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Pen pals

Wanted: Pen pals for 9 year old boy. Observes Sabbath and Holy Days. Enjoys football, fishing, archery, and PlayStation. Ryan Cameron, 187 W. 28th St., Northampton, PA, 18067.


Newly formed fellowship group in Mountain View, Arkansas meets on 1st and 3rd Sabbath at 1PM. Call 870-269-3216 or 870-251-2431; or write, PO Box 1095, Mountain View, AR 72560.

Looking for fellowship with Church of God brethren who kill the Passover lamb as instructed in Ex. 12:1-28, especially getting together at Feast of Tabernacles 2000. 1-940-648-3382.

A very important web site for the church's fifth year anniversary of being scattered:


50th Wedding Anniversary--Ken and Dorthy Farmer of Niles, Michigan, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 21, 2000. The couple began attending the Radio Church of God in 1965 in South Bend, IN. They have three children, Daniel Farmer of Attica, MI; Janet (Farmer) Frisz and son-in-law Don Frisz of Scottsburg, IN; and Mark Farmer and daughter-in-law Shelby (High) Farmer of Niles. They also have four grandchildren, Jessica and Christopher Frisz and Morgan and Matthew Farmer. (Ken's parents are still living and are nearing 71 years of marriage.)


Study Resources, News, Links, and More! Send for our free "Resource Guide." Olive Branches, PO Box 1293, Fairview, TN 37062.

Mid-South Sabbatarians: News, Events and Directory. On the Web at

H.W. Armstrong video and audio tapes available. Donation optional. Address to: Armstrong Archives, P.O. Box 173, Botany Bay 1455, N.S.W., Australia. Phone Sydney 0293169912.


Raise funds for your church, charity, club, school, scouts with a super product that sells itself. Call toll free 1-800-982-3210 ext. 103

Free information

New Truth revealed by Lot. Used in Jonah's time. Free, donations accepted, needy family. Croyles, 283 Pinebrook Lane, Baskerville, VA 23915

Free Report! Teach your children positive work ethics and the principles of employment success. Write: The Roadmap, PO Box 4154, Kansas City, KS 66104.

Order your free 1999/2000 calendar by writing to: The Church of God Central Arkansas, PO Box 45293, Little Rock, AR 72214; email:; or tel. 501-565-4386.

For sale

Ten Commandments engraved in cultured marble, onyx and granite. 24 colors. 573-627-3446.

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Feast of Tabernacles

Single woman in Vicksburg, Mississippi looking for transportation to and from Jekyll Island, Georgia for the Feast. Willing to help pay for gas and will pay for own meals and hotel. Please write Lucille Boone, 1345 Mt. Alban Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180, or call 601-634-1504.

Making plans for the Feast? The "Olive Branches" web site ( has posted its "Year 2000 Feast of Tabernacles" page, listing sites being organized by a variety of sponsors around the world. The page is updated regularly as information is received, and features contact information and links to sponsors web sites. Check it out!

Lake Texoma, OK Oct 14--Oct 21. This is the 4th year at this beautiful site. Questions or information contact: Steven and Suzanne Kieler, 2193 Sheker Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-8707, 515-576-5743,

The Belleville Church of God is hosting a Feast site in Paducah, KY. For more information email Al Buchanan at, or write: Al Buchanan, PO Box 764, Glen Carbon, IL 62034.

Prayer requests

Barker, Ann, RR7, Box 712, Gilmer, TX 75644, has had some light strokes and is hospitalized for tests.

Boone, Lucille, 1345 Mt. Alban Rd., Vicksburg, MS 39180 (601-634-1504), requests prayers in her search for transportation to the Feast in Jekyll Island, Georgia.

Scott, Alissa, College Station, requests prayers in her search for a job.

Wolfe, Jim, formerly of Los Angeles, CA area, is suffering from acute bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome, which severely inhibits his ability to work.

Bradwell, Murry, 171 June St., Mobile, AL 36608, peripheral neuropathy, extreme pain and numbness.

Brown, Faye, 4634 Pine Hollow Lane, Larue, TX 75770, recuperating from surgery on her rotator cuff. Recovery will be lengthy and painful.

Schaffers, John Craig, Pensacola, FL, had been diagnosed with terminal cancer, but latest check up found no cancer. He thanks everyone for their prayers and cards. Still suffering with respiratory problems.

Angela, body rejecting double-lung transplant.

Emerson, Asa, 79, Springfield, MA, prostate cancer in remission; but leg pain, flu-like symptoms and edema.

Grosshiem, Mrs., kidney failure.

Hannevig, Joey, paralysis.

Hansen, Gisela, Box 15, Cherhill, AB, Canada T0E 0J0, heart problems.

Kaping, Nancy, 306 North D, Duncan, OK, congestive heart failure, shriveled pancreas, shrinking kidney.

Laurita, Robert, stomach cancer, very ill.

Lisec, Ann, 911 Larkspur, Alamogordo, NM 88311, death of husband.

McConnell, Jackie, heart problems.

Moffitt, Jessica, 9, 9 Lilac Lane, Blluffton, SC 29910, mass in back of head, pushing on brain stem.

Novenche, Michael, 2, Clifton Park, NY, brain tumor.

Pekarek, Ken and Martha, Ken had a fall resulting in brain hemorrhage, and Martha's father passed away.

Rochelle, Michael and Arlene, Dallas, TX, problem pregnancy.

See, Sharon, RR1 Box 1133, Eagle Rock, MO 65641, cysts in throat limiting her voice.

Slaick, Dexter, serious internal injuries from fall.

Smith, Jeri, 41, Broken Arrow, OK, terminal cancer.

Steinfort, Adrian and Flora, Burg. Feith Plein 54, 2273 Bx, Voorbourg, Holland, The Netherlands, health problems.

Sutherland, Elise, brain hemorrhage.


Elfonda Sudweeks Bronnum of Plano, Texas died on June 11, 2000. She was born Jan. 11, 1939, in Tropic, Utah, to Ralph and Ada Sudweeks. On January 16, 1959, she was married to Norm Bronnum and lived in California for many years. In the 1980's she and her family moved to Big Sandy, Texas, where she served in the local congregation for several years before moving to Plano, Texas. Mrs. Bronnum is survived by her husband, Norm Bronnum, son Steven, daughters Debra, Pam, and Sherry; two sons-in-law, Mike and John; grandchildren Erik, Amber, Megan, Jason, Jeffrey, Rachel and Joseph; and three brothers, Cloyd, Lyndon, and Weldon. Graveside services were attended by family and a few close friends and officiated by Mr. Dave Havir in Nevada, Texas.

Alfons Nordmann died peacefully in his sleep Wednesday June 14, 2000 in Guetersloh, Germany. Mr. Nordmann had been suffering with cancer. Cards of condolence may be sent to his widow, Mrs. Gerda Nordmann, Bahnhofstr. 21, D-33397 Rietberg, Germany.

Grace Waller, of New Boston, Texas died Sunday June 18, 2000 of cancer. Please pray for the family.

John S. Johnson of Plano, Texas, died Monday night, June 19, in a motorcycle accident. John was an Ambassador College graduate and taught history and geography until the spring of 1995 at Ambassador University. Cards may be sent to Suzanne and Ashley Smith Johnson at 6812 Bolivar Ct., Plano, TX 75023.

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