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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Weekly Wire for August 17, 2016

Canada West Mission


Upcoming Events at a Glance


August 14-20 Camp Mungai (10-11 yrs) Samish Island

August 28- September 1 Singles Reunion Samish Island

Sept 2-4 Canada West Mission Conference – Ribstone AB

Sept 23-25 Men’s Retreat Hills of Peace

Sep 30–Oct 2 Women's Retreat Chilliwack

Sept 30-Oct 2 Singles Retreat Samish Island

*dates subject to change, always check online or here for the most up to date information.

All camping dates are included at the bottom of the Weekly Wire and on the CWM website.


This Week…in the Weekly Wire!


More guests announced for Mission Conference!

Canada West Mission Conference

Women’s Retreat Chilliwack

Community of Christ App

Shopping on

Links to our Worldwide Ministries website

We want you to ‘like’ our CWM Facebook Page

2016 Camping Dates

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52 Skillz comes to

Canada West Mission Conference!


Now that you’ve enjoyed your family reunions and the kids have been to summer camp, it’s time to think about Canada West Mission Conference!

One of our guests this year will be Stephen Robinson who spent a year learning a new skill a week. He’ll be leading two sessions at Mission Conference this year so be sure to register soon and check out his website 52skillz


Click here to see Stephen Robinson solve a Rubik’s Cube while skydiving and read an article about him in the Edmonton Metro newspaper

More guests just announced for

Canada West Mission Conference!

John Glaser, our new President of Seventy


Dar Shepherdson, Bishop of Canada



Billeting Rachel Pawliuk

Registration Form  send to

Conference Kids!



How to pay for US run

Youth Camps and Retreats at Samish Island.



Women’s Retreat – Chilliwack



Singles Reunion Samish Island

Aug 28 – Sept 1

       Step Out of Your Story: Writing Exercises to Reframe and Transform Your Life

by Kim Schneiderman

The Power of Kindness by Piero Ferrucci

We have Guest Minister Evangelist Pam Cress and also classes offered by Sylvia Hancock.  2 books are being featured, "Step Out of Your Story:  Writing Exercises to Reframe and Transform Your Life" by Kim Schneiderman and "The Power of Kindness:  The Unexpected Benefits of Leading a Compassionate Life" by Piero Ferrucci.  Anyone planning to attend reunion will be sent copies of the books to their home address.  Please call me ASAP, Susan Webber at 253-370-8840 if you are interested in attending since the DEADLINE has past! 

Fall Singles Retreat at Samish will be held Friday, September 30, Theme “Live Compassionately” with Guest Minister former Apostle Dale Luffman begins 6 pm and will conclude on Sunday, October 2, 2016 by 12 noon.   Deadline is Friday, September 9.  Questions call Susan Webber at 253-370-8840.

Susan and Tom Webber, Coordinators of Singles Ministry for GPNW Mission Center


How do we pay for camps?

Canada West Mission Centre is continuing to offer camps and retreats at no charge to ensure that registration fees are not barriers to participation. Donations are accepted to help offset the costs of the events. As you consider your donations this year, please keep in mind that the high exchange rate between the US and Canadian dollars will result in higher costs to the Mission Centre to fund camps and retreats. Thank you for your past and continuing support of these events. Contact Debra Donohue for more information if needed or 1-877-411-2632 ext 4


Community of Christ App for Android and IOS

Community of Christ launched an app for Android and iOS devices. The app is available for download from Google Play and the App Store on iTunes.

With the Community of Christ app, you can read daily spiritual devotions, watch inspiring videos, stay in touch with mission happening around the world, and much more.

The app development was funded through the generous offerings received during the USA National Conference after event expenses were met.


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Here is the  link for “Community of Christ and ” to make purchases and have up to 8.5% returned to the Canadian church.

Learn how it works here Community of Christ Amazon video


 CWM Facebook Page!

Go to our facebook page to see what’s going on in the CWM

and be sure to ‘like’ us.


Community of Christ website links

Community of Christ Upcoming Events: Visit the Community of Christ Calendar to see upcoming events, links to Daily Prayer for Peace, and Worship Resources.
Community of Christ Current Announcements: See the most current announcements on Community of Christ homepage or on the Announcements page .
Community of Christ Mission Stories:  Mission Stories

The next link is to a great video produced by the Community of Christ that everyone should see.

Community of Christ, What We Offer You Video

To those seeking a spiritual home, Community of Christ is a welcoming, loving, worldwide faith community that values the worth of every person as a child of God, and provides a safe space for you to explore and deepen your relationship with Jesus Christ and each other.

In Community of Christ, you will receive love and support as you discover renewed purpose for your life through compassionate, Christ-like service that ends suffering and fosters justice and peace.


Canada West Camping and Event Calendar


August 14-20 Camp Mungai (10-11 yrs) Samish Island

August 28- September 1 Singles Reunion Samish Island

Sept 2-4 Canada West Mission Conference – Ribstone AB

Sept 23-25 Men’s Retreat Hills of Peace

Sep 30–Oct 2 Women's Retreat Chilliwack

Sept 30-Oct 2 Singles Retreat Samish Island

Note: Hills of Peace Spiritual Retreat is cancelled for 2016 due to World Conference

Dates are subject to change, please register early to avoid cancellation of your event.


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