Emmaus NCA E163 ~ I Am With You Always

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and after the Walk,... It's DDU Time!*

 

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E163- New Windsor - October 25 - 28, 2012

Cadre and Team

Jack Christie ~ Assistant Palanca Cha, Stations of the Cross Reading, Chapel Reading

Harold Cook ~ Chapel Cha, A Time for Everything Reading

Doug Covert ~ Agape Feast Cha, Priesthood of All Believers Talk, Who Me Reading

Charlie Duren ~ Table Leader, Chapel Reading

Mike Finegan ~ Floater Cha, Assistant Chapel Cha, Lord I have Time Reading

Sean Finegan ~ Dining Room Cha, Witness for Christ Prayer

Ken Fritzsche ~ Table Leader, Facing Trials and Troubles Prayer, Ultreya Fourth Day Talk

Michael Gentile ~ Palanca Cha, Assistant Closing Cha, Growth Through Study Talk

Scott Gibson ~ Table Leader, What is Truth Prayer, DDU Fourth Day Talk

Jon Guest ~ Table Leader, Christian Action Talk, Seeing Clearly Reading

Orlando Harris ~ Table Leader, Changing Our World Talk, Chapel Reading

Jim Krauss ~ Mananita Cha, Via Dolorosa, Chapel Reading

Tom Lambert ~ Rector, Fourth Day Talk

Jim McCray ~ Closing Cha, Assistant Dining Room Cha

Gary McCluskey ~ Spiritual Director, Prevenient Grace Talk, Means of Grace Talk, Sanctifying Grace Talk

Dave Moore ~ Assistant Agape Feast Cha, Assistant Mananita Cha

Tony Papp ~ Head Cha, Priority Talk

Sam Parris ~ Assistant Rector, Perseverance Talk, Please Hear What I'm not Saying Reading

Jose Saldana ~ Spiritual Director, Justifying Grace Talk, Obstacles to Grace Talk

Chris Scholz ~ Assistant Talk Room Cha, Discipleship Talk

Barry Watts ~ Table Leader, Chapel Reading

J.R. Williams ~ Talk Room Cha, Body of Christ Talk

Rich Wunderlin ~ Assistant Music Director, Stations of the Cross Reading

Milton Zapata ~ Music Director, Life in Piety Talk, Ragman Story

Bill Zachman ~ Assistant Head Cha, Chapel Reading

 

 

A Message from the "R"

Isaiah 43:1-3a “But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.”

While God reminds us constantly throughout His word that He is with us every moment, the passage from Isaiah 43 is particularly powerful. This passage, combined with the theme song, My Savior My God, by Aaron Shust, is a beautiful reminder of the awesome and loving God who created us, loves us, and will never leave us.

In the 162 weekends that will have taken place before E-163, the Teams have relied on God to guide them in carrying out His work during the teaming process and the three days on the Mountain. The unexpected can happen on a weekend. But, no matter how hard Satan tries to interrupt, God is there to ensure nothing interferes with His plans. As He did so many times with the Israelites, God reminds us that He is not a distant God. He is not a God that only responds to 9-1-1 calls when we, in our feeble attempt at running things, find ourselves in the midst of a crisis. In the highs, the lows, and the calm days of our lives, He is with us always. I believe He chose this theme long ago for E-163 because there will be men on the weekend who need this reassurance. He knows every pain that will be carried to His Mountain. He knows every tear that will be shed. He knows every laugh that will be shared. He will heal all wounds that need healing and, in the process, He will transform lives. I am humbled and honored to serve God on E-163 and He called a faithful and powerful group of men to serve with me. Where I am deficient, these men are more than sufficient. I pray that God puts a prospective pilgrim on your heart and that they will hear His call. I also cherish your prayers during our team preparations and as God performs mighty deeds on the Weekend. May God bless all of my Brothers and Sisters in the Emmaus Community.

By His Power,

Tom Lambert, E-104

Pilgrims

Matt Boyles ~ Spirit & Life

Scott Burgess ~ Spirit and Life

Brian Cabacar ~ Christ UMC

Joe Carlin ~ Our Savior's Way Lutheran Church

Carl Cecil ~ Our Savior's Way Lutheran Church

Michael Chusmir ~ Aldersgate UMC

Roland Davis ~ Christ UMC

Dave DeValley ~ Occoquan Bible Church

Rodney Donald ~ Redland UMC

Rodney Dowty ~ Grace Baptist

Todd Eckley ~ Spirit and Life

John Eichelberger ~ Hatcher's Memorial Baptist

Christopher Finegan ~ Good Shepherd UMC

Dan Garcia ~ Messiah UMC

Jay Highsmith III ~ Spirit and Life

Bruce Hook ~ Spirit and Life

Phil Jones ~ Our Savior's Way Lutheran Church

Stephen Kropelin ~ Dumfries UMC

Dave Markley Jr ~ First United Presbyterian Church

Marcus O'Malley ~ Fairfax Community Church

Kelly Padgett ~ Salem Fields

Mark Proudfoot ~ Spirit and Life

Phil Wisner ~ Fairfax Community Church

Mike Weixel ~ Salem Fields

 
         
 

* Day of Deeper Understanding

Our E000 DDU will be held at 8:30AM, Saturday, Date at Place. This will be a wonderful reunion, and a chance to learn a bit more about this amazing organization. Come hear about the history of the Emmaus NCA, how the weekends are pd, and how you can help with this blessed ministry opportunity.

Remember, you must attend a DDU before sponsoring friends or joining a Team.

Christ is Counting on You ~ See you there!!!