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LECTURE AND SILENT AUCTION REMINDER

In almost three weeks (December 4th) our Winter Lecture and Silent Auction will be offered for your enjoyment. This event will be held at the Museum, there is no charge, and I hope you plan to attend. The schedule is found below. If you plan to attend, please let me know by responding to this email and we will be happy to provide you with a free lunch. It will be pizza and salad. If you have any questions please contact me.

GUEST ARCHAEOLOGIST
Dr. Carroll Kobs is from Fort Worth, Texas and is the Assistant Director of the Tall el-Hammam Excavation Project in Jordan. She is also a Supervisor at the Tel Abel Beth Maacah Excavation in Israel. She will be sharing two different lectures at 10 AM and at 2 PM. See the schedule and topics below.

ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION & LECTURE SERIES
Our Annual Silent Auction is the only fundraiser for the Museum and we rely on your presence to make it a success. The Silent Auction will be held December 4th, 2021 and runs from 11:30 AM - 1 PM, with the live auction at 1:00 - 1:45 PM. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. If you have a service or item that you would like to donate to the auction, please let us know.

SCHEDULE
9 AM - Museum Open (before and after the lectures)

10 AM to 11:30 AM - First Lecture - "Tall al-Hammam: An Iron Age II Storehouse and Fortress?" It will cover the IA historical highlights for the Levant and then narrow in on how our excavations reflect these elements and possible interpretations. Was this one of the storage cities of David and Solomon?

11:30 AM to 1 PM - Silent Auction/Lunch
1:00- 1:45 PM - Live Auction

2 PM - Second Lecture - The second presentation will focus on 3 Iron Age finds from Hammam and the cultic room from Abel Beth Maacah (2 Samuel 20:13-22). Her lecture title and main points are:
"Wow - Look What I Found! - The Importance of Contextual Evidence on a Dig"
A. Lord of the Ring
B. Goddess, Musician, or Harlot
C. The Shaman of Abel Beth Maacah

Hope to see you on December 4th,
Carl Morgan

Woodland Museum of Biblical Archaeology
240 N. West St. Woodland, CA. 95695
email - carlwmba@gmail.com website -www.woodlandmba.org
(530) 662-1675 (leave a message) or cell - 530-312-8116


 

Museum Mission Statement

The primary reasons for beginning and maintaining the Woodland Museum of Biblical Archaeology are:

       To preserve and display antiquities from the land of the Bible.

       To promote the understanding and teaching of Biblical History.

       To demonstrate the historical and geographical authenticity of the Bible.

       To create a learning environment for understanding God’s redemption of the world through Jesus Christ.

 

God’s Provision

There is no charge for visiting our Museum.  However, to operate, maintain, and improve the museum, we rely on donations. Donations are tax deductable and can be made anytime, either at the museum, online using your PayPal account, or by mailing a check to:

Woodland Museum of Biblical Archaeology

c/o Woodland United Fellowship

240 N. West St.

Woodland, CA 95695

Please make sure that checks are made to WUF and put “museum” in the memo space.

For your convenience, you can also make donations through our website and your PayPal account.

 

God Bless,

Carl Morgan