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2021 IHA Camp Meeting Information

  • Dates: June 13-18 Starting Sunday evening June 13
  • Place: The IHA Tabernacle on the grounds of the old Vennard College campus in University Park on the east side of Oskaloosa.
The IHA Tabernacle
  • The address of the old campus is 2300 8th Avenue East, University Park, IA 52596. (Click on the link for an interactive map, or scroll down to the bottom of this page.)
    • Follow the main driveway (an extension of Center Street) north for about a quarter mile.
    • Look for the signs

Brady Hunter IHA President

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First Service                        Sunday, June 13, 6:30 PM

  • Regular Meeting times
    • Evening Meetings: 6:30 PM
    • Morning Prayer Meeting: 7:30 AM
    • Morning Devotionals: 10:30 AM
    • Bible Study Sessions: 2:30 PM

Download the IHA Youth Registration Form HERE!

Save $15.00 with early registration. Beat the June 1st deadline and the fee is only $105.

Registration and check-in is from 3:30 to 4:30 PM on Sunday, June 13th at the IHA Tabernacle

IHA Youth Packing List

For more information write to: [email protected]

July Spiritual Weather Bureau

by
Isaiah Reid

Cover of Isaiah Reid's 1886 'Day By Day' spiritual almanac
  • Atmospheres have much to do with health, and spiritual health and sunshine have much to do with good living. Dirt is a destroyer of pure air. Keep clean.
  • Tobacco is vile in all forms, so avoid it.
  • The average story paper and many of the novels, fester with moral poison; relegate them to the devil’s headquarters at once; if they stay in your house, so does he.
  • The usual party, ballroom, rink, parlor theatricals, and (too often) the church frolics of various kinds, are rank with malaria which is deadly in its influence on the family altar, the prayer-meeting, the Sabbath School, the church service and close communion with God in general.
  • This month the unwary and presumptuous, and those who will not be taught, are in great danger from traveling shows, circuses, Fourth of July’s, and such like, where the devil runs his harvester with great profit. “Flee these things.” Harvest weather sometimes has a bad effect on family altars.
  • Look out for the “sleepy devil” at the church these long hot days.

the “almanac” (and Bible-reading plan)
published by Reid’s The Highway Office, Nevada, Iowa]

June Spiritual Weather Bureau

by
Isaiah Reid

Cover of Isaiah Reid's 1886 'Day By Day' spiritual almanac
  • The soul gets sick and has numerous diseases. Each disease has its symptoms and takes on its special external manifestation of spiritual weather.
  • Fear betokens an unsettled account.
  • Hankering after the fashions denotes a heart with a big corner in it reserved for the world.
  • Love of fancy dress means pride and lack of internal, soul dress, which in the sight of heaven is of great price.
  • Unholy anger waves a signal flag of the temporary victory of indwelling sin.
  • A gossiping tongue betokens a heart where Christ is not welcome.
  • A smiling cheery face for a church sociable and a graveyard visage for the prayer-meeting, a soul not in communion with God.
  • “Sinning every day in thought, word and deed” proves up the claim of an unsanctified nature.
  • Pray out of the shadow into sunlight.

[Taken from Day by Day, The Highway Almanac and Diary for 1886,
the “almanac” (and Bible-reading plan)
published by Reid’s The Highway Office, Nevada, Iowa]

May Spiritual Weather Bureau

by
Isaiah Reid

Cover of Isaiah Reid's 1886 'Day By Day' spiritual almanac

Note these signs of unpleasant weather:

  • No time for family worship
  • Too tired to go to prayer meeting
  • Plenty of time for the daily papers or a story and but little for the Bible
  • Plenty of talk about almost everything but religion
  • A disposition to find fault
  • Defending yourself
  • Lack of interest and effort in definite soul saving, but ever zealous in “church” work, such as any unsaved person might do
  • Complaining of “so many calls”
  • No interest in holiness literature
  • Inability to do much in revival meetings
  • No religion “to speak of.”

[Taken from Day by Day, The Highway Almanac and Diary for 1886,
the “almanac” (and Bible-reading plan)
published by Reid’s The Highway Office, Nevada, Iowa]

April Forecasts of the Spiritual Weather

by
Isaiah Reid

Cover of Isaiah Reid's 1886 'Day By Day' spiritual almanac
  • The growing season is on us. Remember that “showers of grace” are in constant demand. These with the sunshine of His love and the needful plowing, harrowing and weeding culture of grace in the soul will make it bloom like Eden.
  • Growth begins nothing. We grow in not into grace. Growth is increase of that which we already have. Beware of those who put growth in place of God’s creation. 2 Cor. 2:17.
  • Look out for frosts that will kill tender plants. They are most to be looked for on mornings when the place of secret prayer, the Bible and the family altar have been neglected, or on a Monday morning after a badly spent Sabbath. Storms of anger are to be expected in all atmospheres surcharged with the “carnal mind.”

