Archived NewsPoints and Friday Faxes
Friday FAX 2007
June 29, 2007
A News and Information Service for Leaders in North America
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IN THIS ISSUE —
■ Sold Out! – Adventist Single Adult Ministries Convention
■ Satellite Dish Special (While Supplies Last)
■ Interested in Community Service and Urban Ministry?
■ Fourth of July Launch for Religious Liberty Website
■ List of Upcoming 2007 Satellite Evangelism Events
∙ September 7-15, ‘05 Revive!
∙ September 28 - October 1, “Out of Thin Air”
∙ October 19 - November 3, NET 2007, “HeartQuest”
■ Inside Scoop
■ Upcoming Events
— RESOURCES —
■ ASAM CONVENTION SOLD OUT! Let your single adults know that the first Adventist Single Adult Ministries (ASAM) National Convention, "Pursue Your Passion!" is now sold out! On July 5-7 in Orlando, Florida, several outstanding speakers, including Chaplain Barry Black, will challenge 600 single adults to make a difference in their world for Christ.
Contact: www.PursueYourPassion2007.com to learn more about it.
■ SATELLITE DISH SPECIAL (WHILE SUPPLIES LAST) — Satellite dishes for churches or homes are available for US$189 for the basic package for churches or homes. Receive satellite evangelism series, satellite-uplinked camp meetings, church services and more, via 3ABN, ATN, Hope TV, LLBN, Esperanza, and LifeTalk Radio. Get a dish well in advance of the series to become experienced in downlinking the desired programs.
Contact: AIM Satellite Ministry (Formerly ACN) 800-226-1119, 4, or www.Heartquest.info/host to order.
■ ANYONE WITH AN INTEREST IN COMMUNITY SERVICE AND URBAN MINISTRY — Attend the Adventist Urban Congress. It will be July 22-27, at Oakwood College in Huntsville, Alabama. It will offer many workshops and speakers to help develop leadership skills in urban ministry.
Contact: www.plusline.org/eventdetail.php?id=188, or 800-732-7587 to register.
■ FOURTH OF JULY IS LAUNCH DATE FOR NEW WEBSITE — The North American Religious Liberty Association is taking a revolutionary step forward in the interactivity and depth of information available to our members. The beta site has been up for two months and already has found its way to the top of Yahoo’s and Google’s religious liberty sites.
Please pass this information to your churches and suggest that they include this announcement in their bulletins for the next two weekends, and include it on their church website and in church newsletters.
Contact: www.religiousliberty.info to learn the truth about hate crime laws, where our church stands on the genocide in Darfur, more about Sunday laws, how make your voice heard, and more.
— UPCOMING 2007 SATELLITE
EVANGELISM EVENTS —
∙ September 7-15 — ‘07 Revive!, “Here We Stand: Foundations of Our Faith” will be a 10-day series, live on 3ABN, from the Lansing, Michigan Convention Center with Doug Batchelor, Amazing Facts president and senior pastor of Sacramento Central Church. It will include a Theological Symposium and the Empowered Church Program training.
Contact: www.07revive.com or call 800-538-7275 for information.
• September 28 - October 1 — “Out of Thin Air,” with Shawn Boonstra, Speaker/Director of It Is Written will be a 4-day series about the creation/evolution issue.
Contact: www.thinairevent.com for information and to register your site.
• October 19 - November 3 — NET 2007, “HeartQuest: Finding the One Who Has Loved You All Along,” a 13-meeting satellite-direct-to-church/home event with Mike Tucker, especially designed to meet the needs of the secular mind and postmodernism. Members who can downlink the programs are encouraged to invite friends and neighbors to watch it in their homes.
Contact: www.HeartQuest.info/host for more information, to order satellite equipment, and to register your site.
— INSIDE SCOOP —
■ Learn more about the following news stories, and others, on the North American Division website, at www.nadadventist.org:
• Oakwood College to begin graduate degree in Pastoral Studies
• Andrews University has received a grant to study why their biology undergraduates excel.
• NAD is getting another university.
— UPCOMING EVENTS —
A quick view of events sponsored by the North American Division
• Sold Out! Adventist Single Adult Ministries Convention – July 5-7, Orlando, Florida www.plusline.org and www.pursueyourpassion2007.com
• Addictions Conference, “Freedom to Live,” July 12-15, Andrews University – www.addictionministry.org
• Adventist Urban Congress, July 22-27, Huntsville, Alabama – www.plusline.org/events.php
• Adventist-laymen's Services and Industries Annual International Convention, 60th Anniversary Celebration, August 1-4, Louisville, Kentucky. www.asiministries.org
• ‘07 Revive! “Here We Stand: Foundations of Our Faith,” September 7-15, Lansing, Michigan -- www.07revive.com
• “From This Day Forward” Marriage Conferences, September 22, Denver, Colorado -- www.ftdf2007.org
• Adult Ministries Festival Of The Laity – September 26-29, Orlando, Florida, www.festivalofthelaity.com
• Vervent Worship Conference: 3rd Annual United Christian Artists Association’s Music and Worship Conference, September 27-29, Baltimore, Maryland – www.ucaaonline.org
• “Out of Thin Air” 4-day satellite series with Shawn Boonstra, September 28-October 1, www.thinairevent.com
• National Conference on Innovation, September 30 to October 2, Columbus, Ohio – www.sdapartnersininnovation.org
• Society of Adventist Communicators Convention, October 11-14, Nashville, Tennessee – www.plusline.org/events.php and www.adventistcommunicator.org/index.php
• Nonprofit Leadership Certification Program, Level II, October 14-19, Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, Maryland -- www.plusline.org
• NET 2007, “HeartQuest: Finding the One Who Has Loved You All Along,” Satellite direct-to-church event with Mike Tucker, October 19 - November 3, www.HeartQuest.info/host
• Vervent Worship and the Arts Conference, October 25-27, Denver, Colorado – www.denverfirstsda.org/worship
• Cruise With a Mission, December 16-23, Carribean cruise: Florida, Belize, Guatemala, Mexico – www.cruisewithamission.org
Managing Editor – Lynetta Murdoch
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