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ApologetiX in IL, AR and TX
Fri., Oct. 25. 2002 11:55pm EDT

J. Jackson, lead singer for ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band) here.

Hope all is well with you. I have much to be thankful for this week. My wife Lisa and I celebrated the sixth birthday of our older daughter, Janna, on Monday, and the five-month birthday of our younger daughter, Heather, on Wednesday.

1.Concert in Illinois/Wisconsin This Saturday
2.Concert in Arkansas Next Thursday
3.Concert in Texas Next Saturday
4.Vote for ApologetiX to Appear at Creation '03 (You Could Win Free Tickets!)
5.More About Our Original Bass Player, Jerry
6.Upcoming Concerts



1. CONCERT IN ILLINOIS/WISCONSIN THIS SATURDAY

Saturday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Ticketed Event Sponsored by WQFL RADIO
Hononegah High School Performing Arts Center
307 Salem St.
Rockton, Il 61072
Contact: WQFL 815-654-1200
Email: Greg@101qfl.com


2. CONCERT IN ARKANSAS NEXT THURSDAY

Thursday, October 31 at 7:00 PM
$10 Advance, $12 door
WHITE HALL A/G
1205 McGeHee Road
White Hall, Arkansas 71602
Contact: Kenneth Swiger
church 870-247-2937


3. CONCERT IN TEXAS NEXT SATURDAY

Saturday, November 2 at 7:30 PM
Tickets $15 general admin, $20 Artist's Circle $25 at the door
ROUND ROCK PERFORMING ARTS CENTER -
sponsored by KNLE Radio
5800 A. McNeil Drive
Austin,TX 78729
CONTACT: Sherland Priest/ KNLE RADIO
"Candle 88" 512-257-8881

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT: Family Christian Store Highland Mall
512-323-5431
FamilyChristianStore Bradyoaks Shopping Center
512-443-3797
FamilyChristianStore LakelandPlaza
512-336-9538
FamilyChristianStore/RutlandDrive
512-719-5553
Ark of Austin Store
512-451-7606
Good Books in Roundrock 5
12-454-2695
KNLE Radio Station
512-257-8881

Credit cards accepted at most stores


4. VOTE FOR APOLOGETIX TO APPEAR AT CREATION 2003 (YOU COULD WIN FREE TICKETS!)

In 2000, ApologetiX played the main stage at the Creation East festival in Mt. Union, PA. Creation is the nation's largest Christian music festival, with a second festival, Creation West, being held later in George, WA. Held annually since the 1970's, Creation has featured virtually every major Christian artist at one time or another.

Now you have a chance to send us back to Creation and to win two free tickets for yourself. Simply fill out the ballot at http://www.itickets.com/contest/creation

Since 2000, we have been asked countless times when we'll return to Creation, and we've always replied, "If Creation asks what artists you'd like to see, mention us."

In the past week, we received this email from Creation Concerts, the organizers of the festival:

"The Creation Festival would like you to help us in the artist selection process for this year's Creation Festivals east and west. We need to know whom you would choose. Who would you like to see on the stages at Creation 2003?



"For helping us, by completing the survey, your name will be automatically entered in a drawing to win a pair of Creation Tickets for this year's festival. Please complete the survey by entering your information in all of the required fields. Then hit submit. Winners will be selected and notified by Jan. 1st."

Click here to go to Creation Festival Survey Page: http://www.itickets.com/contest/creation

The best thing about it is nobody can vote more the once, so there's no ballot box stuffing. And you can vote for 10 different artists in order of preference. And you won't have to write us in; they've already put us on the ballot.

Actually, in 1999, we asked our fans to write letters to Kingdom Bound and Creation and let them know they'd like to see ApologetiX. Both festivals were flooded with mail, and soon after, we were invited to play at both festivals.

We're closing in on 20,000 subscribers to this newsletter, so ApologetiX fans can definitely make a difference. If you have a moment, please go to http://www.itickets.com/contest/creation I did, and it took me about two minutes (the majority of the time was figuring out what 10 artists to choose). Thanks!



5. MORE ABOUT OUR ORIGINAL BASS PLAYER, JERRY

Two weeks ago, I told you about our original bass player, Jerry Hayostek, whose wife, Kristen, died of cancer this past summer. As a widower with seven kids, ages 13 to one, Jerry now has to have a full-time nanny to help and is working several jobs to take care of things.

If you'd like to send an email to Jerry, he showed me a website where you can read more about Kristen and add your comments (Jerry maintains the site and will be able to read anything you write).

(link no longer active)

The church has set up a "Hayostek Family Fund" at National City Bank for Jerry. The account is being managed by the church, and Jerry is only using the money to send the kids to a Christian School and to help pay the nanny.

If you wish to donate to the fund, write a check payable to "Hayostek Family Fund Acct. #9041863757" and deposit it any National City Bank or mail it to:

Hayostek Family Fund Account
Allegheny Center Alliance Church
250 East Ohio St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Note: the contributions are not tax deductible.

And, most importantly, please pray for Jerry and his kids!


6. UPCOMING CONCERTS

You can find all the details on these concerts plus concerts already scheduled for 2003 by clicking on "Tour info" at apologetix.com

Oct 26 - Rockford IL Oct 31 - White Hall AR Nov 02 - Austin TX Nov 09 - Green Bay WI Nov 16 - Corpus Christi TX Dec 07 - Clarksburg WV Dec 31 - Stanwood WA (Seattle)

Watch for more concerts in 2002 to appear in upcoming newsletters!



Apologetically,

J.

-- J. Jackson Lead Singer/Lyricist ApologetiX (That Christian Parody Band) www.apologetix.com j@apologetix.com


Luke 17:4
(Jesus is speaking) "If he sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times comes back to you and says, 'I repent,' forgive him."