[Taken from Day by Day, The Highway Almanac and Diary for 1886,
the “almanac” (and Bible-reading plan)
published by Reid’s The Highway Office, Nevada, Iowa]

March Spiritual Weather Bureau

by
Isaiah Reid

Cover of Isaiah Reid's 1886 'Day By Day' spiritual almanac
  • To the soul in Canaan there need be no March weather. March and May should have the same unclouded sunshine. But Satan will come with frequent external storms of trial. Look out for his special Equinoctials.1
  • Go to the Great Physician for a certain cure for General Debility.
  • The sin consumption is hereditary and incurable save at the fountain mentioned in Zech. 13:1.
  • Drink the pure water of life each day.
  • Begin daily drills for exercise at the place of secret prayer and renew it again at the breakfast table and take a good season of practice at the family altar.
  • To avoid qualms of conscience keep under the blood.
  • Keep an eye on Danger Signals. See I Peter 5:8.

[Taken from Day by Day, The Highway Almanac and Diary for 1886,
the “almanac” (and Bible-reading plan)
published by Reid’s The Highway Office, Nevada, Iowa]

  1. Equinoctials was the name given to violent storms of wind and rain occurring at or near the time of the spring equinox.

February Spiritual Weather Bureau

by
Isaiah Reid

Cover of Isaiah Reid's 1886 'Day By Day' spiritual almanac
  • Spiritual weather depends on spiritual health.
  • Look out for cold waves this month, but they will not hurt a heart on fire from above.
  • If you will not plough by reason of the cold, you will beg in harvest and have nothing. Prov. 20:4
  • If you start to church cold, you will probably get there in the same state; a warm fireside is essential to warm churches.
  • Three essentials to good health are healthy food, pure air and exercise. The Canaan of Perfect Love is the only climate in which these are all secured in fullness. It may be you need to emigrate. Egypt and the Wilderness are not thus blessed.

[Taken from Day by Day, The Highway Almanac and Diary for 1886,
the “almanac” (and Bible-reading plan)
published by Reid’s The Highway Office, Nevada, Iowa]

Forecasts of the Spiritual Weather: January

by
Isaiah Reid

Cover of Isaiah Reid's 1886 'Day By Day' spiritual almanac
  • If you want continual sunshine live in Isaiah 60:20.
  • To avoid sudden changes, “Abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” Psalm 91:1
  • Look out for chills and colds in the region of rinks, church suppers, festivals and frolics about this time of year.
  • Prevent rheumatism of the tongue by obeying Revelation 12:11 and Malachi 3:16.
  • Tone up each day by a good salvation breakfast. “Eat that which is good and thy soul shall live.”1

  • Children have all inherited a dangerous disease variously called “Depravity,” “Carnal Nature,” and “original sin,” and are liable to certain bad “spells;” consult Mark 9 for the only effective remedy.

[Taken from Day by Day, The Highway Almanac and Diary for 1886,
the “almanac” (and Bible-reading plan)
published by Reid’s The Highway Office, Nevada, Iowa]

  1. This quotation seems to be a concatenation of two phrases in Isaiah 55:2-3—

    2Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread?
    and your labour for that which satisfieth not?
    hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good,
    and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
    3Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear,
    and your soul shall live;
    and I will make an everlasting covenant with you,
    even the sure mercies of David.

The 2020

Interchurch Holiness Convention

is coming to the

Iowa Holiness Association Tabernacle

August 19-21

Link to IHC PDF here

The IHA Host Contacts are:

Cyril Mckay 641 933-4555 / [email protected]

Brady Hunter [email protected]

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After prayerful consideration, and thoughtful discussion and deliberation, the IHA Board has with great sadness, decided to cancel IHA Camp 2020. We worked hard to weigh the priorities of the health and safety of our workers and campers alongside the value of fulfilling our purpose of providing a life-changing experience for campers through the proclamation of holiness. We determined that we could not accomplish both goals while providing a quality experience that would remotely resemble IHA Camp Meeting. The board determined the camp functions such as: the nightly tabernacle services, the fellowship following, the altar calls, daily tabernacle services, youth and children services, youth accommodations, mealtime and food service, and our prayer meetings each morning would be impossible to engage in while also implementing necessary safety precautions. This is one of the most difficult decisions the board has ever made. We realize how impactful Iowa Holiness Association Camp Meeting is for families, including our own.

