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ApologetiX in CA, PA, NJ, Local Stores
Wed., Aug. 28. 2002 1:39pm EDT

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

More good news! Our retail sales coordinator, Tim Hetchler of Wesscott Marketing, informs me that the majority of the Christian bookstores should now have our brand new CD, "Grace Period," in stock. Unfortunately, the Best Buy stores won't have them for a while, so please support your local Christian bookstore or order it a christianbook.com.

We are so glad to finally be getting it into your hands, ears and hearts. Thanks for the patience and encouragement you showed while waiting!

1.Concerts in CA, PA and NJ Thursday Thru Sunday
2.Concerts Next Weekend in NY, OH and PA
3.How You Can Help
4.Al Menconi Website Review
5.What's on the Grace Period CD (Again)
6.A Message from Bill
7.Upcoming Concerts



1. CONCERTS THU-SUN IN CA, PA AND NJ

Please note that we will have "Grace Period" CDs in stock at these concerts!

Thursday, August 29, 2002 at 7:00 PM
FREE
SADDLEBACK VALLEY COMMUNITY CHURCH
Sponsored by the Singles Ministry
1 Saddleback Drive
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Contact: SVCC Singles Ministry
949-609-8101

Friday, August 30, 2002 at 6:00 PM
Ticketed Event
CUTTING EDGE YOUTH MINISTRIES
sponsored by Celebration Christian Center
1837 Blossom Avenue
Fairfield, CA 94533
Contact: Pastor Hibbard
707-422-5250

Saturday, August 31, 2002 at 5 PM
"The Last Blast of Summer"
DelGrosso's Family Amusement Park
Tipton, PA
Contact Doug Sloey
814-940-0112
cell 814-932-9089
Email: flmin@msn.com links:
Please check: www.frontlineministries.com and
www.delgrossos.com

Sunday, Sept. 1, 2002 at 4:45pm
Festival Stage
Six Flags
Jackson NJ
Admission: Tickets
Contact: Tim DeMoss/WZZD
Phone: 610-828-6965 x 12
timmyd@wzzd.com



2. CONCERTS NEXT WEEKEND IN NY, OH, AND PA

Friday, September 6, 2002 at 7:00 PM
Ticket Event
New Life Ministries
201 Hill Avenue
Endicott, NY 13760
Contact: Sheila Marsh
607-785-8579

Saturday, September 7, 2002 at 4:30 PM
Ticketed Event -
The Palace Theater
Sponsored by Calvary United Methodist Church
276 E. Center Street
Marion, Ohio 43302
Contact: Rev. Dr. Michael Mohr or
Jon Crothers/Youth Advisor
Office: 740-387-683

Sunday, September 8 at 6:00pm
Clymer Park/Pavilion
sponsored by Clymer Christian Missionary Alliance
Clymer, PA
Admission: $5 advance, $7 at the door
Contacts: Ashley Dixon or
Howard Darr
724-254-0615


3. HOW YOU CAN HELP

People are always asking us why they've only recently found out about ApologetiX and how they can spread the word. Here are a couple of suggestions, if you feel so inclined:


1. Go to Christianrock.net and request for our new single, "Smooth Grandmama," which is currently is listed as a new ADD. Or you can search for it. We debuted at #26 on their weekly charts, ahead of POD and Jars of Clay. Their charts are here: http://christianrock.net/charts.asp

If you click on the song, you can REVIEW IT and REQUEST it. Since the spins here count toward total spins for the week, every request helps!

