Salem Camp­meet­ing to be fea­tured on­line

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This year’s Salem Camp­meet­ing will be fea­tured on the In­ter­net at from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 12 through Aug. 18. Twohour long pro­grams will be ro­tated throughout the week.

The camp­meet­ing was held in early July and fea­tured in­ter­na­tion­ally ac­claimed speak­ers, Dr. Win­ston Wor­rell and Dr. John Huff­man.

Dr. Win­ston Wor­rell is an ex­pe­ri­enced evan­ge­list, lec­turer, ad­min­is­tra­tor, pas­tor and preacher in na­tional, in­ter­na­tional, mul­ti­cul­tural, multi-eth- nic and mul­ti­lin­gual set­tings world­wide. He serves as di­rec­tor of the World Methodist Evan­ge­lism In­sti­tute, a min­istry of the World Methodist Coun­cil and Emory Univer­sity, where he has served for 19 years.

He has served in min­istries in 54 coun­tries around the world. Win­ston’s most re­cent text is a nine-ses­sion train­ing work­book with teach­ers guide is called, “Be­com­ing More Mis­sional for Christ: An Or­ga­niz­ing Model.” Win­ston Wor­rell and his fam­ily are na­tives of Bar­ba­dos and they now re­side in Nor­cross.

Dr. John A. Huff­man Jr., af­ter 47 years of ac- tive lo­cal church min­istry, was hon­or­ably re­tired by the Los Ran­chos Pres­bytery in 2009 and elected Pas­tor Emer­i­tus by the con­gre­ga­tion of St. An­drew’s Pres­by­te­rian Church. He has now re-emerged as a Min­is­ter at Large.

Dur­ing the past 40 years, sev­eral thou­sand of his printed ser­mons were mailed each week to all 50 states and more than 30 for­eign coun­tries.

He has writ­ten nine books and re­cently was ac­tive in the world re­lief jus­tice ef­forts in Africa, South­east Asia and the Mid­dle East.

Of­fi­cials of the Salem Camp­meet­ing were very thank­ful for the op­por­tu­nity to be fea­tured on­line.

“The Salem Board of Trus­tees want to thank the At­lanta Interfaith Net­work for pro­duc­ing these high qual­ity pro­grams to help spread the gospel of Je­sus Christ around the world,” said Sam Ram­sey, Salem Board of Trus­tees Chair­man. “Please tell your friends, in­clud­ing ser­vice­men around the world.”

The Salem Camp­meet­ing was founded in 1828 and is one of the old­est ex­ist­ing camp meet­ings in the na­tion and con­tin­ues to thrive to­day.

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