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SUNDAY MAY 27, 2012

Welcome to Camp Meeting at Lake Junaluska! Thanks for coming! Each year as we draw closer to the coming of our Lord, this time set apart for camp meeting becomes more and more special. There’s just something in the air here—with the atmosphere of spiritual refreshment and the breathtaking view of the Smoky Mountains—that makes us all feel like we are truly basking in the Savior’s presence.

If this is your first time here, a special welcome is extended to you! Handbills have gone out to homes around the area; and radio, television, newspaper and even Facebook advertising has been produced to invite our friends in the community to this special event. With such a fantastic lineup of speakers, beginning tonight with Mark Finley, we just had to extend the invitation to

as many as possible! If you’re a seasoned camp meeting attendee, please join us in making our guests feel welcome. What’s New There are some new things happening this year that you’ll want to be aware of. To keep you better informed about what’s happening around campus we have two new ways to get news: our radio station at 94.1FM (broadcasting a announcements and some of the m meetings) and our Camp Meeti ing Network (CMN) news vide reports each evening in Stuart eo A Auditorium. You can also rec ceive updates through Facebook a and Twitter. We are streaming a meetings in the main auditoall r rium LIVE through our website a Please at l your friends at home know let they, too, can receive the blesst ings of camp meeting through these avenues! Also new this year is the wristband scanning system being implemented in the Children’s Department to keep your children safe. Be sure to register your child this evening or Monday between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Again, we’re so glad you’re here, and hope your blessings from this week are plentiful!

the bulletin board Administration Office

The Administration Office is located in the Terrace Hotel, room 213. Hours are Mon.-Thurs.: 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 2 p.m.-3 p.m., Fri.: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; 2 p.m.-4 p.m.


All announcement requests for the main meetings must be made at the Administration Office or main auditorium info booth by 10 a.m. daily.

Boat Rides, etc.

NEW THIS YEAR -- Boat tours will be leaving the dock at lower Harrell Center at 6 p.m. and the cost is $2 per person. If you want to play mini golf or shuffle board, equipment will be available daily at the equipment building by the mini golf course.

Booth Displays

On the second floor of the Terrace Hotel, there are display booths set up. You’ll find exhibits of different ministries and organizations for all ages—some have giveaways! Stop by and have a look around.

Camp Meeting Choir

Consider lending your voice to the Camp Meeting Choir. Rehearsals will be from 2 p.m.-3:15 p.m. Mon.Thurs. in the Stone Chapel and from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. on Friday on the Stuart Auditorium stage. The choir will perform the music they’ve learned on Sabbath during the second service and on Sabbath evening. All are invited to participate!

Camp Meeting Online

Keep up with happenings at Camp Meeting by becoming a fan or follower of the Carolina Conference on or Twitter (@CarolinaConf)! We will also be posting daily news and photos on our website at

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the bulletin board CD and DVD Recordings

Recordings of all seminars and meetings in the main auditorium will be available after each meeting. They can be purchased Mon.-Fri. in the ACBC satellite store in lower Harrell Center.

Celestial Praise

The Celestial Praise Chorale will present a portion of the Monday evening concert in the auditorium to honor our veterans for the Memorial Day tribute. They will also have a concert in the Stone Chapel on Sabbath afternoon at 5 p.m.

Children’s Information

The Children’s Department has added a toddler class for ages 3-4 to their roster of classes. Also, they have the new scanner monitoring system to check-in/check-out our children. There is also a music class for Primary from 11:05-11:45 a.m. each day—Mon. - Thurs. In that class, we are going to be working on bells and boomwhackers as an accompaniment for a medley of songs that the chldren will perform on Thursday night. A parent or guardian (over 16) must remain with children four and younger. Registration is required for ALL children. Children MUST be dropped off and picked up ONLY by a parent/ guardian with ID wristband. PLEASE PICK UP YOUR CHILD PROMPTLY. A child may be signed out any time within scheduled hours. Wristbands are a MUST for safety—please wear them ALL week.

Fun Run

Begin training now for the 5K and one-mile FUN RUN, which takes place Friday at 8 a.m. at the Open Air Gym.The 5K will follow.There will be awards for the winners in different age categories.

Headsets for Hearing Impaired

A limited number of headsets are available at the information booth in Stuart Auditorium. First-come, first-served.

