Emmaus NCA E137 ~ Awaken to the Dream

E137 to be held at the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, MD. (click for directions)

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




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E137 - New Windsor - June 21 - 24, 2007

Cadre and Team

Ernie Arnold ~ Talk Room Cha, Agape Feast Cha - Acts 1:1-8, Lord, I Have Time

Ed Blackwell ~ Table Leader - Growth Through Study Stations of the Cross, Prayer, pg. 11-12

Wes Conner ~ Spiritual Director - Grace Talks

Rick DeGirolomo ~ Asst Music Director, Asst Agape Feast Cha - Prayer, pg. 9-10

Barry Dillon ~ Asst Palanca Cha, Closing Cha - Priority

Mark Fahner ~ Table Leader - Please Hear What I'm Not Saying

Mike Finegan ~ Head Cha - Who Me?

Joe Forrer ~ Old Buffalo, Floater Cha - The Body of Christ

Dan Horner ~ Spiritual Director - Grace Talks

Bryan Jones ~ Rector - Fourth Day

Clyde Jones ~ Old Buffalo, Floater Cha - Joshua 24:14-15

Aaron Jones ~ Talk Room Cha, Asst Mananita Cha - Discipleship Prayer, pg. 8

Dave Malzahn ~ Dining Room Cha - James 1:2-15

Joe Matney ~ Asst Chapel Cha, Floater Cha - John 14:1-4

Jim Morris ~ Table Leader - Prayer, pg. 10-11

Gerald Paine ~ Table Leader - Stations of the Cross, Ecclesiastes 3:1-15

Steve Russ ~ Music Director - DeColores Story

Jim Stacy ~ Table Leader - Psalm 62

Larry Towne ~ Asst Head Cha - Who Me?

Henry Washington ~ Asst Dining Room Cha, Mananita Cha, Asst Closing Cha - Priesthood of All Believers Prayer of St. Francis, pg. 5

Don Watkins ~ Asst Rector - Perseverance

Bob Waugh ~ Palanca Cha - Changing Our World

Bud West ~ Chapel Cha - Christian Action

Bill Zachman ~ Table Leader - Life in Piety Prayer, pg. 13




A Message from the WLD

Theme Song: Days of Elijah
Scripture: Genesis 41: 15-16

Being thrown into a big hole in the ground and left to die is not the way I would choose for God to awaken me to my dream! But that’s just what Joseph’s loving (and somewhat jealous) brothers did in response to Joseph’s youthful pride and arrogance (boys will be boys).

Joseph, with God’s help, learned that events and “circumstances” in one’s life do not matter as much as how we respond when things happen. Joseph went on to discover that he (little “h”) was not the one interpreting dreams. Pharaoh said to Joseph, “I had a dream, and no one can interpret it. But I have heard it said of you that when you hear a dream you can interpret it.” “I cannot do it,” Joseph replied to Pharaoh, “but God will give Pharaoh the answer he desires.” (Genesis 41:15-16)

A bit further in the story Joseph is not blaming his brothers, but crediting God’s ultimate plan (or, dream!) for Joseph’s life. “So then, it was not you who sent me here, but God. He (big “H”) made me father to Pharaoh, lord of his entire household and ruler of all Egypt.” (Genesis 45:8)

What “circumstances” have you experienced in life? Are you blaming others for things that have happened, or have you begun to Awaken to the Dream and understand how God can use your “circumstances” to change lives for Him?

On E-137 we will be awakening to God’s dream for ourselves, our families, our churches, our Emmaus community, and most importantly to the 40 pilgrims on the mountain in New Windsor. We know the dream is not about us, but it includes us. We trust the Dream Giver and open our hearts to His desires.

God has a dream for your life! Join us on E-137 as we search for ways to awaken to it.

Bryan Jones
Rector, E-137



Steve Anderson ~ Regester Chapel UMC, Stafford

Kim Bennett ~ Cameron UMC, Alexandria

Joe Billman ~ Dumfries UMC, Dumfries

Lee Blackwell ~ Grace Baptist, Woodbridge

Dave Broadhurst ~ Regester Chapel UMC

Russ Conklin ~ University UMC, College Park MD

Rich Cordero ~ Hatcher's Memorial Baptist

Gene Cross ~ Central UMC, Arlington

Tom Demma ~ All Saints, Dale City

Joe Dillon ~ Regester Chapel UMC

Mark Emerson ~ Regester Chapel UMC, Stafford

Tom Glidwell ~ Grace Baptist, Woodbridge

Gavin Henthorn ~ Dumfries UMC, Dumfries

Dave Hill ~ Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, Stafford

Jason Huff ~ Grace Baptist, Woodbridge

Wally King ~ Regester Chapel UMC

Matt Meisenhelter ~ Good Shepherd UMC, Woodbridge

Ernesto Molina ~ Grace Baptist Church

Ken Nugent ~ Ebeneezer UMC

Antonio Peralta ~ Springfield UMC, Springfield

Jamie Place ~ Grace Baptist Church

Brian Rand ~ St. Paul UMC

Adrian Reeves ~ Bible Way Temple

Andrew Rodgers ~ National Community Church, DC

Kim Schneider ~ Stanley Seventh Day Adventist

Aaron Silbernagel ~ Grace Baptist Church

Reggie Soule

Barry Turner ~ St. Francis of Assisi RC

Eric Walker ~ Regester Chapel UMC

Jesse Walker

Will Wobbe ~ St. William of York RC, Stafford

  * 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 prepared, 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!!!