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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Weekly Wire for November 29, 2017

Canada West Mission



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Upcoming Events at a Glance


February 3 CWM Electronic Conference

Feb 16-19 CWM Winter Youth Retreat Saskatoon

Feb 23-25 Weekend of World Religions Vancouver

March 2-4 Nurturing Spirit Retreat Samish Island

March 16-18 Women’s Retreat Medicine Hat

*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 this Weekly Wire and on the CWM website.


This Week…in the Weekly Wire!          


‘Spiritual Conversation Starter’

Link to Edmonton December 3rd broadcast

What’s Up…In the CWM fall edition

New eLearning classes

Weekend of World Religions Vancouver

Nurturing Spirit Retreat Samish Island

Giving Tuesday

Women’s Retreat Medicine Hat

Dickens Christmas Tea Vancouver

Fishermen Helping Kids with Cancer Vancouver


Community of Christ App

Shopping on

Links to our Worldwide Ministries website

We want you to ‘like’ our CWM Facebook Page

2017/2018 Camping Dates

Quote of the Week   


‘Spiritual Conversation Starter’

Or something to think about.

When you get to heaven, what will be the first three questions you ask God?


Go ahead, start a conversation today!


Edmonton Livestream Video Link

Can’t make it to church this Sunday?

Don’t live near a congregation?

The Edmonton congregation invites you to join them for church via video link. 

Log in to the link above

Click ‘Get Notified’

You will receive an email link when the broadcast is about to start.

The broadcasts typically start at 10:15 MST

There are two videos of the service, one standard and one with close ups.  You can view taped recordings anytime!

Edmonton Cong.


New eLearning Classes

New Online Ministry and Priesthood Classes Available for Registration

Canada East and Canada West Mission Centre’s announce open enrollment for our next elearning Temple School classes:

· Ministry of the Deacon - (required for  those newly called to this office).

· Ministry of the Teacher - (required for  those newly called to this office).

o Dates:  January 13 – Feb. 23 – Classes cover two chapter per week – students can work on readings and assignments ANYTIME Saturday through Thursday each week! 

o Registration open now through January 13 – first come, first served, limit of 20 per class.

* Register now on the Developmetrics website (make sure you use the Canadian form)

* Class fee is $20 per student which includes a PDF copy of the class. If you wish, you can take the class without the PDF for $7.50. Follow instructions for payment to your mission centre on the Developmetrics web site.

The week following class conclusion, students will receive a PDF certificate and Temple School Credit in Shelby.  These classes are open now for Canadian student enrollment - classes open to the USA in early December.


What’s Up…In the CWM

is now online, available at church and in the mail.

What's UP cover fall 2017


Women’s Retreat Medicine Hat

Altar in the Word poster

Canada West Mission Centre offers camps and retreats at no charge to ensure registration fees are not barriers to participation. In order for us to continue this practice, we need your generous donations to offset event expenses. Thank you. 

DONATE NOW: Canada Helps (select CWM Camping Fund)



Dickens Christmas Tea in Vancouver

everyone is welcome!

Dickens Tea 2017

RSVP to Debra today


Weekend of World Religions Vancouver 

Friday night special class session – Free!



Learn about this new religion that emerged from the cauldron of

Black Power and Biblical messianism, and which pronounces

the arrival of a messiah from Africa. 

WWR 2018

To register contact Debra Donohue 1-877-411-2632 ext 4



Nurturing Spirit Retreat Samish Island 


To register contact Debra Donohue 1-877-411-2632 ext 4



For travel with the GPNW from Seattle

July 17-28


*Registration packages for the Canada West delegation will be available in February.


Prices are in US funds, please contact Debra Donohue or

for more information.

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Fishermen Helping Kids with Cancer




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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


February 3 CWM Electronic Conference – various locations

Feb 16-19 CWM Winter Youth Retreat Saskatoon

Feb 23-25 Weekend of World Religions Vancouver

March 2-4 Nurturing Spirit Retreat Samish Island

Mar 16-18 Women’s Retreat Medicine Hat

April 21-22 Ribstone 110th Anniversary

April 26-29 Arts Retreat Samish Island

April 27-29 Weekend of World Religions Calgary

Apr 30-May 5 Samish Island Work Week

June 1-3 Nurturing Silence Retreat Samish Island

June 8-10 Spiritual Retreat Hills of Peace note new weekend

June 9-14 Adult Reunion Samish Island

July 1-6 CWM Youth Camp Hills of Peace

July 7-12 Family Reunion Hills of Peace

July 14-21 Family Reunion Samish Island

July 14-18 Junior Camp Hills of Peace

July 19-20 International Youth Forum

July 21-28 Spectacular Graceland University

July 22-28 Camp Kluane (girls 12-14 yrs) Samish Island

July 29-Aug 4 Camp Chimacum (boys 12-14 yrs) Samish Island

August 5-11 Camp Kimtah (15-18 yrs) Samish Island

August 10-12 Nurturing Spirit Retreat Hills of Peace

August 12-16 Camp Genesis/ Mungai (8-11 yrs) Samish Island

Aug 31-Sept 2 Canada West Mission Conference – Regina Saskatchewan

Sept 28-30 Men’s Retreat Hills of Peace

Sep 28-30 Women's Retreat Chilliwack

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


Quote of the Week

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