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Appealing elder

COLCORD, Okla.--Dan Cafourek has decided to appeal his disfellowshipping and his suspension of duties as an elder in the United Church of God (see "Church Alleges 'Discord' When Disfellowshipping Elder," The Journal, June 30).

"It's official," Mr. Cafourek said. "I mailed the forms in on July 22."

Treasure Island Feast

AMARILLO, Texas--The Christian Church of God invites you to its Feast of Tabernacles observance beginning the evening of Sept. 20 in Treasure Island, Fla., near St. Petersburg.
Pastor Jeff Booth has more information. Contact him at (806) 353-4400 or .

New stations for LCG

SAN DIEGO, Calif.--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. Write Mr. Toole at or Mr. Brantley at .

'Servants' News' Feast

PERRY, Mich.--The Church Bible Teaching Ministry, publisher of Servants' News, plans a Feast of Tabernacles observance this year Sept. 20-28. Norman Edwards, who founded the ministry and publication, plans a festival observance at Winding Creek Camp, just south of Hastings, Mich.

Church Bible Teaching Ministry also publishes Shelter in the Word newsletter.
"This site will focus on the Leviticus 23:41-43 message, comparing the Feast of Tabernacles to the wilderness wandering after Egypt," Mr. Edwards said.

For more information call (517) 625-7480 or write .

Feast set for Chapel Hill

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The Church of God Fellowship of Nashville will convene the 2002 Feast of Tabernacles at Horton Haven Christian Camp and Conference Grounds, three miles south of Chapel Hill on Highway 31-A.

For more information, including dates, contact Paul Bell at (615) 896-9365 or W.K. Saulsberry at (931) 294-2127.

A whole new day

EUGENE, Ore.--The Bethel Church of God offers a free article, "The Doctrine of Pentecost: How and Why It Was Changed."

Write P.O. Box 25345, Eugene, Ore. 97402, U.S.A., or the Berean Church of God (Bethel Fellowship), 141-6200 McKay Ave., Box 953, Burnaby, B.C. B5H 4M9, Canada.
Floating Feast

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--There's still time to sign up for the Church of God Downers Grove's Feast of Tabernacles cruise.

For general information visit

For travel information call Pat Klug at (630) 434-0081.

For specific questions call Trisha Svehla at (630) 968-6153.

Take your pick

BIG SANDY, Texas--For a choice of four Feast sites, check out the Church of God Big Sandy's Web site,, to find out about Feast observances in Big Sandy; Destin, Fla.; Angel Fire, N.M.; and Wisconsin Dells, Wis.

The dates are traditional, Sept. 20-28, except that the Wisconsin site will accommodate three calendars, including the traditional Jewish one.

If you'd rather telephone than surf, call (800) 946-5545.

Building bridges up north

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.--A Building Bridges fellowship plans a meeting for the Sabbath of Sept. 7, with Ian Hufton of Hawkins, Texas, as speaker.

For details write Dona Fehr at .

Building bridges out west

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.--The Building Bridges fellowship of Prescott Valley, Ariz., plans a meeting in Prescott Valley for Aug. 24, reports Dennis Benson, who was visiting relatives in Minneapolis in late July.

"George Crow of Houston will be the speaker," he said. "People can contact me for details."
Phone Mr. Benson at (928) 772-8358.

Church picnic

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn.--More than 100 members and former members of Church of God fellowships fellowshipped and potlucked at a picnic in Minneapolis July 28, reports Dennis Benson of Prescott Valley, Ariz.

It was the second annual Churches of God Picnic organized by Dale and Dona Fehr of Minneapolis and brethren of the New Horizon Community Fellowship.

"This and similar events show that, even if we can't agree on where to attend church, we can get together socially and have a wonderful time," said Mr. Benson.

CGI lists traveling speakers for August

TYLER, Texas--The Church of God International has announced a schedule for some of its traveling speakers for August.

On Aug. 10 Bill Watson will give a presentation titled "Destiny of Mankind" at Holiday Inn Express, Nashville Airport, Nashville, Tenn.

The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. The Sabbath service will begin at 10 a.m. at the same location.

Contact Goldie Davis at (615) 366-9424 for directions or more information.

On Aug. 10 Frank and Margie Marang will join with Louisiana CGI brethren and guests at the memorial chapel of the Louisiana Lions Camp for Crippled Children near Anacoco, La. The service begins at 11 a.m. at the chapel, which is south of Anacoco and north of Leesville.

Contact Jack McPherson, (318) 565-4705, or Helen Smith, (337) 239-6359, for more information.

On Aug. 24 brethren in Abilene, Texas, will hear a Sabbath sermon called "Sons and Daughters of God" by Mr. Marang.

Services are to begin at 11 a.m. at Budget Inn. Contact John Dawson, (254) 647-3208, for more information.

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