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

Mid-South Sabbatarians: News, Event and Directory. On the web at

"Just how sure are you about your customs?" We need to go back to Babylon and before to find out why we are where we are today and how we got here. For your free copy of "Fossilized Customs," write to: The Lewiston Berean Fellowship, PO Box 1904, Lewiston, ID 83501.

New book just released: The Essential Teachings of Herbert W. Armstrong: His Teachings Focused on the Incredible Human Potential. Did He Solve the Mystery of the Ages? Part I covers his teachings about mankind's true destiny and the Kingdom of God. Part II covers the lost ten tribes of Israel and their importance in biblical prophecy. The Appendix gives a brief history of his church and explains why his teachings are suppressed by WCG. It can be ordered at Barnes and Noble or online at


We at the Biblical Fellowship Group would like to share our sources and experience with other people whether it is a small church group or just an individual who wants to do the Work. At present, we are assisting a few individuals in their part of the Work of God and seeing the joy that they have in doing it. If you are interested, write to Biblical Fellowship Group, PO Box 690592, Tulsa, OK 74169-0592.

Journal writer Bill Stough is seeking a volunteer to help him transcribe taped interviews, usually one per month. May be typed on a computer and E-mailed back to him or mailed on a disk. To help out, contact Bill by phone at (636) 583-4383; Email Or write Tower Electronics, 208 S. Church St., Union, MO 63084, U.S.A.

COG mother, seven mostly small children, diagnosed cervical cancer, needs prayers for healing and any financial assistance. Contact Wanda Croyle, POB 411, Petersburg, VA 23804.

Prayer requests

Curry, Crystal, 14, leukemia, undergoing chemotherapy at Arkansas Children's Hospital.

Jones, Dorothy, 20038 CR 482, Lindale, TX 75771, suffering from ear, sinus, and throat infections. Also, severe headaches and weakness.

Ketton, Opal, 80's (grandmother of Paul Shaw of Tyler, Texas), hospitalized with small stroke.

Lynn, tumor in liver, has been told by doctors he only has 4 weeks to live.

McLeod, Risa, Canada, ill for the past eight years with incurable stomach problems and arthritis. Now, she has an enlarged gall bladder and unable to keep food down. Her son, Gregory, on whom she is dependent, needs prayers also.

Miller, William "Booty," 2153 Jericho Road, Maryville, TN 37803, awaiting hip implant after having first hip implant removed.

Parkeny, Linda and Marty, Waynesville, OH, he suffers from heart problems and she from liver and other health problems.

Webb, Jerry, Spokane, WA, recovering remarkably from several tumors in chest area.

Lighthill-Ridley, Tev, scoliosis, pneumonia.

Bender, Sadie, Dallas area, diabetes-related eye problems.

Bowker, Elaine, 124 Nelson Lane, Anahuac, TX 77514, lymph node cancer.

Carey, Vic, Tyler, TX, collapsed at home, critical condition, loss of arm possible. Also, his mother died recently.

Chikar, Carole, cancer. Tests results pending.

Goff, Bobby, 5200 S. "U" No. 77. Fort Smith, AR, has no kidneys, on dialysis 3 days a week. Her husband died recently.

Highlands, Keith, requests prayers for his mother who may have recurrence of cancer. Many spots found on one lung.

Shelby, Dearl, Redford, MI, lymphomic cancer, pneumonia and bleeding ulcers. Gaining strength and expected to return home from the hospital at end of the month.

Nicolay, David, inoperable cancer spreading to liver and rib bones. Letters of encouragement may be sent in care of Darwin Lee, PO Box 2333, Bismarck, ND 58502.

Bay, Gwen, 34 Wyatt Crescent, South Burnie, Tasmania 7320, Australia, aggressive breast cancer.

Black, G.D., Omaha, TX, stomach problems, possible cancer return.

Black, Will-Ella, Omaha, TX, hospitalized with cancer.

Black, Beverly, 264 FM 2478, Huntsville, TX 77320, hospitalized with lupus.

Brown, "Marty," Lockesburg, AR, tumors in colon, liver and lungs.

Burks, Bill, Little Rock, fever, possible diabetes.

Clevenger, William T., cirrhosis of the liver.

Crandall, Rey, ICU, serious heart and kidney problems.

Ellis, Cheney, prostate cancer, chemotherapy.

Fairchild, Joan, Lufkin, TX, colon blockage, cancer.

Gibson, Paul, Multiple Sclerosis, offers support for other MS's (386-294-2740) or email:

Gober, Sharon, 1357 CR 456, Piggot, AR 72454, Acute Myelogenous Leukemia.

Hand, Chester, enlarged heart.

Hogman, Cindy, 32, wife and mother, Stage 4 Cervical Cancer in remission.

Hufton, Barbara, 14 Watford Close, North Epping, NSW, 2121, Australia, biopsy reports Sarcoidosis.

Hurley, Anna (Steensen), 5305 Oxford Dr. No. 127, Mechanicsburg, PA 17955, heart attack and congestive heart failure.

Jacques, Alexander "Zander," leukemia returned, undergoing chemotherapy, searching for blood marrow donor.

Kaping, Nancy, 306 N. "D," Duncan, OK 73533, heart problems, pain from fall.

Kolb, Cameron Martin, Broken Arrow, OK, seizure.

Lienart, John, 6057 Village Glen Dr. No. 4202, Dallas, TX 75206, lost job and having transportation problems.

McKown, Ron, 3127 Old Lorena Rd., Lorena, TX 76655, requests prayers for elderly parent's health.

Milholland, Julius, 1005 W. Tracy, Springfield, MO 65807, leukemia.

Micallef, Jean, Georgetown, Ontario, Canada, diabetes, losing eyesight.

Micallef, Jo, Georgetown, Ontario, Canada. enlarged liver.

Novenche, Michael, 4, c/o Darwin Lee, PO Box 2333, Bismarck, ND 58502, Astrocytoma, tumor in head growing.

Patterson, Pat, c/o Darwin Lee, PO Box 2333, Bismarck, ND 58502, liver cancer, tumors growing.

Payne, Howard, heart bypass surgery complications.

Schneider, Treasure, 6, congestive heart failure.

Stamper, Faye, hormone and thyroid problems.

Stamper, Sammye, artery transplant still pending.

Turnblad, Jim, RR 2 Box 148, Nicollet, MN 56074, kidney transplant problems, B cell lymphoma, perforated bowel.


Deane Anderson, 72, of Spokane, Wash., died peacefully Dec. 30, 2001, of heart failure. We will miss her sweet smile and the good times we had.

Glen Goff of Fort Smith, Ark., died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002. The funeral was held at the Roller Funeral Home in Booneville, Ark. Please remember his wife, Bobbie, who suffers from kidney problems and must receive dialysis treatments 3 days a week. Letters and cards may be sent to Bobbie Goff, 5200 S. "U" No. 77, Fort Smith, Ark.

Esther Parrish, a longtime Big Sandy-area resident and widow of Dr. Wilmer Parrish, died in December. Her funeral was held near Longview, Texas.

Beverly Swisher died. She was the wife of Kenneth Swisher, an elder with the Worldwide Church of God in Tyler, Texas. Services were held for Mrs. Swisher Saturday, Jan. 26, in Gladewater, Texas.

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