Search This Blog

Subscribe By Email

Get Blog Posts Sent by Email

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Weekly Wire for September 5, 2012

Upcoming Events at a Glance

September 28-30 Men’s Retreat Hills of Peace

September 28-30 Singles’ Retreat Samish Island

October 12-14 Young Adult Retreat Samish Island

October 12-14 Women's Retreat Chilliwack

For more information on these events, scroll down or go to our website!


Mission Conference in Regina

Thanks Regina for your hospitality and wonderful energy.

(also the climate is fantastic-my hair has never looked better!)

Here are some of the ways we were

‘Making it Real’

Some of our ‘Living Postcards’ of the Mission Initiatives

Mission Conference 2012 001Mission Conference 2012 002Mission Conference 2012 012Mission Conference 2012 010

Sound of Music Sing-a-long

Mission Conference 2012 027Mission Conference 2012 031

Al Wigood and Nelson Rosales spoke about World Accord

Mission Conference 2012 041


Mission Conference 2012 046Mission Conference 2012 039Dan and ConnerKay WilliamsMission Conference 2012 044Mission Conference 2012 045

Social Time

Mission Conference 2012 048aMission Conference 2012 047a

Mission Conference 2012 049

Be sure to join us next year in Edmonton

where we’ll be ‘Keeping it Real’

August 30 – September 1st 2013

Edmonton Congregation


What’s up in Calgary

Mark Your Calendars

The Calgary Congregation is Celebrating 100 years!

The Calgary congregation turns 100 years in September, and we're planning a weekend celebration event.

On Saturday, September 22 at 5:30 pm we're having a roast beef dinner, followed by a fellowship and sharing evening starting at 7:30 pm. We are looking for items such as old photographs, artifacts, memorabilia, old bulletins and posters. Doug Hayden is collecting these items for our Saturday evening event, Down Memory Lane.

On Sunday, September 23, Bud Sheehy is our guest speaker for our Sunday service. A potluck lunch will follow the 11 o'clock service,

We invite past Calgary members to come and share their stories and reminisce with us. The weekend event is for everyone, and we look forward to seeing you.


Sept 23: 100 Years - The Mission Matter's Most Guest Speaker: Bud Sheehey

Sept 30: Experience Congregations in Mission Guest Speaker: Bob Hodgson

Oct 7: Invite Others to Christ Guest Speaker: Jim Doty

Oct 14: Developing Disciples' to Serve Guest Speaker: Danny Belrose

Oct 21: Abolish Poverty and End Suffering Guest Speaker: Art Smith

Oct 38: Pursue Peace Guest Speaker: Announced soon!

More information coming soon!


What’s Up in Vancouver

*Our first full Sunday at church is September 9th. These will take place the 2nd Sunday of each month. We’ll be serving homemade soup and bread for lunch. Please bring a potluck item if you can.

This Week’s Schedule

10:00 - Coffee and social time in the lower hall - Amnesty International Letter writing.

10:30 - 11:00 - Taize style song and meditation service in sanctuary

10:30 - 11:10 - Children’s class upstairs

11:15 - Gathering for songs and praise in Sanctuary

12:00 - Lunch

1:10 (ish) - Community Game (either outside or in lower hall depending on weather)

1:45 - 3:00 - Adult discussion (topic is 'openness') in sanctuary

1:45 - 3:00 - Children’s activity - location TBA

*Our Pancake Breakfast with the neighborhood will be Sunday September 23rd at 9:30am. Invite your friends!

for more information contact


Camping Season isn’t over yet!

Click here to see our CWM Camping Guide with full descriptions of our camps, Guest Ministry, Camp Directors and Registrars.



Women’s Retreat

Hi Everyone, below is our poster regarding the Women's Retreat that Chilliwack Community of Christ is hosting in October. Please read the poster, mark the date on your calendar, and plan to attend this weekend. We look forward to a weekend of learning, laughter, worship and friendship.

We would be delighted to see you there!

Pastor Janine




Welcome to the

‘Get God’ Team 2012/13

NatalieMeet Natalie Ball

Natalie is a member of the Calgary congregation and is 20 years old. She is currently getting her Bachelor of Health Sciences at the University of Calgary in the honours program. Natalie is trying to start up a club at the University aimed at supporting and raising awareness for people with hidden, chronic illnesses.  Looking forward to hearing more from you Natalie!

photo (3)

Meet Jeremy Thompson

Jeremy is 20 years old and a member of the Edmonton congregation. He’s been attending the University of Alberta for the last two years and he works at the YMCA where he started as a volunteer. Jeremy likes video games, snowboarding, sports and playing guitar.  Glad to have you onboard Jeremy!


Meet Danielle Mitchell (Danie)

Danie is a member of the Prince Albert congregation, she’s 17 years old and going into grade 12 this fall. Last year she was chosen to be part of an exchange program in Switzerland for a whole year! Danie considers her biggest academic achievement was writing the German proficiency exam and passing. Willkommen auf dem programm Danie. Welcome to the program Danie!

Good News! We’re still accepting new applications until September 14th. 

But hurry if you don’t get your application in by then, you’ll have to wait until next year. Sad smile 

Information and Application Forms


What’s Up…In the CWM online


Printed copies of this Newsletter are in the mail and available in your home congregation.

Would you like to contribute to our next edition of

What’s Up…In the CWM?

Send me your articles, prayers, photos, and summaries of

your congregations activities now.

(any activity large or small)

We’d love to hear from you.


2012 Camping/Event Calendar

September 28-30 Men’s Retreat Hills of Peace

September 28-30 Singles’ Retreat Samish Island

October 12-14 Young Adult Retreat Samish Island

October 12-14 Women's Retreat Chilliwack


I may not have gone where I intended to go,

but I think I’ve ended up where I needed to be.

~Douglas Adams~ On Keeping it Real


No comments:

Post a Comment