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November 21, 2008
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■ No Friday FAX Next Week. NAD Offices Closed for Holiday
■ Register for InStep for Life Now
■ NAD Christmas Program to be on Hallmark, NRB, NBC, TBN, and HopeTV
■ Christmas Dishes
■ SONscreen Early Bird Submission Deadline is January 26
■ Exhibit or Participate in Courage to Stand Pathfinder International Camporee
■ Inside Scoop Stories in NAD News Online
■ Upcoming Events



■ THERE WILL BE NO FRIDAY FAX NEXT WEEK, due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The North American Division offices will be closed Thursday and Friday. In addition to our earthly blessings, let’s not forget to thank God for His gift of Jesus Christ and for His amazing grace!

THE INSTEP FOR LIFE FITNESS CAMPAIGN BEGINS JANUARY 1 —  Conference, union and church pre-launch registration forms are now available. Please  register now.

 Contact: www.igroops.com/members/optihealth/adminpages/IS4LCFR.

THE NAD CHRISTMAS PROGRAM shown this year will be a repeat of last year’s. Christmas at Cadillac Jack’s will be broadcast on Hallmark on Sunday, Dec. 21 at 7 a.m. EST and PST. NBC stations also will be airing it around Christmas. Check your local listings.

 The NRB Network, which reaches 17.5 million homes and is included in DIRECTV's base package on Channel 378, will be showing the last three NAD Christmas programs on Christmas day, Dec. 25. They are scheduled as follows:  All Is Bright at 4 p.m. EST; Love's Pure Light at 5 p.m. EST; Christmas at Cadillac Jack's at 6 p.m. EST.

 TBN will also be running nearly all of the NAD Christmas programs. The currently-known schedule will soon be posted and updated on the NAD web site, linked from the center of the home page at www.nadadventist.org.

HOPETV WILL BE BROADCASTING CHRISTMAS PROGRAMING, including the NAD Christmas shows from past years. There also will be concerts, documentaries and specials, and children’s programming.

 Contact: www.hopetv.org for the daily schedules. If you do not have the satellite dish, you may be able to watch over the Internet, if you have a fast Internet connection.

CONSIDER GETTING A SATELLITE DISH AS A CHRISTMAS GIFT for nursing homes, churches, and other institutions in your conference.

 There are two sources of satellite dishes available:

 ACN at Adventist Information Ministry (AIM) handles customer service needs for the NETs. ACN@AIM provide a complete satellite system that includes Hope TV, Loma Linda Broadcasting Network (LLBN), 3ABN English and Latino, Esperanza TV, LifeTalk Radio, 3ABN Radio, and Radio 74.

 Contact: www.acn.info and 800-ACN-1119. Equipment sales and service are also found at the same number. US$199, includes shipping.

 Glorystar Satellite Systems now offers 50 Free Christian Digital Satellite Channels including all Adventist broadcasters: Hope TV, Loma Linda Broadcasting Network (LLBN), 3ABN English and Latino, Esperanza TV, 3ABN Radio, Radio 74, and Lifetalk Radio.

 Contact:  http://www.glorystar.tv    866-597-0728 or 916-218-7882. US$199 +S/H.

THE NEXT SONSCREEN FESTIVAL VII WILL BE APRIL 16-18 in Simi Valley, CA. The early bird submission deadline is January 26. Be sure your professional, potentially professional and student film makers know about it.

 Contact: www.sonscreen.com for details and entry application.

EXHIBIT OR PARTICIPATE IN THE COURAGE TO STAND International Camporee — More than 5,000 Pathfinders are already registered to attend the largest six-day Adventist youth event in the world, Aug. 11-15. Over 30,000 participants are expected to represent approximately 100 countries.

 Contact: The Center for Youth Evangelism, 269-471-8380 or www.camporee.org to exhibit and/or participate.



■ LEARN ABOUT THE FOLLOWING STORIES AND MORE, now at the Division website, at www.nadadventist.org:
Four PUC Students Killed
New Format for Voice of Prophecy Broadcasts
 Perfect Score for Andrews University Teaching Preparation


For a more complete list of upcoming events go to www.nadadventist.org/article.php?id=280

NET 2008, with Mark Finley live via satellite, October 24 - November 29, Forest Lake Church, Apopka, FL - www.acn.info

NAD Adventist Association of Camping Professionals, December 4-6, Pine Lake Retreat Center, FL –  http://www.adventistcamps.orghttp://www.adventistcamps.org 

• Discoveries '08 Harvest Celebration, Dec. 6, 4:00-6:00 pm EST, Hope Channel

•  Instep for Life Begins Division-wide, Jan 1 -- www.instepforlife.com

Youth & Young Adult Ministries Leadership Training,  Jan 16-18, Spanish “Gente Joven”/East Coast –

Adventist Ministries Convention 2009 - Jan 18-21, Myrtle Beach, SC – www.comeseegotell.org 

2009 Virtual Festival of the Laity, launched at Ministries Convention – DVD distribution to all churches

• Festival of Health, "Prayer. Faith. Wholeness," Jan 30-Feb 7, Orlando, FL – www.plusline.org/events.php



Managing Editor – Lynetta Murdoch

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