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The Journal asks for Feast-site information

BIG SANDY, Texas--The Journal plans to compile a list of Feast of Tabernacles sites to publish in the months before this year's festival, which most Church of God groups will observe Oct. 1-9.

Journal readers are invited to submit their Feast information, including name of organization, locations of sites, dates if other than the traditional dates listed here, and name, address and phone number of contact person. Send information to P.O. Box 1020, Big Sandy, Texas 75755, U.S.A., or fax it to (903) 636-9097. Or write or

Women's conference planned for Atlanta in May

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga.--"Equal to Serve," a conference for Christian women, is scheduled for the Pentecost and Memorial Day weekend, Friday through Sunday, May 25-27, in Atlanta, Ga.

John Currier of Douglasville said the conference will seek to encourage Christian women to use their spiritual gifts.

"For hundreds of years," he said, "misunderstanding of [the apostle] Paul's words has limited Christian women."

The conference will be sponsored by the Church of God Dallas­Fort Worth (whose pastor is Dianne McDonnell) and Douglasville Community Church, in the Atlanta area. Registration will be $20. Men and women will be welcome.

To register, or for more information, contact the Church of God Dallas­Fort Worth, P.O. Box 152544, Arlington, Texas 76015, U.S.A., or call (972) 601-9032, extension 3777, or (770) 947-9080. See also

IBLC plans second women's conference

CARROLLTON, Texas--The second annual International Bible Learning Center (IBLC) conference especially for women is set for June 8-10 at the Omni Hotel in Dallas. The theme will be "Grace Under Pressure: Christian Living in an Imperfect World," with a variety of speakers who will tell how they have overcome difficulties.

Organizer Linda Hardy White encourages women to make the conference a mother-daughter weekend. A full program for girls 10-17 will run simultaneously with the women's presentations. All Christian Sabbatarian churches, fellowship groups and individuals are welcome.

The conference fee will be $65 per adult (18 and older) and $50 for each girl 10-17. The fee will include breakfast, lunch and dinner June 9 and breakfast June 10, as well as activities and conference materials.

E-mail for a registration form, or call Mrs. White at (972) 492-3305.

CLA gets new address

HOT SPRINGS, Ark.--The United States Postal Service has assigned a new mailing address to the Christian Leadership Academy: P.O. Box 8654, Hot Springs, Ark. 71910, U.S.A.

CEM redesigns Web site

TYLER, Texas­­Christian Educational Ministries has announced a redesign of its Web pages, at

Feast site in Wales announced

LINCOLN, England--The Churches of God United Kingdom plan a Feast site for Tenby, Pembrokeshire, at the Leisure Centre in South Wales Oct. 1-9. A lodging brochure is available from the Tourist Information Centre, The Croft, Tenby, Pembroke; phone 01834 842404. For more accommodation information contact Gerald Kirby at 01490 460414. Send other queries to James McBride at 01526 861217.

Group plans spring "minifeast"

HAWKINS, Texas--Several independent churches plan a "minifeast" in Hope, Ark., built around the last weekend of Unleavened Bread (April 13-15).

Meetings will take place at the Super 8 Motel in Hope, and room rates will run $38.62.

For more information and to reserve a room, call (800) 800-8000 and mention you are with the Churches of God.

Planned activities include Bible studies, hymn singing, church services, a songfest and a catered meal.

For more information call Herb Morrow, pastor of a congregation in Hope, at (870) 887-3373.

Independent CG7 Web site

BROOKLYN, N.Y.--Gilford Monrose, pastor of Mount Zion Church of God 7th Day, announces his church's Web site at

"You can find more about the churches with headquarters at Jerusalem, In Him [newsletter] online, a youth link, our E-pen-pal network that links teenagers and young adults with similar objectives in life, a forum and other spiritual matters," Mr. Monrose told The Journal.

Jesse Jagrup of Boston, Mass., created and maintains the site.

Spring feasts

BIG SANDY, Texas--The spring feast days, for people in the northern hemisphere, are just around the corner. Whether the Days of Unleavened Bread fall in the spring or autumn where you live, The Journal would like to hear from you.

Send your short news items to P.O. Box 1020, Big Sandy, Texas 75755, U.S.A., or Or fax them to (903) 636-9097.

Don't forget to include the name of the writer and a telephone number for any follow-up questions.

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