2. If you have a copy of "Grace Period" and are digging it, please consider this invitation to write a review at Christianbook.com, the website for Christian Book Distributors, which is already selling "Grace Period" on line. Here's the specific site:

(link no longer active)



4. AL MENCONI WEBSITE REVIEW

"Grace Period" just received a great review at almenconi.com, which gets over 25,000 hits a day. We are honored and blessed. If you'd like to check it out, go to:

http://www.almenconi.com/topics/chr_music/music_reviews/ccm/brandt.html



5. WHAT'S ON THE GRACE PERIOD CD (AGAIN)

In case you missed it last week, here's what's on Grace Period, although not in order:

1. Sufferin' Just Finished - Suffragette City - David Bowie (1972)
2. Corinthians - In the End - Linkin Park (2002)
3. Born Above - Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen (1975)
4. Cornelius - Cecilia - Simon & Garfunkel (1970)
5. Don't Fear the People - Don't Fear the Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult (1976)
6. Good Guys Bad Guys - Good Times Bad Times - Led Zeppelin (1969)
7. Drop of Lucifer - Drops of Jupiter - Train (2001)
8. Devil Went Down to Jordan - Devil Went Down to Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band (1979)
9. Regeneration - My Generation - The Who (1965) 10. Love the Jews - Love Me Do - The Beatles (1964)
11. Smells Like Thirtysomething Spirit - Smells like Teen Spirit - Nirvana (1991)
12. Lemonade - Renegade - Styx (1978)
13. Follow Me - Follow Me - Uncle Kracker (2001)
14. How You Remind Me - How You Remind Me - Nickelback (2002 #1 hit)
15. YHWH - YMCA - Village People (1978-79)
16. Smooth Grandmama - Smooth Criminal - Alien Ant Farm (2001 hit originally a hit for Michael Jackson in 1988)
17. I'm a Receiver - I'm a Believer - Smash Mouth (2001 hit originally a hit for the Monkees in 1966/67)
18. Flurry - Blurry - Puddle of Mudd (2002)
19. Tom Saw Ya - Tom Sawyer - Rush (1981)
20. Baa! We're Lambs - Barbara Ann - Beach Boys (1966 hit originally a hit for the Regents in 1961)


6. A MESSAGE FROM BILL

As most of you know, ApologetiX drummer Bill Rieger's mother recently passed away. Bill asked us to send you all this note from him:

Grace and peace I am touched and over whelmed at the response from all of you. I am under an avalanche of emails. Hundreds and hundreds...and hundreds of you have responded. Thank you one and all. I will continue to read them as time permits. The volume of prayers is amazing. So many of you caring so much, I am so honored. I can't tell you how deeply moved I really am. Thanks also to all of you who went to the Caring Bridge website that was set up by my wife. It was very encouraging.

My mother's "going home celebration" was awe inspiring. As you may know, dark clothes were prohibited and at the "feast" afterward. My brother remarked that it looked more like a cruise ship than a funeral =+) It was a wonderful time of sharing faith and scripture. All of her favorite praise songs were sung. There were so many testimonies given to her faith and the joy she got from her faith. Some of the most influential people in the region were there right next to some homeless people...shoulder to shoulder...one faith. She taught us all as much about faith in her death as she did in her life.

Again, I thank you all for the prayers. I am so blessed...a wonderful, beautiful wife, three sparkling children, a ministry that I believe in, all of you and God who sent his son to die for my sins...mine...and yours.

Christ's Peace Bill John 13:35 "Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are My disciples"


7. UPCOMING CONCERTS

To schedule a concert with ApologetiX, please contact Burke Communications at 949-770-3001 (9 a.m. To 5 p.m. PST) or booking@apologetix.com

Aug 29 - Lake Forest CA Aug 30 - Fairfield CA Aug 31 - Tipton PA Sep 01 - Six Flags, Jackson NJ Sep 06 - Endicott NY Sep 07 - Marion OH Sep 08 - Clymer PA Sep 11-15 - Honolulu HI Sep 18 - Hanceville AL Sep 20 - St Paul MN Sep 21 - Holland MI Sep 22 - Hertford NC Sep 28 - Huntington Station NY Sep 29 - Cincinnati OH Oct 05 - Phoenix AZ Oct 06 - Phoenix AZ Oct 12 - Columbia MO Oct 19 - Aurora CO Oct 26 - Rockford IL Oct 31 - White Hall AR Nov 09 - Green Bay WI

Apologetically,

J.

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


2 Tim. 1:5
"I have been reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also."