We strongly encourage your participation in the Interchurch Holiness Convention, at the IHA Tabernacle, August 19-21. Visit www.IHConvention.com for more information.

We pray you may experience God in a meaningful way this summer as you continue to walk with Him.

We look forward to IHA Camp 2021!

President Brady Hunter and IHA board

2020 Camp Meeting Information

LATEST UPDATE: 5/23/2020

This years camp has been canceled please read the notice and explanation in the most recent post above this one.



2020 IHA Camp Meeting Information

  • Dates: June 14-19, Starting Sunday evening June 14
  •  Place: The IHA Tabernacle on the grounds of the old Vennard College campus in University Park on the east side of Oskaloosa.
The IHA Tabernacle
  • The address of the old campus is 2300 8th Avenue East, University Park, IA 52596. (Click on the link for an interactive map, or scroll down to the bottom of this page.)
    • Follow the main driveway (an extension of Center Street) north for about a quarter mile.
    • Look for the signs

Brady Hunter IHA President

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First Service                        Sunday, June 14, 6:30 PM

  • Regular Meeting times
    • Evening Meetings: 6:30 PM
    • Morning Prayer Meeting: 7:30 AM
    • Morning Devotionals: 10:30 AM
    • Bible Study Sessions: 2:30 PM

 

 




Our 2020 Ministry Team

  • Evangelist: Rev. Hal Daigre
  • Bible Teacher: Rev. Jim Kerwin
  • Music Minister: Rev. Rick Jones
  • Children's evangelists: Rev. Cyril McKay with Mrs. Jan McKay
  • Youth Evangelist: Tyrell & Nikki Carter Youth Minister
  • World Gospel Missionary: Gene Mattox, Papua New Guinea

Rev. Hal Daigre Evangelist

Rev. Rick Jones     Music Minister

Rev. Jim Kerwin Bible Teacher

 

 

 

 

 

Gene Mattox WGM Missionary Papua New Guine

Tyrell & Nikki Carter Youth Evangelist

Rev. Cyril & Jan McKay Children's Ministers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Children's Program

 

  • Monday-Friday
  • 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m
  • For children ages 6 – 12 years old

We'll have stories, activities, and games that will help our children find their value and purpose from God.

Childrens's Ministers

Rev. Cyril and Jan McKay Child Evangelists

For more information you can contact the McKays at:

641.933.4555 or email [email protected]



IHA Youth Camp 2020

This years youth Bible study and program is titled:

Will be led by:

Tyrell and Nikki Carter Youth Evangelist

Download the IHA Youth Registration Form HERE!

Save $15.00 with early registration. Beat the June 1st deadline and the fee is only $105.

Registration and check-in is from 4:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday, June 14th at the IHA Tabernacle

IHA Youth Packing List

For more information write to: [email protected]

2019 Iowa Holiness Association Camp Meeting – Friday

On the final evening of the 2019 Iowa Holiness Association Camp Meetings Dr. Diehl read the question from John Chapter 5  “Do you want to be made well”  And preaching from Matthew 4:23 he challenged us to not only be Teaching and Preaching but also to be Healing

On Thursday evening of the 2019 Iowa Holiness Association Camp Meetings, Dr. Diehl taught from the letters of Paul to the Christian church in Philippi as found in Philippians Chapter 3

On Wednesday evening Dr. Diehl taught that we need to ask “Lord, What do you want me to do?” And then gave us Five points to help us find God's will for our lives.

Tuesday evening of the 141st Iowa Holiness Association Camp Meetings, Dr. Jim Diehl asks“What are YOU filled with?” using scripture from Ephesians chapter 5 starting at verse 15 and Acts chapter 1 starting at verse 4

2019 Iowa Holiness Association Camp Meeting – Monday

On Monday evening of the 141st Iowa Holiness Association Camp Meetings after a problem with his flight getting here from Colorado Dr. Jim Diehl returned to the IHA pulpit.  Dr. Diehl‘s message focuses on four take away truths from Psalm 91

The 1993 General Assembly of the Church of the Nazarene in Indianapolis, Indiana, elected Dr. James Diehl to the Board of General Superintendents. In 2009, after he served 16 years in this role, the 27th General Assembly in Orlando, Florida, bestowed on him the honor of General Superintendent Emeritus status.