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Albert E. Farley

LORAIN, OH 44052 – The work at Lorain, OH is going well. Since our last report, we have had two baptisms and four restorations. Plans for our upcoming North Central Ohio Bible Lectureship are well underway. The dates are August 23rd through 26th. Our theme this year is “Can We Trust Our Bible?” Speakers include Steve Stevens, James Watkins, David Everson, Steve Smithbauer, Dan Jenkins, Jim Smith, Brad Poe, Warren Kenney, Harold Reddick, Mark Weaver. Darlene McKinley, Rosemary Summers, and Sandra Jones will speak to the ladies. The Holiday Inn in Elyria, OH has given us a special rate of $40+tax per night for anyone who attends the lectureship. If you need additional information about our lectureship, please feel free to call the Lorain Church of Christ at 440-233-5489. I just closed a gospel meeting with the Lighthouse Church of Christ in Milton, DE. This is a small congregation just a few miles north of Rehoboth Beach, DE. Their address is 14574 Costal Highway, Rt. 1. If you vacation in that area, they would love to have you worship with them. Their phone number is 302-644-7379. I will be teaching a personal work workshop and preaching in a gospel meeting at the Bowling Green, KY, Church of Christ June 20-24. –Bob Eddy, 4898 Oroszy Ave.

FAIRMONT, WV 26554 – The Oakwood church of Christ will host the 2009 Ohio Valley Lectureship August 21-23. Their theme will be “The Clash of World Views.” For more information, you may contact Brent Gallagher, 1 Oakwood Rd.

DuBOIS, PA 15801 – The DuBois church of Christ is celebrating 65 years of serving the Lord in and around the DuBois area.  Scheduled events run from Saturday, August 15th through Wednesday the 19th.  For more information, e-mail Keith at or leave a message at the church building (814) 371-7787 and we'll return your call.  

GALLIPOLIS, OH 45631 – Many thanks to Albert and Nancy for the many hours they donate each month in putting together a religious journal full of well-written, Biblical subjects and church news. I usually read all of mine the same day I receive it. We have had two restorations lately at Chapel Hill in Gallipolis. I am looking forward to preaching at Laurel Hill, Radford, VA Sunday August 23rd. This will be Home Coming Day and many congregations will attend. A big dinner is planned on the grounds. Everyone is invited. The Mid-Western Children’s Bible Lands Tour is scheduled to visit Israel and Greece October 15-25th. We have room for a few more passengers. Write or call for a brochure. Phone: 740-446-8506. –Lewis Mikell, PO Box 302.

MANNINGTON, WV 26582 – The dates for the 2009 West Virginia Christian Youth Camp are: Senior Week (Ages 14-19) July 12-18, Directors: Nick Deiger & Steve Snider; Intermediate Week (Ages 11-14) July 19-25, Directors: John Board & Dan Kessinger; Junior Week (Ages 8-11) July 26 – August 1, Directors Randy Cook & Terry Jones; All Age Week (Ages 8-18) August 2-8, Directors: Keith Ball & Mike Reese. For information, go to their website Send application registrations to Barbara Cole, 808 Sycamore Ave. Telephone: (304) 986-1004.

SALEM, WV 26426 – We recently conducted a good gospel meeting with Jim Farley of the Fort Gay church of Christ. Two souls responded publicly, acknowledging and confessing sin, and requesting prayer. Many invitations were given. Our attendance was good. The Lord willing, the Ten Mile congregation and Salem will co-host the Friday night SING on August 7. We have reserved the Brewster Chapel building on the campus of Salem International University for the evening. There are plenty of parking places and the acoustics are wonderful. Please make plans to attend. –PO Box 308.

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