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May 1, 2009
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■ Share the Hope Interactive Meetings
■ Three Adventist Single Adult Ministry (ASAM) Events
■ Hope Channel Has Joined DirecTV; Special 888-Number for Adventists
■ Reveal Worship Conference in May
■ Remember NEW Single Adult Ministries Sabbath, May 16
■ Join U.S. National Day of Prayer
■ Pastor’s DVD 15 Featuring Young Adult Ministry Has Been Sent
■ Correct GIEN Forum Date
■ Upcoming Events



May 4 and 11, 2 p.m. ET

A few minutes before 2 p.m. ET, go to www.gotowebinar.com/register/231779680. You will be connected to audio using your computer's microphone and speakers (VoIP). A headset is recommended.
you may select "Use Telephone" after joining the Webinar.
Dial 312-878-0218 •  Access Code: 499-821-157
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the meeting  •  Webinar ID: 231-779-680
Go to www.ShareTheHope2009.com for links or more information.

■ THREE SINGLE ADULT EVENTS —  Combine fun, fellowship and service! Singles need a lot of advance notice to plan so let them know now.

1) Mission Trip, July 1-2: Distribute clothes at orphanages in Tijuana, Mex. Only a few subsidized spots remaining at $99 (reg. $210).

2) ASAM Convention, July 2-4:  "Go Deeper" at Newport Beach Marriott.
 Contact: www.PlusLine.org or 800-732-7587 to register for Mission Trip and Convention.

3) Baja Mexico Cruise, July 6-10, with guest speakers and musicians, PUC VP Arnold Trujillo and recording artist Adrian Pressley. As low as $469.
 Contact: www.asampuc.org or call Lorraine Thomas at 951-929-4178. 

■ ON APRIL 29 THE HOPE CHANNEL JOINED THE DIRECTV LINEUP Channel 368. This puts Hope Channel in more than 18 million homes. If you have a problem getting Hope Channel on your DirecTV receiver, just unplug the receiver for 15 minutes, then re-plug it. If this doesn’t work, call customer service at 800-531-5000.

 DIal 888-393-HOPE to sign up for DirectTV. By signing up via this number, HopeTV will be able to assure DirecTV that they are bringing Seventh-day Adventist customers to DirectTV as a result of the new partnership.

 For more information and broadcast schedule, visit www.HopeTV.org.

■ REVEAL WORSHIP CONFERENCE, MAY 13-15 IN FULTON, MD, is designed to foster conversation between front line ministry specialists seeking an authentic and relevant worship. NAD Church Resource Center, Columbia Union Conference, and Chesapeake Conference have teamed up with the Fulton New Hope Church to inspire pastors and lay worship teams from all over NAD.

 Contact: www.Plusline.org/events. For more information contact Prithy David at 301-854-1866.


 Contact: http://tinyurl.com/cxwxf6 for information and resources.

■ THE U.S. NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER IS MAY 7 — “This year there will be over 35,000 events all across America, involving all denominations,” says Ruthie Jacobsen, NAD Prayer Ministries Director. “I hope many of our members will be initiating some where they are, or joining others in their community.”

■ PASTOR’S DVD15 FEATURES YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY TOOLS and has been sent, free of charge, to every pastor in NAD via their local conference. It gives special emphasis to discipling young adults. Included are SonScreen Film Festival award-winning video segments produced by young adults, coupled with biblically-based discussion questions.

 In addition, there are scores of electronic resources for downloading, including PowerPoint worship slides, ministry articles, and newsletters.

■ CORRECTION: The correct date and place for the next Global Internet Evangelism Network (GIEN 2009) forum is Sept 9-12 in Orlando, FL.
 Contact: http://gien.adventist.org/ and www.plusline.org/events for more information and to register.

 To enable ACSDR to continue their humanitarian relief, let your members know that they may donate online, by phone, or through the church.

 Contact: www.communityservices.org or 800-381-7171. 


For a more complete list of upcoming events go to www.nadadventist.org/article.php?id=350 

• New Hope Worship Conference, May 13-15, Fulton, MD – www.lookingforachurch.org 

• RE:FRAME training event, May 15-17, Marietta, GA – www.reframe.info 

• RE:FRAME training event, May 22-24, Seattle, WA – www.reframe.info 

• RE:FRAME and LIFEdevelopment training event, May 26-31, Vancouver, BC – www.reframe.info 

• Youth & Young Adult Ministries Leadership Training/Mid America Union, May 30, Denver, CO – www.innovation2009.com

• Adventist Military Chaplains Conference, June 2-7, Andrews University and Battle Creek, MI – www.adventistchaplains.org 

• SEEDS 2009, June 10-13, Berrien Springs MI – www.NADEI.org 

• Adventist Single Adult Ministries (ASAM) Convention, July 2-4, Newport Beach, California - www.adventistsingleadultministries.org  & www.focusnyc.org 

• Family Celebration Sabbath, July 17-19, Berrien Springs, MI – www.adventistfamilyministries.com 


Managing Editor – Lynetta Murdoch

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