Teammates August - September 2006


Teammates August - September 2006
Eastern New York/
New England
Au gust— September
This is an incredible opportunity for renewWesleyan Evangeling, rekindling and retooling your ministry viist to Hold Missistality.
sippi Beachfest
For three days, The Wesleyan Church is hosting its first North Wesleyan general evangelist
American conference for ministers and The most urgent Steve Wingfield and the Steve
Wingfeld Evangelistic Assospouses at the Wyndham Resort in Or- need of the 21st
ciation will hold a Labor Day
lando, Florida. Urgent topics, anointed Century
“Beachfest” in Long Beach,
Mississippi. The Harrisonspeakers and Spirit-filled worship with churches is
burg, Virginia-based Evangelyour partners in ministry—plan to attend healthy leaders.
istic Association has been
instrumental in helping to
raise over one million dollars
Sponsored by The Wesleyan Church Board of General Super- for Hurricane Katrina victims.
intendents, with assistance from grants by Wesleyan Investment Foundation and the General Department of Evangelism
Global Partners
and Church Growth, The Gathering ‘07 will bring hundreds of
Members Visit
Wesleyan church leaders together for a concentrated time of
Haystack Prayer
revival and revitalization.
Registration for “The Gathering” includes three nights of lodging at a relaxing resort facility, plus full access to all conference rallies, seminars and activities (travel and meals are the
only additional personal costs). The modest price of $375 for
singles/$475 for couples includes lodging (all rooms are furnished with two double beds) and access to all conference activities.
For more details go to and visit The Gathering ‘07
Global Partners’ mobilizers
Tim Hibschman and Amy
Garrington, along with Director of Operations Scott Olson,
recently visited the Haystack
Prayer Meeting site — a location that Christian historians
point to as the beginning of
the modern missions movement.
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East Pitcairn has Baptism
Family and friends of East Pitcairn Wesleyan Church gathered Saturday, May 27, 2006 at
Greenwood Falls State Forest. 21 joined together to witness the baptism of Mary Beth
Knowlton by Pastor Ken Davis. It was a wonderful time to celebrate the change that Jesus has made in Mary Beth's life!
Lisbon Wesleyan’s VBS
Lisbon Wesleyan Church transformed their sanctuary for a VBS Fiesta! Many adults from
the church worked for weeks to paint the back drops and make decorations. Kids from
the church and community came to enjoy this great time of celebration to get fired up
about Jesus! The Thursday night lesson was entitled: "Jesus is our Savior." 27 kids
prayed to make Jesus as their personal Savior!!! A special Kid's Sunday is planned to
encourage the parents
to become part of the
church. Weekly visitation is also planned for
the rest of the summer
to follow-up with those
who attended VBS.
God is doing great
things as we work together to see souls
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Couples Getaway
September 15-16, 2006
Speaker: Rev. John Englebrecht
Bio: Rev. Englebrecht holds various counseling degrees and has been the owner/director of Adirondack Christian Counseling Service sine 1994. He lives in Queensbury, New York with his
wife, Elizabeth and their two children.
Cost: $65.00 per couple, includes lodging and meals.
For more information, please contact Paul and Donna Offenbacker at 518-664-9740.
Spouses Corner
Dear Teammate Spouses:
I received the following and felt like I should send it on to you, trust it will be an inspiration to you.
Sometimes we wonder, “What did I do to deserve this?”; “Why did God have to do this to me?”
Here is a wonderful explanation!
A daughter is telling he Mom how everything is going wrong, she’s failing algebra, her boy friend
broke up with here and her best friend is moving away. Meanwhile, her Mother is baking a cake and
asks her daughter if she would like a snack and the daughter says, “Absolutely Mom, I love your cake.”
“Here, have some cooking oil.” her Mother offers, “Yuck” says the daughter. “How about a couple of
raw eggs?” “Gross Mom!” “Would you like some flour then? Or maybe baking soda?” “Mom those
are all yucky!” To which the mother replies, “Yes, all those things seem bad by themselves, but when
they are put together in the right way, they make a wonderfully delicious cake!” God works the same
way. Many times we wonder why He would let us go through such bad and difficult times, but God
knows that when He puts these things all in His order, they always work for good!! We just have to
trust Him, and eventually they will make something wonderful! God is crazy about you. He sends you
flowers every spring and a sunrise every morning. Whenever you want to talk, He’ll listen. He can
live anywhere in the universe and chose your heart!
God bless you today,
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