In 1974, the Worldwide Church of God sponsored over 50 personal appearance programs around the globe. The final one of the year was conducted by Garner Ted Armstrong in Portland, Oregon, on December 13-14. You will be able to see highlights of this campaign on nationwide TV in a series of one-hour summer specials. Here is a preview of what you will see, as well as the story of what you won't see - the people and preparations offstage that made what happened on stage possible. Each campaign is the culmination, the payoff, of many man-hours of advance preparation. Planning must start months - even years - ahead. In the case of Portland, the wheels started to roll in October 1973, when the city was chosen for a campaign. Immediately the civic auditorium was booked. According to Sherwin McMichael, director of the Personal Appearance Department, this was none too soon.
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