Amazing Facts evangelistic series begins » Last Friday evening, an Amazing Facts evangelistic series began at the Greeley and The Adventure churches in northeast Colorado. Evangelist Dave Steward was very excited about the wonderful attendance opening night, which has only grown since then. Mitch Williams, who pastors both the Greeley and
The Adventure churches, reported that each location has about 200 attending with around 80 guests at each site. Let’s join these church families in prayer as this exciting outreach moves forward!
Campion Academy SWAT teams visit churches » Students With A Testimony teams, also known as SWAT teams, from Campion Academy in Loveland, Colo., have visited churches throughout our conference to lead out in worship services. Click here to learn more about what is happening and to find out how to get a SWAT team to come to your church!
Joel Brauer services are planned » Joel Brauer, son of Jim and Janell Brauer, passed away on Wed., April 24. Joel's funeral service will be held Sunday, April 28, at 5:00 p.m., at the LifeSource Adventist Fellowship (Denver First), 6200 West Hampden Avenue, in Denver. A Viewing for family and friends will be from 3:30–4:30 p.m. There will be a reception following the funeral service. We are sorry for this tragic loss. Please keep Jim, Janell, Joel’s wife, Crystal, and the entire family in your prayers.
Grand Junction Church participates in citywide ShareFest 2013 » For the fourth consecutive year, the Grand Junction Church, in Colorado, participated in ShareFest 2013, a program planned to demonstrate the love of Christ to the Grand Junction community. Click here to read the exciting story, by Pastor Randy Mills, of the 100 Grand Junction Church adults and children who participated in this community outreach.
Tim Riesenberger to speak at Eden Valley Institute » During the weekend of May 3-5, Eden Valley Institute, in Loveland, Colo., will host Tim Riesenberger, a Stanford University-trained physician, who will shares health seminars. Click here to read the brochure, which gives all the information about this upcoming event.
ACS Community L.I.F.T. receives significant grant » The Rocky Mountain Conference Adventist Community Services Community L.I.F.T. just sent out a press release, which shares the great news that the organization was awarded a $30,000 Daniels Fund grant to support its FamilyCare program. Click here to read the exciting story.
Brighton Adventist Academy students enjoy class trip» Brighton (Colo.) Church pastor, Ben Orian, shared, in his blog, this photo taken in Moab, Utah, where the Brighton Adventist Academy 9th and 10th graders enjoyed their class trip. He says the students experienced spectacular natural scenery, Jeeping, riding RZRs and having a blast!
Summer camp returns to Wyoming » This summer, Wyoming youth will be able to attend summer camp at Mills Spring Ranch on Casper Mountain. Steve Hamilton, RMC Youth director, will bring a crew from Glacier View Ranch, in Ward, Colo., to host activities for Wyoming youth, ages 9–14. The week of summer camp, July 21–28, will immediately follow the Wyoming Camp Meeting. Parents are encouraged to come for Camp Meeting, and then leave their kids for an exciting week of fun and spiritual growth. Click here to register or for more information.
Christian Record seeks vice president for finance » Alicejean Baker, from Christian Record Services for the Blind, sent us the following announcement:
Christian Record Services is seeking a vice president for finance. Responsible for accounting, financial planning and analysis and treasury activities. Requires business or accounting degree (MBA/CPA preferred), five years financial experience. Understanding of nonprofit accounting, reporting and marketing are highly desirable, along with a passion for the Adventist church’s ministry to help the blind see Jesus.
Contact Larry Pitcher, president, 402.488.0981, ext. 212, ; or Alicejean Baker, HR assistant, ext. 222; CRSB, Box 6097, Lincoln NE 68506. See www.ChristianRecord.org to learn more about this ministry.
On the road » This past weekend was spent getting reacquainted with my former classmates from Mt. Pisgah Academy near Asheville, N.C. It is amazing the bonds that were made during that relatively short period in our lives. It seems like hardly any time at all has passed since our graduation. The personalities seemed to have remained the same, and the hearts of my classmates are as gracious as ever. It was a joy to experience the love and encouragement given to each other as we came together. What a blessing to be a part of SDA education!
This coming weekend, our Town Hall meetings continue; Colorado Springs, Colo., is our next stop. We will celebrate Sabbath worship with the Colorado Springs Central Church, and then I will be a part of the seminar training offered there in the afternoon. After supper, the Town Hall meeting will be provided for the southeast Colorado membership.
Happy Sabbath to all!
Elder Gary Thurber
President of the Rocky Mountain Conference
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