.

Article topics include what the Bible says about healthy living; are men "as gods" today?; Trinitarians can be dangerous to your health; legalism in the Church of God; and the turkey and the Sabbath.

Write 3316 Alberta Dr., Gillette, Wyo. 82718, U.S.A.; call (307) 686-5191; or E-mail

CGI newsletter addresses issues of salvation

TYLER, Texas--The lead article of the January edition of Armor of God Newsletter, published by the Church of God International, is "What Must I Do To Be Saved?"

For a sample copy or free subscription, write CGI at P.O. Box 2525, Tyler, Texas 75710, U.S.A.

The importance of prayer

MILFORD, Ohio--The January issue of United News, a newsletter published by the United Church of God, an International Association, includes articles on the importance of prayer and Bible study, by Roy Holladay; "Follow the Leader," by Aaron Dean; and a guide to UCG-AIA information on the Internet.

The newsletter also reports that 11 Feast sites have been confirmed for the United States for this fall, while two have been confirmed for Canada.

U.S. sites include Bend, Ore.; Branson, Mo.; Corpus Christi, Texas; Escondido, Calif.; Estes Park, Colo.; Gettysburg, Pa.; Jekyll Island, Ga.; Lihue, Hawaii; Louisville, Ky.; Orlando, Fla.; and Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

Canadian sites include Kelowna, B.C., and Mont-Orford, Que.

The newsletter also announced publication of a new booklet, The Church Jesus Built.

For free copies of United News and other UCG-AIA publications, write P.O. Box 541027, Cincinnati, Ohio 45254, or call (513) 576-9796.

Prophecy-related topics

FLINT, Texas--The January issue of Worldwatch, the newsletter of the Garner Ted Armstrong Evangelistic Association, contains articles on prophecy-related topics, including "Will the Dollar Be Replaced As the World Currency?"; "Needles in Haystacks: Finding and Fixing the Y2K Bug: Is One Year Enough?"; "Rival for the Fed: The European Central Bank"; and "Happy New Year?"

For a free copy, write P.O. Box 747, Flint, Texas 75762, U.S.A.

Sabbatarian singles

BIGGS, Calif.--The Sabbatarian Singles Connection, edited and published by Michael A. Kawasaki, has issued an updated list of Sabbath-keeping unmarried people. Those listed or seeking to contact those listed must be single, 18 years of age or older and be Sabbatarian Christians.

Mr. Kawasaki uses an elaborate code system to ensure privacy and confidentiality for listees. Introductory information is free, but he charges $10 per year for his main publication. To subscribe, or for more information, write 3229 Larkin Rd., Biggs, Calif. 95917, U.S.A.

Watching the news

CUMBERLAND, Ky.--"I don't know if you're aware of News Watch for the Church of God, which Mr. Ron Weinland publishes, but I receive it as well as The Journal and Servants' News and very much appreciate all three publications."

So says Tina Smith of Cumberland in an announcement she recently sent to The Journal.

To subscribe to News Watch, write 1171 Timberbrook Ct., Perrysburg, Ohio 43551, U.S.A.

CLA campaign in West Memphis successful

HOT SPRINGS, Ark.--A campaign in West Memphis, Ark., Jan. 23 by the Christian Leadership Academy, based here, was rated the latest success in a series of campaigns conducted by CLA founder Alfred Harrell and friends.

"We had a small turnout, but quite a few were there from different Church of God organizations," Dr. Harrell said.

He said the CLA had limited funds available to spend in West Memphis, so it placed little advertising. However, many fliers with "good information" were distributed, and "we feel the gospel was preached in West Memphis."

The next CLA campaign is set for Feb. 20 in Paducah, Ky.

"The CLA is dedicated to being a part of preaching the gospel to the entire world for a witness," said Dr. Harrell. "The method will be a direct approach of sending individuals personally into cities with a strong message. This was the method used by converts in the New Testament."

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