Family Camp is coming back to the GVR Summer Camp schedule » Nobody remembers for sure, but we think it hasn't been since the days of Ron Whitehead in the 1990s that we've hosted Family Camp at Glacier View Ranch. Family Camp is an amazing opportunity for families to bond spiritually and emotionally. It's an all-inclusive family vacation with amazing activities like rock climbing, ziplining, four-wheeling, horseback riding, canoeing and more!
There's morning worship and evening campfire programs that will bless young and old alike. This year's special guest speaker is Dick Duerksen from Maranatha International! You won't want to miss a single story that Dick shares.
Join us from July 7 through 14 for an affordable week of powerful family time. Click here for more details.
ARME Bible Boot Camps invade Wyoming » This May 21, volunteers from around the United States will converge on the state of Wyoming to participate in prayer and revival classes called ARME Bible Boot Camps. ARME is an acromym for Adventist Revival Movement for Endtimes. The classes are free and available to all Wyoming church members. They begin on Thursday, May 16, at 7:00 p.m., and conclude on Sunday, May 19, at 11:00 a.m. They will be held concurrently in the Casper, Cheyenne, Rock Springs, and Sheridan churches.
This is the first wave of training for the Awaken Wyoming project. They want to make prayer and Bible study and revival the foundation of all future endeavors.
For more information, contact Al Williams.
HMS Elementary celebrates core values » Ardis Stenbakken, communication director for the Campion Church in Loveland, Colo., shared this story: On April 11, parents, teachers, students, and supporters gathered in the HMS Elementary gym for a Banner Ceremony, to celebrate the core values HMS Elementary follows as part of its program to bring the students to Jesus. Read more.
Honduran orphanage benefits from Campion Academy mission trip » For the fifth time, a group from Campion Academy in Loveland, Colo., visited an orphanage in Peña Blanca, Honduras. Included in the group were 29 students, 13 sponsors, and a dentist. Read more about their amazing trip.
OHV Christian Adventure Camp Meeting announced »
Under the leadership of the Littleton Church
in Colorado, a new ATV and off-highway vehicle camp meeting will take place July 31 to Aug. 4
. This Christian adventure outpost event, themed “Where Heaven and Earth
," will take place about 45 miles west of Colorado Springs, Colo. Participants will spend time in God’s great creation and enjoy special worship times together. For more information, call the Littleton Church at 303.798.5648.
LifeSource Adventist Fellowship focuses on children’s ministry » Tim Cress, family ministries pastor at LifeSource Adventist Fellowship, shared this article about Kid City, which is the church’s first phase of their family outreach strategy adopted for 2013. Read more.
Littleton Adventist Hospital recognized for clinical care » The Healthgrades Hospital Quality Clinical Excellence Report was just released, naming Littleton Adventist Hospital in the top 5 percent of hospitals in the U.S. for 2013. Click here to read the full report. Congratulations Littleton Adventist Hospital!
Historic picture depicts Mile High Academy Groundbreaking » Last week, we reported on the upcoming Alumni Weekend planned for Mile High Academy in Denver. I thought you might enjoy seeing a picture from the Groundbreaking Ceremonies for the current school building. Do you recognize anyone in the picture? Click here for information about the Alumni Weekend.
RMC Adventist Community Services to offer diversity training » RMC Adventist Community Services will conduct training in cultural diversity on
April 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Grand Valley Community Service Center in Grand Junction, Colo. Please plan to attend if you are a community services director or volunteer, or a disaster response volunteer. Contact Cathy Kissner for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 970.201.3799.
Campion Church to host Faith & Science Origins Weekend » Dr. Jim Gibson, who heads the Loma Linda Geoscience Research Institute, will speak at the Campion Church for an Origins Weekend. The event begins Friday evening, May 10. Gibson will speak again at the church on Sabbath, May 11, and will conclude the weekend with a field trip to Dinosaur Ridge, in Morrison, Colo., Sunday morning, May 12. Click here to read more about the weekend activities.
On the road » Diane and I had a wonderful Sabbath with the Grand Junction (Colo.) Church this past Sabbath. The church family there is very serious about serving their community and leading people to Christ. We appreciated each one who came out to support the Saturday evening Town Hall meeting there as well.
This coming weekend, I will be at Mt. Pisgah Academy in Candler, N.C., for Alumni Weekend. I’m looking forward to reconnecting with my classmates and seeing and hearing how the Lord is leading in their lives.
Aren’t you grateful for the Sabbath?! I hope each one not only will be blessed, but also will have an opportunity to encourage someone else as we come together to worship our Savior.
Elder Gary Thurber
President of the Rocky Mountain Conference
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