Emmaus NCA E165 ~ Jesus Says Go

E165 to be held at the Skycroft Conference Center in Middletown, MD. (click for directions)

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E165- Skycroft - June 6 - 9, 2013

Cadre and Team

Tom Ansink ~ Table Leader, John 14: 1-14 Reading

Al Barbier ~ Old Buffalo, Assistant Agape Cha, Floater Cha, Time for Everything Prayer

Scott Burgess ~ Table Leader, Changing Our World Talk, James 1: 2-15 Reading

Charlie Carroll ~ Assistant Head Cha, Via Delorosa, Ultreya 4th Day Talk

Dave Charbonneau ~ Table Leader, Body of Christ Talk, Facing Trials Reading

Jack Christie ~ Assistant Dining Room Cha, Mananita Cha, Assistant Closing Cha

Larry Craddock ~ Spiritual Director, Prevenient Grace Talk, Means of Grace Talk, Sanctifying Grace Talk

Brian Day ~ Assistant Chapel Cha, Acts 1: 1-8 Reading

Charlie Duren Jr ~ Palanca Cha, Priority Talk

Jeff Hetherington ~ Head Cha, Lord, I have time Reading

Bruce Hook ~ Assistant Talk Room Cha, Joshua 24: 14-15 Reading

Carl Jacques ~ AR, Perseverance Talk, Via Delorosa

Bill King ~ Table Leader, Growth Through Study Talk, Please Hear What I'm not Saying Reading, What is Truth Reading

John Lindegren ~ Dining Room Cha, Priesthood of All Believers Talk, Stations of the Cross Reading, Voice 1

Scott Marth ~ Chapel Cha, Hebrews 10: 22-25

Jim McCray ~ Rector, Fourth Day Talk

Stu Mentzel ~ Talk Room Cha, Life in Piety Talk, Stations of the Cross Support

Marc Petrizza ~ Table Leader, Psalm 62

Andy Powell ~ Assistant Mananita Cha, Closing Cha, Witness for Christ

Burton Robinson ~ Spiritual Director, Obstacles to Grace Talk, Means of Grace Talk, Justifying Grace Talk

Steve Russ ~ Music Director, Who Me Reading, Via Delorosa, De Colores Story, DDU 4th Day Talk

Rick Saunders ~ Table Leader, Discipleship Talk, Seeng Clearly Reading

Dick Tobey ~ Assistant Palanca Cha, Agape Cha, Ecclesiastes 3: 1-15

Jerry Wills ~ Assistant Music Director, Christian Action Talk, Stations of the Cross Reading, Voice 2, Via Delorosa



A Message from the "R"

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

It is an awesome and at the same time humbling experience to be serving as the R of E-165. I am blessed that God has called a faith filled group of men to serve on the team. Every meeting we take time to pray that Holy Spirit fill us with the love of Christ and we all feel blessed as a result. Assignments have been made and training is underway. Talks are being prepared for Talk Day. The Head Cha is actively working on the schedule and it won’t be long until we begin that mountain top experience that is so familiar to all of us.

The theme of our weekend is “Jesus Says Go.” It comes from the Great Commission that is found in Matthew 28: 19 – 20. Go therefore and make disciples…. And I will be with you always…. We all remember fondly when we received our Emmaus cross during our closing service. Your table leader said “Christ is counting on you.” Now the question is, “What is Christ counting on me to do?” My response is that Christ is counting on you and me, to go and make disciples. We should all be reminded that you don’t have to be an evangelist like Billy Graham or a missionary like Mother Theresa to fulfill the Great Commission. “You just have to get out of the boat to follow Jesus” which is our companion theme. The author of “If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat”, John Ortberg, highlights the fact that we have too many “pew potatoes” in our churches. If they would just rise to the occasion, we would be able to grow the Body of Christ much more quickly. As servants of Jesus, our team will serve Him as they serve the Pilgrims that God has selected for this weekend. Our hope is that Holy Spirit will use us to refresh their souls and inspire them to return to their churches eager to support their pastors in making disciples.

Finally, God has already selected the men He wants to attend this weekend. I ask each of you to be attentive to His call, listen for the names He puts on your heart, and invite them to attend E-165 and share time with Jesus.

De Colores

Jim McCray R E-165


Trent Amaker ~ NOW Faith Fellowhip Church Stafford, VA

Tony Arnold ~ Christ UMC Fairfax Station, VA

Bear Bechtold ~ Park Valley Haymarket, VA

Whitney Bobbitt ~ Spirit and Life UMC Montclair, VA

Ray Burke ~ Spirit and Life UMC Montclair, VA

Billy Cole ~ Cross Roads Community Church Westminster, MD

Howard Ellis ~ Oakton Baptist Church Chantilly, VA

Dan Frengel ~ Old Bridge UMC Woodbridge, VA

Tip Holcombe ~ St. John's UMC Springfield , VA

Wayne Hottle ~ Columbia Furnace Church of the Brethren Columbia Furnace, VA

Kevin Ker ~ St. Paul UMC Woodbridge, VA

Ryan Kilgore ~ St. Paul UMC Woodbridge, VA

Phillip King ~ Washington City Church of the Bretheren, DC

Adam Kirkwood ~ Clarendon UMC Arlington, VA

John Long III ~ Christ UMC Fairfax Station, VA

Sammy Phillips ~ Christ UMC Fairfax Station, VA

Warren Price ~ First Baptist Church Woodbridge, VA

Dave Redabaugh ~ Park Valley Haymarket, VA

Jeff Redabaugh ~ Park Valley Haymarket, VA

Bill Roberts ~ Park Valley Haymarket, VA

John Rowe ~ St. Paul UMC Woodbridge, VA

Gary Schopmeyer Jr ~ Park Valley Haymarket, VA

Gary Smith ~ First United Presbyterian Dale City, VA

Tom Sturgis ~ Christ UMC Fairfax Station, VA

Alan Teaford ~ Old Bridge UMC Woodbridge, VA

Eric Teitelman ~ Jon Whitten Park Valley Haymarket, VA

Jon Whitten ~ Old Bridge UMC Woodbridge, VA

Steve Workman ~ Lexington Park Baptist Church Lexington Park, MD


* Day of Deeper Understanding

Our E165 DDU will be held at 8:00AM, Saturday, June 29 at Old Bridge UMC in Woodbridge. 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!!!