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Special Events, Activities & Meetings During Camp Meeting 2016

All Week - June 16-25
Prayer Tent • Open daily. Prayer partners available from 9 am to 2 pm and 4-7 pm. All-night prayer meeting is Second Thursday from 10 pm to 6 am.

Preparing for Baptism Class •  Want to commit your life to following Jesus? Join a baptism preparation class in Witzel Chapel on Sunday-Second Thursday from 6:15-6:45 pm.

First Weekend - June 17 & June 18
Deaf Ministries • Sign language interpreting will be available for Sabbath School and church the First and Second Weekends in Rainier Auditorium (front left section). Join a potluck meal at 1 pm in Littlejohn Hall #2 both weekends. Questions? Email Nohelani Jarnes at terpnjarnes@gmail.com or call/text (253) 625-1854.

Russian TranslationFriday nights and Sabbath meetings are live translated into Russian in Rainier Auditorium (both weekends). Pick up a headset in the back right corner of the auditorium.

Church Lunches • Churches and ministry groups will gather for pre-arranged potluck lunches on First Sabbath and Second Sabbath. Bring your best camp-friendly food ready to eat with your church family! Locations are listed in the weekend editions of the Accent newsletter.

Prison Ministry Fellowship • Prison ministry volunteers and those wanting to learn more about getting involved in prison ministry are invited to share in fellowship on First Sabbath from 1-3 pm in Ad Building #11. During a potluck lunch, we will discuss ministry reports and future plans for prison ministries. Fellowship coordinator: Floyd Marshall.

Gospel Sing-Along • Bring your voices and your soft-toned instruments for a fun Gospel Sing-Along on First Sabbath at 2 pm in the Junior Tent. Please note a change from Second to First Sabbath.

SAGE Canopy • Seniors in Action for God with Excellence (SAGE) provides mission and social activities for seniors ages 50 or better. Stop by the SAGE Canopy (next to Rainier Auditorium) for a casual Sabbath afternoon visit and special treat on First and Second Sabbath from 2-7 pm.

Prison Ministry Committee of 100 • If you are or would like to be a prison ministry Committee of 100 member, you’re invited to attend a bi-annual meeting on First Sabbath from 4:30-5:30 pm in Ad Building #13! The C-100 donates funding for the development of transitional housing for returning citizens. At this meeting, you’ll receive updates, discuss future plans and give input on the project. Coordinator: Colette Newer.

Reclaim Initiative • Come learn how to restore relationships with former and inactive church members. Attendees on First Sabbath from 4:30-5:30 pm in Ad Building #11 should come prepared to grapple with some of the reasons why members leave the church and strategies that seem to currently work in reconnecting them to church fellowship. Coordinator: Byron Dulan.

Personal Ministries Leader’s Meeting •  Effective ministry seeks not only action, but results. Is your ministry all that it can be? Join a discussion on First Sabbath from 5:30-7 pm in Ad Building #11 to discover how to maximize the impact of your ministry. Coordinator: Byron Dulan.

Sunday - June 19
Day of Ministry Training • Attend the fifth annual Day of Ministry Training workshops on Sunday at 9:30 and 11 am to discover ministry resources and ideas. See the full list of ministry training options.

Car Show • Attend the Adventist Rodders Car Show on Sunday from 12-3 pm near the Gazebo. Display your classic car or motorcycle. Come view the classic car collection. Enjoy a time of fellowship!

Disaster Response Van • Let us introduce you to the Adventist Disaster Response Trailer designed to reach out to hurting communities in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. Come take a tour and learn how to get involved in this ministry on Sunday from 1-3 pm by the Gazebo/Car Show! Tour guide: Richard Martin.

Auburn ABC Tent Sale • The book sale this year will be in front of Auburn ABC store on Sunday from 1-3 pm. Come early for special deals!

ACS Federation: “Food for Thought” • Local church Adventist Community Service leaders and representatives will meet on Sunday from 3-5 pm in Ad Building #13 to make ACS Federation strategic plans for greater training and collaboration in ministry throughout western Washington. Register to attend at ACSfederation.eventbrite.com. Coordinator: Cheryl Brown.

Adventist Disaster Response Trailer Driver Orientation and Training • Have a heavy duty pickup truck and willing to transport a newly renovated 18 foot cargo trailer to assist churches in immediately responding to small and large local disasters? Attend a Driver’s Orientation and Training on Sunday from 4-5:30 pm in Ad Building #11 regarding safe and proper use of the vehicle and the collection and distribution of goods. Please bring your driver’s license, vehicle registration and proof of insurance.

Weekdays - June 20-24
Individual & Family Estate Clinic • Prepare (or update) your estate plan, including wills, revocable trusts, power of attorney, community property agreement, and health care directives for final draft from Monday through Friday from 9 am to 12 noon (personal appointments) or attend clinic sessions Monday through Thursday from 1:30 - 3 pm (see page 12 in the program guide for clinic topics). Attorney and notary available. Appointment recommended by calling Rita at (253) 681-6008.

Free Health Screening • Tacoma Central Church will host a free health screening on Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:30-9 am in Rainier Auditorium. Assessment includes: blood pressure, blood sugar, weight and BMI. Fasting recommended. Cholesterol screening is $5.

Used Book Sale • Browse the Used Book Sale Tuesday to the Second Friday from 1-5 pm in Community Hall across from Rainier Auditorium.

Red Hat Luncheon • Wear red and purple western attire for the 11th annual “Western Hoedown” Red Hatters Luncheon on Wednesday at 12:15 pm in the cafeteria. Lunch: $6.

Blood Drive • Cascade Regional Blood Van will be parked by Miller Aquatics Center on Second Thursday and Second Friday from 1-5 pm. Eat well. Drink water. Avoid caffeine. Bring ID.

Pathfinder Investiture • Show your support for young people who completed Pathfinder honors at camp meeting by attending Investiture on Second Friday at 4 pm in Community Hall.

Second Weekend - June 25
Korean Church Service • Rainier Auditorium services will be live translated into Korean on Second Sabbath at 9:15 am and 10:45 am in Evergreen Chapel.

Financial Empowerment Ministries • Programs that help people achieve financially stable households can be powerful and rewarding ministries. Join a discussion on Second Sabbath from 4:30-5:30 pm in Ad Building #13 about what can be done through your church. Coordinator: Colette Newer.

Thrift Store Ministry Meeting • Thrift stores offer unique opportunities for ministry. Learn on Second Sabbath from 5-6 pm in Ad Building #11 about how you may get involved in thrift store ministry! Coordinator: Ira Bartolome.

Transition Housing Info Meeting • Plans are underway to open a transition home for released prisoners in western Washington. Studies show that returning citizens are most vulnerable to recidivism during the first 3-6 months of their re-entry into society. This meeting on Second Sabbath from 6-7 pm in Ad Building #13 is open to anyone motivated to provide a safe and spiritually enriching place of residence for those recently released from incarceration. Coordinator: Walt Perham.