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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

This week! On your Canada West Mission Announcements

New Life Events are posted on the news page.


New Dates for Camp! July 3rd to 7th.  Jr. High Camp at Hills of Peace has been merged with Junior Camp this year, and will take place July 3-7th. Please contact David Levitt or Cindy Larsen to register. or .

Please register your Senior High Youth for Camp June 26-July 2 at Hills of Peace ASAP. Time is short and we need to know if you are coming. This year promises to be another great camp experience! Submit registrations to Deb Mason .


veazey-steveThe Saskatoon Congregation is hosting an Evening with President Steve  Veazey on Sunday, June 13 at 701 1st St E , Saskatoon SK. All are invited and welcome to join us for dinner at 5:30 pm. The service will begin at 7:00 pm. For further information, please contact Gloria Stanton (306-373-5537 or or Lisa Neudorf (306-249-0884 or



It’s time to register for Samish Island Family Reunion! July 17-24th.  Don’t miss out on our “Old Time Gospel Revival Campfire” Tuesday night and the famous Thursday Night Talent Show!  We’ll have late night Senior High activities every night and Junior Church for 6-12 year olds during every evening service.

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Email Fred Robbins at to register today! Guest Ministry provided by Tony and Charmaine Chvala-Smith.


June 2010
Keeping the Church Connected

Share the World Conference highlights DVD in your congregation. Pastors, field staff, high priests, and evangelists in Australia, Canada, British Isles, and the United States will receive the DVD with videos of President Stephen M. Veazey’s sermon, President Veazey’s statement on World Ministries budget projections, President David Schaal’s sending forth sermon, and two video shorts shown during Conference. See video clips, transcripts, photos, and more from Conference at

The June Herald includes a full-color, eight-page photographic celebration of the 2010 World Conference. Also read President Stephen M. Veazey’s remarks that were shared after the Conference affirmed the counsel to the church as Doctrine and Covenants 164. You can receive the Herald by post or e-mail. To subscribe, go to or call Customer and Member Services at 1-800-767-8181, option 1, extension 1477.

Children Cry, We Respond! is the 2010 Peace Colloquy theme. The event will be October 29–31 at Community of Christ Temple, Independence, Missouri, USA. Visit for more details or contact Jeanette Hicks at ext. 2224 or Online registration is now open!

The 2010 Community of Christ International Peace Award will be presented at Peace Colloquy to Greg Mortenson, co-founder and executive director of Central Asia Institute. His mission is to promote and support community-based education, especially for girls, in remote regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan. He is co-author of the bestseller Three Cups of Tea and author of Stones into Schools. The award ceremony will open the colloquy, October 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Temple and will be webcast live at in English, French, and Spanish. Learn more about Mortenson and the award at

The World Hunger-Tangible Love Team approved funding in April on behalf of World Hunger projects totaling $277,000. A total of $ 47,600 was allocated to Tangible Love projects. An additional $239,000 from the World Hunger Fund was approved on behalf of short- and long-term hunger relief for those suffering as a result of the devastating earthquake in Haiti.

World Hunger grants are available to Community of Christ jurisdictions wishing to initiate projects for the express purpose of ministering to people experiencing poverty and hunger. Submit applications to your apostle and mission center president and financial officer by September 1, then to the World Hunger administrator by October 1. Detailed information is available at

Tangible Love grants are available to Community of Christ jurisdictions that are willing to work in collaboration with other agencies and groups in their community in order to foster peace, justice, and compassionate ministries. Submit applications to your apostle and mission center president and financial officer by September 1, then to the Tangible Love administrator by October 1. Detailed information can be found at

Live your Discipleship at Community of Christ historic sites. Apply now for fall 2010. The need for volunteers is critical at Kirtland Temple, Kirtland, Ohio, and Joseph Smith Historic Site, Nauvoo, Illinois. Contact Lachlan Mackay at or (217) 453-2246 for information.

Community of Christ Seminary announces upcoming courses: beginning July 5, RELG5040, New Testament I; August 30, RELG5010, Ministerial Issues; and October 25, RELG5050, New Testament II. Each course will be 8 weeks long. They will be administered online without any face-to-face sessions. Courses may be taken for 3 semester hours of graduate credit, 4.2 continuing education units, or audited. For information about tuition, fees, and admission requirements, contact Judy Luffman at or (816) 833-0524, ext. 4508.

Restoration Studies invites submissions. Restoration Studies has been published by the church on an occasional basis since 1980. For the last two years (volumes X and XI) it has been published annually by the John Whitmer Historical Association under special arrangement with the church. This publication includes articles on theology and culture in the church and the broader Latter Day Saint movement. Although most articles are scholarly, research-based works, papers of a more reflective, testimonial nature are also included. Request specification information (length, format, etc.) and submit articles to the editor, Peter Judd, at by August 1 for the 2011 issue. Restoration Studies promotes the free expression of carefully considered points of view on matters related to Community of Christ and the broader tradition of which it is a part.

A new healthcare bulletin insert is available. Healthcare has been in the news a lot. Medical information may be confusing and overwhelming. That’s when the need for an advocate becomes very important. As part of the Congregational Health Ministry bulletin insert series, "Advocacy" is the topic for June’s insert for your congregation. Go to to download and print it for your congregation.

Join us for the marvelous adventure of "where in the world" your Mission Tithes impact lives… June generosity stories feature Apostle Jim Slauter’s ministerial assignments. PowerPoint presentations are included with each week’s story except June 13. If you do not receive the monthly stories, check with your mission center financial officer or find them online at
Monthly Contribution Update

Please share the following information with those serving in a capacity to share information about resources and coordinate group orders through Herald House. Remind your congregation they can always shop Herald House online at Summer essentials:

? Sharing in Community of Christ: Exploring Identity, Mission, Message, and Beliefs is the recommended resource for the 2010 reunion and camping seasons. This resource is grounded in the We Share document with additional information and study questions. 9780830914883 $10.95

? Campfire Blanket – stay warm and dry on a zippered gray fleece with nylon back. 680121036104 $29.00

? Water Bottle – this blue, 18 oz. bottle is made from 100 percent recycled stainless steel 680121043201 $13.50

? Peace Lanyard – share peace in eight languages on the ocean blue lanyard 680121010203 $3.95

Upcoming Events

June 5-6: World Church Finance Board
June 17-11: Seminary Focus Session
July 5: International Headquarters offices closed—Independence Day USA
August 1-6: Ministerial Education and Discipleship Studies classes
August 20-22: YMCA Blue Ridge Mountains Vision Project
August 29: Temple Event (tentative)

Daily Prayer for Peace—A brief worship service is held daily at 1:00 p.m. central time at the Temple. Join in prayer from wherever you are. For details and the text of each day’s prayer, visit

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