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Jack Hines dies

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--Jack Hines, 69, founder of Churchlight Publications, died unexpectedly at his home here May 12. Survivors include Mr. Hines' wife, Evelyn; three sons, Richard, Timothy and David; and a daughter, Janice Smith.

Write Mrs. Hines at 3010 Drakestone Dr., Colorado Springs, Colo. 80909, U.S.A.

Spanish radio

ARROYO GRANDE, Calif.--Bob Thiel reports that the May-June edition of Tomorrow's World magazine, published by the Living Church of God, shows that the church's radio program in Spanish has expanded from one to seven stations.

Tomorrow's World is on 148 television and 16 radio stations in 15 countries (in five languages). Presenters include Roderick Meredith, Richard Ames, Dibar Apartian, John Ogwyn, Mario Hernandez and Syd Hull.

Building bridges

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.--Mark Kaplan of Christian Commandment Keepers of Anaheim, Calif., will speak June 29 at Building Bridges in Minneapolis. For more information, call Dona Fehr at (763) 572-8377.

Filey Feast

LINCOLN, England--The Churches of God UK, affiliated with the Churches of God Outreach Ministries, plans a Feast of Tabernacles site for 2002 at Filey, England, announced James McBride.

For information write Mr. McBride at P.O. Box 2525, Lincoln, England LN4 4EG, or The observance will run Sept. 20-28.

South Texas Feast

KIRBY, Texas--The Embassy of God will again play host to a Feast of Tabernacles site at New Braunfels, Texas. The dates will be Sept. 21-29.

For information contact Charles Jordan at 432 Frost St., San Antonio, Texas 78201, U.S.A., (210) 733-1136 or

Or contact Jerry Girard at (210) 494-3660 or

ICG Feast plans

AUTRYVILLE, N.C.--Garner Ted Armstrong of Tyler, Texas, founder of the Intercontinental Church of God and the GTA Evangelistic Association, will speak at the Feast of Tabernacles this year at Myrtle Beach, S.C., and at the church's new headquarters complex in Tyler.

"We remind the brethren that we have an open-door policy and all of God's people are welcome," said Robert Nunnery.

For more information contact Mr. Nunnery at (910) 323-1959 or

Or visit on the Web.

Pacific Northwest Feast

GOLD HILL, Ore.--Anyone interested in a Feast of Tabernacles observance in the Pacific Northwest beginning the evening of Oct. 21 is invited to contact Pat Brady for more information.

The dates of the observance, Oct. 21-29, "are reckoned from the first visible new crescent which occurs after the spring equinox," said Mr. Brady. "It's sequenced from the local sighting and not Jerusalem or the Promised Land, which changes the time one day."

Write Mr. Brady at or 5284 N. River Rd., Gold Hill, Ore. 97525, U.S.A.

New cybercast

LEBANON, Tenn.--The United Church of God of Nashville has started a new weekly Internet broadcast of Sabbath services.

"We hope to be cybercasting most Sabbaths," said Jim Robbins of Nashville, Tenn.
For more information visit, or write Mr. Robbins at

Mountain view spring feast

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark.--About 40 people got together for the Festival of Unleavened Bread sponsored by the Church of God Fellowship of Mountain View, announced Dan L. White of Hartview, Mo.

Speakers were Mr. White, Ken Tate of Omaha, Ark., Dan Cafourek of Colcord, Okla., and the pastor of the Mountain View congregation, Wayne Holmes of Batesville, Ark.

WCG sells SEP facility

PASADENA, Calif.--The Worldwide Church of God closed the sale of its Summer Educational Program (SEP) property on Pelican Lake, near Orr, Minn., April 11.
The buyer is Taylor Investment Corp., which plans to develop the site with residences.

Sunriver Feast

ONTARIO, Ore.--The Feast of Tabernacles will once again come to Sunriver, Ore., in 2002, announced Al Murrey of Ontario.

Its organizers will follow the "Hillel calendar dates," said Mr. Murrey, which for 2002 will be Sept. 20-28.

For more information, see Gloria Andresen's Web site, Or write Mr. Murrey at 515 Peterson Rd., Ontario, Ore. 97914, U.S.A.

Black Hills Feast

LANSING, Mich.--The Black Hills of South Dakota will be a site for the Feast of Tabernacles this year sponsored by members of the Church of God Fellowship of Berthoud, Colo., and Lansing.

For information contact John Bensinger at (517) 675-5758 or Matt Gaffney at (970) 532-0522. Or visit

Rocky Mountain Feast

LOVELAND, Colo.--For a Feast of Tabernacles in the Rocky Mountains beginning Oct. 20, call David Kenders at (970) 667-9203 or John Trescott at (405) 247-5162.

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