Thursday, June 26, 2008

2008 True Education Conference

True Education Conference
WHAT: Special meetings to discuss issues of true education, The difference between papal and Protestant methods of education, educational developments and events of Adventist history, and the current needs of God's people; how we got where we are.

WHERE: At the Walnut Church of Seventh-day Adventists, Marshall, North Carolina (street address: 8501 Highway 25/70)

SPEAKERS: Bob Gregory, Joong Ho Shin, Tony Ricono, Bob Jorgensen, Nellie Fuentes, and others

WHEN: Starting Thursday, July 3, at 9:00 AM and ending Sunday, July 6, 2008.

Topics will include:
"What Are Major Obstacles to Manual Training in an Institutional Setting?"
"God's Plan A, Plan B, and Plan C for True Education"
"Why Is Agriculture Called the A, B, & C of Education?"
"Is There Still Time Left to Start True Education Schools?"
"Plans, Methods, & Curriculum for Educating Young Children"
"Three Model Schools, with Special Focus on Emmanuel Missionary College"
"E. A. Sutherland and Extreme Views"
"GMOs and the Current Agriculture Crisis"

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT: 828-649-3976.

DIRECTIONS TO MEETING LOCATION:

From Asheville, NC: Go north on Highway 19-23 (also labeled as “Future I-26“) to Marshall exit. Follow exit to get onto Highway 25-70. Stay on this highway, and do not follow the business Route 25 into downtown Marshall. Go by the Ingles store on the right and continue for two miles. Watch for Walnut PlaceTypePlaceNameChurch sign on left. Take driveway to the top of the hill.
From Newport, TN: Take Hwy. 25 into North Carolina. Continue through Hot Springs, and on past Walnut and pass through traffic light at intersection with Madison Middle School on left. Go to top of hill and start down hill. Watch for sign immediately on right. Take drive to top of hill.
From Johnson City, TN: Take “Future I-26” (also labeled I-181 at Johnson City) into North Carolina. At Mars Hill exit take Hwy. 213 to Hwy. 25-70. Take exit on right from Hwy. 213 to get up onto Hwy. 25-70. Stay on this highway, and do not follow the business Route 25 into downtown Marshall. Go by the Ingles store on the right and continue for two miles. Watch for Walnut Church sign on left. Take driveway to the top of the hill.

Meetings start 9:00AM on Thursday, July 3, and go through noon, Sunday, July 6.

There will also be opportunity for Questions and Answers with the speakers on Panel Discussion

NO MEALS PROVIDED; ALL EDUCATION CONFERENCE GUESTS NEED TO MAKE THEIR OWN MEAL PROVISIONS. There is a salad bar at the Ingles Super Store 2 miles from the church.

“Now, as never before, we need to understand the true science of education. If we fail to understand this, we shall never have a place in the PlaceTypePlaceNameplacekingdom of PlaceNameGod.” - Christian Educator, Aug, 1897







AVAILABLE LODGING
Hot Springs Cabins - Heated showers and toilets available for cabin and tent campers. Stores, laundry, natural hot spring treatments, and gas all available in Hot Springs. RV sites are also available. 30 minutes from church. Contact Sandy at 828-622-7676.

Bluff Campground - Camping & RV spots. 45 minutes to church. - Call U.S. Forestry Service at 828-622-3202.

OTHER higher rate accommodations available in the Hot Springs area - check on the internet at www.hotspringsnc.org/lodging.html

Asheville motels:
Super 8 Motel -- 28 miles from church; 8 Crowell Rd, I 40W Exit 44, Asheville, NC 28806
Call 828-667-8706; $49+tax per night for entire family

Comfort Inn -- 28 miles from church; 15 Crowell Rd, I 40 Exit 44, Asheville, NC 28806
Call 828-665-6500; $44.99+tax with AARP or AAA

Econolodge -- 26 miles from church; 190 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC
828-254-9521. Call 1-800-553-2666 to make reservations. The rate is $45.14+tax, but the rate for AARP is $40+tax.

Days Inn -- 26 miles from church; address201 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC
828-252-4000; The rate is $44.10+tax
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DAILY SCHEDULE
Thursday
July 3, 2008
Friday
July 4, 2008
Sabbath
July 5, 2008
Sunday
July 6, 2008
9:00-10:30 A.M.
Bob Jorgensen

Bob Gregory

Bob Gregory

Bob Jorgensen

11:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M.
Nellie Fuentes

Nellie Fuentes

Bob Jorgensen

DISCUSSION PANEL
1:00-2:00 P.M. LUNCH
3:00-4:30 P.M.
Bob Jorgensen

J.H. Shin
DISCUSSION PANEL
6:30-8:00 P.M.
Jerry Travers

Tony Ricono

Jerry Travers


Madison Educational & Research Institute
474 Blue Hill Road
Marshall, NC 28753 USA
Phone: 828.649.3976 Fax: 828.649.0070

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