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Friday FAX, 07-28-06


July 28, 2006

A News and Information Service for Leaders in North America

** July 31 Deadline to Order Promotional Materials for “The Presence”
** Submit Button Missed at Registration for “The Presence?”
** July 31 Registration Deadline for Global Internet Evangelism Forum
** Church Planting in AR INTOUCH Special Edition
** SEEDS Conferences
** Can You Tell if a Member is a Soul Winner or Not?
** E. H. J. Steed Dies
** Jan Paulsen’s Mother Died
** Upcoming Events


    — RESOURCES —      

ORDER PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS BY JULY 31 FOR "THE PRESENCE" — Shawn Boonstra’s It Is Written Fall series, and save dollars. Handbills from Color Press are available until July 31 for US$59 per 1000, but each week thereafter the price increases by $5/1000. Don’t miss this opportunity to share precious truths about the Sanctuary. “The Presence” will be broadcast by satellite, September 29 - October 3.  (Back to Top)

    Contact:  www.thepresence.com/host to register as a host site. Order promotional items online from Color Press at www.adventistevangelism.com/thepresence.

YOU MUST SUBMIT — It Is Written has learned that some churches have missed clicking on the “Submit” button at “The Presence” registration page, and do not realize that they are not registered. Please notify all churches that if they have already registered as a host church, to double-check to make sure they are listed on the host site locator at  www.thepresence.com. If their site does not show up, they will need to re-register at www.thepresence.com/host or by calling 877-507-3239.  Please help get the word out about how important it is to be listed so that people can find their site.  (Back to Top)

GLOBAL INTERNET EVANGELISM NETWORK FORUM — If you are planning on attending the Global Internet Evangelism Forum in San Diego, CA, August 31 to September 3, you must register by July 31 at www.gien.adventist.org. You must also make your own reservations with the Four Points by Sheraton by July 31. After that time, all rooms on hold will be released.

    Contact: 800-992-1441 from the U.S., and +858-277-8888 from outside the U.S. Use the code "Seventh-day Adventist Global Internet Evangelism Forum" to receive the rate of $129 per night.  (Back to Top)

■ CHURCH PLANTING AND RE-PLANTING, MEGA CHURCH, SEED CHURCH,  Secularism, Evangelism — Read  about it in the Special Edition of AR INTOUCH, the official newsletter for the Adventist Review Online. This issue is entitled, “Take a Closer Look at Church Planting.”

    Contact: www.adventistreview.org/article.php?id=654 (Back to Top)

■ATTEND A SEEDS CONFERENCE —  SEEDS Vancouver:  "Tell Your World” features Church Planting, Personal Witnessing, Church Renewal; October 20-22, in Vancouver, British Columbia, for Canada and the North Pacific Region of the U.S.

    SEEDS 2007, a North American Division and international church planting conference, will be held June 6-9, at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan.

    Contact: www.nadei.org for more information.  (Back to Top)

WHAT’S THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SOUL WINNERS and non-soul winners? — A study of this question is reported in the July edition of Practicing Communicating, a newsletter produced by the Office of Communication.

    Learn about a new Spanish sharing tool to help Adventists reach out to Hispanic immigrants, and about “promotional DVDs and TV spots for Adventist schools, as produced by the Office of Education. Read how a local church communication leader can help their church develop a public relations strategy.

    Contact: www.nadadventist.org/article/view/265 to download it in a 2-page or 4-page PDF format.  (Back to Top)


ELDER ERNEST H. J. STEED, retired director of the International Commission of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (ICPA) in the General Conference Health and Temperance Department, passed away on Tuesday, July 25, after a brief illness. He is the father of Lincoln Steed, editor of Liberty magazine.  (Back to Top)

GC PRESIDENT JAN PAULSEN’S MOTHER PASSED AWAY in Norway at the assisted living home where she had been residing.  Elder Paulsen was able to visit with her just a few days before her death.  (Back to Top)


A quick view of events sponsored by the North American Division

♦ NAD K-12 Teachers’ Convention, August 6-9, Nashville, Tennessee – www.nadeducation.org

♦ “Creating Vervent Congregations” Symposium for Creative Ministry, August 27, Ontario, California – www.plusline.org

♦ Global Internet Evangelism Forum 2006, August 31 - September 3, San Diego, California – www.plusline.org

♦ “The Most Amazing Prophecies” (MAP) evangelism series from Amazing Facts via ACN, September 14-23 – www.acn.info and www.amazingfacts.org
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