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May 2020 News and Notes

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WOODLAND BIBLE CAMP 2020

From David Pound

April 12, 2020

Dear Friends of Woodland,

     The Woodland Board of Directors recently discussed the impact of the coronavirus situation on the upcoming 2020 WBC schedule. As we are all aware, this is a dynamic and serious situation which continues to impact our health, daily lives and country. Updates from health and government authorities are frequent. In this ever changing environment, we discussed the camp schedule for 2020. It is impossible to know at this time if we will even be allowed to have camp this season, but we want to be prepared as the opportunities become available.

     In terms of camp news, the new roof on the dining hall was recently completed. The most recently applied roof was able to be reused saving several thousands of dollars. We are very grateful to each person who supported this project. Thank you very much. Additionally, the ceiling in the tabernacle was insulated this winter which should help with noise and heat issues. The ceiling in the dining hall will also be updated with new insulation this spring.

     For the month of May, we expect that we will not be able to have the Spring Clean retreat the first weekend of May (May 1-3). Should we learn that is permissible in the next couple of weeks, we will send out an announcement, but for now it is canceled. The 5th Sunday Sing at Woodland on May 31 will remain on the schedule at this time. The remainder of the camp schedule will continue as planned for now. We will monitor the situation closely and send updates periodically via email, the camp’s website and friends of woodland on facebook.

     We are planning to develop a schedule for volunteers who can help prepare Woodland for the camp season. This will likely start the last week of April. For now, we are operating under the guidelines of no more than ten persons together and social distancing.

     If you are interested in participating with camp preparation, please communicate via email with Jeff Adams or David Pound before finalizing plans. Available dates are listed below. A list of projects for completion will be made available for sign up online. A check list will be placed in the dining hall to designate completion or make comments. You may stay at camp at no cost. Snacks/drinks will be available Friday evenings and breakfast/lunch/drinks will be available Saturdays. Additional meals may be provided for individuals who are staying longer. The utilities will be operational.

     Available Dates for Camp Preparation/Woodland Representative

Last week of April 2020: April 27 (TBD)

First weekend of May: May 1-2 (Friday evening/Saturday) Jeff Adams

Second weekend of May: May 8-9 (Friday/Saturday) David Pound

Third weekend of May: May 15-16 (Friday/Saturday) David Pound

Fourth weekend of May: May 22-25 (Friday – Monday/Memorial Day). Jeff Adams

Fifth weekend of May: May 29-30 (Friday-Saturday). Fifth Sunday Sing May 31.TBD

Thank you.

LADIES INSPIRATION DAY

From Ramona Marsh

March 31, 2020

To all of our sisters in Christ – Due to the current situation in our nation and the direction of our President, it has been decided to cancel this year’s Ladies Inspiration Day which was to be held on April 25, 2020, at Cherry Street Church of Christ.  Although we will not meet together this year, Cherry Street along with the other Southern Indiana churches will host next year’s LID as we had planned to do this year.  Although we do not have a new date yet, we will keep you informed of the details for next year as they become available.   Please share this cancellation with others in our congregations and continue to pray for one another.

LaGRANGE CHURCH OF CHRIST (1910 Jericho Rd., LaGrange, KY) has this announcement: Their spring EVANGELISM REVIVAL that had been scheduled for  April 26-May 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. with Derek Baker and Kirk Hacker has been rescheduled to August, exact dates not yet set.    Contact Wayman Thompson (Minister) at 502)758-0186 for additional information. 

 KY/IN CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP is being announced for July 20-23 (Monday – Thursday). Day sessions to be held at PCS in Louisville and Night sessions to be held at the Sellersburg Church of Christ in Indiana.   This year’s theme will be “THE MINOR PROPHETS.”    A detailed program with speakers will be forthcoming.    Get the dates on your calendar and plan to join others for a week of Christian fellowship and Bible teaching.   

JAMES & KAREN (CROWDER) ASHLEY have been serving the Lord in the South Pacific for over 35 years.   James is the translation coordinator in the Solomon Islands.  Karen is a linguistics specialist.  Karen was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis and Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, both of which are auto-immune diseases.   They no longer can live in the tropics where medical care is not available.  At present, they are living in Dallas, Texas where they both continue their work with Wycliffe Bible Translators.    Please, remember this couple as they continue to seek God’s will for their lives and continue to minister as He directs.  (Cramer & Hanover Bulletin)

 

PLEASE SEND INFORMATION FOR NEWS & NOTES TO

Sandra Naugle

Email:  sknaugle@gmail.com

Text to cell phone: 502-494-4185

US Mail:  545 Linnwood Ave.  Sellersburg, IN 47172

 




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