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Ozzie Engelbart dies

ROGERS, Ark.--Ozzie Engelbart, a longtime Church of God member and pastor of United Church of God congregations in Arkansas, died of an apparent heart attack here March 31.

According to local news reports and Stan Cain of the Rogers police department, Mr. Engelbart, 55, of Springdale, Ark., died at St. Mary's Hospital after the accident, which occurred about 9:30 p.m.

Cpl. Cain said Mr. Engelbart's apparent heart attack caused his vehicle to be involved in a three-car accident. Mr. Engelbart's wife, Tina, was injured, suffering a broken ankle.

Occupants of the other two cars in the accident were apparently not seriously injured.

Richard Pinelli of Cincinnati, Ohio, director of ministerial services of the UCG-AIA, said Mr. Engelbart had been recovering from congestive heart failure and was making "good progress."

Mr. Engelbart is survived by his wife and three children. Mrs. Engelbart's addresses are c/o Ted Engelbart, 801 Jon St., Bentonville, Ark. 72712, U.S.A., and

Longtime church elder dies

CLAREMORE, Okla.--Roy Cannaday, one of the historic 70 elders who was selected by lot along with Worldwide Church of God founder Herbert W. Armstrong in 1934 in the Church of God (Seventh Day), died Sunday, March 5.

"Brother Cannaday was a faithful servant of the church for many years and was highly involved in evangelistic activities in Oklahoma," said Linda Hardy White of Carrollton, Texas.

Orlando Feast update

ANAHEIM, Calif.--Plans for the Orlando Feast of Tabernacles (beginning the evening of Oct. 13) are coming right along, announced organizer Mark Kaplan. A meeting room is scheduled for Days Inn Maingate West, two and one-half miles west of Walt Disney World.

For room reservations call (407) 997-1000 and ask for the coupon rate or lowest rate.

Feast services will consist of six days of seminars and a split-sermon format on the high days.

"We certainly do plan to have questions and discussions in each and every seminar," said Mr. Kaplan. "Please let us know if you have any problems with this format. We are very open to suggestions. We are also open to suggestions regarding seminar topics."

For more information send E-mail to, or visit on the Web. Or write Mr. Kaplan at 2130 W. Crescent Ave., Apt. 1130, Anaheim, Calif. 92801, U.S.A.

CGI program goes on Chicago station

TYLER, Texas--The Church of God International's Armor of God television program began airing April 2 on WJYS television in Chicago, Ill. The program will broadcast Sunday at 6 a.m.

Yarrawonga-Mulwala Feast

ENDEAVOUR HILLS, Australia--A Feast site is set again this year (beginning the evening of Oct. 13) for Yarrawonga-Mulwala, on the Victoria-New South Wales border, reports John George.

"We are planning to have services daily except two midweek days, when we will have two interactive studies," Mr. George said.

Also planned are a cruise, quiz night, social and movies.

Local accommodations include motels, hotels, resorts, country clubs, caravan parks, bed-and-breakfasts and host farms. For more information write P.O. Box 179, Endeavour Hills, Victoria 3802, Australia.

AU Party Line cobrands with Planet Alumni

Ambassador Party Line, an Internet forum established by Darwin Sanoy in 1995 to help Ambassador University alumni and former employees keep in touch, will "cobrand" with Planet Alumni.

Mr. Sanoy said the people who maintain Planet Alumni asked him to work with them.

"Cobranding means that they provide their standard site engine but customize the look and feel of the site to the Ambassador community," Mr. Sanoy said.

Visit the site through or

British-Israel magazine

JERUSALEM--Yair Davidy, writer of books on the identity of the lost 10 tribes of Israel and publisher of The Tribesman magazine, has announced the creation of a new magazine.

Brit-Am will replace The Tribesman, and all who subscribed to The Tribesman will have their subscriptions fulfilled by the new magazine, Mr. Davidy said.

To subscribe write Mr. Davidy, P.O. Box 595, Jerusalem 91004, Israel. A subscription is $30 for four issues.

Cornerstone to sponsor Feast site

TEXARKANA, Texas--Cornerstone Publications, directed by Jim Rector, has announced plans to observe the Feast of Tabernacles Oct. 13 through Oct. 21 at the Jekyll Inn, Jekyll Island, Ga. Hotel rooms are $49 a night, with one-bedroom condominiums at $69 a night and two-bedroom condos at $89. Meeting facilities are within walking distance.

For reservations call (800) 736-1046 and mention Cornerstone Publications.

"Any true believer is welcome to observe the Feast with us," Mr. Rector said. "We are an independent fellowship. Our focus at the Feast will be a positive one, accentuating the meaning of the festival itself."

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