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Ellen White - Who Was She?
Who was Ellen White? Why does she matter?
Come find out May 4-6 at the St. Helena Seventh-day Adventist Church
Free presentations and seminars

Cindy Tutsch, associate director of the Ellen White Estate at the General Conference
Charles E. White, Camelback Adventist Church pastor and Ellen White’s great-grandson Pastor White
Richard Schaefer, historian with Loma Linda University, Adventist Health Sciences Center

Don’t miss this soul-stirring weekend!
Who Was Ellen G. White and Why Does She Matter Today?
Program Hosts:
Pastor Dan Freedman – Pastor of the St. Helena SDA Church and
Bernice Archie – Director of the BITS program
You may register online at Bible Instructors to avoid the lines.
Love Offerings: A special tax-deductible offering will be taken. The seminar is free.
Friday evening, May 4      
  • 6:30 PM – Registration
  • 7:00 PM – “Who Was Ellen G. White and Why Does She Matter Today?”  – Cindy Tutsch
  • 8:00 PM – “Prayer: What It Is and What It Isn’t”

Sabbath, May 5
  • 9:30 AM  Sabbath School with Pastor Charles White                           
We will not follow the Sabbath School Quarterly.  The topic for the morning will be “The Biblical Basis for the Gift of Prophesy” (study guide provided).
  • 10:40 AM - Worship Service –  Ellen White on the Assurance of Salvation  - Cindy Tutsch
  • 12:00 Noon  Luncheon - donation box will be available - not expected, but accepted with a smile! :)
  • 1:30 PM - The Backgrounds of Ellen & James White and How God Used Them for His WorkCharles White
  • 2:30 PM - The Family Up Close and Personal” – Charles White  
  • 3:30 PM - The Empowerment of an Inclusive ChurchCindy Tutsch
  • 4:30 PM - The Holy Spirit in Today’s Crisis and the Righteousness of ChristCindy Tutsch
  • 6:00 PM - Break - supper on your own
  • 7:00 PM - Sundown Service - Dick Schaefer
Sunday, May 6
  • Lunch provided by the St. Helena SDA Church Family
  • Breaks are at the speaker’s discretion
  • Free Snack Bar times will be announced
  • ABC Bookmobile will be on site for purchases
  • 9:00 AM - ABC Bookmobile
  • 10:00 AM Legacy and Providence! – Dick Schaefer
  • 12:00 Noon Lunch provided by the St. Helena Church
  • 1:00 PM Ellen White and Last Day EventsCindy Tutsch
  • 2:30 PMWitness in Your Own HarnessCindy Tutsch
  • 3:30 PM – Panel Questions and Answers - Two questions to be handled are:
How to handle the negativity surrounding her name
How to introduce her to non-Adventists.
  • 4:30 PM – One minute for concluding remarks – Pastor Dan Freedman and Bernice Archie / Introduction to the Ellen G. White Estate (The Elmshaven landmark) Doug Ermshar, Director of Elmshaven
Caravan Tour to Elmshaven, Ellen White’s home

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