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More on move

SAN DIEGO, Calif.--The Living Church of God's offices here will close from Feb. 21 through March 14 as the church headquarters moves to Charlotte, N.C., announced Jerry Ruddlesden, controller.

Beginning Feb. 21 the LCG's new mailing address will be 2301 Crown Centre Dr., Matthews, N.C. 28227, U.S.A.; phone (704) 844-1970.

Sabbath Singles has moved

BIGGS, Calif.--Michael Kawasaki's Sabbath Singles Connection (SSC) has a new address on the Web: Write Mr. Kawasaki at or P.O. Box 647, Biggs, Calif. 95917, U.S.A.

GTA in Australia

SYDNEY, Australia--Evangelist Garner Ted Armstrong of the Intercontinental Church of God and the GTA Evangelistic Association, both headquartered in Tyler, Texas, plans a speaking tour of Australia for February, announced Australians Peter and Vivienne Ellis.

Mr. Armstrong will speak in Gold Coast, Queensland, Feb. 15; Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Feb. 18; and Sydney Feb. 22.

For more information write the Ellises at , or visit the association's Web site at

Speeds build

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.--Building Bridges of Minneapolis announced that Wayne and Claudia Speed of Phoenix, Ariz., will speak here Feb. 22 on family relations and gifts.

For more information contact Dona Fehr at (763) 572-8377 or .

New on the Web

MODESTO, Calif.--The Church of God Established in Modesto has a new Web site,, to proclaim the gospel to the public, announced Steven LeBlanc.

Mr. LeBlanc speaks on the weekly church-sponsored radio program The Wonderful World Tomorrow With Steven LeBlanc.

The program goes out over the Web site and over KFAQ, 1170 on the AM dial, in Tulsa, Okla., at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays on KCBC, 770 AM, in Lodi, Calif., at 11 a.m. on Sundays.

What's cooking?

SALEM, Ore.--Michael Regan of the ministry and Web site announces the completion of a new booklet-length article "The Manna Principle: Crucial Key to Our Sabbath Rest."

The article features an appendix, answering common questions regarding the popular practice of eating in restaurants on the Sabbath.

"The Manna Principle" is available for free at the site or by writing to the Church of God His Beloved, P.O. Box 15115, Salem, Ore. 97309, U.S.A.

Ladies next

PASADENA, Calif.--The pastor general of the Worldwide Church of God recently told pastors and district superintendents of the church's intention to study the subject of the ordination of women and their appointment as church pastors.

Mr. Tkach said he was inviting church leaders and the general membership to send him suggestions on the subject for consideration by a committee.

"Highly emotional or opinionated papers will be of no value to the review process," he said.

Mr. Tkach projected that a "tentative final statement" on the subject could be published in February 2005.

Get ready for seminars

ALLEGAN, Mich.--Pam Dewey of Allegan and Nancy Vandemark of Labadie, Mo., solicit suggestions for the seminar program for Christian Educational Ministries' Feast of Tabernacles site at Fort Walton Beach, Fla., this year.

"If you have a topic you believe would be profitable for Feastgoers, and if you have a gift of communication that can bring that topic to life in a 45-minute time period, you are invited to submit a proposal for a seminar session," Mrs. Dewey said.

Send your proposal to Mrs. Dewey at or 3508 Babylon Rd., Allegan Mich. 49010, U.S.A.

CG7 homecoming

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas--A Church of God (Seventh Day) congregation in Grand Prairie will observe its first homecoming and 35th anniversary March 14-15.

Special Sabbath speaker will be Robert Coulter of Mentone, Ala., former president of the CG7 affiliation based in Denver, Colo.

For more information contact Grand Prairie pastor Clyde Thompson at (972)-262-6270, (972)-623-3239 or .

Is 'clergy' a biblical concept?

LINCOLN, England--The January-February issue of the Churches of God Outreach Ministries' magazine New Horizons includes articles titled "Jesus Is Coming," "After the Resurrection," "Clergy: A Biblical Concept?" and "Coming to Baptism."

New Horizons is free, announced editor James McBride. Request subscriptions from CGOM, P.O. Box 54621, Tulsa, Okla. 74155, U.S.A.;; phone (800) 611-8080; CGOM U.K., or P.O. Box 2525, Lincoln LN5 7PF, England;; phone 01526 861217.

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