you are going to be receiving
surveygestions on successful programs you may havestimulate Church growth. Since member drain
to elicit your
had in your areas
obviously blunts growth,this survey will
seek information to help us understand who isleaving the Church and why.
Many exciting things are happening here at HQ, which we will bereporting to you week by week. We want
keep you as fully informedas possible, and we will do our utmost to help you understand thesteps we are taking, and the full reasons behind them.--Ted Herlofson, Church Coordinating TeamWAYNE COLE
ASSIST BOTH ARMSTRONGS Mr.
Wayne Cole, who hasserved in numerous key positions since his graduation from AC in
(most recently as director of the Canadian work), has been asked by
Herbert W. Armstrong to serve him
his personal assistant inPasadena. "1'11 be acting as a liaison
Mr. Armstrong in
ordinating and helping carry through with things Mr. Armstrong wantsdone," Mr. Cole said. Mr. Ted Armstrong subsequently asked Mr. Cole
also serve on the newly created ministerial management teamestablished
assist GTA in
direction of the ministry.GTA ATTENDING NAB CONVENTION Mr. Ted Armstrong and several others
TV staff, are attending the NationalAssociation
Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas through Wednesdayof this week. The convention is an opportunity for Mr.
to renewacquaintances and meet new radio program managers. Hopefully, thiswill lead
more favorable times and stations for the World Tomorrowradio broadcast.
CHALLENGES Growth of the Plain Truthnewsstand distribution has been snowballing at anunprecedented rateover the
several weeks.difficult to keep up with the overwhelming demand for additionalmagazines and display racks. In fact, our allotment
June magazineshas been completely allocated two weeks ahead
schedule: Conse-quently, we have already had to begin promising increases
are finding it increasingly
It seems that the longer a Church area participates in the newsstandprogram the more adept our volunteers become at obtaining new andhigher class outlets. However, we would like to caution
areasof distribution against making any commitments which would requiresubstantial increases in shipment of magazines and or display rackswithout first making sure that we can supply the necessary materials.
I have mentioned in recent issues
Pastor's Report, we are inthe process
expanding into new airports on a regular basis (fournore are scheduled to open in the immediate future). This, coupledwith the intense enthusiasm of those helping with the Plain Truthdistribution, has caused us
use up our supply
display equipmentmuch faster than we had anticipated. We now have a backlog of ordersfor almost every type of display rack. This means that delivery
racks will be delayed approximately
weeks. We would like
areas that have racks or magazines that they are not presentlyusing to get in contact with us immediately. Hopefully we will be