Health Services

No first aid is available on the grounds. Emergency medical services are available at: Haywood County Hospital on 90 Hospital Drive, Clyde, NC. Phone: 828-456-7311. If emergency transportation for medical needs is required, contact the Welcome Center front desk.

Literature Evangelism

There will be meetings held Mon.-Fri., 9:1510:30 a.m., and Mon., 2-3:15 p.m. in Stuart Auditorium.The Tues.-Fri., 2-3:15 p.m. meetings

will be in the Evangelism Center. Come learn more about full-time literature evangelism employment opportunities.

Live Streaming

Tell your friends and family they can watch a live stream of this week’s camp meeting on our Carolina Conference website, www.carolinasda. org. The meetings in the main auditorium will be broadcast each day starting around 7:50 a.m. Check your brochure for times.

Meal Tickets

You may purchase daily meal tickets and tickets in advance for Sabbath from the Junaluska WELCOME CENTER check in desk by 5 p.m. After 5 p.m., go to the Terrace Hotel front desk, 2nd floor. No meal tickets for Sabbath will be issued after 8 p.m. on Friday


SAU Alumni Luncheon

Alumni and friends of Southern Adventist University are invited to attend a complimentary lunch meeting at noon on Friday, June 1, in the big tent by the lake next to the main auditorium. Come enjoy good food and fellowship, and learn about what’s happening at Southern! Feel free to bring your family. To RSVP or for more information, contact Alumni Relations online at, by emailing alumni@, or by calling 423.236.2830.

Shepherdess Luncheon

Monday, Memorial Day, the Shepherdess meeting/luncheon will be held in the Evangelism Center from 12-3 p.m. This event is only for wives of currently employed Carolina Conference pastors.

Swimming Pool

The pool, located near the playground, will be open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

During camp meeting, only emergency messages will be shown on the screen in the main auditorium. Routine messages will either be posted at the information booth at the rear of the main auditorium or at the Terrace Hotel front desk.

Trolly Service

Mobile Phones

Trust Services/Notary

Please be sure your mobile phone is turned off or on vibrate before entering any of the meetings or seminars.


There is to be NO PARKING ON THE GRASS AT ANY TIME. Do not park along the road blocking cottages and road access.

Prayer Retreat at The Cove

Kevin Wilfley, pastor of the Spokane Linwood Seventh-day Adventist church, will speak at the “Abide in Me” Prayer Summit from August 3-5 at The Cove in Asheville, North Carolina. Attendees will have the opportunity to fellowship together with singing, praise, prayer, and a seminar by Ruthie Jacobsen. Because this is such a great venue for such a great event, the Adult Ministries Sabbath School summer workshop is taking the opportunity to be included in the “Abide in Me” Prayer Summit in place of the workshop at Nosoca Pines Ranch this summer. To register, contact Debbie Rapp at or 704-596-3200.

Sandwiches and Snacks

New this year! In addition to the snack bar, the ACBC is selling sandwiches and snacks Mon.-Fri. in the ACBC satellite store in lower Harrel Center.

As requested by the administration, anyone under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult while riding the trolley. Trust Services and Planned Giving is located in Harrell Center, Room 202.The office is open Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-4 p.m. Standard estate plans (including wills, powers of attorney and living wills) are FREE to members of the Carolina Conference. Notaries will be available FREE during office hours (bring a valid driver’s license). If you are signing documents, please bring two qualified witnesses with you. (No one named in a will or employed by an entity named in a will should serve as a witness for a Will.)

Women’s Ministry Luncheon

All Women’s Ministries leaders and assistants are invited to attend a luncheon in the Terrace Hotel, 3rd Floor, on May 31 (Thurs) at 11:30 a.m. Please come and share, and get some ideas for your local ministry.

Young Adults with Children

Childcare will be provided for those attending the Young Adult evening meetings, 7:30-9 p.m., Mon-Thurs.

2013 Lake Junaluska Lodging Please go to the Welcome Center to make reservations for next year. The hours are Mon.Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Submitting Announcements Any announcements you wish to post here must be submitted at the Terrace Hotel, room 211 no later than 10 a.m. daily to be published the following day.

Today - Sunday  

Sunday, May 27, 2012 - Today is a newsletter for Lake Junaluska Camp Meeting produced by the Carolina Conference Communication Department.