Archived NewsPoints and Friday Faxes
February 27, 2009
A News and Information Service for Leaders in North America
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IN THIS ISSUE —
■ Hope Channel Signs with DIRECTV
■ Explore Worship and Worship Music at Andrews University Worship and Music Conference
■ Music Auditions for GC Session 2010 Are Now Closed
■ Young Adventist Haitians in America Convention Postponed until November
■ Special SALE Extension for Friday FAX Readers
■ From This Day Forward in English and Spanish
■ Help for Finding Your Secular, Postmodern Audience
■ Job Posting Websites to Help in Today's Economy
■ Upcoming Events – Updated 2009 Events Special Edition Now Online
— INSIDE SCOOP —
■ HUGE MEDIA BREAKTHROUGH — Hope Channel, the official TV network of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, has signed an agreement with DIRECTV, with a subscription base of more than 17 million homes, to join their basic package line-up April 29 on Channel 368. This represents a huge media breakthrough for the church in North America. Get the entire story in a special edition of Friday FAX later Friday morning.
— RESOURCES —
■ EXPLORE WORSHIP AND WORSHIP MUSIC in ways that are theologically profound, practical, and inspiring. Attend the 6th Annual Andrews University Music and Worship Conference, March 26-28, in Berrien Springs, MI. As one of four 2009 Vervent worship conferences, its purpose is to equip, connect, and inspire church musicians, worship leaders, pastors and lay leaders involved in worship ministry through a variety of seminars, workshops, and worship experiences.
Contact: www.auworshipconference.org or 800-968-8428 to register and for more information, including a complete list of presenters.
■ MUSIC AUDITIONS FOR GC SESSION 2010 ARE NOW CLOSED — It is no longer possible to submit application to perform music for GC Session.
■ THE YOUNG ADVENTIST HAITIANS IN AMERICA (YAHA) Convention, originally scheduled for Mar 26-29, has been postponed until Nov 12-15.
■ SPECIAL SALE EXTENSION FOR FRIDAY FAX READERS — For the first time in years, Positive ID is having a sale on business cards for Adventist pastors and administrative personnel. Use the discount code below to take $10 off any order. That means you can order a set of 100 cards starting at only $14.95 plus S/H.
This $10 discount has been advertised as valid through Friday, February 27, but if you read about this in Friday FAX, you have until March 6. To receive your discount enter "save 10" in the discount coupon field on the checkout page at www.adventmall.com.
■ FROM THIS DAY FORWARD IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH — Starting April 4 through November 14, four one-day marriage conferences are scheduled that will encourage stronger and healthier marriages and families. Couples will experience practical, professionally sound, biblically based direction for their marriage. No encounter groups or sharing of personal concerns with others. Learn the basics of collaborative dialogue, danger signs that could threaten your relationship and how to avoid them, secrets of increasing fun, friendship and sexual intimacy, and the secrets to a strong and loving marriage. The one-day packet includes the all-day seminar, seminar materials and a boxed lunch.
Contact: www.plusline.org/events to register for the conference location of your choice.
■ FIND YOUR SECULAR, POSTMODERN AUDIENCE WITH HELP FROM RE:FRAME — Dr. Miroslav Pujic from the Centre for Secular and Postmodern Studies (CSPS) offers training sessions designed to equip lay members, pastors, congregations and institutions to better understand the emergent culture. The sessions will train you to present the gospel and authentic Adventist ministry in our rapidly evolving postmodern culture. Learn to discern opportunities for mission presented within emergent culture, and to create practical outreach resources.
Contact: www.reframe.info to register and for more information.
— JOB POSTING WEBSITES —
To post a job or find a job, the following web sites might be of help:
• AdventistJobNet - www.adventistjobnet.com
• Adventist Professionals' Network - http://apn.adventist.org
• ADRA, Employment/Volunteers - http://tinyurl.com/c4nm6p
• Communicators - www.adventistcommunicator.org
• Education - www.nadeducation.org
• General Conference - Hiring Freeze
• Missionary Volunteer - www.hesaidgo.net
• Pacific Press Publishing Association - http://tinyurl.com/crwwps
• Philanthropic Service - www.philanthropicservice.com
— UPCOMING EVENTS —
The Upcoming 2009 Events in NAD Special Edition of Friday FAX has been updated. Go to www.nadadventist.org/article.php?id=350 for the upcoming events.