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Stanley Rader critically ill

PASADENA, Calif.--Stanley Rader, former evangelist, treasurer and legal counsel for the Worldwide Church of God and confidant of WCG founder Herbert W. Armstrong, was critically ill with pancreatic cancer in late June, report friends of Mr. Rader.

[Note: Mr. Rader died July 2, after the deadline for the June 30, 2002, issue. The Journal plans an article about Mr. Rader for the July issue.]

Florence Sefcak dies

BIG SANDY, Texas--Florence Sefcak, 89, a longtime Worldwide Church of God member, died June 17 of cancer. She and her husband, Lee, were pioneer members and her husband an employee of the church and Ambassador College beginning in the early 1950s.

Besides her husband, Mrs. Sefcak is survived by two children, Gary Sefcak and Joyce Catherwood. Mr. Sefcak receives mail at Rt. 3, Box 444, Big Sandy, Texas 75755, U.S.A.

Marvin Davis dies

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--Marvin Davis, a longtime Church of God member and former elder of the Worldwide Church of God and United Church of God, died June 25 of cancer. Among Mr. Davis's survivors is his wife, Millie. Mrs. Davis receives mail at 3914 N. 86th St., Scottsdale, Ariz. 85251, U.S.A.

Anne Teitgen dies

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.--Anne Teitgen, wife of United Church of God pastor Herb Teitgen, died June 25 of cancer. Besides her husband, Mrs. Teitgen is survived by a son, Robert, and a daughter, Carla, and her parents, Ivan and Edna Robinson. Mr. Teitgen receives mail at 2201 S. Mariana Dr., Sioux Falls, S.D. 57103, U.S.A.

Feast in the Lake District

OSLO, Norway--The Festival of Tabernacles (Christian Fellowship), in association with Christian Educational Services UK, the Intercontinental Church of God and Syvende dags Kristne (Seventh Day Christians), plans its third Feast observance in Kendal, England, announced Anthony Miles of Oslo.

Kendal is in the Lake District, in the county of Cumbria. The observance will run Sept. 20-28.
For more information write David Kingston, P.O. Box 72, Middlesborough, England TS6 8JN, or Mr. Miles at Or phone Mr. Miles at 47+ 67562275.

New stations for LCG

SAN DIEGO, Calif.-- The Tomorrow's World, the Living Church of God's television broadcast, can now be seen on KOCO, Channel 5, in Oklahoma City, Sunday mornings at 7. In Australia the telecast has recently begun on CTS, Channel 31, in Sydney, on Sundays at 9 a.m.

The church also has two new booklets, How God Intervenes in World Affairs and God's People Tithe. The two pamphlets bring to 18 the number the LCG has published in the last three years.

Barbecue and friends

CLAYTON, N.C.--The fourth annual Barbecue and Friends Get-Together is set for Sunday, Sept. 1, at the American Legion building in Pine Level, N.C., announced an organizer.
For more information, phone Fred Toole at (919) 934-7047 or Neal Brantley at (919) 550 6753. Or write Mr. Toole at or Mr. Brantley at

Church gets new name

FULTON, Miss.--The independent United Church of God Tupelo, which meets here, has a new name, announced pastor Terry Beam of Fulton. The congregation is now officially the Sabbatarian Church of God.

Write the group at P.O. Box 612, Fulton, Miss. 38843, U.S.A.

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.

Feast in Pomona

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--The Church of God Southern Missouri plans a Feast of Tabernacles observance Sept. 20-28 in Pomona, Mo.

"We invite everyone to come and feast with us, especially those in the southern-Missouri region," said Dan Miller.

For more information, contact pastor George Edmonston at or (417) 256-8990. Or contact Mr. Miller at or (417) 256-8583. Or visit

LCG Feast information

SAN DIEGO, Calif.--Feast of Tabernacles information for Living Church of God sites around the world can be found at The observances will be Sept. 20-28.

Feast plans canceled

LINCOLN, England--The Churches of God UK, in association with the Churches of God Outreach Ministries, will not sponsor a Feast site this year, announced Churches of God UK pastor James McBride.

Mr. McBride recommends that people who had planned to attend in England consider sites sponsored by the Global Church of God (in Derbyshire), United Church of God (in Cumbria) or Church of God an International Community (in North Wales).

Contact Mr. McBride for information on either of the three sites at P.O. Box 2525, Lincoln, England LN4 4EG, or All three sites will observe the Feast Sept. 20-28.

E-mail addresses available

LAUREL, Miss.--Robin Wansley, a presenter at the Association for Christian Development's recent One-God Seminars near Seattle, is making available E-mail addresses for each of the nine presenters in case anyone wants to request printed copies of the presentations.

Eight men presented papers on the nature of God and Jesus from a "unitarian" point of view. One, Steven Collins of Sioux Falls, S.D., presented from the "binitarian" perspective.

Write Mr. Wansley at or P.O. Box 4294, Laurel, Miss. 39441, U.S.A.

Season of Our Joy 2002

HAWKINS, Texas--The East Texas Torah Fellowship announces plans for a Feast of Tabernacles observance near Lake Murray, Okla., Sept. 20-28.

The theme for this year's Feast will be "The Season of Our Joy," said organizer Tim Kelley of Hawkins.

For information, write Tim or Angie Kelley at P.O. Box 1633, Hawkins, Texas 75765, U.S.A., or Or phone the Kelleys at (903) 769-2750.


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